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2012-03-11 -- HIGHLIGHTS:

11 Mar 2012 - Sun

  • (Gather 12p) Fukushima Remembered -- Protest/Rally at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) -- OSD ENDORSED -- 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. Transportation and other details: M11 San Onofre Protest and Rally Seats on two buses already full. If you are driving and have a seat or if you need a ride, please stop by bus stops to see who needs a ride. Balboa Park (Park Ave. and President's way, east side of Park) at 9:30am to 10am. Buses load at 10am and depart at 10:30 at Balboa Park, 11:30 at Oceanside Transit Center. Speakers include: Two guests flown in from Fukushima area of Japan; Mimi Kennedy, actress in Academy Award winning "Midnight in Paris" and Chair, Progressive Democrats of America; Ace Hoffman, nuclear industry expert, Gary Headrick, San Clemente Activist; Kyle Thiermann, Surfing pro and environmentalist; Cori Schumacher, Surfing Champ; Torgen Johnson, Urban Planner; Dave Patterson, Vets for Peace; Patti Davis, California Nuclear Initiative. Entertainment by Charlie Imes and also the Occupella Choir. Ray Lutz will MC.
  • (10a-1p) March and rally from Swamis Seaside Park up South Coast Highway on the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. For more info see FB Page or call 619) 813-3113
  • (8a-8p) InterOccupy SoCal meetup at MacArthur Park at 2230 West 6th Street in L.A., tentative schedule at OLA Facebook page

Read more below...


NEWS


Fukushima Remembered Rally and San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station Protest -- Don't miss it Sunday at noon

M11_San_Onofre_Flier-1up-fmclip.png Details: M11 San Onofre Protest And Rally

International Women's Day Event

Occupy Walk

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS)
If you are not going on the buses, please try to CAR POOL -- $15 to part at the State Park, PER CAR. (Correct change appreciated!) Shuttle vans will be operating in the parking lot to bring people to the front from their parking places (which can be quite a ways down the road, sometimes as much as 2 miles away). To car pool, please go to the bus stops (Park and President's Way in Balboa Park and Oceanside Transit Center) and see if anyone needs a ride, and go there if you need a ride.

Suggest that you bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Rally area is, unfortunately, just dirt. Bring Food, water, hats, signs, etc. too.

Legal Hearings, etc.
  • Curtis Williams, aka Hex -- Jury said: Not guilty for blocking traffic and mistrial for delaying police officer! YEA! We win!!
    • NEW Attorney Laura Sheppard informs us that: The prosecution declined to re-try this case, and has dismissed it. Fight those illegal arrests, we CAN WIN!!" There will be NO retrial!!!
Yay!!! Very nice to score a win for our side, and Thank You to Laura Sheppard for doing a superior job, and Thank You to Brother Hexagon for fighting against injustice all the way through his trial!!!
  • Benjamin Gasper's trial has been postponed to allow the defense to respond to new evidence brought forth by the prosecution. The newest court date is March 19th at 9:30 in department 50.
  • Fish's trial will be on March 22nd.
  • Bobby Uribe's trial starts 4/19. Need witnesses to Bobby Uribe's arrest at port protest.
  • HELP: Need video or eye witnesses, anyone who: 1) took video of Mr. Dennison's arrest, especially from the beginning; 2) witnessed Mr. Dennison's arrest; 3) Knows anything about the cops in the photo; 4) was harassed or arrested by any of the cops in the photos. The cops are Button and Newton. The Sgt. is Depress, and Depree started it. Please assist. Mr. Dennison was arrested on 10-28-11 at the civil center.

Media

2012 Mar11

Media: Occupy San Diego

  • Fukushima Remembered As We Protest at San Onofre on Sunday, March 11th On the one-year anniversary of Japan’s nuclear nightmare at Fukushima, San Diego peace, anti-nuke, environmental, and civil libertarian activists will be converging on our own nuclear- nightmare-to-be – the San Onofre power plant. The action will be this Sunday, March 11th, from 1 to 3pm.

  • Super PACs: Politically Speaking What kind of impacts do Super PACS and their contributions have on democracy? Certified public accountant April Boling and political accountant Benjamin Katz chimed in on one of the most politically inflated political football.

