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US Politics & Gov't

How to Buy a City: Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local California 'Company Town' Election to Oust Refinery Critics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chevron, Richmond, California, city council, election spending, manipulation, $$, Chevron website, bogus community news, PR organ, CitizensUnited, GreenParty mayor, RichmondProgressiveAlliance, Chevron refinery, toxic fire, 2012, DN!, Rachel Maddow )

LucyKalei
- 54 days ago - democracynow.org
Progressive Mayor Gayle McLaughlin speaks out on DN! while LATimes details use of big bucks & bogus news to drown out every other voice in bid for city control. "For a corporation to manipulate a municipal election on this scale should be illegal."
TAKE ACTION! Impose Stricter Sentences Against Hit-And-Run Drivers PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Petition, California, Hit And Run Drivers, Pedestrians, Cyclists, Injured, Killed, Stricter Sentences, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 60 days ago - change.org
"We need the California legislature to take a hard stance against reckless motorists who cause injury or death to pedestrians, runners, or cyclists." PLEASE SIGN.
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
- 74 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."
Obama Creates New National Monument
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, Coastal, National Monument, Mendocino, Obama, President )

Brian
- 289 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"On Tuesday, President Obama held a ceremony at the White House to announce his use of executive authority to expand the California Coastal National Monument (CCNM) to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino Coast. "
Los Angeles: Police Responding to Protest Against 'War With Syria,' 1 Arrested Already
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Syria, Protesters, Arrests, California, obama, government, ethics, constitution, americans, usa, war, propaganda, lies )

Roxy
- 473 days ago - theepochtimes.com
"Anti-war in Syria protest has drawn a couple of hundred protestors to Hollywood and Highland. Traffic is terrible. Avoid the area."
Will Judge Allow Mass Fish Kill? Court Fight Underway To Save Salmon Run
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: salmon, extinction, Chinook salmon, mass fish kill, industrial agribusiness, California, fishing business, fishermen )

Roseann
- 494 days ago - earthjustice.org
Tens of thousands of salmon may die in the next few weeks if a judge lets California agribusiness seize the river water they need to spawn. Even now, the fish are lining up for their annual run. Stay atop this breaking issue as Earthjustice fights in cour
Conclude Investigating the Secret $11M Funneled Into California ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prop 32, Super Pacs, California, Arizona, elections, donat )

Nancy
- 527 days ago - change.org
The hypocrisy behind Prop 32 became clear when proponents accepted an $11 million donation in October 2012 from 'Americans for Responsible Leadership', a Super PAC from Arizona which refused to disclose its donors.
The Land of Milk and Honey Once More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, California, National Example, Progressives, economy )

Jae
- 769 days ago - truthdig.com
California's new electorate, derived from exit polling data, is multiracial, younger, more liberal, not very religious and less likely to be married with children. ... The long reign of older white voters is coming to an end. ... "
Death Penalty Proposition: Statement From No on Prop 34
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, death penalty, government, ethics, California )

Nancy
- 779 days ago - mercurynews.com
FYI from those in California who celebrate the death penalty. We have work to do.
12-Year-Old Rape Victim Called "Negligent" and "Careless" By School District in Legal Papers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, Maraga School district, sexual assault, 12-yr.-old rape victim, "rape culture", media, the law, gossip, Republicans, blaming the victim, Republican John Koster )

Judy
- 782 days ago - alternet.org
The recent spate of GOP callousness towards rape victims is part of a broader rape culture in our country in which victims of sexual assault are frequently blamed for their own attacks--by gossip, by the media, and also in some cases, legally.
Safe California ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

Nancy
- 958 days ago - safecalifornia.org
Little did I know that the experience prosecuting a death penalty case would profoundly change my views on justice, the death penalty, and crime prevention. Watch my story -- and then share it with every California voter you know:
California District Attorneys: Stop Seeking Death Sentences Until the People Vote in November! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

Nancy
- 1002 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The people of California will decide on November 6, 2012 whether to keep the hollow promise of our broken death penalty, or replace it with life in prison with no chance of parole. SAFE California requires inmates to work in high-security prison and to...
Mike Ali Racoon Eyes Kenny Native Canddate for Richmond,Ca. 2012: VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, American Indians, Politics, California, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, society )

Kat
- 1050 days ago - youtube.com
I support Mike Raccoon Eyes, candidate for City Council of Richmond, California in 2012. I believe his leadership, direction, ideals,and love of not only our Native People, but Turtle Island herself, will be the beginning healing....
Urge California Legislators to Stand Up for Replacing the Death Penalty in California! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death sentence, rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', California )

Nancy
- 1083 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
"I don't think it is working. It's not effective. We know that." That's how the death penalty was described just days ago by the leader of California's criminal justice system, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the state Supreme Court -- a conservativ
Ask Gov. Schwarzenegger to Release Human Trafficking Victim Sara Kruzan With Time Served - Sign the Petition | Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: California, life sentence, sex trade, abuse, americans, crime )

Caitlin
- 1494 days ago - change.org
Sixteen-year-old human trafficking victim Sara Kruzan was sentenced to life in prison without parole when, in a desperate act to escape captivity, she shot her pimp. When Sara met G.G., the 31-year-old man who would become her pimp, she was only 11.
 

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