May 18, 2016

The payday loan industry is one of the BIGGEST scammers out there. Their entire business model is designed to trap financially vulnerable Americans in a vicious cycle of debt. The average payday loan borrower takes out eight loans a year and pays nearly 400% in interest and fees. 

May 9, 2016

Current CA law bars our access to information related to serious use of force, like officer-involved shootings, or police misconduct, including instances of racial profiling, sexual misconduct, and planting evidence.

April 25, 2016

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is proposing to renew Nestlé's expired permit for another FIVE years! To renew the permit, the USFS must follow the National Environmental Policy Act. NEPA requires the USFS to conduct an environmental review of the impacts on our public lands before issuing the permit.

April 21, 2016

We all know what Trump stands for: bigotry, racism, unfettered violence, sexism, xenophobia, and more. He oozes violence and hate, and he's likely to be the next Republican nominee. 

Yet Google -- a company that prides itself on diversity and doing the right thing -- is planning to sponsor a Trump-led Republican National Convention. 

April 18, 2016

Civil Asset Forfeiture gives police a free pass to impose on people’s civil rights and disproportionately steal from low-income people of color without even charging someone with a crime. In California alone, police pocketed nearly $600 MILLION from Civil Asset Forfeiture between 2006 and 2013.

April 5, 2016

The growing influence of corporate money in Sacramento -- from independent expenditures and political action committees --  is making it harder for California to lead as a model for the nation. 

March 31, 2016
Sprouts Farmers Market (Sprouts) is one of the largest national grocery stores -- operating over 200 stores, many of them in California -- that cares about sustainability. So awesome!
March 26, 2016

Nike didn't blink before dropping Manny Pacquiao for his abhorrent remarks about same-sex couples. But when Donald Trump calls women "fat pigs," mocks a disabled reporter, calls Mexicans criminals and “rapists,” and insults a prisoner of war, Nike does NOTHING.

March 15, 2016

It’s a disgrace that any of our country’s elected leaders would do anything other than speak out and wholeheartedly disavow the violence stirred up by Trump’s hate and bigotry, especially those who represent California -- the most diverse state in the nation.

March 8, 2016

Anti-choice extremists are waging an all-out war against women in California.

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