Recent Event Highlights: California's drought may be over, but no one's rushing to lift restrictions - Los Angeles Times, Mormon Media Observer: More LDS politicians win primaries, face challengers - Mormon Times, California Ethics Commission finds Mormons guilty on 13 counts of late Prop 8 ... - Examiner.com, Brown, Whitman come out slugging - Los Angeles Times, California election roundup: CAIVP-sponsored open primary initiative wins big ... - California Independent Voter Network, Two Tech Chiefs Triumph in California - Wall Street Journal, and 44 more...
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Joe Barton's Apology Creates Political FalloutSuite101.comAccording to the Dallas News, Cozad “has $253 cash on hand for the November election, compared with more than $1.7 million in Barton's war chest. ...and more »
Los Angeles TimesCalifornia's drought may be over, but no one's rushing to lift restrictionsLos Angeles Times"But you also have to wonder if the drought isn't also a convenient political tool sometimes — especially in an election year." The Colorado River Basin, ...and more »
Mormon TimesMormon Media Observer: More LDS politicians win primaries, face challengersMormon TimesHoward P. "Buck" McKeon, a Republican from Santa Clarita, went unchallenged in the GOP primary and runs for re-election in November in the state's 25th ...and more »
ABC NewsTea Party PACs raise little moneyUPI.comWASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- A dozen Tea Party political action committees and 24 Tea Party fundraising committees have raised little money, US election and ...Angry Voters Look for ChangeU.S. News & World Report'Tea Party' Fundraising PACs Surge, But Cash Comes Slowly13wmazTea Party Express follows Palin's lead, backs MillerAnchorage Daily Newsall 199 news articles »
Harry Sidhu in Runoff for Orange County SupervisorSan Leandro India WestBera, who two days after Election Day released a new agenda for economic recovery and job creation, in November will attempt to unseat incumbent GOP ...and more »
CBS NewsCalifornia Ethics Commission finds Mormons guilty on 13 counts of late Prop 8 ...Examiner.comQuestion 1 took away gay marriage in Maine just last November. NOM was also the largest contributor to that election by contributing $1.9 million to Yes on ...UPI NewsTrack TopNewsUPI.comWill Prop 8 ruling have an impact on other states?CNNall 971 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesBrown, Whitman come out sluggingLos Angeles Times(Gary Reyes / Associated Press / June 10, 2010) By Seema Mehta and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times Their general election battle fully engaged, ...California gubernatorial showdown: Jerry Brown vs. Meg WhitmanCalifornia Independent Voter Networkall 618 news articles »
Carly Fiorina The Best New Senator Ever © www.shanagrant.com Carleton S. "Carly" Fiorina (born Cara Carleton Sneed; September 6, 1954) is an American politician and businesswoman. She is the 2010 Republican nominee for a United States Senate seat representing California. Fiorina served as chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005 and previously was an executive vice president at AT&T, where she coordinated the spinoff and initial public offering of Lucent. Fiorina was considered one of the most powerful women in business during her tenure at Lucent and Hewlett-Packard. The spinoff of Agilent Technologies -- which had been initiated by her predecessor, Lew Platt -- was completed shortly after she joined the company in 1999. Under her leadership, in 2002, the company completed a contentious merger with rival computer company Compaq. In 2005, the Hewlett-Packard board forced Fiorina to resign. In 2008, Fiorina served as a top economic advisor to Republican presidential candidate John McCain. She currently serves on the boards of several major business organizations. In November 2009, Fiorina announced she would seek the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer for her United States Senate seat representing California. On June 8, 2010, Fiorina won the primary election, and will face incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer in the general election in November 2010.
California election roundup: CAIVP-sponsored open primary initiative wins big ...California Independent Voter NetworkFormer eBay executive Meg Whitman also bought herself the right to face Democrat Attorney General Jerry Brown in November. Whitman, who spent more than $71 ...and more »
CBC.caTwo Tech Chiefs Triumph in CaliforniaWall Street JournalWith the third-highest state unemployment rate in the nation, California's lagging economy will play a big role in the November election. ...California Vote to Radically Alter Primaries Could Have Huge ImpactCBS NewsWhitman Bids $71 Million to Fight Brown for California GovernorBusinessWeekWhitman, Brown launch general election campaignSacramento Bee (blog)California Beat (blog) -OCRegister -New York Timesall 2,120 news articles »
...Angeles, was chosen by fellow legislators for the position. "I think it says more about California than about me. November 20th, 2009 NEW DELHI - The Election Commission Friday said that voting compartments in polling stations should be made only of cardboard...
