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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

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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

Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage Rally

Thousands Join Petition Asking SF Archbishop Not To Attend Traditional Marriage Rally

Bay Area church and community leaders were delivering thousands petition signatures to San Francisco’s Catholic archbishop Tuesday, demanding that he skip an event celebrating traditional marriage.

06/17/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On Ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.

03/04/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Thousands Sign Petition To End Transit Strikes In Wake Of BART Walkout

As Bay Area commuters deal with the second BART union strike this year, a movement to ban the state’s public transit workers from striking is gaining steam, according to a politician gathering signatures for the campaign.

10/18/2013

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