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Tell the State of California to Protect Drinking Water from Oil Companies

California is in the midst of a crippling drought, yet state regulators have been allowing oil companies to pump toxic waste water into drinking water sources. Last month was California's driest in…

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5 Tips to Avoid Buying Fake Olive Oil

There are many extra virgin olive oils out there that are downright frauds. In fact, the majority of olive oils on your supermarket shelf don’t deserve the title of “extra virgin.” It’s no secret what…

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Growing Almonds in California Uses More Water Than LA

Is your snacking contributing to water scarcity? California has been going through a multi-year drought that a recent study has shown is the "worst in 1,200 years", with 2014 being the driest year …

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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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This is written as if there is a 'best veggie' for each new year. Readers simply want to know what …

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