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LAUSD District 2, Blowing Up (tags)

The $1 million independent expenditure from Bloomberg has a boomerang effect: the new viability of Robert Skeels for the LAUSD school board.

Robert D. Skeels: a community candidate for LAUSD School Board (tags)

Bloomberg's $1 Million for the right-wing Coalition for School Reform's corporate slush fund insults District 2 voters. Our community deserves self determination free from outside millionaire interference.

South Central Activist Runs for City Council; Tells Radical Life Story (tags)

Ron Gochez: Life Story of a City Council Candidate from South Central, High School Teacher, and Community Organizer born to an undocumented mother who fled civil war in El Salvador. 33 Minutes Audio/Photography

Robert D. Skeels applauds Eric Garcetti's Efforts to Save The NVOC-Aviation Center (tags)

LAUSD Candidate Robert D. Skeels commends Los Angeles Mayor Candidate Eric Garcetti for standing up to Supt. John Deasy and Pres. Mónica García's cuts.

Alexander/Mendoza: Seniors Give Voters a Choice in California Election (tags)

Maggie Phair, 83-years-old played an integral role in organizing the write-in campaign effort, and Ann Alexander, 88-years-old followed the campaign volunteers to assure that all the write-in petitions were completed and notarized. On Tuesday, the California Secretary of State contacted the Alexander/Mendoza campaign with the good news: “The petitions are certified and the campaign is qualified for write-in.”

Freedom Socialist Candidate for U.S. President tours California in April (tags)

Stephen Durham, who is vying for the Peace and Freedom Party (PFP) nomination in the California June presidential primary, will campaign in the state from April 12 to May 2. He will speak at several public appearances in and around LA between April 20 and May 2.

What's Left for the Left? Building a Blue-Green Coalition (tags)

To build a strong electoral base for the Left, Green Party activists can build coalitions to pass ranked choice voting in cities throughout LA County, elect Greens to every non-partisan office - from neighborhood council to union leadership - and strategically support anti-war progressive Democrats running for state and federal office. From the ground up, we must build a diverse Green Party to protect our planet beyond the age of empire.

NEWS ADVISORY: Green Party presidential candidate forum, Saturday, December 3rd, LA (tags)

Sexual Harassment and Violence at Orange County’s Democratic Party (tags)

Democratic women ready to fight back against the climate of violence

at privatized public debate, Green Party candidate arrested for "trespassing" (tags)

The Green Party candidate for governor, Laura Wells, was cited for trespassing and ordered to appear in court on election day.

Laura Wells, GP Candidate for Gov in L.A. (tags)

Laura Wells, Green Party candidate for Governor of California Will be in Los Angeles today at the Black Panther 44th Anniversary celebration, 6120 S. Vermont (61ST & Vermont) at noon.

Green U.S. Senate Candidate Warns Immigrant Rights Supporters to 'Beware of the Democrats' (tags)

"Last year, President Obama appointed Janet Napolitano to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When Napolitano was Democratic Governor of Arizona, she was a close ally of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and lobbied the Bush administration on his behalf to give his army of deputies the power to arrest undocumented workers under provisions of 287(g).

VIDEO: There are solutions: Laura Wells, Green Party candidate for Governor of California (tags)

Video of California Green gubernatorial candidate Laura Weels

In His Own Words: [KPFK] Candidate Chris Bayard Condon (tags)

the new Pacifica??? Copied this from TakeBackKPFK.org

California Primary Election Results- Riverside County will not Count 12,563 votes (tags)

Stewart Alexander is calling on California Attorney General Jerry Brown to investigate this violation of voter rights and says it is also the responsibility of Secretary of State Debra Bowen to insure that every vote is counted. “Unless the 12,563 votes are counted, the election is not valid.”

CA Candidate Leonard James Martin Commends Tesla for not Building at Downey Toxic Dump Sit (tags)

Candidate Leonard J. Martin has commended the decision of Tesla Motors Inc. not to build a green electric assembly plant at the contaminated toxic dump site in Downey, California. He also called for an investigation of sickness by Los Angeles County Of Education employees LACOE whose offices are located next to the site.

