HUFF returns to the Sub Rosa Courtyard 11 AM Wednesday September 16 with the usual coffee and crankiness

HUFF Agenda Prospects  9-16-20 

Recent Netcast Norse (“Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides”) Shows: 

+++  9-10  Covers: Latest Street Spirit  article on no escape from Smoke for Those Outside– https://thestreetspirit.org/2020/09/01/smoke-leaves-no-escape-for-the-bunsheltered/https://thestreetspirit.org/2020/09/01/protestors-demand-housing-not-barricades-after-uc-hastings-settlement/ — No Tents for the S.F. Sidewalk Dwellers–8-18 Latinx Vendors at City Hall Part 1; J.C. Orton, Berkeley Samaritan, on the Bay Area Scene; Alica Kuhl Interview  

+++  9-13  Covers: Latinx Vendors at City Hall, Part 2; Speeches at Cynthia Mathews’ house;
Councilman-in-exile Chris Krohn interview; Angry Recall Politics and Retribution Along the Levee; national stories about Police Violence and Discrimination;  Much of the 9-2 HUFF meeting with updates from Nick, Fox, Alicia, Keith, & Robert; August interview with George Carvalho, SC Patient Advocate on 5150 Hearings.  More details at http://huffsantacruz.org/wordpress/bathrobespierres-broadsides-archived-hanging-with-a-mid-week-huff-at-thon-encampment-p/  at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html under 9/13
 

Recent Police/Council Abuses Unanswered 

  • Silence on Police Defunding; Signs still up at Swanton & Delaware; Homeless vehicles still held; SCPD property hours unchanged; vendor restrictions still on 

Agenda Notions for Discussion or Action: 

  • Bulletin Board Summary 
  • Alicia & Keith Reports 
  • Seaside, Watsonville, and Salinas Phone in Reports 
  • Street Reports: Downtown Bathroom Closures 
  • Looming Eviction Threat: Reports on Tenant Flight 
  • Forced Drugging—the Riess Protection Update: Carvalho’s interview;  
  • Street Reports on other encampments beyond the Benchlands,. Hiway 1, Levee 
  • Flushing Out Homeless from the Pogonip: Bernal’s Expanded Enforcement Powers 
  • Health status & testing availability of folks in the group shelters, Project Roomkey 
  • Direct Action Protest as part of BLM movement for unhoused outside residents 
  • The Upcoming S.C. Shitty Council Race: Alicia Kuhl’s Candidacy & Endorsements: 
  • Food Not Bombs and Union of the Homeless Reports 
  • St. Francis Soup Kitchen & Other Coffee Shop, Business Discrimination 
  • Olive and Delaware Street Status Updates 
  • Sacramento lawsuit outcome;  
  • Impact of Fire Refugee Arrivals & Discriminatory Treatment of Local Homeless  
  • Norse’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Shows at  http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .

HUFF quaffs coffee, courts controversy at S.C. City Hall Today Wednesday 9-9 11 AM after City Council Mayor Rejects Any Police Defunding for the Latest Council Agenda

HUFF Agenda Prospects  9-9-20 

          Summary of Recent Netcast Norse (“Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides”) Shows: 

+           9-6 Updates from Keith M., Serg K., Alicia K., Scott G., Backlot Ben, Merryweather Mike, Dreadeye, David Rovics, Sarah Iannarone & J.C. Orton at https://www1.huffsantacruz.org/lost/FRSC%209-6-20.mp3  

+++        9-3  Field Reports from Lighthouse Linda, Mock-me-Not Monica, Whip-the-Worst Wes, & Zero Hour Zav (names from R.N.) at https://www1.huffsantacruz.org/lost/FRSC%209-3-20.mp3  

O        Ongoing National Police Abuses Suggesting Fundamental Institutional Corruption 

^^^  Rochester, NY Top Cop Resignations & Nightly Protests in Spit-Hood Killing of Daniel Prude 9-8 

^^^  Salt Lake City, Utah Shooting of 13-year old unarmed autistic Linden Cameroun 9-4 

^^^  Portland, OR cops brutalized wheelchair protester Dustin Brandon 

^^^  San Leandro, CA cop Jason Fletcher  charged with felony manslaughter after shooting dead 33-year-old homeless Black man named Steven Taylor inside a Walmart on April 18 within a span of 40 seconds, because Taylor was trying to leave the store with a tent and a bat 

Local Police/Council Abuses Unanswered 

  • No action at City Council 9-8 on police defunding, nor report from the Mills-Cummings Cop Committee 
  • Signs and barriers still block parking at Swanton & Delaware Streets  
  • Ben’s vehicle unreturned; charges still pending against Keith, Jeremiah. 
  • SC Union vehicle still not returned or compensated for  
  • Property return hours (and SCPD closedown?) still absurdly limited  
  • Vendor Restrictions Resume in late September; Beach St. Vendor Ban in Force 
  • New Murders: L.A.Sheriff Killing of Black Bicyclist Monday, 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, inn Westmont. 

