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Judge drops charges against SoCal immigration rights (tags)
The city's charges against an immigration rights activist alleging he disrupted a city council meeting were dismissed Monday after a judge found that an attorney representing Costa Mesa was not a public prosecutor.
Minutemen Take Civics Lesson From ACLU in Costa Mesa (tags)
A tiny portion of Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist's claimed 240 million followers made a surprise showing this Saturday at a Costa Mesa community forum on constitutional rights and immigration law. They were welcomed by Coyotl Tezcalipoca of the Colectivo Tonantzin, which sponsored the event primarily with Costa Mesa's local immigrant population (which has been the target of hate and harassment from the city's Minuteman Junta) in mind, but was happy to discover what it hopes is a new-found interest by the border vigilantes in civilized behavior and basic human rights.
Minuteman Mayor's ICE Cracks In Costa Mesa Immigration War (tags)
Reeling from pointed public comments and revealing testimony from police Chief John Hensley, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor tried but failed to silence fellow City Council member Katrina Foley as she attacked his proposal to use police as immigration law eLooking upnforcers under the auspices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau of the U.S. Department of Justice.
No Charges In Tezcalipoca Case; Investigation of mayor starts (tags)
Coyotl Tezcalipoca of the Tonantzin Collective vows to fight for reopening of Day Labor Center and end of ICE agreement. Costa Mesa mayor under investigation.
OC police clamp down on immigrant-rights activists (tags)
Whether posing as protesters or cutting off speeches, OC police clamp down on immigrant-rights activists
Letter to the editor about Costa Mesa Mayor (tags)
"Before Tezcalipoca's speaking time expired, the mayor suspended the meeting and said or did things that by prearrangement caused the police to move in on Tezcalipoca. While Tezcalipoca was telling the officers who had surrounded him that he would leave on his own and that he did not want them to touch him, they grabbed him around the neck and forcibly removed him from the council chambers." -- Chris Blank
Costa mesa City council hears protests of The community (tags)
A week after protestors watch an activist arrested and hurt by police they return to tell the mayor it should have been him that was arrested.
Immigrant Right Supporters Challenge Costa Mesa City Council (tags)
In the picture below, taken from video footage shot by a Minuteman supporter at the Tuesday, January 3, 2006 meeting of the Costa Mesa City Council, Police Chief John Hensley is ordering his men to arrest Coyotl Tezcalipoca for allegedly disrupting a public meeting. The only problem, however, is that a few moments before he made this order, Mayor Allan Mansoor declared twice over the microphones that the meeting was in recess. Did Hensley order his men to make an illegal arrest?
COLLECTIVO TONANTZIN’S RESPONSE TO ARREST OF COYOTL TEZCALIPOCA - TODAY @ 6 pm! (tags)
Collectivo Tonantzin and supporters will hold a press conference to address concerns about the arrest of Coyotl Tezcalipoca and state of affairs in Costa Mesa.
Report, photos of Costa Mesa city council protest (tags)
As people of various views and backgrounds protest the mayor of Costa Mesa, people from SOS(Save Our State), Gilchrist, and Minuteman people show support.
Protest against Costa Mesa's Decision to Deputize (tags)
Protest against Costa Mesa's Decision to Deputize Police Officers
Speak Out Against Costa Mesa City Council (tags)