December 5, 2016

A journalist for The Intercept asked nine major tech companies whether they would help Donald Trump’s administration build a national Muslim registry -- and only one, Twitter, clearly refused.

November 17, 2016

California's House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is supporting President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of a racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic, homophobic, transphobic, anti-immigrant, white supremacist as Senior Advisor and Chief Strategist: Stephen Bannon.

November 11, 2016

A Trump presidency is a direct threat to our safety and well-being. The next four years will require extreme courage from those of us who believe in justice and equality. And we’ll need you - your energy, time, and talent. Will you commit to joining the fight?

November 4, 2016

Rent in Alameda is increasing, on average, at 10 times the rate of inflation. Household income, however, has not kept pace. As a result, more and more Alameda residents are unable to afford housing thanks to skyrocketing rents and the rising crisis of “no-cause” evictions. This is unacceptable.

November 3, 2016

Next year the University of California football team is slated to play in North Carolina, which recently passed “the most extreme anti-LGBT [law] in the country.” The law, called HB2, mandates discrimination against transgender people and even stops North Carolina cities from banning employment or housing discrimination against LGBT folks.

October 19, 2016

Your vote in the fall election could literally be a matter of life or death. Since 1973, 153 people who were sentenced to die have been exonerated, including 3 in California. The fact is that even in a progressive state like ours, the death penalty comes with a real risk of putting innocent people to death.

September 2, 2016

Black Americans and their allies around the country are protesting persistent mistreatment by police. Now one famous athlete -- Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers -- is standing up for black lives by sitting down during the national anthem.

August 22, 2016

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. It is a day to recognize and lift up women’s political and economic power and an opportunity for Governor Brown to demonstrate his continuing commitment to women and families throughout the state.

August 19, 2016

NOTE: FASTING CAN BE DANGEROUS. THOSE WITH HEALTH ISSUES OR CONCERNS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED BY FASTING SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE. ANYONE UNSURE OR WITH QUESTIONS SHOULD CONSULT THEIR DOCTOR BEFORE PARTICIPATING.

June 24, 2016

Judge Aaron Persky -- from the Brock Turner rape case -- is so toxic that California residents are literally refusing to serve as jurors for cases he presides over.

These jurors are sending a powerful message: The California public has lost complete faith in Judge Persky. You can join them.

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