Meet Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Laura Wells in L.A., May 22, 2010 (tags)

Laura Wells is running an active statewide Green Party campaign for Governor with two key goals: To bring into the public discourse policy options that neither "Titanic party" candidate will touch and To continue building the Green Party into a viable major party, anticipating and helping bring about the day when there will be a major shift in our state's and our country's political landscape.

Governor Candidate Alexander: Proposed L.A. Marijuana Band Too Restrictive (tags)

As California Governor, Alexander says he would support statewide legislation that will require all cities to have minimum requirements on the number of medical marijuana dispensaries that will be permitted to operate based upon population, demographics and the human needs within the city. Stewart Alexander, a one time candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles in 1989 says Peace and Freedom Party supports the legalization of marijuana, decriminalizing drug use, and making substance abuse treatment freely available.

Queer Democrats Endorse Alvarez, Wayne for City Council (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club took two different tacks in its endorsements in City Council races at its regular meeting October 22. In District 6 they endorsed veteran politician Howard Wayne over Steve Hadley, chief of staff to incumbent Councilmember Donna Frye. In District 8 they endorsed the grass-roots Latino candidate, David Alvarez, over two better connected candidates from established local Latino political families: Felipe Hueso, older brother of incumbent Councilmember Ben Hueso; and Nick Inzunza, uncle of former Councilmember Ralph Inzunza.

KPFK ELECTIONS (tags)

I believe that KPFK is in real danger of losing its political soul.

Green Dissent: Why I Won't Vote for California Dems (tags)

The Field polls says California is going for Barack Obama 55% to 33%. Very well. My "Brotha" Barack doesn't need my vote and pumping Dem numbers only encourages our local Los Angeles scoundrels

Party w/bands & Green Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney (tags)

Join the L.A. Greens and Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney for a party/benefit at Zero Point Artspace located at 1049 32nd St (at Central) in south downtown (north of USC campus). April 12, 2008 8pm-1am.

Cal Prop & P&F & Green Results with 88% Precincts Reporting (tags)

With 88% of California precincts reporting, we have the usual reactionary election results of a minority of the population, mostly not the workingclass, voting for gambling. Peace & Freedom Party and the Greens need to register millions of the workingclass if we are to see better election results.

Antiwar Groups to Protest Dem Debate in Hollywood (tags)

There Won’t Be A Candidate In That Theater Who Will Really End The War, But That’s What The People Want—And We Intend To Do It WHAT: Anti-War Protest and Picket WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 5-7 p.m. WHERE: Outside the Kodak Theater, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. (at Highland)

Black Presidential Candidate Speaks Out (tags)

Following the Iowa caucus, the Los Angeles Free Press posted its exclusive interview with the first Negro to campaign for the U.S. Presidency.

Donna Warren and John Wenger are not recommended by Independents and Grassroots Greens (tags)

An Open Letter from a group of long-time Green Party members and other independent community activists who are running for KPFK's Local Station Board Election exposing anomalies about the candidacies of Donna Warren and John Wenger.

XENOPHOBIA and the KPFK ELECTIONS (tags)

This is Eben Rey, Committee to Strengthen KPFK staff candidate for the local station board.

KPFK Programmer Plugged Assistant Running as Listener Sponsor in LSB election (tags)

Controversial KPFK programmer Ian Masters used his program air time to plug one of his assistant producers, Lich Doan, who is running as a listener sponsor candidate for the Local Station Advisory Board despite working as an assistant producer for Masters.

Gnomes, Smiley Faces and the LA Gay Debate (tags)

I attended the televised Democratic debate in Los Angeles, which focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues. The evening’s theme was about moving towards a necessary equality

Vote Green in 37th CD Special Election August 21st (tags)

Green Party candidate Daniel Brezenoff in August 21st CD Special Election

Green Party Candidate Brezenoff optimistic for 37th CD runoff (tags)

At a Long Beach coffee shop Wednesday morning,( June 27, 2007), Green Party candidate Daniel A. Brezenoff held a news conference to remind voters that the race for the 37th Congressional District is not over.

