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California Proposition #31

August 31, 2012
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California Proposition #31

Each week I will go over 1 of the 11 propositions that will be on the California Ballot in November. Today's post goes over Proposition 31. Should the state be more transparent and efficient in running programs? You decide! Are you ready? Let's go!

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10 (no 11) Self-Checks Women Should Do.

August 27, 2012
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10 (no 11) Self-Checks Women Should Do.

I just read the article.. 10 Self-Checks Women Should Do Every Morning | Healthy Living – Yahoo! Shine. and found it to be helpful. (The comments are hilarious!) They missed one important thing to check.. Our Breasts!! (maybe you don’t have to check your breasts every morning?..but in that same vein do you have to…

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California Proposition #30

August 20, 2012
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California Proposition #30

Each week I will cover 1 of the 11 propositions that will be on the California Ballot in November. Are you ready? Let’s go! Proposition 30 TDL summary The state would like people who make more than $250 G per year to pay more in taxes to help us pay for California education. Our state…

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Are you ready for the November 2012 Election?

August 15, 2012
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Are you ready for the November 2012 Election?

There are a lot of issues to vote on in November, are you ready? Learn what's at stake in the fall, why it's important to vote and how to register!

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My Rant: #OPD needs to do better.

May 25, 2012
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My Rant: #OPD needs to do better.

Howard Jordan and the Oakland Police Department may be trying to reach out the community, but they are losing the PR game. An honest complaint about OPD from a law abiding citizen.

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Will Trayvon Martin’s death be a moment or a movement? Let’s create a community movement!

April 2, 2012
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Will Trayvon Martin’s death be a moment or a movement? Let’s create a community movement!

I don't know if we are going to see the kind of political movement like that of the 60's.. but I think what we can all do is create a movement of community change that can be just as powerful. We've lost our village. Lets bring the village back!

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East Bay Democracy for America chooses an AD18 candidate!

March 10, 2012
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East Bay Democracy for America chooses an AD18 candidate!

Joel Young, Rob Bonta and Abel Guillen were slated to duke it out for East Bay's Democracy for America! Find out what happened at the DFA forum and learn more about the #AD18 candidates here..

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A new understanding of violence and nonviolence as a tactic.

February 20, 2012
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A new understanding of violence and nonviolence as a tactic.

Destruction of property and other violent actions places the focus on the violence, and not on the issue.

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Learning from “The Interrupters” of Violence in Oakland

February 11, 2012
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Learning from “The Interrupters” of Violence in Oakland

"The Interruptors" (@theinterruptors) is a documentary by Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz that follows the work of an organization called CeaseFire (@CeaseFire_IL) and it's efforts to fight violence on the streets of Chicago.

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Similarities between Occupy Oakland and Stand for Oakland

February 8, 2012
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Both organizations are working to have a better Oakland. I think everyone needs to take to the time to listen to each other, respectfully, and figure out a way to work together to make it happen.

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