 Agenda Notions: 

  • Street Reports: Downtown Bathroom Closures including City Hall bathroom shutdown Tuesday 
  • Looming Eviction Threat: Council[‘s Weak 10% Ceiling on Profiteering Delayed 
  • Forced Drugging—the Riess Protection Update: Corvalho’s interview 
  • Street Reports on Status of other encampments beyond the Benchlands,. Hiway 1, the Levee 
  • Activist Harassment—Cooper, Pirate, Jeremiah 
  • Flushing Out Homeless from the Pogonip: Bernal’s Expanded Enforcement Powers 
  • Health status & testing availability of folks in the group shelters, Project Roomkey Update 
  • Status of Direct Action Protest as part of BLM movement for unhoused outside residents 
  • The Upcoming S.C. Shitty Council Race: Alicia Kuhl’s Candidacy & Endorsements:  
  • Salinas and Seaside Reports: Wes White and Anton Hunter on Outside Life to the South 
  • Food Not Bombs and Union of the Homeless Reports 
  • St. Francis Soup Kitchen & Other Coffee Shop, Business Discrimination 
  • Olive and Delaware Street Status Updates 
  • September Street Spirit  newspapers Available 
  • Blake et.al. v. Grants Pass  Federal Court ruling 
  • Sacramento lawsuit outcome 
  • Impact of Fire Refugee Arrivals and Discriminatory Treatment of Local Homeless  
  • Norse’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Shows at  http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .   

HUFF returns from its Fiery Exile today (Wed 9-2) in the Belly of the Beast: NEW MEETING LOCATION: City Hall Courtyard 11 AM Free Coffee Some Seating 809 Cedar St.

HUFF Agenda Prospects  9-2-20 

Continuing Local Police Abuses

  • No indication signs and barriers have been removed from Swanton & Delaware Streets driving away vehicular residents in violation of Coastal Commission regs. 
  • No return or recompense for S.C Homeless Union car, used to store clothing and food donations and also as shelter for unhoused guy, stolen two weeks ago from the FNB meal area.   
  • No reasonable property release hours at SCPD (6 hours per week only) with survival gear still being jacked (as in Jeremiah arrest of a week ago by Officer Jones near Subway.  
  • Downtown Vendor Restrictions Resume in late September; Beach St.. Vendor Ban in Force 
  • Threatened police move on FNB Meal Site ? 

        Agenda Notions: 

  • Street Reports: Downtown Bathroom Closures, Encampment Expansions 
  • Newsom Sells out the Tenants:  AB 1436 warped into AB 3088—the Coming Eviction Plague 
  • Any Protections Against Forced Drugging—the Riess Protection Update 
  • Street Reports on Status of other encampments beyond the Benchlands 
  • Benchlands contact, polling to check abusive evictions and restrictions 
  • Flushing Out Homeless in the Pogonip: Bernal’s Expanded Enforcement Powers 
  • Health status & testing availability of folks in the group shelters, Project Roomkey Update 
  • Exploring Joint Coalition Direct Actions to restore, expand services among uncaged outside residents 
  • Connection with Direct Action activists who restored open space down at the Post Office last Monday 
  • The Upcoming S.C. Shitty Council Race: Alicia Kuhl’s Candidacy & Endorsements.
  • Salinas and Seaside Reports: Wes White and Anton Hunter on Outside Life to the South 
  • Updates and Upcoming Protests from  BLM, DSA, and displaced tenants 
  • St. Francis Soup Kitchen Discrimination Status for Angel & other Alicia allies 
  • Olive and Delaware Street Status Updates 
  • September Street Spirit  newspaper coming soon. 
  • Blake et.al. v. Grants Pass  Federal Court ruling 
  • Sacramento lawsuit outcome 
  • Impact of Fire Refugee Arrivals and Discriminatory Treatment of Local Homeless  
  • Local Non-Response to 7 Bullets for Jacob Blake and subsequent attacks on BLM protests 
  • Norse’s Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Shows in Exile on Santa Cruz Indymedia:                         
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/08/24/18836085.phphttps://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/08/30/18836301.php
  • Latest Outrages Against Cooper & Russell, Ben and Pirate, Jeremiah


  • HUFF shows are back on the net !  Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides shows are being netcast Thursdays 6-8 PM and Sundays 9:30 AM – 3 PM at freakradio.org.  Archives of most recent shows are available anytime at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html .  Some new “during the evacuation” shows are available at that site. 