Green Candidate Brezenoff Criticizes New Energy Bill (tags)

"The energy bill now before the Senate, far from being any kind of solution to our economic and environmental crises, represents exactly the kind of thinking and legislating that has brought us to the point of crisis in the first place," says Brezenoff.

This Sunday: Meet Congressman Dennis Kucinich (tags)

Democratic presidential candidate and the only true progressive in the 2008 race. Hear his visionary, realistic agenda for the united states and the world.

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards wants another war! (tags)

In another important news item conveniently ignored by the pro-war Zionist media… Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards among others is in “Israel” pushing for an attack on Iran. Republicans and Democrats, two wings of the same old bird.

Sonali Kohatkar interviews Green Party Congressional Candidate Byron De Lear (tags)

Could the Greens Win a Congressional Seat? Byron De Lear would be the first Green sent to Washington. De Lear is a Pro-Peace candidate running for California’s 28th district congressional seat against Bush War Democrat Howard Berman.

Cynthia Matthews Walks with Arun Gandhi in First Parade for Peace, Hollywood, 10-28-06 (tags)

Cynthia Matthews, candidate for Congress in California's 26th district against Republican David Dreier, walks alongside Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi in the inaugural Hollywood Parage for World Peace.

Will Jane Harman resign? (tags)

A new Department of Justice investigation of Jane Harman and her connection to the leaking of classified documents to agents of a foreign government was revealed by Time Magazine on Friday.

Union endorses closet neo-Nazi for San Bernardino City School Board (tags)

In the below photograph, Joseph Turner, closet neo-Nazi and founder of Save Our State, a virulently racist anti-immigrant group, mingles with a crowd of flag-waving skinheads at an anti-day laborer center rally that took place in Laguna Beach in July 2005. Turner is wearing a light blue shirt and dark gray khaki pants on the far left in this photograph.

Latino Voters Lied to in Orange County (tags)

Spanish flyers distributed telling immigrants they cannot vote.

Alexander Declares War Against Liberty Quarry (tags)

Today Stewart Alexander, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is recruiting Californians statewide to stop the plans to open one of the largest open surface mines in the United States. Alexander says this is a war to stop Granite Construction and Liberty Quarry, to save lives, to protect our environment and our future.

Congressional Candidate Byron De Lear Takes On Bush War Machine in Valley's 28th District (tags)

If Democrats want to end this war -- and they do -- they will need to replace every Berman in Washington with a De Lear.

ANGELIDES REACHES OUT TO INDEPENDENT VOTERS (tags)

San Francisco, CA … September 21, 2006 … Gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides opened a new channel of outreach to independent voters this week via the IndependentVoice.org campaign. Angelides offered detailed answers to an 8-part questionnaire on political reform developed by IndependentVoice.org, a California organization which promotes the power of the state’s 3.6 million independent voters. Statewide polls show that independents, who currently make up 23% of registered voters, will likely be the determining factor in who wins the race for Governor this year.

Peace Candidate De Lear in Valley--New Video (tags)

10 Minute Documentary for the Byron De Lear for Congress Campaign, Green Party, in San Fernando Valley, California available for streaming on YouTube and Google Video.

Lt. Governor Candidate: No Tunnel, No Quarry (tags)

Stewart Alexander, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, is opposing two projects being planned for west Riverside County; a ten mile tunnel that will move traffic beneath the Cleveland National Forest and the Santa Ana Mountains, and a quarry that is being planned near the boarder of Riverside and San Diego County. Alexander says these two projects are the results of irresponsible planning that will cause long term damage to our environment and will have a negative impact on the lives of millions of Californians.

Alexander Visits Santa Barbara, Ventura (tags)

The Peace and Freedom Party Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor, Stewart Alexander, continues to take his campaign to the people; recently reaching tens of thousands in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Oxnard. Alexander says, “My message is simple, give 38 million Californians a voice in government to oppose the Iraq War, reduce gasoline prices, bringing back free college education, and ending Schwarzenegger’s term in office.”

