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Drilling for Water in Drought-Stricken California?

Does bottled water ever make sense? There's a time and a place for bottled water. In my green diva opinion, I think it's great in emergencies like earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters that s…

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Whole Foods Caught Overcharging in CA

Ever feel like you've been swindled of your hard earned cash when you leave Whole Foods? Have you stumbled out, starry-eyed and startled, with bags full of crisp green kale and wallet stripped of foli…

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Toxins in Couches: Do We Need Them?

We all heard the horror stories: babies and young children trapped in horrible fires, burned to death on furniture that acted like a tinderbox, thanks to the fact that it was filled with flamma…

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GMO: The Referendum, The Propaganda, Its Backers & Their Lies

Unless you've been living under a rock, or outside of the USA, you can't ignore by now that the hottest campaign leading up to the November ballot is actually taking place in California. Yep, forget a…

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New California Law Supports Home Kitchen Small Businesses

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law AB 1616, a law that will allow Californians to sell some low-risk foods prepared in home kitchens. This good news is very important and wi…

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It’s Time to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically modified foods and crops pose serious threats to human, animal and environmental health — but Big Ag doesn’t want you to know that. “Genetic modification” refers to the manipulation of …

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Foie Gras Ban is… Unconstitutional?!

  In 2004, animal rights activists applauded the first-in-the-nation ban on foie gras in the state of California. And nearly 8 years later, the ban on the production and sale of the French del…

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Is Banning Foie Gras the Solution to the Problem?

Foie gras…. discuss! Considering the highly volatile and controversial nature of the subject, it is almost sufficient to just mention this vilified animal product, without taking a stance one way o…

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A Colorful Garden in the Winter

In Northern California, the five-acre garden at Campovida is bright with colorful vegetables and fruits, even during the winter months. With a history that goes back to the 1980s, the property was re…

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The Raw Deal: Feds Smash Down Doors on the Raw Food Culture

The shifting legality of marijuana dispensaries in California has created a cottage industry of sorts in the sunshine state, but has also occupied the headlines with reports of busts and shut downs by…

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