Coffee Against the CampCrushers–Monday June 6th through Wednesday June 8th Outside the City Manager’s Office 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Join the Community Truth Squad 

Mid-Morning Coffee Outside the City Manager’s Office 

Demand straight solutions not sugar-coated shit.  

10-11:30 AM Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday June 6th -8th   

City Hall Courtyard 809 Center St.      

Pastries Likely   Spread the Word 

$14.5 Million in “Homeless” Funding?     150 “Beds” for 1000-1500 Outside?   

“Pathway to Housing” Leading Back to the Street?   More Sleeping Tickets? 

July Sweeps of the Benchlands?   “Programs” Treating People Like Prisoners? 

Stop the Waste and the Lies.    Keep Up the Pressure! 

Talk Truth to the Community to Counter City Council’s Crapspeak 

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Show 6-2-22 : FLASHBACK to May 10, 2001

This  show archives athttp://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html
You can scroll to find shows from the last 3 1/2 years at the same site.

Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing rnorse3@hotmail.com.  


This Show is a FLASHBACK to May 10, 2001:

  • Bathrobespierre on the status of the Sleeping Ban circa 2001
  • “Jump the Juggernaut” James Nay and his court fight
  •  Jen Curry reports an assault by Sgt. “Sticky Fingers” Loren ‘Butchie’ Baker and asks for witnesses to the incident.
  •   Callers weigh in with witness accounts and comments, noting as well Baker’s attack on Sean Duncan, a bicyclist who got hit-and-run and then ticketed while the driver was let off.
  •   Environmental and homeless activist John Earth on his start-up One Mind Foundation
  •   Attorney Catnip Kate Wells on the James Nay Chalk-on-the-sidewalk trial
  • San Francisco cops renew attack on Food Not Bombs after removing benches at the Civic Center Plaza park.
  •   Bathrobespierre critiques Drug Czar appointee John Water
  •   Judith on Mercy Charities El Centro deal.
  •   “Just Man” Jim Cosner calls in from jail, waiting his bail reduction hearing for Columbus statute smashing.

Come chatter outdoors in the Sub Rosa Courtyard with HUFF 11 AM Thursday 6-2 next to the Bike Church 703 Pacific– Unsurprisingly Disappointing Report from Police Central

Concerns to Consider for this week’s (6-2-22) Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom Meeting   

  Possible Agenda Items (bring your own) 

      +++  Pass-Arounds, Announcements, Old Business,  Street Reports   

      +++  Handouts and History Asides  

      +++  Budget Update Reports from City Council…if anyone has one.

      +++  Election Antics (along with “liberal” abroad, “gutless” at home electoral recommendations)

      +++  Robbie Powelson of Sausalito—Fighting Parking & Infraction Tickets; Showers for Encampments, AB 2392 “Reasonable” Tow Fees https://www.facebook.com/robert.powelson 

      +++  Responding to City Mangler Huffaker and Police Chief Escalante Smooth Juggernaut Speeches from the “Policies” Meeting of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee

      +++  Firming up the Koffee Klatching Demands: Stop the Sweeps; Account for Homeless Moneys Spent & Allotted This Year & Last 

      +++  OVO, Anti-War & CSSO Updates  

      +++  Food Not Bombs report and phone update 

      +++  Mad Power Committee Report

      +++  Benchlands and Other Encampment Updates (if any) 

      +++  July Benchlands Clearing Declaration by City Manager: https://ecm.cityofsantacruz.com/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Documents/ViewDocument/Summary%20Sheet%20for%20-%20Homelessness%20Response%20Programming%20Quarterly%20Update%20and%20Homel.pdf?meetingId=1907&documentType=Agenda&itemId=23425&publishId=32223&isSection=false  

      +++  Role Playing, Documenting, and Solidarity Phoning to Fight Camping Ban Enforcement   

        +++  Political Blowhards Continue to Risk Nuke War:

       +++  Likely full report on the 6-1 Public Safety Police PR Blow-Out: http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html

     +++  Budget Boondoggle:       https://ecm.cityofsantacruz.com/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Meetings/ViewMeeting?id=1918&doctype=1

Today’s 5-29-22 show streams at freakradio.org at 9:30 AM and archives soon thereafter. Familiar Faces and Tired Tales from Activists Alicia Kuhl and Keith McHenry; Soupstock 42 Interviews; Wes White and more; Flashback to June 13, 2002

Recent shows are archived at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html 

To spin through recent back shows, go to the HUFF website go to www.huffsantacruz.org; scroll down to  “Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides”, then click on the Latest Shows link, to find an extensive listing of all shows from mid-October  2017 on. 

