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Why Cesar Chavez Deserves a National Holiday

As someone who writes about California agriculture, I'm often surprised by how little modern farming is talked about. While many Californians are at least familiar with the name, Cesar Chavez, for exa…

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Transgender Child Wins Civil Rights Case

Sometimes it is necessary to take a critical step back and survey how much things have changed, within a social and community realm, and really appreciate the human desire for equality and tolerance. …

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Gay Marriage Legal In California: Prop 8 Overturned

Hallelujah! My world is round again. Last week, a federal judge overturned the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California instituted by Proposition 8. Finally. Itís about time. A l…

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Accessible Design Makes Good Business Sense

Business owners take note. Discretionary spending to the tune of $175 billion is at stake. People with disabilities enjoy going out and socializing with their friends and family... and they spend m…

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The Big Gay Storm Threatens

There are big polemic and polarizing issues out there, that demand either advocacy or opposition. Things like tax reform, climate change, and civil rights are some prime examples of divisive topics th…

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The FDA has been SO under-funded, and not given the power to demand the actions they ask people to d…

This is pretty frightening to think that poultry producers and also producers of pork products have …

I should add, alcohol has a purpose in nature and like many substances, we are unaware of the true p…

Aw, Buster, so glad you're living the good life with such a nice mom and dad. I'm with you - too col…

Good advice. We see lots of "scrubbers" with abraded teeth who are stunned to hear there is a better…