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Uncensored Manifesto from Retired LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner (tags)
Uncensored Manifesto of Christopher Dorner
California governor vetoes bills tied to individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act (tags)
California is proceeding with caution in fulfilling the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Gov. Jerry BrownJerry Brown vetoed Assembly bills 961 and 1461 last week to prevent unintended consequences of how the ACA could be changed depending on who will be in the White House after November.
Kaiser "Medical" Advertises at Olympics; British celebrate socialized medicine (tags)
As we sat watching the endless garbage expensive advertising on American TV while waiting for something called the Olympics, we saw an allegedly non-profit Health Maintenance Organization, Kaiser Permanente, advertising itself as a promoter of the Olympics, while charging us $705 per month just to be a member in the 60-64 age group, plus $25 to see a doctor and $10 for each lab test. Meanwhile, the British celebrated their National Health Service in the Opening Ceremony history lesson, which was preceded by celebrating labor in the history of modern agriculture and the industrial revolution.
Over 1,000 Turn Out in San Diego to Support Wisconsin Workers (tags)
Over 1,000 people turned out for a rally outside the San Diego County Administrative Center February 26 at noon to support Wisconsin's unionized public workers against the threat by Governor Scott Walker and the Republican majority in the state legislature to pass a bill essentially eliminating the right of the state's public employees to unionize and bargain collectively. A wide range of speakers, including union activists, community leaders and elected officials, said that if Walker's bill and similar ones in other states pass, it will essentially mark the end of the American middle class. The rally was part of a nationwide mobilization, and many of those who braved the cold and the rain to attend mentioned that the protesters in Wisconsin itself are sleeping out in the cold and snow in weather far worse than that in San Diego.
Nurses picket Kaiser over patient safety (tags)
Hundreds march in informational picket to improve care at Kaiser’s biggest So. Cal. hospital
Majority of 600 hospital workers at Providence Tarzana vote to join NUHW (tags)
Victory at union's second Catholic health system also marks beginning of campaign by 13,000 workers at Catholic Healthcare West
Labor board to throw out bogus claims made by SEIU, paving way for NUHW elections (tags)
After 16 months in legal limbo, thousands of healthcare workers will finally get elections to join NUHW.
People's CORE Successfully Ends Relief and Fund Drive (tags)
People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment with co-organizer Alliance Philippines, Los Angeles, ended its relief and fund drive to help the victims of the back to back floods that deluged the Philippines in October-November, 2009. Final Report The campaign which was launched on September 21, 2009 ended on December 31, 2009. The Relief and Fund Drive in Southern California and the Bay Area received a total donation of $6,469.43. The financial aid and 174 “Balikbayan” boxes of used and brand new clothing, shoes, canned goods and medicines were sent to the Philippine-based non-profit organization, AKAP (Ang Kalusugan para sa Pinoy) for assistance to the flood victims.
AUDIO: Voting underway for 2,300 Kaiser professionals to quit SEIU and join NUHW (tags)
Election includes 900 registered nurses at Kaiser's largest L.A.-area hospital and 1,400 professionals across Southern California
PFP Candidate Dina Padilla Continues Battle Against Toxic Site (tags)
After winning a court battle in a case that developer Stuart Lichter had charged that Dina Padilla had made false claims regarding human health hazards that exist on a property that he owns, Dina Padilla says the battle will not be over until the toxic site in Downey, California is no longer a threat to the public and workers.
Labor board OKs 2,300 Kaiser professionals to quit SEIU and join NUHW (tags)
Ruling by federal government ends nine months of obstruction by SEIU officials
SEIU blocks ballot count in workers' first union election (tags)
Faced with third win in three weeks by independent union, SEIU officials try union-busting
Centinela Hospital workers petition to quit SEIU and join NUHW (tags)
Caregivers cite SEIU corruption, labor law violations, and secrecy around recent contract failure
Los Angeles Festival of Recovery (tags)
This event constitutes a common-ground breakthrough. Over 30 self help support group meetings, workshops and exhibits will provide information from traditional & alternative addiction recovery and mental health organizations and agencies and will be available throughout the day.
Dr. Gino Strada in Los Angeles 3/12-19 (tags)
Dr. Gino Strada, a doctor on the front lines tells the raw truth about war.
Avalanche of Advertisers Abandon Dr. Laura's TV Show (tags)
The following is a list of advertisers who've withdrawn from advertising on Schlessinger's TV show, taken from StopDrLaura.com. For quotes from each advertiser, see www.stoplaura.com/home.html and scroll down below the contact information along the right-hand edge.