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As more Bay Area homeless camps are closed, activists fight back

The Mercury News 23 Jun 2021
A California Highway Patrol officer, far back, monitors a press conference by a coalition of activist groups representing homeless residents outside Caltrans headquarters in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Many cities and agencies are moving to remove camps and unhoused residents, and activists demand to end displacements.
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Today in History

Log Cabin Democrat 23 Jun 2021
Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at age 80. In 1997, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, died in New York of burns suffered in a fire set by her 12-year-old grandson; she was 61.
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Letters to the editor

The Galveston Daily News 23 Jun 2021
Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at age 80. In 1997, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, died in New York of burns suffered in a fire set by her 12-year-old grandson; she was 61.
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Today in History for June 23, 2021

The Berkshire Eagle 23 Jun 2021
Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla (HOY’-ah), California, at age 80. In 1997, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, died in New York of burns suffered in a fire set by her 12-year-old grandson; she was 61.
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Today in History — June 23

Atlantic City 23 Jun 2021
Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at age 80. In 1997, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, died in New York of burns suffered in a fire set by her 12-year-old grandson; she was 61.
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Today in History: Today is Wednesday, June 23

Kingsport Times-News 23 Jun 2021
Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla (HOY’-ah), California, at age 80. In 1997, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, died in New York of burns suffered in a fire set by her 12-year-old grandson; she was 61.
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California Rent Forgiveness Shows It’s Possible to Shift Our National Priorities

truthout 22 Jun 2021
On Monday, however, the state of California, responding to sustained pressure from organizers and activists, showed the country a whole new way to go. ... The federal government did so with the relief bills, states like California took their own necessary steps like this, and local ...
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Newsom wants to pay all back rent owed by low-income Californians using pandemic relief funds

News-Press Now 22 Jun 2021
California Democratic Gov ... It got more than $27 billion from the American Rescue Plan, which passed Congress in March -- and is enjoying an unexpected budget surplus boosted in part by capital gains tax revenues from wealthy California residents ... California recall effort heats up ... California was one of the last states to get children back to school.
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Federal Appeals Court Grants Stay On Lifting California’s Assault Weapon Ban

CBS Sports 22 Jun 2021
In his ruling, Benitez likened the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife, arguing that both are a “perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment.” His comparison drew criticism from California Democrats and gun safety activists, while gun rights advocates ...
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Physical and the Lasting Impact of Jane Fonda’s Fitness Empire

Vanity Fair 22 Jun 2021
In the 1970s, she was a rousing activist and legitimate movie star with two Academy Awards under her belt for decade-defining films Klute and Coming Home ... Since 1973, she had been married to activist and politician Tom Hayden, who, in the 1980s and early ’90s, served as a member of the California State Assembly.
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Ambassadors recalled after latest Nicaragua arrest

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jun 2021
Spain’s leader says the government will pardon nine Catalan politicians and activists imprisoned for their roles in a 2017 secession campaign ... California ... California ... California. Border COVID-19 vaccination plan with U.S.-donated shots starts in Baja California. California ... California ... California.
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Progressive groups ramp up pressure on Feinstein

The Hill 21 Jun 2021
Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinYouth climate activists march outside California homes of Pelosi and Feinstein Cosmetic chemicals need a makeover Progressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema MORE (D-Calif.) over the filibuster ahead of a vote this week on a sweeping election bill.
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How one S'pore-based firm shook up Toshiba

Straits Times 20 Jun 2021
But the more vocal activist investors still have many sceptics, even in the halls of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Meti), which has been a leader in pushing companies to be more shareholder-oriented, said Dr Ulrike Schaede, a professor of Japanese business at the University of California, San Diego.
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Black history is more than Juneteenth, Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks

The Press Enterprise 19 Jun 2021
A year after a nationwide reckoning with racism following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and a pandemic that disproportionately killed African Americans, Black students, teachers and activists in Southern California and across the U.S ... The center gave California a B for ...
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Newsletter: Essential California Week in Review: A new era on the horizon as California reopens

The Los Angeles Times 19 Jun 2021
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter ...It’s not the first time California has tried to reopen its economy during the pandemic ... — After a pandemic that stifled traditions, Angelenos will celebrate this year with local arts and culture events, virtual or in person, across Southern California ... California.

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