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MIC CHECK! -- MIC CHECK!

Occupy Update! -- HIGHLIGHTS

Death of OSD Food Cte member Jay Polk has been challenged and is being confirmed. Memorial postponed until confirmation is obtained. Please stand by.

Arraignment of Ray Lutz not scheduled because no charges were filed by the City Attorney. Yet another abortion of justice.

Many OSD participants spoke at San Diego City Council meeting.

BUSY WEEK: Wed: 7:30a: Police feedback meeting; 9a: OSD Ballot proposal at Rules Cte; 6p Mayor State of the City address, MORE!

Read more below...

This report is BEST if you read the web version on your browser, esp. if the formatting is bad.


NEWS

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  • Death of OSD Food Cte member Jay Polk has been challenged and we are confirming it. Memorial scheduled for Thursday, 1/12 has been postponed until we can officially confirm his death. We sincerely apologize for this mixup.

  • Arraignment of RayLutz for the "crime" of attempting to register voters at FreedomPlaza was not scheduled because no charges were filed by the City Attorney. These arrests without charges being filed will come back to haunt the Police Dept and this City.
    • Had a mini-rally at the courthouse with about a dozen supporters. The interesting thing is they were almost all new faces. Thanks for coming, email blast readers!
    • Had a call from Santa Clara County, up in the bay area from Joe. He said he could not believe the email he saw about this, and was interested in following it.

  • OSD contingent attended San Diego City Council meeting and spoke during public comment and to agenda items. Good work.


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, Downtown Johnny Brown's, 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/additions/corrections/omissions as needed to osd-feedback@citizensoversight.org. Also Facilitation maintains a website with committee/working group dates and times at http://osdfacilitation.wordpress.com/.

  • NEW Police Community Feedback meeting at 7:30am on Wednesday.

  • Very Important -- The ballot proposition to revise the encroachment law (SDMC 54.0110) will be on the agenda on Wednesday, Jan 11 (9a) at the City Council Conference room (Floor 12) of City Hall. Since it will be ON THE AGENDA, that means everyone who was arrested, cited or detained for "Encroachment" under SDMC 54.0110 should come to this meeting and SPEAK.

  • Mayoral "State of the City" address Wednesday (Jan 11) at BalboaTheater, reception following at U.S. Grant Hotel. This information needs to be confirmed, with more details to follow if any actions are approved by OSD at our GA.

  • Occupy Walk will be having it’s first planning and discussion meeting this Wednesday at 7:00pm. We will be meeting at the hART Lounge located at 734 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Parking is available at the Granada Wig Store parking lot at the corner of Park Blvd & F Street, ½ block from the hART Lounge. Park in the RESERVED spaces only. They belong to the Wig Store and are available during closed hours.

  • Jan 14 - Occupy So Cal Meetup in Long Beach at their MLK parade. -- this event is being held by Occupy Long Beach and discussed in a recent conference call to coordinate Socal Occupies. To folks in the greater LA area, "Socal" usually does not include San Diego. Not approved for formal participation by OSD by our GA but included here for information only.

  • OSD Contingent in D.C. on Jan 17. (Bus leaves Jan 13 and returns Jan 25.)
    • Updates to Road2Congress:
      • Occupy Phoenix is showing us support at the greyhound station: http://www.facebook.com/events/265918793471457/
      • Three people from Occupy Phoenix are going to join the bus with us.
      • Occupy DC is having an Occuparty after #J17 events at Mcpherson Park.
      • Round trip plane ticket is approx. $280.

  • Concert fundraiser at World Beat Center featuring Liquid Blue on Jan 20. You know how great the last fundraiser concert was... this will be even better. $5 cover charge. See flier.

  • Feb 4 -- NEW Occupy San Diego County Strategy Meeting -- details TBD, OSD GA approved on 2012-01-07.
  • Feb 10,11,12 -- "Occupy" the Democratic State Convention in San Diego -- NO ACTION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE OSD GA YET.

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


NEXT 7 DAYS

11 Jan 2012 - Wed

  • (7:30a) SDPD Central Division SDPD community (citizens/Occupiers) feedback meeting (place TBD).
  • (9a) VERY IMPORTANT: San Diego City Council Rules Committee meeting to consider ballot proposal submitted by Occupy San Diego (thank you Martha Sullivan) to amend SDMC 54.0110 to include an explicit exemption for free speech rights. Please note: This is ON THE AGENDA, and therefore, we can have speakers on the topic. CALLING ALL PEOPLE hit by 54.0110 with inappropriate arrests, citations, or detentions, to come to this meeting and let our voices be heard!
  • (6p) Mayor Jerry Sanders presents the State of the City address at BalboaTheater with reception following at U.S. Grant Hotel. Any coordinated OSD action must be approved by the OSD GA.
  • (7p) Occupy Walk planning meeting at hART Lounge, 734 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Okay to park in reserved spots at the Granada Wig Store on Park & F.

12 Jan 2012 - Thu

  • Memorial Service for occupier Jay Polk CANCELED

13 Jan 2012 - Fri

  • (9am) - Greyhound trip to Washington D.C. to be part of the million tent protest on Jan 17th. $252 round trip fare. Returns on Jan 20 at 9am. Greyhound station: 1313 National Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 Facebook Event -- Follow the trip here: #OSD | Road 2 Congress team. Follow us for latest on-the-road updates as we travel through the US to #OccupyCongress protests on #JAN17.
  • (5p) Feminist Friday teach-in at Freedom Plaza.