The show has been netcasting twice-weekly since then, and broadcasting from 1995 until a few years ago.   We’re still looking to return to the air for which we need (a) a studio (find us a spot for a REWARD of $300); (b) an antenna set-up spot; and (c) more volunteers to reanimate the FRSC Collective.   If you’re interested or want to be supportive call 831-423-4833.


For the “Latest Show – 5/29/2022 Sunday, May 29, 2022” .
Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing rnorse3@hotmail.com.


ON TODAY’S 5-29-2022 SHOW:  
+++    Alicia Kuhl Demands City Manager “Cease and Desist” Threats of July Benchlands Eviction
+++    Kuhl on the Latest Doings of the Santa Cruz Homeless Union
+++    Cackling Keith McHenry’s Latest Talk About Troubles Around the Town
+++    5-22 Soupstock 42 Sidebar:  Drew + Jay of fb’s”Keep Santa Cruz Free” on COVID capers
+++    Grievous Groans from a Couple Dumped Back into a Jeep
+++    Pauline Seals at the Climate-Change-Through-Dieting Table
+++    “Rough Road” Robert Whitney on Vehicle Loss, Medical Mischief, and More

+++    Various Voices from the Food Not Bombs Food Line:  Gerryriggin’ Joe, Merrymakin’ Mac, etc.
+++    Brief Overview of the Benchlands; Keith Cackles from the Duck Pond Stage     

+++    Goatguy Kevin’s Update on His Animal Excursions     

+++    5-24: Kelly, the Traveler’s Tale at the Noon FNB Meal
+++    Downtown daywalker George on Changes over the Years     

+++    Deepdish Drew on Many Months of Service with FNB     

+++    “Whips for the Wicked” Wes White on Salinas Sadness     

+++    5-28: Sickboy and Fay: Musician and Painter Seated on the Pacific Avenue Sidewalk     

+++    Joseph, Vendor in the Wind, Reports on 8 Cops with Guns Drawn

+++    90+ Year Old Peace Activist and Author Jim Hart without a permit

+++    Truckin’ Travis Gives a Personal Update

    
FLASHBACK to June 13, 2002:  

  Tunes and Tales from Musician Mike True–Busted for CD Distribution on Pacific Ave.
   Camp Hope splits with Camp Paradise and Santa Cruz Service Corps: Bobby Woodside and “Dirtclod” aka Don Aldon  

Green Party observer “Troublesome” Thomas Leavitt on the Camp Paradise controversy.  

SCPD Ticketeer Wendy Bines gives a Driving-While-Black ticket  

Nathanial Kennedy and Miguel Molina reports from police harassment scene headed by Sgt. Baker ticketing him and others for chalking peace images on the sidewalk and opposition to pre-2002 Downtown laws against street people. 


    “Sharin'” Sherry Conable’s Report on the disappearing benches downtown by P&R boss   

Nick reports on heavy police ticketing against youth and traveler assembling on Pacific Avenue.


    Candy Jackson of Jackson’s Shoes on her petition to extend laws against sitting on the sidewalk, peacefully sparechanging, etc.


More Homeless Horrorshow Hits:  
    5-5-22 Homelessness Response Quarterly Update: https://ecm.cityofsantacruz.com/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Documents/ViewDocument/Summary%20Sheet%20for%20-%20Homelessness%20Response%20Programming%20Quarterly%20Update%20and%20Homel.pdf?meetingId=1907&documentType=Agenda&itemId=23425&publishId=32223&isSection=false        

Heaviest Homelessness Creater Worldwide–Ukraine War:        https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2022/05/29/ten-times-empire-managers-showed-us-that-they-want-to-control-our-thoughts/         

Watch the Horrible Reality of L.A. Homeless Sweeps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ysLhmL_UYk          

The Real Focus of the City of Santa Cruz Homelessness Plan:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvQUR_-EdeM

VIEW VIDEOS FROM WES WHITE on his You-Tube channel (John Doe13K):  THEN POST SOME OF YOUR OWN ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA.  Latest from Wes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB1iV3chiY&t=4s  “Crossroads in Carmel, CA Big Sur Land Trust Encampment Eviction and Sweep”

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Show 5-26-22 : FLASHBACK to April 4, 2004

The 5-26 show archives athttp://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html
You can scroll to find shows from the last 3 1/2 years at the same site.

Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing rnorse3@hotmail.com.  



The May 26 Show is a FLASHBACK to April 4, 2004:

  • Street interviews with Paul the vandweller and Marilyn the merry merchant
  • Anita Henri, medical marijuana provider of Med-X joins me as we discuss the Metro Santa Cruz’s annual Golden Awards for “Best Gadfly” and “Worst Villain”
  • Frank Morales on the Squattor Movement in NYC in November 2003 from Guns and Butter
  • “Dangerous” John Thielking giving “Free Mumia” updates 
  • Willits caller describes the Medicinal Marijuana Patients Union and Pebbles Trippet
  •  Ray the Hardcore Hair Dresser on the importance of marijuana as an illegal subculture
  • Surveying the community on access to medical marijuana in antipation of a HUFF and PUFF medical marijuana give away to pressure City Council to permit clubs.
  •  Grower Doug McGrath provides tips and experience.
  •  Attorney and activist Paul Sanford on his support for Michael Newdow’s lawsuit to remove “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.
  •  Paul Mercelin Sampson and Louis La Fortune exchange contrasting views on the proposed Safeway strike.

HUFF huddles in temperate weather outside at Sub Rosa Courtyard 11 AM Thursday 5-26 next to the Bike Church 703 Pacific

Concerns to Consider for this week’s (5-26-22) Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom Meeting   

  Possible Agenda Items (bring your own) 

      +++  Pass-Arounds, Announcements, Old Business, Street Reports       

      +++  City Council & Supervisors Report from 5-24 if anyone watched 

      +++  Election Antics (check out upcoming BB shows at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html 

      +++  Robbie Powelson of Sausalito—Fighting Parking & Infraction Tickets; Showers for Encampments, AB 2392 “Reasonable” Tow Fees https://www.facebook.com/robert.powelson 

      +++  Weekend Tabling Downtown against the Council’s Token Shelter and Phony Path to Housing 

      +++  Where Do We Go Berkeley “Project Roomkey: An Independent Review of Abode Services and the Rodeway Inn”https://www.wheredowegoberk.org/blog/categories/old-news-but-still-good-stuff 

      +++  Encamping at Abandoned Spaces: Redefining Squatting 

      +++  Koffee Klatching at City Manager’s Door: Stop the Sweeps; Account for Homeless Moneys Spent & Allotted This Year & Last 

      +++  OVO, Anti-War & CSSO Updates  

      +++  Food Not Bombs report and phone update 

      +++  Mad Power Committee Report 

      +++  Mental Health Advisory Board: report: Calling Laura C. 

      +++  Benchlands and Other Encampment Updates (if any) 

      +++  July Benchlands Clearing Declaration by City Manager: https://ecm.cityofsantacruz.com/OnBaseAgendaOnline/Documents/ViewDocument/Summary%20Sheet%20for%20-%20Homelessness%20Response%20Programming%20Quarterly%20Update%20and%20Homel.pdf?meetingId=1907&documentType=Agenda&itemId=23425&publishId=32223&isSection=false  

      +++  Role Playing, Documenting, and Solidarity Phoning to Fight Camping Ban Enforcement     

      +++  https://www.dailynews.com/2022/05/24/l-a-wants-to-tow-abandoned-rvs-but-city-has-nowhere-to-put-them/ 

         +++  Tuesday, May 31st, 5:30-6:30 PM Civic Auditorium==New SCPD Boss Rudy Escalante on “Community Safety and SCPD Priorities”

        +++  Political Blowhards Continue to Risk Nuke War.

BB 5-22-22 show streams at freakradio.org and archives soon after 9:30 AM. Snippets and Snapshots from Independent Vendors and Activists from Two Flashback Shows from 2001 focusing on 1st Amendment struggles at the Farmer’s Market

Recent shows are archived at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html 

Or for a fun spin through the HUFF website go to www.huffsantacruz.org; go to “Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides”, then click on the Latest Shows link, to find an extensive listing of all shows from mid-October  2017 on. 

