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Occupy Update! -- 2012-02-08 -- HIGHLIGHTS:

08 Feb 2012 - Wed

  • Jury Trial of Benjamin Gasper, who despite our state's law allowing for medical marijuana cultivation for personal use, has been targeted by San Diego's District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. This trial will be indicative of how Dumanis operates and bends the law to interpret simple cultivation to automatically infer cultivation for sales. The trial will be held at Department​ 11 - San Diego Superior Court, 220 West Broadway. More info can be found at the Facebook event page at Benjamin Gasper - Jury Trial.
  • (6p) This will be the 100th anniversary of the first of the Wobbly arrests in the San Diego Free Speech Fight, for exercising their right to free speech in San Diego. The San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council will have a commemoration at 5th Ave. and E Street, featuring music, performances, special guests and people speaking from soapboxes as they did in 1912.
  • (7p) Racism and the Industrial Prison Complex -- Join us for a discussion about the nature of the racist prison system in the U.S.; includes a speaker from Books for Prisoners. at UCSD, Social Sciences Building 101 Info
  • (8p) - GA will start an hour late, after the Free Speech event in the Gaslamp.
  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (5:30p) Wellness Committee
  • (6p) Resources Committee
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

Read more below...


NEWS


100 Year Anniversary of Free Speech Fight Reenactment Wed. Feb. 8th, @ 6pm, Corner of 5th & E Street San Diego, CA 92101


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Note: some details may have changed in this flier, see schedule below.

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Mark your calendars now for the next don't-miss fundraiser! Feb 19 Printable Flier

FREE SPEECH FIGHT EVENT
  • 100 year anniversary of Free speech fights of 1912 will allow us to talk about free speech violations happening today.
  • Note that since this is on the agenda, any number of speakers can take part.
  • Also public comment shortly thereafter.
  • See Anita's comment in the comment section below.

Encroachment Law Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Hearing
  • The first hearing was a "facial" challenge, which was denied. This on is about the actual violations, the as-applied challenge to section 54.0110.
  • Hearing is this Thursday at 9:30am in federal court before Judge Hayes
  • Location is: 880 Front St, Courtroom 4.
  • Would be cool if plaintiffs can attend and sit up at the plaintiff's table with me, and supporters in the courtroom as well.

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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)
  • This nuclear plant had generators replaced a VERY SHORT time ago, and they are already wearing out.
  • We still don't know the full extent of the failure because the authorities, and all Main-stream media do not tell the truth. MSNBC is owned by GE and CBS is largely owned by Westinghouse, and those two companies both make $$ from selling nuclear plant hardware.
  • OSD should consider working with LA Occupy and other environmental groups to shine a light on this. March 11 is one-year anniversary of Fukushima Disaster!

Media

2012 Feb 08

Media: Occupy San Diego

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Media: Occupy National and Global

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Unless noted, all events are at FreedomPlaza (AKA CivicCenterPlaza, 1200 3rd Ave. San Diego, Intersection of 3rd Ave. and B St.)
Unless otherwise noted, we meet daily as follows:
  • 4 pm -- Finance Committee Meeting now at at The ActivistCenter, Mon. thru Friday
    • Each committee should send a representative to this meeting! Budget is currently being defined.
  • 5:30 pm -- Committee meetings -- Each will schedule the days of their meetings.
  • 7pm -- General Assembly (Civic Center Plaza)
    • NEW Saturday GA will be at 2pm.
    • GAs require 20 participants for a quorum.
    • Committee/Working-Group members: Please update any changes or additions as desired to osd-feedback (at) citizensoversight (dot) org. Also Facilitation maintains a website at http://osdfacilitation.wordpress.com/.

. But mark your calendars now for these!

NEXT 7 DAYS

  • (This list is automatically generated from the topic Occupy.Occupy San Diego Events). Scroll down the topic almost to the bottom or look at the Calendar for more events, not within the next 7 days.

08 Feb 2012 - Wed

  • Jury Trial of Benjamin Gasper, who despite our state's law allowing for medical marijuana cultivation for personal use, has been targeted by San Diego's District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. This trial will be indicative of how Dumanis operates and bends the law to interpret simple cultivation to automatically infer cultivation for sales. The trial will be held at Department​ 11 - San Diego Superior Court, 220 West Broadway. More info can be found at the Facebook event page at Benjamin Gasper - Jury Trial.
  • (6p) This will be the 100th anniversary of the first of the Wobbly arrests in the San Diego Free Speech Fight, for exercising their right to free speech in San Diego. The San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council will have a commemoration at 5th Ave. and E Street, featuring music, performances, special guests and people speaking from soapboxes as they did in 1912.
  • (7p) Racism and the Industrial Prison Complex -- Join us for a discussion about the nature of the racist prison system in the U.S.; includes a speaker from Books for Prisoners. at UCSD, Social Sciences Building 101 Info
  • (8p) - GA will start an hour late, after the Free Speech event in the Gaslamp.
  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (5:30p) Wellness Committee
  • (6p) Resources Committee
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

