Mayor’s Stacked and Packed “Public Safety Task Force” meets

START DATE: Wednesday May 29
TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location Details:
Tony Hill Room of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium at Church and Center Streets.
Event Type: Meeting
Contact Name Scott Collins (posted by Norse)
Email Address scollins [at]
Phone Number 831-420-5030
Address 809 Center St., Santa Cruz, CA
The Public Hysteria Citizen Task Farce (more officially known as the Public Safety Citizen Task Force) meets every other Wednesday, starting May 29.2013 through November, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 .The draft minutes of the last Continue reading

For the poor, affordable housing may be a vehicle.

NOTE BY NORSE:  I don’t think it requires a great deal of “research” to establish the obvious value–both to individuals trying to survive and to the broader community of vehicular residency (in the absence of truly affordable housing for poor people).   When I hear the word “research” on homeless Continue reading

Monterey Crowd Defends Homeless Rights; Council Backtracks Slightly (CORRECTED)


I reported on a Monterey City Council meeting that turned back 1 of 3 anti-homeless measures being proposed for study several days ago.  There were several significant typos in the story (“11 AM” should have read Continue reading