5-20-18 9:30 AM-3 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Silva Special! The rest of the Silva Memorials on 5-12 and 5-20, Contentious Updates from “Silver Tongued” Steve Pleich and “Big Drum” Brent Adams, and a Final Community TV Memory of David Silva

Streams at freakradio.org and broadcasts at 101.3 FM

SHOWTIME NUGGETS TODAY
  • Part 2 of the 5-12 Sub Rosa Silva Memorial
  • Brent Adams Delayed But Hopefully Not Dormant Homeless Storage Program
  • Silva Wakesters Plot an Organizing Coalition for Wednesday 11 AM 5-23 at the Sub Rosa
  • “Weather the Worst” Wes White of Salinas Reports on the D.C. Poor People’s Campaign and Salinas Doings
  • “Push Back” Pat Colby Cross-Examined by Bathrobespierre Robert Norse on a Sidewalk Sufferer near Safeway
  • Sweet Talkin’ Steve Pleich Updates Latest ACLU DoDoings on Homeless Issues at the “No Bathrooms for the Homeless” Louden Nelson Center meeting
  • Marco from Downtown Street Team and the River Street “Boneyard” Campground Reports In
  • Carolina on Life at the Paul Lee Loft (Homeless [Lack-of] Services Center)
  • March 1999 Community TV Exchange on City Council’s Sleeping Ban Sell-Out with David Silva Confronting Chris Krohn on Becky Johnson’s Club Cruz show
  • Plenty of other voices
UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • 8 AM Santa Cruz County Courthouse at 701 Ocean St. Justice for Jeremy Saunders–2nd year UCSC student charged with a felony assault on a police officer after he was peacefully crossing the street among many other students during the AFSCME Strike on May 7th.  https://www.facebook.com/events/847008852166117/
  • City Council ducks the issues again with nothing new on its 2:30 PM afternoon session re: the June 30th closing of the River Street (Barbed Wire) Campground (Agenda Item #12) and no action from “Sidestepping” Sandy Brown on the promised Silva Memorial Day, and the silence of betrayal on police and staff anti-homeless antics.
  • 11 AM Wednesday 5-23 Silva Survivors may meet at the Sub Rosa Cafe to plan a broader activist Coalition around local human rights issues.

This show archives May 21, 2018 at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html

Leave your comments and questions at 831-423-4833.  

Tonight 5-17-18 at 6 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides on Free Radio Santa Cruz at 101.3 FM, Victorious Alexander from San Jose, Wes White from Salinas, & the Silva Memorial from Santa Cruz, Part 1

 Tonight’s Show(6-8 PM) Includes:  Victorious Alexander’s Challenging San Jose Authorities, Wes White at Take Back Santa Cruz’s Town Clock Rally, and Part One of the David Silva Memorial from 5-12.

Free Radio, as usual, streams at freakradio.org.  The show archives under Lost Shows on the HUFF website at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html.   Look for Latest Show – 5/17/2018  Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides.  

HUFF meets Wednesday May 16th 2018. 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 5-16-18 at 11 AM at the Sub Rosa, our normal meeting place, next to the Bike Church.

Agenda Prospects:

  • Rent Control Blues: the Sandy Brown Buffeting and Behind-the-Scenes Council Clucking
  • Poor People’s Campaign Report from D.C. :  Arrests Against Criminalizing the Poor
  • Silva Memorial Chapter 2: Prep for Saturday’s 4-6 PM Event
  • Activist Abbi Samuels Appeals her Freedom Sleeper citation from last year 4 PM Thursday S.C. Courthouse 5-17
  • Jeremy Saunders UCSC striker goes to court 8 AM 5-22
  • ACLU Meeting Wednesday 5-16 Louden Nelson–you know, where they have closed the bathrooms and put up the anti-homeless fence. 7 PM
  •   Support the Warming Center, Food Not Bombs,  HUFF and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.