09 Feb 2012 - Thu

  • (8p-9p) Weekly InterOcc SoCal conference call, see http://interoccupy.org/io-conference-call/ for details.
  • (9:30a) New hearing on TRO regarding the EncroachmentLaw before Judge Hayes in Federal Court (880 Front St, courtroom 4, same place as last time). Would be cool if plaintiffs can attend and sit up at the plaintiff's table with me, and supporters in the courtroom as well. This is for the as-applied challenge to section 54.0110.
  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

10 Feb 2012 - Fri

  • Dem State Convention at the SanDiegoConventionCenter. Agenda at 2012 Democratic State Convention Agenda. Please note: The public is generally welcomed to caucus meetings which meet Friday and Saturday. Of note to OSD would be the Environmental Caucus, Friday 4p-6p and the Progressive Caucus, Saturday, 8p-10p. Membership dues for caucuses are generally nominal (like $5 a year).
  • (9:30) Jury Trial of Benjamin Gasper continues, who despite our state's law allowing for medical marijuana cultivation for personal use, has been targeted by San Diego's District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. This trial will be indicative of how Dumanis and those under her operate and bend the law to interpret simple cultivation to automatically infer cultivation for sales. The trial is being held at dept. 50, fourth floor, San Diego Superior Court, 220 West Broadway. More info at the Facebook event page at Benjamin Gasper - Jury Trial.
  • “Marching with Cesar” – Nine day march commemorating Cesar Chavez continues southward towards Friendship Park at the border to conclude on the 11th with a stop today in Escondido. Call 619-269-7865 or visit http://borderangels.org for details.
  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (5p) Feminist Friday teach-in at Freedom Plaza.
  • (5:30p) Wellness Committee
  • (6p) Resources Committee
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

11 Feb 2012 - Sat

  • Dem State Convention at the SanDiegoConventionCenter. Agenda at 2012 Democratic State Convention Agenda. Please note: The public is generally welcomed to caucus meetings which meet Friday and Saturday. Of note to OSD would be the Environmental Caucus, Friday 4p-6p and the Progressive Caucus, Saturday, 8p-10p. Membership dues for caucuses are generally nominal (like $5 a year).
  • (8:30a-10:30p) First SoCal InterOcc Conference!
  • (10a-12p) Car Impound Policy Community Forum at Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Avenue. This concerns Civil Rights violations targeting undocumented workers and prohibitively expensive "impound fees", often mandatory 60 days or more, & deportations, etc.
  • (12p) Protest at the CA/DEM convention at the SanDiegoConventionCenter of the passage of the NDAA which includes provisions for indefinite detention of American citizens. Local Rep Susan Davis (D) voted for passage. Meet at ChildrensPark with signs, flags and banners. More info: email frankgormlie@yahoo.com; New website: http://www.savethebillofrights.net
  • (12p-6p) Anarchist Picnic at ChildrensPark. Workshops, Music, Potluck. Not sponsored by OSD.
  • (12p) “Marching with Cesar” – Nine day march commemorating Cesar Chavez concludes at Friendship Park at the border. Call 619-269-7865 or visit http://borderangels.org for details.
  • Occupy Walk starts. See http://OccupyWalk.org
  • (12p-2p) OccupYRCorner in Clairemont - Stand w/Signs and handout info at Balboa & Genessee FB Event
  • (10a-12p) Sick Call by Wellness Group at Freedom Plaza followed by Committee Meeting
  • (2p) GA Meeting at Freedom Plaza.
  • (after GA) Media working group
  • (1p-4p) Occupy Encinitas - 1 PM rally at the corner of Encinitas Blvd. and Coast Highway 101 followed by general assembly at 2:30 PM at Cottonwood Creek Park, corner of Encinitas Blvd. and Vulcan Ave. (GA meets at Leucadia Pizzeria if raining) More info: Facebook or Website
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

12 Feb 2012 - Sun

  • Dem State Convention at the SanDiegoConventionCenter. Agenda at 2012 Democratic State Convention Agenda. Please note: The public is generally welcomed to caucus meetings which meet Friday and Saturday. Of note to OSD would be the Environmental Caucus, Friday 4p-6p and the Progressive Caucus, Saturday, 8p-10p. Membership dues for caucuses are generally nominal (like $5 a year).
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

13 Feb 2012 - Mon

  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (6p) Resources Committee
  • (6p) Wellness Committee
  • (7p PST) InterOccupy.org's Weekly General Call
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

14 Feb 2012 - Tue

  • (10a) San Diego City Council Meeting (includes Public Comment) at 202 "C" St (12th floor), San Diego, CA 92101
  • (10a) San Diego City Council Meeting (includes Public Comment) at 202 "C" St (12th floor), San Diego, CA 92101
  • UPDATED (3p-5p) "Break up with your Bank" march to shut down nearby banks on Valentine's Day begins from Childrens Park
  • (7p) GA discussion on OSD's fiscal sponsor, and on our current fiscal sponsor, Activist San Diego. GA at Childrens Park
  • (7p-9p) Monthly "Americans for Safe Access" (ASA) chapter meeting to be held at the La Jolla Brewhouse at 7536 Fay Ave in La Jolla. FB Event
  • (2p) Wellness holds “Tranquil Tuesdays" FB Event at FreedomPlaza.
  • (4p) Finance Committee meets at the Activist Center.
  • (5:30p) Demands Committee
  • (5:30p) Events Committee

15 Feb 2012 - Wed

LOOKING AHEAD SAN ONOFRE ACTION
  • 2012 Mar 11 - (1p) Protest/Rally at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) -- On the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that is still ongoing, we will commemorate the disaster and also protest continued use of dangerous and costly nuclear reactors and push for clean renewable energy.

