July 19th, 2013 @ St. James Park, San Jose Music in the Park with Ozomatli. SV De-Bug had a great night printing t-shirts live and meeting new amazing people. Check out photos as DeBug hits the return of Music In the Park for a memorable summer day in San Jose.
In the July edition of the Vanguard, a magazine that identifies itself as the “official publication of the San Jose Police Officers’ Association,” is a step by step guide on how and why police should get a letter of apology during interviews in order to impact how cases are later adjudicated in the courts. The piece offers "techniques used by sales professionals," explains why "defense attorneys hate" to see the letters, and how they can be "one more nail in the coffin of your case."
Former public defender Aram James has seen the inner-workings of the courtroom for decades, and has long accused the system being inherently flawed. The ZImmerman verdict, he writes, is emblematic of systemic issues such as racial bias in jury selection that must be addressed if justice is ever to be achieved for black life like Trayvon Martin.
It was a packed house earlier this week at the Intertribal Friendship House when Maori group, Te Whaka Huia made their way from Auckland, New Zealand to Oakland, Bay Area and were greeted with a ceremonial welcoming from the Ohlone Bay Area Natives.
July 5th, 2013 - Pagoda Lounge inside the Fairmont Hotel in San José, CA - Los Rakas (Oakland/Panama) celebrated for Fourth of July Weekend with Sonido Clash & Universal Grammar with local rapper M-Ten and resident DJ Philthy Dronez.