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Democratic Party Says No To Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

| Blog | November 8, 2013

  California Democratic Party Calls For Withdrawal From Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Resolution 13-07.11 WHEREAS, the trade agreement known as Trans Pacific Partnership is being negotiated in secret, and opponents in the labor and environmental communities argue that it would give new enforceable monopolistic rights and privileges to multi-national corporations, and establish limits on sovereign governments’ ability […]

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Dr. Mimi Halper Silbert – Delancey Street

| California Heroes | November 6, 2013

A Hero To Former Substance Abusers, Ex-Convicts, Homeless and Others The dynamic force behind Delancey Street is its President & CEO, Dr. Mimi Halper Silbert. Although she does not share the same background as her fellow residents, she lives at Delancey Street, abides by its rules, and takes no salary. Her tenacious spirit and unlimited […]

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Trans Pacific Partnership – Free Trade Is Bad News For Americans

| Blog | November 6, 2013

  Trans Pacific Partnership – Free Trade The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) is a free trade agreement currently being negotiated by nine countries: The United States, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. Although the TPP covers a wide range of issues, this site focuses on the TPP’s intellectual property (IP) […]

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Los Angeles Council Members Seek Statewide Ballot Measure

| Blog | November 5, 2013

Los Angeles City Council members Tom LaBonge and Mitch Englander… seek support for a statewide ballot measure to provide funding to cities for earthquake safety improvements.   The resolution, proposed Friday by  and seconded by  asks the City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti to support or sponsor state legislation that would help fund local seismic safety […]

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Assemblyman Tim Donnelly Targeting Colleagues

| Blog | November 4, 2013

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Tim Donnelly Guns For Colleagues  Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, center, flanked by Tim Knight and Jennifer Kerns, founder of Free California, announced that they are considering a recall campaign against five Democratic state lawmakers for their support of gun control bills in California, during a news conference in Sacramento.    Emboldened […]