Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

By Serran Soledad Only one week after the release of Revolutionary Student News’s (RSN) first anti-imperialist newsletter, students were interrogated, then escorted off the Oxnard High School campus by Assistant Principal Lauren Rodriguez, for attempting to distribute copies of the paper to their peers. Accompanied by a campus security guard, Rodriguez told RSN supporters that the Oxnard Police Department had been called and that an … Continue reading Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

Oxnard: High School Students Release First Issue of Anti-Imperialist Newsletter

By Serran Soledad In an effort to bring an anti-imperialist newsletter to high school students of Oxnard and the greater Ventura County, a group of youth from various campuses have come together to form Revolutionary Student News (RSN). In its first issue, titled, Cops and Recruiters Off Our Schools, the newsletter features eleven pages of political analysis, artwork, poetry, and personal experiences of students who … Continue reading Oxnard: High School Students Release First Issue of Anti-Imperialist Newsletter

Oxnard: Activists Present on Local History of Police Brutality

By Serran Soledad On Saturday, Oxnard Revolutionary Study group held a presentation on the history of police brutality in Oxnard. The event, which was held at Rio Lindo Park, comes a week before the 8th anniversary of Alfonso Limon Jr’s death. Limon was murdered by the Oxnard Police Department in 2012, while walking home from a workout at Pacifica High School. Around 40 community members … Continue reading Oxnard: Activists Present on Local History of Police Brutality

Oxnard: Protest Denounces Ventura County Jail Amid Covid Outbreak

By Serran Soledad On Saturday, a protest was held outside of the Ventura County Jail in response to an outbreak in which 81 inmates tested positive for Covid-19. As court dates have been delayed and legal resources have been kept from inmates due to the strict lockdown put in place, many have been held indefinitely without being found guilty of a single crime. The action … Continue reading Oxnard: Protest Denounces Ventura County Jail Amid Covid Outbreak

Oxnard: Community Protests Force Bakery to Cut Ties with Pedophile

By Serran Soledad Two protests occurred outside of Oralia’s Bakery this week calling for the business to cut ties with local pedophile Robert Brown, proprietor of Alonzo’s Cheesecakes, which rents space from the bakery. The actions were among a string of protests held by survivors, the most recent and increasingly militant being lead by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group. Victims young as 12 have come forward … Continue reading Oxnard: Community Protests Force Bakery to Cut Ties with Pedophile

Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

By Serran Soledad Around 40 people gathered at Bubbling Springs Park in Port Hueneme on Saturday to march for U.S Army specialist Vanessa Guillén, who was murdered by another soldier in Fort Hood, Texas back in April. Organized by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group, the action was part of a broader anti-imperialist campaign, demanding the removal of Military Recruiters and Police from local campuses. Just one … Continue reading Oxnard: Protesters March for Vanessa Guillen, Force Navy Base to Barricade Entrance

California: Vigils, Marches in Los Angeles and Oxnard Commemorate Garrett Foster

By David Martinez From the streets of Austin, Garrett Foster’s sacrifice has reverberated across the country, with tributes, vigils, and actions carried out to immortalize his name. In California, on the Sunday immediately following his death, activists and community members in Los Angeles and Oxnard both held moving, defiant vigils and marches to honor Garrett and his commitment to fighting for a better world. At … Continue reading California: Vigils, Marches in Los Angeles and Oxnard Commemorate Garrett Foster

Oxnard: Protesters March on Quarantined Farmworker Housing Facility, Issue Demands

By Serran Soledad On Monday, protesters gathered outside Villa Las Brisas housing facility for a march against conditions that led to a major Covid-19 outbreak there in late June. 188 migrant farmworkers tested positive for the novel coronavirus after being housed at Reiter Affiliated Companies’ (RAC) facility during the Spring work season. Organized by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group, the protest called for RAC to meet … Continue reading Oxnard: Protesters March on Quarantined Farmworker Housing Facility, Issue Demands

Oxnard: Tenants and Activists Protest Slumlord at Office

By Nico Sanchez Local tenants and activists from Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group held a protest at the offices of slumlord Danny Belitski on Tuesday, in response to his poor treatment of tenants and threats of eviction. Protesters chanted, “No more leaks, no more cracks – give us our deposit back!” to denounce the slumlord’s refusal to return a $3,400 deposit to a local elementary school … Continue reading Oxnard: Tenants and Activists Protest Slumlord at Office