The show has been netcasting twice-weekly since then, and broadcasting from 1995 until a few years ago.   We’re still looking to return to the air for which we need (a) a studio (find us a spot for a REWARD of $300); (b) an antenna set-up spot; and (c) more volunteers to reanimate the FRSC Collective.

For the “Latest Show – 5/22/2022 Sunday, May 22, 2022” .
Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing rnorse3@hotmail.com.

ON TODAY’S 5-22-2022 SHOW:  
     +++    More audio from the Carmel Crossroads video of the aftermath of the Mother’s Day “Move Out or Else” Police Eviction of the Encampment there.  Full video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB1iV3chiY&t=4s
     +++    Julie’s Justice: California to Cut Back Fat “Failure to Pay” Assessments But Not Enough     

+++    Caitlin Johnstone on Ukraine: https://caitlinjohnstone.substack.com/p/western-media-run-blatant-atrocity?
     +++    Samantha the Jammaker at the Maker’s Faire on Pacific Avenue      +++    Tophat Harry Vending Still on Pacific Avenue as the Vendor’s Ordinance Looms     

+++    Dialoguing Debbie Petitioning for Loosening Home Cooking for the Public Restrictions


FLASHBACK to September 20, 2001:

The Petition for a Friendly Farmer’s Market  

The California Supreme Court’s Pruneyard Decision–protecting 1st Amendment in Shopping Centers  

Bush’s Declaration of War on Afghanistan  

The Sleeping Ban, SLURP, and the Miami Pottinger Decision  

Phone interview with Greg James of the Austin Homeless Advocate 

  Justman James Cosner Interview from San Jose Jail for the Columbus Statue Smashing  

Petitioning at the Farmer’s Market 9-19 (against 3 tickets to drummers on 9-12  

Remarks between Bathrobespierre Robert and Officer Skinelli  

Chamber of Commerce CEO Mike Schmidt on City Council’s refusal to help the LandTrust and UCSC harassment of political tablers on campus  

Cannabis Activist Alan Brady & Rainbow Family Julie on the Farmer’s Market conflict   

Farmers Market Director Janet Blaser’s Demand that Bathrobespierre Leave the Market   

Mitchell Azuz’s Conversation with Blaser   

2nd Encounter with Officer Skinelli   

Carl Wilson of Friends of Camp Paradise on the latest City Council negotiations   

A Final Word from Michael Tomasi


FLASHBACK to September 23, 2001:
    Marty Herman and Keenan–in-studio guests: Participants in and Survivors of the Police Blockade and Bust of the 9-21 Critical Mass [CM] Bike Ride   

Another Call from the Cage from Jim Cosner   

Phone calls from CM Participants   

Report on the 9-22 Peace Rally   

Grant Wilson of Art & Revolution on Better Bike Behavior   

Doug McGrath: Police Invade his Home Against Use of Medical Marijuana   

Gritto Serpentino’s “Downtown” song (soon to become a Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides theme song)   

A Discussion of Officer “Sticky Fingers” Butchie Baker’s Bogus Arrests    Glen Shay witnesses Baker arresting Bathrobespierre   

Farmers Market commentary from Reggie and Greg   

Broadhat on Pogonip Sweeps–first in 6 months   

“Dangerous” John Thielking on City Council, Camp Paradise, and the Farmer’s Market

FOOD NOT BOMBS still meets at the Town Clock for its daily noon-3PM meal.  Ask how you can help. 

STILL NO SANTA CRUZ HOMELESS UNION  FRIDAY 5 PM MEETINGS…unless they get new leadership volunteers.   Call 575-770-3377  or 431-7766 to learn the latest.  Volunteer–they desperately need new blood with the passion to organize!  And new leadership with the time and resources to lead.  Especially with the City Manager’s avowed threat to disperse the Benchlands camp this summer and City Council’s failure to use the $14.5 million to set up survival campgrounds and support those that exist!

HUFF STILL MEETS EVERY THURSDAY (NEXT MEETING 5-26) TO SCHEME & STARGAZE.  COFFEE & CONTROVERSY AT THE SUB ROSA COURTYARD 11 AM-1 PM THURSDAYS NEXT TO THE BIKE CHURCH AT 703 PACIFIC AVE. 