5-13-18 9:30 AM-3 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Flashback Jamboree! A 20-year journey through three March shows: March 30, 1997, March 22, 2007, and March 23, 2017

Streams at freakradio.org and broadcasts at 101.3 FM

Technical difficulties prevent an airing of the 5-12-18 David Silva memorial.  That will hopefully air next Thursday or Sunday.  Reminder:  the Food-Not-Bombs streetside portion of the Silva memorial will be 4-6 PM next Saturday (5-19) at Resistance Corner (next to the main Post Office).  Silva’s 90′s critique of the Santa Cruz City Council is 13 minutes into this show.
The 3-30-97 Show portion will include: Julia Vinograd’s earlier poetry….Smoking Sylver and Kippy complain of cop crankies; oldtimers Paddy Long and Elizabeth Gipps & Norse on the Sleepcrime Chaingang Lockdown Case…13 to 37 minutes is the Silva report…Beggarbacker Becky and Lighthouse Linda on Crapmaster Kennedy…Jim on Street Spirit Vendor harassment…Officer Evelith at Friendship Corner…San Jose Community Homeless Alliance report from Sandy Perry…  
Associated story: See http://www.huffsantacruz.org/StreetSpiritSantaCruz/StreetSpirit-main.html#1997  Sleepcrime Defendants Are Vindicated Parts 1-4.

The entire 3-22-07 Show includes an examination of Homeless (Lack of ) Service Center’s Exec Director Ken Cole Talks to Downtown Neighbors….Becky Johnson’s Memorial for Chris Brozda…Street Interviews aplenty… 

2007  Associated Stories:

Brownies Against Bigotry: Stroll and Speak to the “Santa Cruz Nay-bors”   

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2007/03/19/18379351.php 

Povertycrat and Police Spin  https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2007/03/19/18379351.php?show_comments=1#18380524

A segment of the March 23, 2017 includes Keith McHenry versus Post Office Worker on the Forbidden Fence there, lots of chatter from Bathrobespierre Robert, and some (sort of) surprises…

To hear the entire 3-23-17 show, go to http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170323.mp3 .  The original earlier shows (or what remains of them) can be heard at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb070322.mp3 and at http://huffsantacruz.org/lost/F%20BB%203-30-97%201.mp3 .

This show archives May 14, 2018 at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html

Leave your comments and questions at 831-423-4833.  

Silva Memorial Reminder: Noon Saturday May 12 Sub Rosa Cafe 4 PM Main Post Office Corner Santa Cruz

A reminder that folks are gathering Saturday May 12th at 703 Pacific (the Sub Rosa Cafe next to the Bike Church) beginning at noon to remember Santa Cruz activist David Silva.  The event is slated to go .  Bring memories of David.  The tribute to David will continue with food and festivities at the Food Not Bombs gathering at 4 PM-6 PM.

As homage to David’s persistent and principled struggle to end the criminalization of poor and homeless people in town, we will be inviting folks to leave their contact information for a flashmob protest/jubilee to be announced sometime in the weeks ahead.

Tonight 5-10-18 at 6 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides on Free Radio Santa Cruz at 101.3 FM, Brent Adams from Santa Cruz; Carol Denney from Berkeley, Vittorius Alexander from San Jose, and a Landlord versus the City

Tonight’s Show(6-8 PM) Includes: Brent Adams on his delayed storage program and Crackdown on tents in San Francisco and Santa Cruz, Carol Denney’s Berkeley Fight to Stop the Business Bullies from Tearing Down Fliers, Vittorio Alexander’s Challenging San Jose Courts, and Jeanie J.’s Landlord Lament.

Free Radio, as usual, streams at freakradio.org.  The show archives under Lost Shows on the HUFF website at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html.   Look for the Latest Show – 5/10/2018  Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides.  