GOP Has Big Funding Edge in Race to Lead CaliforniaWall Street JournalOddly enough, though, he appears well-situated for the general election. On paper, the matchup looks uneven. While GOP rivals Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner ...Former eBay CEO rewrites campaign spending bookThe Associated Pressall 695 news articles »
► facebook.com ► SamHarris.com Hear Sam's controversial NEW SONG called "My Reclamation" exclusively on Sam's Facebook page on Friday, April 23, 2010. Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) was a ballot proposition and constitutional amendment passed in the November 2008, state elections. The measure added a new provision, Section 7.5 of the Declaration of Rights, to the California Constitution. The new section reads: Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. By restricting the definition of marriage to opposite-sex couples, the proposition overturned the California Supreme Court's ruling of In re Marriage Cases that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. The wording of Proposition 8 was precisely the same as that which had been found in Proposition 22, which, as an ordinary statute, had been invalidated by the Supreme Court. California's State Constitution put Proposition 8 into immediate effect the day after the election. The proposition did not affect domestic partnerships in California or same-sex marriages performed before November 5, 2008. Proponents of the constitutional amendment argued that exclusively heterosexual marriage was "an essential institution of society," that leaving the constitution unchanged would "result in public schools teaching our kids that gay marriage is okay," and that "gays ... do not have the right to redefine marriage for everyone else." Opponents argued that "the ...
Backers of a new medical marijuana initiative announced today that they have collected over 75000 signatures on petitions to place Initiative #28 on the November 2010 ballot. The new initiative would add a regulated supply system of dispensaries and producers to the current medical marijuana law which requires patients to produce their own medicine. Backers need 82769 valid signatures by July 2, 2010 to place the measure on the November ballot. New election laws require all chief petitioners to turn in signatures collected by paid circulators monthly. All paid signatures collected so far must be turned in by January 15. Backers of I 28 will hold a press conference in the media room of the State Capitol at 11:00 am Monday January 11 before chief petitioners turn the signatures in to the Secretary of State's office at 11:30am. These are the first signatures turned in under the new election law. "When we drafted the original Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, we didn't include provisions for dispensaries because federal law prohibited that. But now that the Obama administration has indicated that they will allow states to regulate medical marijuana, Oregon needs to create a regulated system so every patient can access quality controlled medicine," said John Sajo, Executive Director of the Voter Power Foundation, a group which advocates for medical marijuana patients. Current law requires patients to grow 6 mature marijuana plants or to designate a grower to do it for them. For ...
Single Mother of Three assaulted by Jose Morales ( Board Member of SUSD). We are both democrats. How can a democrat act this way in front of people in public ? Case # 09-30700 11-1-2009 Stockton,Ca 95206 California Election Code Sections 18630-18631 has been broken by this man. The District Attorneys Office failed to press charges on this and I believe I have been discriminated since I am single mother/parent and because I am a woman and I am disabled. The DA did tell the stockton record newspaper that their would be a possibility of charges but in the long run their wasn't. Also, it is a conflict of interest due to the fact that we have a vice president in the board of trustees of Stockton Unified District. Her name is Coleen Boardmen and she also a district attorney for the DA's Office in Stockton,CA. I believe i have been discriminated and I need justice since no one else can help me. I need representation and an attorney. I have high medical bills due to this assault. No one is helping me. How can a politician get away with this. I am a citizen and I am pleading for justice. -Cecilia Mendez K.
On November 11th, 2009 Sheriff Adam Christianson was interviewed by Rob Johnson on the Rob Johnson in the Morning show on AM 840 the Patriot in Stanislaus County, California. Here is a clip from that interview in which Mr. Christianson makes his stance on the 2nd amendment, natural rights and drug use (dispensaries and needle exchanges) absolutely clear, and tells you exactly what to do about them. Note that I took the words "and methamphetamines" out of one of the clips to the end, it will be obvious. Other than that- these clips are un-edited. Also note that the Stanislaus County Sheriff Elections are in June of 2010. "I'm going to tell you honestly where I stand and either you support me or you don't." -Adam Christianson, Stanislaus County Sheriff
Election Day - UNAC/UHCP
A Superior Court judge has delayed his ruling on unpaid furloughs for our members in non-general fund departments. Well tell you what Local 1000 attorneys are fighting for and when we expect a ruling. Weve got an update from the new Local 1000 Resource Center. Well tell you whats improved after just two weeks of operation and what they say will improve in the future. Plus, well tell you when the deadline is to submit your ballots for the CalPERS runoff election.