Calif. Green running for US House speaks at World Peace Forum (tags)

International, Political and Academic Leaders Rally in Support of De Lear Campaign Prior to World Peace Forum Presentation; and endorse Green Party candidate Byron De Lear for US House, San Fernando Valley

Lt. Governor Candidate Proposing Socialize Health Care (tags)

The United States has fallen behind many other countries to protect the health of our citizens, including Canada, England and most other European countries. As a nation our government is first concerned with protecting corporate profits and the interest of big business above the health of our citizens. Now Stewart Alexander, Candidate for California Lieutenant Governor with the Peace and Freedom Party, is proposing socialize health care to protect the health of our society.

California Greens join celebrities, tree-sitters in 'solidarity' with South Central LA far (tags)

Green Party of California Press Release

Lt. Gov. Candidate Opposing Tunnel Project (tags)

Stewart Alexander is opposing plans to construct a 10 mile tunnel beneath the Cleveland National Forest and the Santa Ana Mountains to relieve traffic congestion between Riverside and Orange Counties. Alexander believes any future for this project should rest with California voters and not with government agencies and corporate executives.

Californians Will Vote Along Gasoline Lines (tags)

When voters go to the polls to vote, during this 2006 election year, it will be on the issues and not along party lines. Stewart Alexander says, “If the voting poles were at gasoline stations, Californians would be making a complete change in leadership in Sacramento and Washington.”

Lt. Governor Candidate Proposes Rail System (tags)

The Peace and Freedom Party candidate for California lieutenant governor, Stewart Alexander, is proposing an elevated twin rail system to move commuters between Riverside and Orange County. This is a plan to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in Southern California. The candidate is opposing the present plan, to build a 10 mile tunnel, drilling holes in the Santa Ana Mountains and the Cleveland National Forest.

SEP candidate in California: Extend full rights to all immigrants! (tags)

The following is a statement issue by John Burton, SEP candidate for Congress, 29th District of California During the past week, millions of immigrants, documented and undocumented, have taken to the streets throughout the country to demonstrate their opposition to the punitive and repressive anti-immigrant legislation being debated by the US Congress. Thousands of students, outraged by the injustices being perpetrated against their parents, friends, relatives and neighbors, have walked out of their schools and marched in support of immigrants’ democratic rights. As a socialist candidate for the US House of Representatives, I support the full extension of democratic rights to all immigrants, regardless of how they entered the country.

Gubernatorial candidate Peter Camejo at South Central Farm, Mar 9 (tags)

Green Party Gubernatorial candidate Peter Camejo to urgeLA Mayor to intervene Thursday, March 9, 2006 on the eviction of 350 families at South Central community farm

CANDIDATE CHARGES "REPUBLICAN COUP" (tags)

The Republican Party, and the appointee of Schwarzenegger, is resorting to illegal politics to keep third party candidates off the ballot.

Valley Congressional Candidate replies to State of Union (tags)

Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.

Green Video rebuttals to State of Union speech (tags)

Byron De Lear, Green Party candidate for Congress in the Valley's 28th District, is featured in Green video rebuttals to Bush's State of the Union speech.

California Left Candidates for 2006 Elections (tags)

The State Central Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed a full slate of 2006 candidates for statewide offices.

Democratic candidate says "Hats off to Jim Gilchrist" the Minuteman (tags)

Steve Young, the Democratic Party candidate for the 48th congressional seat (South Orange County, replacing Christopher Cox) sucks up to the Minuteman, Jim Gilchrist, recently on KFI's John and Ken show.

Green Party Demands Retraction of False Statements by Jim Gilchrist (tags)

The Green Party of Orange County demands a retraction of slanderous statements made by Jim Gilchrist, founder of the Minuteman Project and American Independent candidate for Congress in the 48th Congressional District, accusing the Green Party of being "terrorists" and individual Greens of orchestrating "mayhem" and "attempted murder."

"Minuteman Project" founder faces possible slander suit over "attempted mur (tags)

"Gilchrist's allegation that I was involved in a organizing a counterdemonstration where protesters tried to murder an 80 year old woman who came to hear him speak about the 'Minuteman Project' is bald-faced lie. No such incident ever occured on May 25th. No one -- not even the Garden Grove Police -- will back up such garbage."

