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Bay Area Mom Petitions Disney To Show Role Models With Down Syndrome In Animated Movies

A Bay Area mother of a child with Down syndrome and a big fan of animated Disney movies has gathered tens of thousands of signatures in a petition urging the studio to show characters with Down syndrome as heroes.

10/17/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Tunnel Petition Is Headed For A December State Assembly Vote

The idea to rename the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County just north of the Golden Gate Bridge for the late comedian Robin Williams is coming to a vote.

10/15/2014

The southern portal of the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County. (Edward Betts/Wikimedia Commons)

Williams’ Family Supports Renaming Waldo Tunnel; Project Moves Ahead

The Robin Williams tunnel petition from back in August is moving forward—and it has the family’s support…

10/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Controversy Grows Over Signature Drive Using ‘Bullying’ Tactics To Overturn Oakland Garbage Contract

The controversy over the push to overturn Oakland’s $1 billion garbage contract is growing, with signature gatherers accused of missing the facts.

09/11/2014

Paul McCartney (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Enraged Paul McCartney Show-Goers Start Petition Demanding Refund Following Candlestick Parking Debacle

A Change.org petition is online to reclaim the ticket costs after what would-be concert-goers are calling “negligent lack of planning.” (Via LIVE 105)

08/27/2014

'Your Health Today,' the controversial sex-education textbook for freshmen students in Fremont Unified School District.

After Complaints From Parents, Fremont Schools Reject Controversial Sex-Ed Textbook Unless Revised

After complaints from parents, the Fremont Union School District said they won’t be using a controversial sexual education textbook for ninth graders, unless the publisher makes revisions.

08/13/2014

(David Buchan/Getty Images)

Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

Image taken from a 9th grade sex-ed textbook (KPIX)

Fremont Sex-Ed Textbook With Topics On Bondage, Vibrators Along With Explicit Diagrams Has Parents Riled Up

More than a 1,000 people have signed an online petition protesting the use of a controversial health education book in the Fremont Unified School District’s 9th-grade curriculum.

08/06/2014

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes Of Pot In Ballot Referendum Effort

Medical marijuana advocates are hoping to get voters fired up about saving the industry in San Jose by offering free pot for signing a petition.

07/14/2014

Mustang Roundup

Animal Rights Advocates Use Endangered Species Act To Halt Nevada Wild Horse Roundups

Efforts to halt mustang roundups in Congress and the courts have been unsuccessful over the past decade, but two groups in a petition to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service are focusing on genetics and research they say prove the horses are a native species.

06/28/2014

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