Well take you inside the Local 1000 Resource Center, the new call center offering all members quick, reliable service on all issues. More than 20000 members filled out grievances for Columbus Day holiday pay. If you havent filled one out yet, well tell you who to go to for a grievance. Ballots are set to be mailed for the runoff election for the CalPERS Board of Administration.
Chris Norby's election night party at the Cherch Lounge in Fullerton, California -- November 17, 2009.
Chris Norby's election night party at the Cherch Lounge in Fullerton, California -- November 17, 2009.
Where do adults with severe autism go after school ends? After special education funding ends for severely autistic persons, there are few, if any community based programs that can or will handle severely autistic adults life skills nursing care behavioral psychology medical treatment budget cuts california governor race election meg whitman doesn't know much about this autistic autism reality, or does she? How about Jerry Brown? Do they know? Do they care?
If you are a registered voter in the state of California go to www.SignforEquality.com right now to print, sign, and mail in your petition to repeal proposition 8...and while you are at it...get your family and friends to sign too.
Filing for NLRB Election
On November 17, 2009, Orange County Supervisor Chris Norby won the GOP nomination for the 72nd Assembly District in a Special Election.
November 12, 2009
Don't let the other candidates deceive you! I'M CALIFORNIA'S ONLY CHANCE OF SURVIVAL AND REVIVAL!
Marc Stempka looks at the results of the California Mayor and Borough Council race, as election day 2009 comes to an end.
Marc Stempka examines the California Mayor Race and the Race happening in the California Borough Council, in anticipation of Election Day 2009.
The Obama Economic Plan..... extend Unemployment and pass a Socialist Universal Health Care plan while raising taxes on everyone! Hurray for Socialism!
Lt. Governor John Garamendi about to be elected to US Congress, election night November 3, 2009. This was at his victory party at his Walnut Creek, California, headquarters. The network interviewer can hear what he is saying because they have sound directional equipment, I guess. However, my Nikon coolpix is not good enough to hear what he is saying. Anyway, I don't want to get the other guy's interview. I want to get my own interview...someday. I have to study the issues a little more before I attempt to actually interview Congressman Garamendi.
Congressman Brian Bilbray (CA-50) speaks with KUSI's Dan Plante and Sandra Maas about the current health care bill, HR 3962, the Affordable Health Care for Americans Act. KUSI also asks Congressman Bilbray for his thoughts on the Republican victories in Virginia and New Jersey.
CLCV CEO Warner Chabot introduces you to greengov2010.org, which will launch this week.
A CBS package about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Sorry for the tape hiss! I found this on an old VHS tape... If anyone knows of the date please leave a comment. I do know that this piece aired the same day as the recall election in California. I am just lazy with the Google today. lol
TV Commercial for Fairfeld, CA Vice Mayor John Mraz, running for re-election on November 3, 2009
Film footage courtesy of Turin Film Corp.: www.youtube.com In 1960, Nixon launched his campaign for President of the United States. He faced little opposition in the Republican primaries, and chose former Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. as his running mate. His Democratic challenger was John F. Kennedy, and the race remained close for the duration. Nixon campaigned on his experience, but Kennedy called for new blood and claimed the Eisenhower-Nixon administration allowed the Soviet Union to overtake the US in ballistic missiles (the "missile gap"). Kennedy told voters it was time to "get the country moving again." In the midst of the campaign, Nixon advocated stimulative tax cuts in what became a supply-side theory. He also presented a plan for economic growth and deficit reduction, which appealed to many. A new medium was brought to the campaign: televised presidential debates. In the first of four such debates, Nixon was recovering from illness and, wearing little makeup, looked wan and uncomfortable, in contrast to the composed Kennedy. Nixon's performance in the debate was perceived to be mediocre in the visual medium of television, though many people listening on the radio thought he won. That November, Nixon lost the 1960 election narrowly. The final count recorded that he lost by 120000 votes, or 0.2%. There were charges of vote fraud in Texas and Illinois; Nixon supporters unsuccessfully challenged results in both states as well as nine others. The ...