14 Jan 2012 - Sat

  • (3:00p-4:00p) - *Teach-In at Freedom Square:"Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego"*, Steve Erie, Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego and Vlad Kogan, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, UC San Diego Cancelled, but we will attempt to reschedule
  • Occupy So Cal meetup at Long Beach MLK park.
  • (5:30p) Events Committee meets at FreedomPlaza for planning for the MLK parade on the 15th.
  • (12p-2p) OccupYRCorner in Clairemont - Stand w/Signs and handout info at Balboa & Genessee FB Event
  • (2p) GA Meeting at Freedom Plaza.
  • (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

15 Jan 2012 - Sun

  • (2p, meet at 12:30p) Occupy the Martin Luther King Parade! The marshalling area will be north of the CountyAdministrationCenter on Harbor Drive. The parade will proceed south on Harbor Drive and will end near Seaport Village. Occupy San Diego will march in solidarity with all groups supporting social justice (consensed by GA Jan 14th). The logistics of marching with Ocupemos El Barrio and/or Veterans for Peace will be made by consensus starting at 12:30 PM at the County Ad. Ctr. A number of options may be considered.
  • (4p) Ecology, Resources and Sustainability Teach-In at FreedomPlaza.
  • (7p) Worldwide Candlelight Vigil to Unite Movements for a Better World at 7 PM in each time zone.
  • (5p) Third World Solidarity group will meet at FreedomPlaza to discuss the UN Convention of Economic and Cultural Rights. See or contact Amir at global.letters@gmail.com or amir.shoja@gmail.com for details.

16 Jan 2012 - Mon

  • (10a-1p) - Occupy the Dream - in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the Federal Reserve Banks of 13 cities, including San Francisco and Washington, D.C., wiill be occupied by members of the African-American faith community and their supporters.
  • (12p-3p) - Occupy Chula Vista will Occupy Third Ave and Palomar. FB Event
  • (6p) - Working Group for a Statement for Political Autonomy meets at FreedomPlaza.
  • (7p) Activist San Diego meets at the JoyceBeersCenter in Hillcrest

17 Jan 2012 - Tue

  • Million tent protest in Washington D.C. -- OSD to travel to OD.C. to be part of the 1 million tent protest. Group to Greyhound out, have great group discussions, enjoy the fun, bring a tent, a smile and warm stuff. Time to show the Government that we are not the enemy, the N.D.A.A. bill is unconstitutional and the people demand the change we need to improve all of society, not just the top 1%. The 99% are coming to D.C. and you can too. Facebook Event
  • (12:30p) Working Group for a Statement for Political Autonomy meets at FreedomPlaza.
  • (10a) Free Energy Committee can bring five Occupiers to see a new “free energy” device near Chula Vista Inventor Nikola Tesla patented a “free-energy receiver” back in 1901. Contact David Lande for more details.
  • No city council meeting this week.
  • (5-7p) - Radical Feminists present Feminist Fridays, today a teach-in on womens' reproductivde rights. This will be leaidng up to a day of action on the commemroating the 39th anniversary of Reoe v. Wade on the 22nd.
  • (2p) Wellness holds “Tranquil Tuesdays" FB Event at FreedomPlaza.

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MEDIA

NEW

2012 Jan 11

Media: Occupy San Diego

  • Women Occupy San Diego Press Conference 1-9-12 Women Occupy San Diego had a press conference on Monday, January 9th, 2012 following the brutal arrest of Stephanie Jennings the weekend before. Mike Garcia also spoke as well as Bryon Pease.

Media: Occupy National and Global

  • Speaker's City Council shutdown a video hit Monk was telling the council that it was “embarrassing” that Hall had three members of the public removed from Monday’s council committee meeting because he did not care for the things they had to say.

  • Corporate Personhood Undermines Democracy The 2012 elections will feature unprecedented spending by corporations and the elite 1 percent, much of it channeled through independent organizations and trade associations not required to disclose their donors


EVENT DETAILS

This section is being deprecated. See Occupy San Diego Events for full details.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Road Trip for Occupy D.C. on Jan 17:
  • This is our social media outlets for now. We will also be adding a livestream link too.
  • "Occupy San Diego is planning to take the Greyhound to Occupy Congress in solidarity with the movement on Jan 17.
  • During our road trip, we want to connect with America on our way to DC wherever we stop or whoever is on the bus.
  • Follow us as we plan for this adventure, when we're on the bus, and when we are actually in DC!
  • We will plan events and meetups with other occupations and will be tweeting, blogging, and livestreaming it all. Like this page, follow the twitter or visit the website for updates!"
  • Links: Greyhound Itinerary -- Facebook Road2Congress -- Website -- Twitter

See All Occupy San Diego Announcements to read all previous announcements about
  • Where we meet, how to recover confiscated property from the San Diego Police Department, information for people were arrested, etc.


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Legal Web being designed on copswiki.org
    • New web (area of the site) will allow us to catalog all arrests, detentions, court actions, police ids, complaints, etc.
    • Once this is set up, will need the best lists we have and people who can help enter data.
    • It isn't much yet, but here it is: Legal Web

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.


Occupy San Diego Links

Links to sites/pages below that are no longer actively updated:

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NOTICE TO MEDIA / DISCLAIMER
Occupy San Diego is comprised of many people
with diverse opinions. This email does not provide
the official position of Occupy San Diego, but is
compiled for the use of supporters and occupiers
by a number of volunteers.
News Media that may subscribe to this email blast
should confirm all information from other sources.

THANK YOU FOR BEING INVOLVED.

Edited by Email Blast Team:
  • Ray Lutz (Editor)
  • Josephine P. (Media / Facebook)
  • Jason Packman (Education Events)
  • Chris West (Events)
  • Benjamin Cossel (Photographs)


  • Occupy San Diego project page in "Common" web: Occupy San Diego
  • New Occupy Project (new web): Occupy Web -- we will be migrating to this new web.

Topic revision: r5 - 2018-03-19, RaymondLutz
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