  • Update on Hex To all who came out to the trial and offered solidarity and all other supporters of Brother Hexagon, you will all be pleased to hear that victory is at hand in this matter. Brother Hexagon's attorney Laura Sheppard informs us of the following: "Update: The prosecution declined to re-try this case, and has dismissed it. Fight those illegal arrests, we CAN WIN!!" There will be NO retrial!!!

Media: Occupy National and Global

  • Actions around the World The 11 March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and related melt down at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has led to great suffering for the people of Japan and has increased radioactive contamination across the globe.

  • Cross-country Occupiers make stop in Joshua Tree Occupy Walk USA members take a break and pose for photos in Yucca Valley Thursday, March 8. Back row from left: Jason Brock, Adam Peck, Michael Oren, Eugene Leafty and Steven Kong. In front are Richard Finn, left, and Britten Dodds. Not pictured: Danny Johnson and William Terzin.

  • [[http://obrag.org/?p=56114]["A funny thing happened on the way to stop Obama from signing HR 347 …”

  • How Big a Deal is H.R. 347, That “Criminalizing Protest” Bill? Recent days have seen significant concern about an unassuming bill with an unassuming name: the "Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011." The bill, H.R. 347, has been variously described as making the First Amendment illegal or criminalizing the Occupy protests. The truth is more mundane, but the issues raised are still of major significance for the First Amendment

  • Texas law blocks funding for care at Planned Parenthood Delia Henry was tired but had no idea her blood sugar was high when she went to Planned Parenthood for her annual gynecological exam. The clinic referred her to a doctor, who diagnosed her with diabetes. The 31-year-old nursing student said she would have skipped the exam since she has no insurance, but she had just signed up for Texas' Women's Health Program, which provides cancer screenings, contraceptives and basic health care to about 130,000 low-income women through Medicaid.

  • What If the “Broken Windows” Theory Were Applied to Wall Street? James Q. Wilson, who died recently, was a political scientist who often studied the government response to blue collar crime. The public knows him best for his theory called "broken windows." The metaphor explains what happens to a vacant building when broken windows are not promptly repaired. Soon, most of the windows in the abandoned building are broken. The criminals feel little compunction against petty destruction because the building’s owners evince no concern for the integrity of their building


UPCOMING EVENTS

  • General Assemblies no longer meet daily. See listing below for upcoming GA meeting dates. When GAs fall on a Saturday, meetings will be at Balboa Park (near 6th and Laurel) at either 2 or 3 PM (check Calendar for times).
    • Weekly Saturday meetings will also be held at 2 PM at FreedomPlaza.
    • 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.
  • NEW Occupy San Diego maintains a website with a calendar, also committee and events forums, and more at http://sandiegooccupy.org/.
  • See Event list (below) and Occupy San Diego Calendar 2 for all upcoming events.
. 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.

11 Mar 2012 - Sun

  • (Gather 12p) Fukushima Remembered -- Protest/Rally at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) -- OSD ENDORSED -- 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. Transportation and other details: M11 San Onofre Protest and Rally Seats on two buses already full. If you are driving and have a seat or if you need a ride, please stop by bus stops to see who needs a ride. Balboa Park (Park Ave. and President's way, east side of Park) at 9:30am to 10am. Buses load at 10am and depart at 10:30 at Balboa Park, 11:30 at Oceanside Transit Center. Speakers include: Two guests flown in from Fukushima area of Japan; Mimi Kennedy, actress in Academy Award winning "Midnight in Paris" and Chair, Progressive Democrats of America; Ace Hoffman, nuclear industry expert, Gary Headrick, San Clemente Activist; Kyle Thiermann, Surfing pro and environmentalist; Cori Schumacher, Surfing Champ; Torgen Johnson, Urban Planner; Dave Patterson, Vets for Peace; Patti Davis, California Nuclear Initiative. Entertainment by Charlie Imes and also the Occupella Choir. Ray Lutz will MC.
  • (10a-1p) March and rally from Swamis Seaside Park up South Coast Highway on the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. For more info see FB Page or call 619) 813-3113
  • (8a-8p) InterOccupy SoCal meetup at MacArthur Park at 2230 West 6th Street in L.A., tentative schedule at OLA Facebook page

12 Mar 2012 - Mon

  • (6p) San Diego City Council Meeting (includes Public Comment) at 202 "C" St (12th floor), San Diego, CA 92101
  • (6p) San Diego City Council Meeting (includes Public Comment) at 202 "C" St (12th floor), San Diego, CA 92101
  • (6p) Accountability Committee meets at Panera Bread at 225 B'way downtown.
  • (6p) Facilitation Committee meets at ChildrensPark

