Guantánamo Lawyer Discusses Detainees’ Rights to Their Art
Protesting the ban on art leaving the base, ..
Today, things are not so different, though those who argue that Santa Cruz County should accommodate the growth of the Silicon Valley, and “feed that fever,” are not so much assaulting our farmlands and mountains, but are looking, instead, to transform our historic and much-loved neighborhoods into high-rise, apartment house canyons. We can, of course, feed the fire, and if we do, much of what we treasure most will be consumed. Given that the raging fever of high-tech growth could make us sick, I’m sticking with my mother. Starve a fever! That was her advice. We did it once before, and we can do it again. I think that’s the right remedy for the place I live.
Instruments of Torture: 10 Most Cruel & Unusual Punishments
#26 Report by the County Historic Resources Commission., submitted by Supervisor Zach Friend. Did you know the State Historic Preservation Office staff has termed Santa Cruz County as “the Black Hole of Historic Preservation”? The Historic Resources Commission acts regularly to demolish historic structures, such as the oldest house in the Hihn Subdivision in Aptos Village (8057 Valencia). The Planning Dept. advertised it publicly as a “partial demolition”…not one splinter of virgin redwood remained standing after the Randazzo demolition crew finished loading it all into a dumpster headed for the landfill.