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  • May 1 -- General Strike. INFO FROM OCCUPY SO CAL. NO APPROVAL OF OSD GA.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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  • Where we meet, how to recover confiscated property from the San Diego Police Department, information for people were arrested, etc.


POLICE COMPLAINTS

Have you been mistreated by the Police? Have your First Amendment rights been violated? Have you been arrested for nothing, only to have the charges "unfiled" but held over your head for up to a year?
  • NEW First read this document: http://www.2momslaw.com/police_misconduct.pdf
  • Make a Complaint: How to Make a Police Complaint
    • Use this form: Complaint Form
    • Forms also available in the lobby of City Hall.
    • Citizen's Review Board member says we do NOT need names & badge numbers. File the complaint & it's up to SDPD to determine who the officer was (But it is better if we have them, of course).
  • ALSO: By telephone or in writing to
    • SDPD Internal Affairs Unit, 1401 Broadway, MS 709, San Diego CA 92101, (619) 531-2801
    • Complaints made to the Citizens Review Board do not necessarily make it into the officers' personnel files
    • Read this: Making Police Compliants That Stick
  • Also, consider making a CLAIM against the city for your BOND money if charges were never filed. They have 45 days to reject the claim, then you file a lawsuit. It costs $400 to file unless you can claim low income.

Call for Witnesses:
Two occupiers are facing trial for criminal charges stemming from arrests at the Port Shut-down on December 12. Attorneys for Curtis Williams (aka Hex) and Bobby Uribe are looking for defense witnesses to dispute officer testimony and any photo or video footage of the arrests. If you witnessed Curtis's arrest, please contact attorney Laura Sheppard at lrsheppardlaw@gmail.com. If you witnessed Bobby's arrest, please contact attorney Adriane Bracciale at criminalandtrafficdefense@gmail.com.

  • Making Police Compliants That Stick -- Important info from Adriane of NLG
  • Anyone with information about arrests... Please, we need to continue to compile a complete list.
    • IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED, DETAINED, OR CITED... Please complete the form here: Occupy Legal Info Request and email to raylutz@citizensoversight.org.
    • If you can help compile the database from incoming emails, please let me know. It just takes a person who can carefully enter the data in to a web-based form.
  • Arrests At Balboa Theater 2012 Jan 11 -- This topic created to track arrests and progress fighting felony arrests at BalboaTheater
  • UPDATED Two items relevant to OSD mission were placed on the agenda of the City of San Diego Rules Committee. This committee is yet another example of a "do-nothing" committee because they hardly even treated the proposals as serious.

  • NEW TELL POLICE HOW THEY ARE DOING: Police host monthly meetings in the community to get feedback from community members.

  • Legal is asking: If you were at the South gate on the day of The Port Shut Down 12/12 and witnessed any of the arrests and are willing to testify...please contact HiAndrea on FB or haz_el_eyes@yahoo.com -- Tammy.

Lutz suing Civic Center Plaza building owners and operators Project Details
  • More on this project... Including collected media, documents, photos, videos, etc.
  • This is a VERY IMPORTANT project because we will directly engage wall street firms who own and operate the Civic Center Plaza office building.

Legal Resources
  • The National Lawyers Guild resources to protesters who have been arrested NEW 619-500-4486 occupylegalsd@gmail.com
  • 1st Circuit Rules Public Has Right to Videotape Police
  • What to say to cops if you're busted. What you say and do can hurt you in court -- This is what I advise my clients to say when confronted by a law enforcement officer: "Officer, please understand I refuse to talk with you until I consult with my attorney. I also refuse to consent to any search of these premises or any other premises under my control, or in which I have a possessory, proprietary, or privacy interest, including my car, my body, or effects. I hereby demand to immediately be allowed the reasonable opportunity to obtain the advice of my attorney by telephone. from: http://layon.net/busted.php
  • To check if someone is in jail check this website: http://apps.sdsheriff.net/wij/wij.aspx
    • It usually takes about 6 hours for someone who has been arrested to pop up here. This site will tell you their charges, bail, etc. Jail's number is (619) 615-2700. The jail won't tell you much if anything that is not on the website. Please check this website before saying someone is in or out of jail to avoid confusion.
  • FYI -- Penal Code 849.5. In any case in which a person is arrested and released and no accusatory pleading is filed charging him with an offense, any record of arrest of the person shall include a record of release. Thereafter, the arrest shall not be deemed an arrest, but a detention only.


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