Deux Frenchies se promènent dans l'Amérique des ultimes soubresauts de Bush... COACOO IS ON THE WAY un documentaire de Laurent Marboeuf (2009)
Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, the Democratic nominee for California's 10th Congressional District, discussed the importance of including a robust public option in comprehensive health care reform at the Democratic Unity Brunch in Concord on September 12, 2009. Garamendi was joined at the Unity Brunch by Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblymember Tom Torlakson, Adriel Hampton, TIffanny Attwood, Contra Costa Democratic Party Chair Chuck Carpenter, Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Chair Susan Bonilla, California Democratic Party Controller/El Cerrito Democratic Club President/former CDP Progressive Caucus Chair Hilary Crosby, and others. All Democratic candidates for Congress in CA-10 have endorsed John Garamendi for Congress. A special general election will be held on November 3rd, 2009.
Rep. Filner pledges to vote against any healthcare legislation without a strong public option TRANSCRIPT: Hi my name is Bob Filner, Congressman from San Diego California, California 51st Congressional District which includes all of the border with Mexico. I thank you for this opportunity of telling you why I am in favor of a robust public health insurance option, similar to Medicare, being offered alongside all of the private plans that are open in America. In fact I think a bumper sticker we should have is Medicare for All. This will increase Americas choices for health care coverage. It will be open to everyone regardless of income, health status, race, employment or gender. It will provide affordable high quality and accessible health care for all Americans. Ad they will be able to choose what doctor to go to. This does not eliminate choice, this promotes choice in fact for all Americans. We will have competition with private plans and lower insurance costs for everyone. I think its very ironic that the people who are against the public plan say it will destroy the private plans. These are same people who say government cant do anything. Now all of the sudden government is going to have such an efficient system that will put these guys out of business. I think thats a pretty ironic statement. So we want a public plan that makes sure everybody, everybody gets coverage for their health insurance. That will bring down the costs for the whole society. When people have ...
Toview all the USSA videos in this series, just type in the search field: ussa-pb The plan is to post one video at the end of each month while President Obama is in The White House, and them dar Democrats control both houses of Congress (the Senate and House of Representatives). The United Socialist States of America emerged after the election of November, 2008, from the ashes of the United States of America (USA). The July accomplishments of President Obama and them thar Democrats: 1---President Barack Obama promised Russia to reduce nuclear weapons while Iran and North Korea are developing them 2---Obama said if Stimulus passed, unemployment will not pass 8%. It is now over 9%. 3---Democratic Senator Barber Boxer from California (CA or Calif) insults Brigadier General Michael Walsh for addressing her as "ma'am" instead of "Senator." A few weeks later Mr. Harry C. Alford, who is President and CEO of the Black Chamber of Commerce, appeared before Senator Boxer in committee, addressed her as "ma'am" a number of times, and not a word of correction came from Senator Boxer. That is because Mr. Alford was not in military uniform and them thar Democrats despise the American military. 4---Democrats in Congress refused to support a resolution that would require them to be part of any health care legislation they pass. 5---Democrats pass bill to aid wild horses: Here is what HR1018 proposes to do with the $700 million: a).Conducts a horse census every two years b).Provides ...
Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman (born August 4, 1956) was President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay from March 1998 to March 2008, when she stepped down from her role. She is a Republican candidate for Governor of California in the November 2010 election. She supports expansion of employment and control of government spending. She earned a BA in Economics with honors from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979. Whitman has lived in Atherton, California since March 1998. She began her career in 1979 at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving on to work as a consultant at Bain & Company's San Francisco office, where she worked her way through the ranks to achieve a senior Vice President position. Following her work at Bain, Ms. Whitman held lower level executive positions at the Stride Rite Corporation and at the Walt Disney Company. In January 1997, Ms. Whitman joined Hasbro's Playschool Division as a General Manager, overseeing global management and marketing of two of the world's best-known children's brands, Playskool and Mr. Potato Head. Whitman joined the fledgling start-up eBay in March 1998, when there were only 30 employees and had revenues of approximately $4 million; she grew the company to approximately 15000 employees and $8 billion in annual revenue by 2008. Whitman resigned as CEO of eBay in November 2007, but remained on the Board and as an Advisor to new CEO John Donahoe until late 2008. Ms. Whitman was inducted ...
