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Does California Need a Constitutional Convention? (tags)
Does California need a constitutional convention? The question is being raised by a number of organizations, including the Bay Area Council — a group of business leaders based in the San Francisco Bay Area — and the California chapters of the League of Women Voters, Common Cause and the Mexican-American Political Association, all of whom sent representatives to an August 1 meeting that attracted an overflow crowd to the Mission Valley library. The push for a convention is driven largely by the state's inability to govern itself effectively, hamstrung by the current constitution's 2/3 vote requirement to pass a budget or raise taxes, Proposition 13, legislative term limits, legislative "safe seats" and initiatives that have put all but 7 percent of the budget outside the control of the political process.
Minutemen, off-duty cops disrupt community forum on checkpoints (tags)
Community members met to express themselves on the topic of police "DUI" checkpoints, which really target immigrants. Minutemen and police hecklers disrupted the meeting.
San Diego Queer Democrats Endorse Morrow for Mayor (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed former City Councilmember Floyd Morrow for Mayor at thier April 24 meeting — but Morrow was upstaged by City Councilmember and former mayoral candidate Donna Frye, who brought a volunteer in a fox costume to dramatize her contention that Proposition "C," a ballot proposal to allow the mayor to appoint the city's auditor, is "putting the fox in charge of the henhouse."
Last KPFK Latina Fights To Keep Board Seat (tags)
Yolanda Anguiano calls on community to save her seat on the KPFK Local Station Board.
Peter Camejo & Nativo Lopez Support Donna Warren & John Wegner for KPFK Board (tags)
It is regretable that some Greens have attempted to bring internal Green Party conflicts into the KPFK election. It is unfortunate enough that our party has such problems, without having Green Party members bringing our internal disputes into an election as important as the election to the KPFK board.
VOTE FOR WARREN AND WENGER FOR KPFK BOARD (tags)
Supporters of Donna Warren and John Wenger for KPFK Board Reply to Swiftboating Attack on their Candidacies
George Galloway/Christopher Hitchens Debate Streaming Live on Wed. (tags)
Two years after the invasion of Iraq, British MP George Galloway and journalist Christopher Hitchens will debate the causes and consequences of the Iraq war at Baruch College in New York City. Moderated by Amy Goodman.
Stand Up and Be Counted: No War and Occupation: The George Galloway US Tour (tags)
September 13-24: Boston, New York, Toronto, Madison, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.
Greensweek - A national Green bulletin - Tuesday, January 20, 2004 (tags)
Greensweek Contents: Green news; Upcoming events; Green Action: call Congress; write a letter; Good reads