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His family says 6-year-old Rhett Krawitt's immune system can't handle a measles vaccine so he needs his schoolmates at Reed Elementary in Tiburon to be immunized. (CBS)

Marin Dad, 21,000 Petition Signatures Head To Sacramento To Demand Mandatory Measles Vaccines

A Marin is among parents due to deliver more than 21,000 signatures demanding the mandatory measles vaccines in California public schools.

02/25/2015

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Contra Costa County’s Board Of Supervisors May Not Get 33 Percent Pay Raise After All

A 33-percent salary increase for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors appears to be on its way out. As Board chair West County supervisor John Gioia assumed his new role in 2015.

01/06/2015

(CBS SF)

Coalition Collects 39,000 Signatures To Block 33% Pay Raise For Contra Costa County Supervisors

Petitions with thousands of signatures aimed at blocking a huge raise for Contra Costa County Supervisors have been delivered.

01/02/2015

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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

Photo Credit: Disneyworld

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

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