13 Mar 2012 - Tue

  • (12p) National Week of Bank Protest, March 13th through the 16th is OccupyOurHomes week, demanding that banks negotiate loan terms with homeowners rather than giving them a boot out the door, boarding 'em up, and letting the homes fall into disrepair, unduly affecting surrounding neighborhoods. "OSD CP" has endorsed these actions. Action today will be at Chase Bank at 100 Broadway on CEO Jamie Dimon's 56th birthday. Then on Wednesday US Bank, Thursday B of A, and Friday Wells Fargo.
  • (6p-9p) Women's Picket at Darrel Issa Event - Gateway Drive and Shadowridge Drive, Vista CA FB Event
  • (7p-9p) San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access meets at La Jolla Brewhouse

14 Mar 2012 - Wed

  • (12p) National Week of Bank Protest continues, the action today at U.S. Bank at 600 West Broadway. Meet up at FreedomPlaza. Let's keep the momentum going all week! Bring signs and fellow Occupiers!
  • (6p-8p) Canvass For a Cause will have a March Field Committee Meeting to plan future actions including:
    --* Safe Kids Project - FAIR & Teach-In on LGBTQ Trafficking in San Diego
    --* Womyn's Reproductive Rights & Womyn's Herstory Month
    --* Cannabis Reform and more.
  • (2p) Occupy San Diego City College meets Wednesdays at Gorton Quad

15 Mar 2012 - Thu

  • (11a) National Week of Bank Protest continues. Meet for rally/speakers/entertainment at FreedomPlaza downtown. Come help us keep pressure on local and federal government to help people out of this financial crisis! ACCE has a new bill, the Property Value Protection bill they have presented to City Council as something we can do on a local level to help people out of their foreclosure crisis. This would hold bankers' feet to the fire by forcing them to maintain any properties that they have chosen to foreclose on. ACCE will talk about what we can do as well as Bryan Pease, who is running for City Council. More speakers TBD. Come support or tell your story! Also…performance by the Occupellas!!..."Bank Robbery" Guerilla Theatre!!! For bank action after the rally get up to the minute info from the event's FB Event page.
  • (6p) South Bay Chapter of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) meets at 1233 Palm Ave. in Imperial Beach.
  • (12p) San Diego Reinvestment Task Force at 202 C Street, 12th Floor Hearing Room, San Diego, CA 92101

16 Mar 2012 - Fri

  • (12p) National Week of Bank Protest continues, the action today at Wells Fargo at 401 B Street.
  • (4-6p) Protest of the "Culture of Life crisis pregnancy center" at Washington and 5th. Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) exist to keep women from having a choice to have an abortion. In many instances, they misinform and intimidate women to achieve their goal. FB Event
  • (6:30p) In preparation for Saturday's neighborhood council meeting, Occupier Chris McKay will host an evening showing of the documentary film "WAL-MART: The High Cost of Low Price", at the corner of Imperial Ave and 21st St. Check Facebook page for updates.

17 Mar 2012 - Sat

  • (10a) UPDATED - (new location) - Stop Wal-Mart from moving into Sherman Heights, by attending and voicing your views at the Sherman/Logan Neighborhood Council Meeting at Sherman Elementary School at J and 22nd San Diego.
  • (12:30p) - Labor Solidarity Committee’s meeting today at FreedomPlaza will be the Second Multi-Organization Planning Meeting for May Day 2012
  • UPDATED (4p) BBQ, followed by GA at Balboa Park (northeast of 6th and Laurel). Join us for United GA. Bring your thoughts and ideas regarding Monsanto. Bring a dish of food if you can. Munchies always appreciated.
  • (12p-2p) OccupYrCorner at one of the busiest corners in the city on a busy shopping day, at Balboa and Genesee. Check with Anita Simons on Facebook or email her at asimonsays@gmail.com for links to print info handouts, and bring signs.
  • (1p) Women Occupy SD w/potluck at ChildrensPark
  • (1p) Education committee meets at ChildrensPark
  • (7p) "We the People" meets at the foot of Brighton Ave. at Ocean Beach For details ask Hex.
  • (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

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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.

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

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.
  • http://www.constitution.org/uslaw/defunlaw.htm -- Your rights when you are being arrested falsely.


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