Toview all the USSA videos in this series, just type in the search field: ussa-pb The plan is to post one video at the end of each month while President Obama is in The White House, and them dar Democrats control both houses of Congress (the Senate and House of Representatives). The United Socialist States of America emerged after the election of November, 2008, form the ashes of the United States of America (USA). The May accomplishments of President Obama and them dar Democrats: 1---The organization noted for voter fraud, ACORN, will be participating in gather data for the 2010 census. 2--- Obama administration is fighting to have Nazi concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk deported to Germany for trail. Mr. Demjanjuk is fighting deportation for fear of being tortured in Germany. Obama administration said that will not happen because Germany following same rules USA followed at GITMO. Yet Obama accuses the USA of torture. Do does that mean the Germans also torture? 3---President Obama said the days of flying to Las Vegas on private jets are over. Yet Obama traveling on private jet to Las Vegas for a fund raiser for Harry Reid. 4---Obama slashes Chryslers advertising budget which in not capitalism. 5---President Bushs deficit 480 billion, President Obama's deficit 1.8 trillion, and the Democrats and the news media are okay with Obamas huge deficit. 6---The government orders Chrysler dealerships to close dealerships. Most of who donated to the Republican Party. 7 ...
BLRock 477 BLRock Pictures - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger ( Terminator ) and his son Patrick Schwarzenegger coming to his car behind the Ralph Lauren Store in Beverly Hills California, his car is very nice ride. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German [ˌaɐnɔlt aloʏs ˈʃvaɐtsənɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an American and Austrian bodybuilder, actor, businessman, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the state of California. Schwarzenegger began weight-training at fifteen. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe at age 22 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest a total of seven times. Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent face in the bodybuilding sport long after his retirement, and has written several books and numerous articles on the sport. Schwarzenegger gained worldwide fame as a Hollywood action film icon, noted for his lead role in films such as Conan the Barbarian and The Terminator. He was nicknamed the "Austrian Oak" and the "Styrian Oak" in his bodybuilding days, "Arnold Strong" and "Arnie" during his acting career, and more recently the "Governator" (a portmanteau of Governor and the Terminator, one of his film roles). As a Republican, he was first elected on October 7, 2003, in a special recall election to replace then-Governor Gray Davis. Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 17, 2003, to serve the remainder of Davis's term. Schwarzenegger was then re-elected on November 7, 2006, in California's 2006 gubernatorial election, to serve a ...
Complete video at: fora.tv San Francisco Mayor (and 2010 California gubernatorial candidate) Gavin Newsom describes innovative ways of thinking about electric cars. He suggests a pricing plan for electric cars modeled after cell phone pricing plans. "Instead of buying minutes, you buy miles," says Newsom. ----- San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is a strong advocate for sustainable urban planning and green business practices; he lead San Francisco to join the Kyoto Protocol, created significant incentives for solar power installation through the GoSolarSF program, and is working on an ambitious plan to make SF the "Electric Vehicle Capital of the US" He discusses his ideas and plans for shaping the growth of cities during these turbulent times. - The Long Now Foundation Gavin Christopher Newsom is the current mayor of San Francisco. A Democrat, Newsom was elected mayor in 2003, succeeding Willie Brown and becoming San Francisco's youngest mayor in 100 years. Newsom graduated in 1989 from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. His PlumpJack Wine Shop, founded in 1992, grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise. He was first appointed by Willie Brown to serve on San Francisco's Parking and Traffic Commission in 1996, and was appointed the following year as Supervisor. Newsom drew voter attention with his Care Not Cash program, designed to move homeless people into city assisted care. He defeated Matt Gonzalez by 6% in his race for mayor in 2003 ...
