Full Speed Ahead For Food Movement, Despite GMO-Labeling Loss

Yes! Magazine   
November 12th, 2012

Full Speed Ahead For Food Movement, Despite GMO-Labeling Loss

Supporters of California’s Proposition 37 are not giving up the fight after Tuesday’s rejection. In fact, they’re saying that the organizing around the initiative helped forge a diffuse group of individuals interested in healthy food into a powerful, organized movement.

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Laura and Shawn Sears give Inner-city Kids an Educational Camp Experience

The Christian Science Monitor   
September 5th, 2012

Laura and Shawn Sears give Inner-city Kids an Educational Camp Experience

Located on northern California’s spectacular coast between San Francisco and Santa Cruz, this free camp for children from low-income families has served more than 7,000 kids from the inner cities of Oakland, East Palo Alto, San Francisco, and San Jose.

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Investor Responsibility in the 21st Century: A Quick Look at Slow Money

CSRwire    Yobo Member
August 21st, 2012

Investor Responsibility in the 21st Century: A Quick Look at Slow Money

Tasch asks, “What would the world be like if we invested 50 percent of our assets within 50 miles of where we live?” The answer, he believes, is that we would be saving ourselves and our future.

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Peace Pole: A Redwood Reborn

Lake County Record Bee   
August 16th, 2012

Peace Pole: A Redwood Reborn

No one wanted to cut a redwood tree for a peace pole, and wood had to be cured. Within a few intense days, Tom searched inventories at his own mill and those of friends, found a 15′ foot redwood that had survived a fire, andoffered to finish it prior to dedication. Clearlake leaders supported the peace pole as a unique symbol for the city.

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California Adopts First Statewide Green Building Code

The Christian Science Monitor   
June 30th, 2012

California Adopts First Statewide Green Building Code

California’s building commission adopted the first statewide green building code this week. Environmental groups welcomed the new standards, which mandate water use reductions and waste recycling in new buildings, but were critical of its rating system.

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New California Law Powers Up Home Food Production

good.is   
September 26th, 2012

New California Law Powers Up Home Food Production

The California Homemade Food Act allows grass-roots culinary initiatives to divert some of their attention away from grappling with an old economy regulatory environment so they can focus more on putting people to work, strengthening communities, and putting good, local food on the table.

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Local Author Creates Coloring Book for Grown-ups

The Orange County Register   
September 4th, 2012

Local Author Creates Coloring Book for Grown-ups

A collection of 25 inspired thoughts and illustrations, and a few extra blank pages to canvas as you’d like, the coloring book is the perfect mid-afternoon or bedtime treat for any adult looking for a mental getaway.

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How The Nation Can Get On “Top” Of Sustainability Challenges

OdeWire    Yobo Member
August 17th, 2012

How The Nation Can Get On “Top” Of Sustainability Challenges

“Taking simple steps, like installing drought resistant plants on a roof surface or painting roofs to reflect the sun’s energy can dramatically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and reduce the amount of pollution that flows to our rivers and beaches.”

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California High-Speed Rail To Begin Construction

Discovery News    Video
July 16th, 2012

California High-Speed Rail To Begin Construction

Supporters say high-speed rail links in the state will reduce environmental damage, lessen the state’s dependence on foreign oil, create hundreds of thousands of jobs and give a huge boost to California businesses.

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Welcome to the Peace Angels Project

Huffington Post   
June 14th, 2012

Welcome to the Peace Angels Project

I am an artist with a vision to achieve a sustainable approach to weapons reduction through the arts. I founded the Peace Angels Project and the Art of Peace Charitable Trust (AOPCT) with the intention to reduce the levels of violence in our world by melting down weapons from our neighborhoods and our countries worldwide.

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