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WIN! California to List Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

WIN! California to List Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

California will add glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s blockbuster herbicide RoundUp, to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer, effective July 7, 2017. [1] Monsanto promises to fight the listing, required under state law Proposition 65, calling the decision “unwarranted on the basis of science and the law.” The seeds and chemical company unsuccessfully tried to […]

Single mother in California facing imprisonment over private transaction on Facebook food group

Single mother in California facing imprisonment over private transaction on Facebook food group

A single Californian mom with six children is facing a possible jail sentence for selling homemade food on a Facebook community food group. Several years ago, Stockton resident Mariza Ruelas joined a Facebook food and recipe trading group called 209 Food Spot. There, Ruelas and other cooking enthusiasts would trade recipes, organize pot luck dinners, […]

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Calif. rancher sues Monsanto claiming four decades of Roundup use caused non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

A California rancher has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto in federal court, accusing the country of misleading customers into believing that the blockbuster herbicide Roundup was as safe as table salt. Plaintiff Peter Johansing says that he used Roundup for 40 years, and has now been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer that […]

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California state police and prison guard allies lobby against legalized marijuana… because arrests are so profitable

As California prepares to vote on marijuana legalization in November, police and prison guard groups are uniting in an attempt to defeat the initiative so that they won’t lose the enormous amount of income generated from cannabis prohibition. These groups account for around half of the money being raised to fight the passing of the […]

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California may be on the brink of a monster earthquake, as experts warn the San Andreas fault is ‘ready to go’

As Californians go about their daily lives, many of them remain blissfully unaware of the threat lurking in the background: a monster earthquake that scientists say is long overdue. Southern California Earthquake Center director, Thomas Jordan, remarked that the fault has been unusually uneventful since 1857, when the last big earthquake to hit a southern […]

Largest Native American Tribe in California Bans GMOs

Largest Native American Tribe in California Bans GMOs

The Yurok Tribe, the largest Native American tribe in California, will join other peoples such as those from Russia, Italy, and Germany in saying NO to genetically modified organisms. The tribe has just announced that it is implementing a ban on all GM crops and GM animals. [1] A committee meant to review the Yurok Tribe Genetically Engineered Organism (GEO) Ordinance, which was […]

California to Allow Consumers to Sue Over Deceptive Food Labels

California to Allow Consumers to Sue Over Deceptive Food Labels

The California Supreme Court ruled recently that under California law, consumers have a right to file lawsuits alleging food products are falsely labeled “organic.” The ruling overturned a lower court decision that banned such lawsuits on the basis that they were outdated and not permitted by federal law. The word “organic” was defined by a 1990 […]

Another mass shooting attack targeted 'gun-free zone' of California, knowing citizens would be powerless to defend themselves... California is a human shooting range

Another mass shooting attack targeted ‘gun-free zone’ of California, knowing citizens would be powerless to defend themselves… California is a human shooting range

At the time of this writing, news about the horrific mass shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., is still unfolding. There are a great many details that have not yet become clear, except that more than a dozen people have been killed, many more wounded, and that the shooters targeted the Inland Region Center, which provides […]

This CA School is GMO-Free and Saves Money Serving Healthy Food to Students

This CA School is GMO-Free and Saves Money Serving Healthy Food to Students

Kids that go to this Trinidad, California school enjoy healthy, locally-grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO fare that actually saves the school money. Sourcing everything from local farmers markets and even growing some of their own vegetables on site in a small garden, in addition to making things from scratch, ensures that children receive a balanced, nutritious meal […]

$1 Billion ‘Toilet to Tap’ Wastewater Recycling Plants Proposed in Southern CA

$1 Billion ‘Toilet to Tap’ Wastewater Recycling Plants Proposed in Southern CA

Southern California’s largest water importer is working towards a plan to purify wastewater into potable drinking water. As nauseating as it sounds, many experts believe it could be an answer to the state’s dwindling water supply. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is discussing the plan with county sanitation districts in the hopes that […]