Official music video of the song "United We Love", which is a wedding vow to a loved one and message of unity and love to society at large. The song was inspired by and written days after the passage of Prop 8 in California, and I performed the song the following Saturday in front of 10000 people at the Join the Impact rally in San Francisco. The song is included in the album More Equal Union for LGBT civil rights. The video footage was from the Candle Vigil Rally held in front of City Hall in San Francisco the evening after Election Day in November 2008 as well as the Protest March from the UN Plaza to the Castro on Friday Evening after Election Day. For more information on the album More Equal Union, go to the official website: www.MoreEqualUnion.com For more information on the MOre
Complete video at: fora.tv San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom compares the issue of same-sex marriage to racial discrimination and chastises politicians who claim they support equality for all, yet do not support gay marriage. "How can you argue separate is not equal and then argue that separate is equal, but only if you're gay?" ----- Facing a tumultuous economic climate and a massive city deficit, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has tough decisions to make in 2009 in his quest to keep San Francisco a thriving center for commerce and a livable city. With a potential 2010 run for governor in his future, Newsom sits down for a frank and candid discussion about the issues facing the city. Gavin Christopher Newsom is the current mayor of San Francisco. A Democrat, Newsom was elected mayor in 2003, succeeding Willie Brown and becoming San Francisco's youngest mayor in 100 years. Newsom graduated in 1989 from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. His PlumpJack Wine Shop, founded in 1992, grew into a multi-million dollar enterprise. He was first appointed by Willie Brown to serve on San Francisco's Parking and Traffic Commission in 1996, and was appointed the following year as Supervisor. Newsom drew voter attention with his Care Not Cash program, designed to move homeless people into city assisted care. He defeated Matt Gonzalez by 6% in his race for mayor in 2003. Newsom was reelected in the November 7 2007 mayoral election with 72 percent of the ...
On Thursday the California Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, which banned same sex marriage in California, and whether or not gay marriages that took place before the November election will continue to be recognized by the state. The court will determine if Prop 8 was an amendment to the state constitution or a revision, which would render it invalid. Opponents say the initiative takes away protections for minority groups and eliminates inalienable rights. Supporters of the proposition say it restores the definition of marriage as a sacred union between a man and a woman while leaving same-sex couples' rights intact under domestic partner laws. The ballot initiative was passed Nov. 4 by 52% to 48% of the voters. With: Eva Paterson. Sarah Varney. Josh Richman. Andrew Pugno. (airdate: March 6, 2009)
NOI Minister Christopher Muhammed gets at San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom at Oakland Rotunda Tuesday March 10 2009pm 7:30pm about Asbestos poisoning in the Hunter point bay view naval shipyard neighborhood and holding elected officials who are responsible accountable for the aftermath. Oakland Tribune Article: www.insidebayarea.com "I always want to tap into that optimism," he told the crowd of about 200 residents from both sides of the Bay, as well as elected officials, volunteers and community advocates gathered at the Rotunda Building downtown. Arriving about 30 minutes later than the scheduled 6 pm start time, Newsom defended his five-year track record as mayor and laid out a general idea of what voters could expect from the young mayor who has been a lightning rod for conservative critics for his progressive stance on issues such as same-sex marriage. He also has been consistently criticized by sectors of San Francisco's progressive groups, especially about environmental issues in the former industrial shipyards of the Bayview Hunters Point area. Tuesday was no exception. "It's a shame we have to come to Oakland to talk to you," one man yelled. Newsom has been on an early campaign trail for four months, holding such open forums to drum up support and hear community concerns. California gubernatorial election, 2010 en.wikipedia.org
10/7/08 -- Since the 2000 election in Florida, we have grown increasingly insecure about the integrity of our voting systems. Electronic ballots have added to fears that election results can be manipulated. The latest information on the status of voter reform was discussed in advance of the November Presidential election by California Secretary of State Debra Bowen. She is joined by Richard Hasen, one of the leading experts on voting systems, election law, and campaign finance regulation, and co-editor of the Election Law Journal. Learn more about the Hammer Museum at UCLA and Hammer Forums at www.hammer.ucla.edu.
The Santa Monica City Council unsuccessfully attempts to fill a City Council vacancy created by the resignation of Councilmember Asha Greenberg. Public comments runs til the 34:30 mark, followed by the Council's date. Staff Report: www01.smgov.net Minutes: www01.smgov.net Public Speakers - Joy Fullmer, Jerry Rubin, Clarence-Jon Heisler, Caldecott Chubb, Karin Greenwalt, Edward Greenwalt, Emmalie Hodgin, Allison Velkes, Jennifer Polhemus, Ronald Roose, Louise Jaffe, Frank Schweitzer, Sean Daniel, and Tom Pratt, Sherrill Kushner, Louise Jaffe, Judy Abdo, Brian Hutchings, John Petz, Kathy Knight Councilmembers - Ruth Ebner, Michael Feinstein, Ken Genser, Robert Holbrook, Pam O'Connor, Paul Rosenstein