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New Accusations Of Corrupt Political Exchange Between PG&E And Regulator

A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.

11/19/2014

A child wears a princess costume from the film 'Frozen' (Keston Ott-dahl)

Disney Responds To Antioch Mother’s Petition To Represent Children With Down Syndrome

An Antioch mother’s campaign to get Disney to represent children with Down syndrome in its films has grabbed tens of thousands of signatures and the attention of Disney headquarters.

11/12/2014

A child wears a princess costume from the film 'Frozen' (Keston Ott-dahl)

Antioch Mom’s Petition Demanding Disney Include Down Syndrome Princess In Film Nears Goal

An Antioch couple says a little more diversity in popular culture could go a long way to prevent the bullying of children with disabilities, and they’re calling on Disney to make a change.

11/10/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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