     HUFF meetings are usually recorded for personal notes, member info, and replay on the net.  Reserve comments you don’t want public for private discussion later.   

HUFF Tentatively Plans to Meet Tomorrow 11 AM 8-19 at Sub Rosa Courtyard Unless We’re Broiled and Smoked Out

Research, Agitate, Take Direct Action ! 

  • Stop “Permit Parking” Gentrification 
  • Restore Survival Parking Spaces on Delaware & Swanton 
  • Remove Anti-Homeless Fences on Coral St. & City-Wide 
  • Stop City Mangler Bernal’s Threatened Attack on Food Not Bombs 
  • Support Small Vendors & Artists on Beach St. & Pacific Avenue 
  • Motel Rooms for Vulnerable Unhoused Folks NOW ! 
  • Mass Protest at Staff Offices to Force Immediate Action 

HUFF tries again Wed 8-18 11 AM 703 Pacific Sub Rosa Café Courtyard

Free Coffee   Grouchy Company    August Street Spirit Newspapers

Support the Defund the Police/Refund the Community March Town Clock 7 PM Wednesday Night to the SCPD Station

Coffee, clatter, and castaway comforts at the HUFF outdoor meet today Wednesday 8-5 at the Sub Rosa Courtyard 703 Pacific Ave.

HUFF Agenda Possibilities  8-5-20 

Unaddressed Local Police abuses: 

  • No indication signs and barriers have been removed from Swanton & Delaware Streets driving away vehicular residents in violation of Coastal Commission regs. 
  • No return or recompense for S.C Homeless Union car, used to store clothing and food donations and also as shelter for unhoused guy, stolen two weeks ago from the FNB meal area.   
  • No reasonable property release hours at SCPD (6 hours per week only) with survival gear still being jacked (as in Jeremiah arrest of a week ago by Officer Jones near Subway.  
  • Street Reports on Status of other encampments beyond the Benchlands 
  • Benchlands contact, polling to check abusive evictions and “FEMA-camp” problems there. 
  • Compulsory masking, the Board of Supervisors Infraction Offense Creation 
  • Health status & testing availability of folks in the group shelters, selective targeting, police privilege 
  • Due Process Concerns for SC Union of the Homeless Suspensions here and in Marysville 
  • Exploring Joint Coalition Direct Actions to restore, expand services among uncaged outside residents 
  • Connection with Direct Action activists who restored open space down at the Post Office last Monday 
  • The Upcoming S.C. Shitty Council Race: Alicia Kuhl’s Candidacy & Endorsements: Town Clock 2 PM 
  • Report on the new residence of the Robert’s Lake vehicular residence & ground sleepers left behind 
  • Glover Interview Update & Dread McCall Death 
  • Phone Contacts with BLM, Dem Socialists, Glover-Krohn progressives and other street groups  
  • St. Francis Soup Kitchen Discrimination Status for Angel & other Alicia allies 
  • Olive and Delaware Street Organizing and Support; 72-Hour Sticker Harassment 
  • August Street Spirit  newspaper coming soon. 
  • Riess Protections for 5150ed S.C. Locals-  Research Still Needed 
  • Assessing contacts with extended stays of those in motels, folks in Benchlands Babysitting. 
  • Blake et.al. v. Grants Pass  Federal Court ruling 
  • Sacramento lawsuit outcome 
  • UCSC Cola4All Protest Monday 

     

    Events:  
  • Wednesday August 5 1-3 PM  Save the Trees in Lot 4 (the “Don’t Bury the Library in a Parking Lot”  Rally at the Farmers Market 
  • Wednesday August 5, 2 PM  Cedar and Lincoln St. Activist Alicia Kuhl Announces Her Campaign for S.C. Shitty Council. 

The HUFF website is back!  Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides shows are being netcast Thursdays 6-8 PM and Sundays 9:30 AM – 3 PM at freakradio.org.  Archives of most recent shows are available anytime at http://www.huffsantacruz.org/Lostshows.html   

Volunteer assistance is badly needed. Bring your reports for rebroadcast on the net at Free Radio Santa Cruz (freakradio.org) either to the meeting or call in at 831-423-4833. 