KKK rally site changed to Irvine Marriot Hotel (tags)

According to Jim Gilchrist's website, the KKK rally will not be held in Irvine Regional Park as originally planned, but in the Grand Ballroom of the Irvine Marriot Hotel.

Help Keep Venice Progressive! (tags)

Vote for Progressive Independent Candidates for the Venice Neighborhood Council

Showing of "The End of Suburbia and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Spe (tags)

Showing of the documentary "The End of Suburbia" and Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb Speaking at the Regenerative Co-operative of Pomona.

Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo in Los Angeles, Patriotic Hall, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)

Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!

Nader/Camejo 2004 Campaign Rally, Patriotic Hall, Los Angeles, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)

Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!

Socialist Candidates on National Tour (tags)

In California, all three candidates are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles on Sat. Oct. 9, 4 p.m., at Workmen's Circle; Sun. Oct. 10, 4 p.m., KRST African Spirituality and Unity Center; and Mon. Oct. 11, 1 p.m., Sunset Hall Senior Center.

Marc Cooper Red Baits Peter Camejo (tags)

Marc Cooper demonizes Peter Camejo, Ralph Nader's running mate, for his "Trotskyist" ties, an honest cricitism or yet another example of Cooper's demonization of the Left?

Peace and Freedom Party picks Peltier for President/Nader now off CA ballot! (tags)

The July 31st Peace and Freedom Party convention turned its back on Ralph Nader and instead nominated as its presidential candidate, political prisoner Leonard Peltier, who is serving a life sentence for the alleged killing of two FBI agents at Wounded Knee in 1975.

5/15 Socialist Pres Candidate at UCLA (tags)

On May 15, 2004 at 12 p.m., a socialist presidential candidate, Bill Van Auken, will speak at UCLA, Ackerman Student Union 308 Westwood Plaza, Room 3517, Los Angeles.

Cynthia Matthews for Congress (tags)

This is an interesting candidate going up against a long-term corporate Republican.

Marc Debbaudt - Candidate for Superior Court Judge Office 95 (tags)

As a voter in Los Angeles County, I’ve seen little information on those running for the more local elective offices. No one to whom I’ve spoken has any idea who the candidates are for judge or what they stand for. Mr. Debbaudt is running in response to his belief that the incumbent, Judge Oki, failed in his duty to public safety.

Green Party Presidential Candidate speaks in Santa Monica (tags)

Jan. 8: The Westside Greens host Green Party Presidential candidate Kent Mesplay, who will be speaking and answering questions about his campaign.

Arena Party Candidate - A Kinder Gentler Fascist (tags)

December 14, 2003 Los Angeles CA Pouring rain wasn’t all that greeted Tony Saca the Arena Party’s candidate for President of El Salvador. A motivated group of activists stood outside FRIENDSHIP AUDITORIUM denouncing the “privatization guru” and his party’s terrorist past.

GP Candidate Comes to LA (tags)

Green Party Candidate for President David Cobb comes to Los Angeles.

Arnold's Thugs Attacked Candidates, Too (tags)

In the last days of the campaign, violent Schwarzenegger supporters not only roughed up protesters and the media, they roughed up opposing candidates as well. An account by former gubernatorial candidate Georgy Russell.

How to Recall the Recall (tags)

How to recall the governor

Caiifornia recall debacle ends just as I predicted (tags)

A few months back I wrote a short piece arguing that the Republicans would win the recall vote, unless they gave up their attempt to salvage Davis's position. I sent that piece to Buzzflash, which chose not to publish it. Now my forecasts have been proven sound. When will Democrats learn?

Who Does Schwarzenegger Represent? (tags)

An analysis of the attractions and perils of the Schwarzenegger candidacy for California's voters.

Poll: Schwarzenegger gains on Davis (tags)

Arnold's looking good. It's about time California had a Republican Governor. Electing Arnold will be a big step in the right direction. Of course, it's also about time California voted for a Republican Presidential candidate and for California to toss out those two worthless Democrat Senators, Feinstein and Boxer.

"LET PETER DEBATE" CAMPAIGN LAUNCH (tags)

The forms to send the letters are on the site - www.votecamejo.org/ - please do so and spread this message around.

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