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Archive for the 'Tree-sits' Category

Tree-sit News

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Willits Bypass
In Little Lake Valley, the machines used to install drains into the wetlands, “Wick Drain Stitchers”, are nearing the tree-sit, bringing with them workers and highway patrol guards. Last week, a Calfire helicopter repeatedly circled the tree-sit and flew by slowly within 100 ft of the tree-tops. The-tree-sitters are doing well, other than the [...]

Willits Action Update

Monday, August 5th, 2013

People rallied this morning on the north end of town as festival goers headed south from Reggae on the River. Actions have continued as the town government dukes it out over allowing Caltrans contractors to use city streets for work vehicles. The wick stitchers draw nearer to the tree-sitters every day. Recently, two women locked [...]

Prosecutor Throwing the Book at Will Parrish, Trial on Aug. 5th

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Update 7/13/13 3:43pm:
Repost from Save Our Little Lake Valley- Will demanded a jury trial, and District Attorney David Eyster responded by throwing the book at him. Will is being charged with 16 misdemeanors. His maximum jail sentence is eight years.
Visit their website to see ways to help Will and SOLLV.
Update 7/12/13 11:30 am:
Joined by a crowd [...]

Support Prisoners!

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Authored collectively by:
Why Support Prisoners?
It is hard to run a large campaign against a powerful adversary. In
struggle, our resources are few. We have to prioritize and sometimes
things fall through the cracks. However, legal and prisoner support are
absolutely essential for a worthwhile campaign and a vibrant movement. If
individuals don’t believe they will be supported by [...]

Resistance is Alive in Willits!

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

The tree-sit in this majestic oak tree has been going since early May. The tree-sitters witnessed from a distance as Will was forcibly removed from the wick drain stitcher by CHP officers in two cherry pickers and 30-50 more on the ground. At the time, CHP officer patrolled under the trees on foot, but the [...]