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California Company Imported Indian Workers, Paid Them $1.21 An Hour
Business  (tags: business, money, greed, exploitation, California, Electronics for Imaging, shameful )

Robert
- 18 hours ago - latimes.com
Eight workers from India were paid as little as $1.21 an hour by a tech company in Fremont, Calif., over several months in late 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, as reported by the Associated Press.
California Leads the Way in the 'Block the Boat' Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, BDS movement, Block the Boat, California, society, politics, government, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The weekend of October 18th, Palestinian solidarity activists in Los Angeles will be holding another Block the Boat action. Block the Boat Los Angeles is organizing a community picket at 6 am at the pier on Long Beach to prevent a Zim ship from unloading.
Update: Seal Beach, California, Reportedly Plans to Continue Killing Coyotes! PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: coyotes, California, killed, death, animal cruelty, AnimalWelfare, animal advocates, slaughter, humans, cruelty )

Julie
- 6 days ago - secure.peta.org
Coyotes will be trapped and gassed to death--a terrifying demise for these sensitive wild animals who seek only to sustain themselves and their families. --DAMN CALIFORNIA!
Save Elk From Cattle Ranchers - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Point Reyes national park, California, elk, cattle ranchers, petition, animal welfare )

Offline
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
For the 2.5 million people who visit California's Point Reyes National Seashore every year, a major attraction is the chance to catch sight of the area's magnificent tule elk, reintroduced in 1978 after being wiped out more than a century before.
Ban the Sale of Ivory in California
Animals  (tags: Petition, elephant poaching, ivory, California, animal rights, conservation )

Joyce
- 8 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
TO Gov. Jerry Brown: California is the second largest market for ivory in the U.S. Enforce a complete ban on the commercial sale of African elephant ivory in California.
In Protecting the Elderly, California at Last Takes Steps to Catch Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Assisted Living, Regulations, California, Senior Citizens, Aging in America )

Brian
- 11 days ago - truth-out.org
"California, which has loosely regulated the assisted living industry for years, adopts measures that give advocates for the elderly modest hope."
5 Water Saving Bathroom Devices You Can Install Yourself
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Water, Conservation, California, Drought, Savings )

Brian
- 12 days ago - gizmodo.com
"California remains in a deep drought, and this winter's expected precipitation levels aren't expected to be much more than a than a drop in the bucket, so to speak, for the state's parched aquifers. That means it's the responsibility of every citizen..."
Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, healthconditions, drought, California, nature, water, humans, wildlife )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - msn.com
Now in its third year, the state's record-breaking drought is being felt in many ways: vanishing lakes and rivers, lost agricultural jobs, fallowed farmland, rising water bills, suburban yards gone brown.
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags
Environment  (tags: Plastic Bags, Ban, California, Gov Jerry Brown, Pollution, Streets, Waterways )

Brian
- 23 days ago - sfgate.com
"Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways."
Stop the Killing of California's Coyotes - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: California, coyotes, kiling, cull, enadangered, petition )

Offline
- 27 days ago - change.org
The City Council of Seal Beach, California has confirmed that the city will move forward with plans to kill native coyotes. This senseless killing could begin any day now. Please help stop this needless and cruel slaughter now
Stop Using Excessive Force on Animals - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: FWS, California, mountain lions, tranquiliser, protection )

Offline
- 30 days ago - change.org
from RC Park: "On July 12, 2014, at approximately 6:44 a.m., deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to a report of two mountain lions jumping from back yard to back yard in the 8800 block of Somerset Drive.
Find and Prosecute Thug That Abandoned Pit Bull Puppy and Threw Him Over A Tall Fence!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, Pit Bulls, Pit Bull Puppy, california )

Anita
- 32 days ago - petitionhub.org
Find and Prosecute Thug That Abandoned Pit Bull Puppy and Threw Him Over A Tall Fence! Please Take Action and Demand Punishment For This Man!
Alarm as Almond Farms Consume California's Water
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, almonds, water use, California, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 39 days ago - theguardian.com
Extreme drought and soaring global demand is threatening supplies of one of the world's favourite snacks
Protect US Wildlife From Destructive Logging Practices in California - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Wildlife, US, California, Logging Industry, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Black-backed Woodpeckers, California Spotted Owls, National Forests, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 40 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign to ensure the survival of threatened species (including the Black-backed Woodpecker and the California Spotted Owl) that rely on California forests by banning irresponsible logging practices in the Tahoe and Sierra National Forests.
Life Term for US Woman Who Cut Off Ex-Husband's Penis
Offbeat  (tags: Jail, Court, Law, California, USA )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A California woman convicted of severing her ex-husband's penis and throwing it in a kitchen waste disposal has been sentenced to life in prison.
 

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