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.

February 25, 2016

Oakland police killed Hernan Jaramillo and hid the video of his killing from the public for 2 and half years. The officers beat him to the ground in street, dragged his body 20 feet, and pinned him down with all of their weight on top him -- ignoring him as he repeatedly cried out, “I can’t breathe...they’re killing me,” for 15 minutes -- until his b

February 18, 2016

The massive gas leak in LA's Porter Ranch neighborhood was the worst environmental disaster since the BP oil spill. It further exposed our state’s failed oversight and slow emergency response, the weak laws governing regulation of gas storage facilities that led to this disaster, and our over dependence on fossil fuels and methods of extreme oil extraction.

January 27, 2016

The massive gas leak in Los Angeles is a ticking time bomb that is spiraling out of control and continues to poison local residents with cancer-causing chemicals, while releasing enormous amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. It’s time for our national authorities to step in before it’s too late.

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