C & A and HUFF meet at Noon Today (11-20) : Rising from the Ashes of the Phoenix Camp

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  11-20-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities.  Add your item; choose your priority.

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; Timekeeper & Time Limits; Vibes Guy 
  • Homeless Death(s) & Attack on the Deseire Survival (Phoenix) Camp—Our Response
  • Contact Chain for Action Supporting Next Survival Camp & other Winter Encampments
  • Report on and Response to Crapmaster Condotti’s Latest CACH Proposal for 11-26 Council
  • Updates:  Shelter Funding, Shelter Conditions, Tenant Coalition, Students, Elder, Vehicular
  • Meeting Updates:  Glover’s 11-13 Housing, Women’s Dem Club, SC Union
  • Courts and Jail: Lucero and Others—
  • Upcoming Mayoral Inauguration 11-26  Publicly Confronting Bernal, Mills, Cummings, etc.
  • Older Project Update: Bathroom Closure, Pee Bottle Parade


    For HUFFsters  New Street Spirits and Street Sheets !
  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Finishing the C & A Agenda
  • Polling those outside on Resistance Strategies
  • Campground & Shelter Reports
  • Aftermath of the Camp Crackdown: Appearance of New Camps

Mobilizing Winter Support for the Desiree Memorial Survival Camp NEW TIME FOR Conscience and Action NOON at the Sub Rosa at 703 Pacific, followed by HUFF Wednesday November 13th

Catching Up with the Desiree Demands and the Board of Supervisors’ Give-Aways NEW TIME FOR Conscience and Action NOON at the Sub Rosa at 703 Pacific, followed by HUFF Wednesday November 6th


NEW TIME: NOON

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  11-6-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities. 

  • Planning Actions Re: the Cummings Issue, the O’Hara Narrative, the Winter Shelter Emergency
  • City Council Prep (if any) for 11-12
  • Stina Follow-Up on Peepee Bottles to City Council for November 12th ; Alternative Protests at Bernal, Cummings, Watkins door
  • Union of the Homeless Updates: Sacramento, Yesterday’s Memorial, CACH Meeting

                                    


For HUFFsters  No new Street Spirits or Street Sheets yet.

  • Berkeley Report:
  • Haebe’s Hellraising–Latest Report from Ivorytickler Scott
  • RV Update–Re: Police Response, Vigilante Action, & Reports from Other Cities

More Stalling at City Council in Santa Cruz;; Planning Memorial & Protest Against the City Killing of Deiseiere Quintero– 11 AM Sub Rosa at 703 Pacific, followed by HUFF Wednesday October 30th

CONSCIENCE AND ACTION IDEAS  10-30-19

Note:  Agenda Ideas are simply suggestions and subject to change and addition from anyone in the group.  They cover a wide range of possibilities. 

  • Announcements: Choice of Action Items; Timekeeper & Time Limits; Vibes Guy 
  • Lower Ocean Elder/Disabled Evictions; What Happened Yesterday?
  • Louden Nelson Bathroom and Sleep-Out Updates
  • Protest and Council Prep for Sunday November 3, Council Flashmobbing November 5th in the Quintero Killing
  • Following up on the Justin Cummings Outreach on Encampments, Enforcement, Rent, and Bathrooms; Will the Elusive Cummings Respond?
  • Stina Follow-Up on Peepee Bottles to City Council for November 5th ; Alternative Protests at Bernal, Cummings, Watkins door
  • Updates on Shelter Availability & the Winter Shelter Sham
  • Updates on Exposing the O’Hara Narrative; 1220 Reports
  • Union of the Homeless Update–Upcoming Events
                                                                  


For HUFFsters  New Street Spirits and Street Sheets now available. November Issue Available in 2 weeks

  • Announcements: Including Brief Summaries of Agenda Items
  • Finishing the C & A Agend
  • Union of the Homeless Proposals Around Mandatory Incarceration for Shelter or “Obligation to Shelter”
  • Monitoring Campground & Shelter Conditions–Tabling at Coral St.: Another Union Proposal
  • Synchronizing with SC Union of the Homeless Organizing
  • Haebe’s Hellraising–Latest Report from Ivorytickler Scott
  • RV Update–Re: Police Response, Vigilante Action, & Reports from Other Cities