Silva Celebration and Memorial Saturday May 12th Noon-3 PM Sub Rosa Cafe, 4-6 PM Sidewalk near the Main Post Office Downtown

Date: Saturday May 12

Location Details SubRosa (next to the Bike Church).   Refreshments available. Tip a glass to David!   Followed by Food Not Bombs Fiesta 4pm to 6pm at the downtown post office.

Celebrating the life of David Minton Silva,who loved to dance and dress silly and travel.

He was a long-time activist fighting the City’s anti-homeless Sleeping Ban, a social worker, a survivor of HIV, and a writer.

His colorful and persistent presence was a constant thorn in the side to the Santa Cruz Council with his fasts, speeches, organizing, and general silliness.

He died abroad in a Maputo, Mozambique hospital while traveling, following his bliss.

More information at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=david%20minton%20silva%20remembered

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/03/18/18807495.php

Great Activist and Grampa David Silva passed away. Remembering some of his winning ways, some history, a tribute.

5-6-18 9:30 AM-3 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides with Homeless Union Reports Statewide, Rumblings from the Red Church, Clearing the Town Clock for the Take Back Santa Cruz Rally; 2-11-01 Flashback

Streams at freakradio.org and broadcasts at 101.3 FM

 

Current Stuff:

  • Homeless Union Activists Sign In and Speak Out in Statewide Prep
  • Last Meal at the Red Church Facing the May Shutdown
  • Police Clear the Town Clock of Unhoused Public In Prep for a Take Back Santa Cruz Rally
  • Notes from the TBSC Rally


Flashback Content from February 11, 2001:

  • Updates on the Citizens Police Review Board, Green Party, Santa Cruz Action Network DinDin, City Council
  • Norse Chats with UCSC Sleeping Ban Researcher Lea
  • The Steve Argue Update
  • Jill Butler on UCSC’s Holiday Inn Scam
  • Merlin on Capitola Trailer Court Life
  • Green Party Closes Ranks to Support an anti-homeless Mayor
  • Bob Lamonika on Rent Gouging
  • Portland’s Gallagher Decision Throws Out the Sleeping Ban
  • Tom Reveille, Lee Butler, Linda Lemaster, Christina Tofoya, and more Speak Out


This show archives May 6, 2018 at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html

Leave your comments and questions at 831-423-4833.  

Tonight 5-3-18 at 6 PM Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides on Free Radio Santa Cruz at 101.3 FM, Bits and Snips from Near and Far, Flashback to 4-6-97

Tonight’s Show(6-8 PM) Includes: Joshua Tree Courts Versus a Vehicular Family,  Upcoming Events including Friday’s Take Back Santa Cruz Anti-Homeless Hysteria Gathering at the Town Clock Amplified by the Sentinel‘s Jessica York, Flashback to Justman Jim Cosner’s Chat with the FBI, Shitkicker Shawn Alemi’s Street Report, Palo Alto Lookback, Beggarbacker Becky Johnson on “Citizen’s Committee for the Homeless” Latest,  

Free Radio, as usual, streams at freakradio.org.  The show archives under Lost Shows on the HUFF website at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html.   Look for the Latest Show – 5/3/2018  Thursday, May 5, 2018 – Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides.  

HUFF meets Today Wednesday May 2nd 2018. 11 AM Sub Rosa 703 Pacific

HUFF [Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom] will meet Wednesday, 5-2-18 11 AM at the Sub Rosa, our normal meeting place, next to the Bike Church.

Agenda Prospects:

  • Anti-Homeless Sentinel Fearmongering  in the recent Town Clock assault.
  • Rent Control/Just Eviction: Final Week of Signature Gathering
  • Follow-up on Local Response to Aggressive Wars
  • Boneyard Campground Documents and Last Council Chitterchat
Stories & Websites of interest: 

  •   Support the Warming Center, Food Not Bombs,  HUFF and other activists in documenting, providing resources, & publicizing the situation.
  •   Back up homeless efforts to organize either in protest or to demand adequate and accessible facilities.
  •   Exchange information with other supporters there to generate more communication and better solutions in the future.