STILL POSSIBLE IF WE GET VOLUNTEERS: PROPOSED CITY MANAGER QUESTIONING WITH A DAILY KOFFEE KLATCH IN FRONT OF HIS OFFICE–CALL 423-4833
VIEW VIDEOS FROM WES WHITE on his You-Tube channel (John Doe13K):  THEN POST SOME OF YOUR OWN ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA.  Latest from Wes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB1iV3chiY&t=4s  “Crossroads in Carmel, CA Big Sur Land Trust Encampment Eviction and Sweep” OTHER OPTIONS: FACEBOOK, CALL HUFF FOR FRSC INTERVIEW, WRITE ESTABLISHMENT OR ALTERNATE MEDIA.

KEEP YOUR PHONE CHARGED AND HANDY TO RECORD UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTERS OR INCIDENTS YOU WITNESS ON YOUR PHONE PARTICULARLY IF AND WHEN POLICE WARN YOU YOU’LL BE SWEPT.

TELL THE WORLD!  CALL HUFF TO BE INTERVIEWED AND “IMMORTALIZED” IN THE HUFF AUDIO ARCHIVES: Contact Bathrobespierre Robert at the HUFF line or rnorse3@hotmail.com

DON’T WAIT FOR THE ACLU TO TURTLEWALK INTO ACTION.   LEARN YOUR RIGHTS, USE THEM, TALK WITH OTHERS, & PUBLICIZE.

COMMENT on the Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom facebook page or at www.indybay.org/santacruz where Bathrobespierre posts occasional announcements and stories.

COMING SOON (hopefully):  Ursula’s Utterances–a regular extensive description and review of each Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides and a backlog of those descriptions for the last half year.

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Show 5-19-22 : Carmel Encampment Dispersed; Jack Kolb’s Memorial; Backtalk to the Bullshitters from Backstory Brent Adams

The 5-19 show archives at https://www1.huffsantacruz.org/lost/FRSC%205-19-22.mp3

You can scroll to find shows from the last 3 1/2 years at  http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html


Descriptions of these shows are posted at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/You can also sign up to receive advance notice of the content of the twice-weekly shows by e-mailing rnorse3@hotmail.com.  




The May 19 Show:

If $40 Billion Rearming of Ukraine Doesn’t Prompt a Nuclear Exchange, HUFF will be meeting at the Sub Rosa Courtyard at 703 Pacific 11 AM THURSDAY 5-19 -next to the Bike Church. Cross your fingers

Still lots of May Street Spirits plus healthy and unhealthy snacks.
Weather predicted to be a temperate 70 degrees. 

Concerns to Consider for this week’s (5-19-22) Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom Meeting  

  Possible Agenda Items (bring your own)

      +++  Another Shitty Council Meeting Next Tuesday

      +++  Weekend Tabling Downtown against the Council’s Token Shelter and Phony Path to Housing

​      +++  Still worth a look:  Demolishing the Carmel Crossroads Camp–Interviews and Audible Commentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHB1iV3chiY (video)

      +++  Where Do We Go Berkeley “Project Roomkey: An Independent Review of Abode Services and the Rodeway Inn”https://www.wheredowegoberk.org/blog/categories/old-news-but-still-good-stuff

      +++  Koffee Klatching at City Manager’s Door: Demands–Stop the Sweeps; Account for Homeless Moneys Spent and Allotted This Year and Last

      +++  OVO, Anti-War & CSSO Updates

      +++  Food Not Bombs report and phone update

      +++  Mad Power Committee Report

      +++  Benchlands and Other Encampment Updates (if any)
        +++  CARE Court Fight Documents: https://disabilityrightscaliforniadrcadvocacy.sharefile.com/Authentication/Login

      +++  Role Playing, Documenting, and Solidarity Phoning to Fight Camping Ban Enforcement    Tabling

      +++  Mental Health Advisory Board: 3-5 PM Thursday 5-19 (today) at 1400 Emeline St., Bldg K, Room 207.

      +++  Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday 5-19 6-8 p.m.  Archived at https://www1.huffsantacruz.org/lost/FRSC%205-19-22.mp3 late Thursday.