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At Nixon Library, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. advocates for scaling back America’s military presence

LA Daily News 13 Jun 2024
Kennedy, who’s so far on the ballot in only six states — California, Delaware, Hawaii, Michigan, Oklahoma and Utah — is running as an independent, as is political activist Cornel West, who also recently touched down in Orange County.
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Ukrainian winemakers visit California's Napa Valley to learn how to heal war-ravaged vineyards

Times Union 13 Jun 2024
Heidi Kuhn, a California peace activist who founded Roots of Peace, has worked for decades to remove landmines from war-ravaged land that she later helps to convert into vineyards, orchards and vegetable fields.
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Ukrainian winemakers visit California’s Napa Valley to learn how to heal war-ravaged vineyards

Wtop 13 Jun 2024
Heidi Kuhn, a California peace activist who founded Roots of Peace, has worked for decades to remove landmines from war-ravaged land that she later helps to convert into vineyards, orchards and vegetable fields.
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Civil rights era leader dies at 95

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 Jun 2024
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Lawson taught Southern California activists and organizers "and helped shape the civil rights and labor movement locally just as he did nationally." ... and activist.".
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Civil rights leader, Uniontown native the Rev. James Lawson Jr. dies at 95

Observer-Reporter 12 Jun 2024
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Lawson taught Southern California activists and organizers “and helped shape the civil rights and labor movement locally just as he did nationally.”.
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Editorial: Internet access is not a luxury. Congress should extend connectivity aid program

The Los Angeles Times 12 Jun 2024
California has the most ACP enrollments of any state, with nearly 3 million households, or about 20%, relying on that funding ... In California at least, there are many organizations, local leaders and activists working on this issue.
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Police Attack, Arrest UCLA Protesters as Students Continue to Pressure School over Israel Ties

Democracy Now 11 Jun 2024
In California, police arrested more than 20 peace activists Monday evening as they staged a protest on the campus of the University of California, Los ...
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World Focus: Nanci Oliva Bond, leaving a legacy

Daily Press 11 Jun 2024
Nanci and her late husband, Robert Bond, a retired college professor, were transplants from California ... I once asked Nanci during an interview for the Gazette, what made her into such a dedicated community activist?.
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Rev. James Lawson Jr., civil rights leader who preached nonviolent protest, dies at 95

Voa News 11 Jun 2024
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Lawson taught Southern California activists and organizers “and helped shape the civil rights and labor movement locally just as he did nationally.” ... and activist.”.
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The Rev. James Lawson Jr., civil rights leader who preached nonviolent protest, dies at 95

Wtop 11 Jun 2024
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Lawson taught Southern California activists and organizers “and helped shape the civil rights and labor movement locally just as he did nationally.” ... and activist.”.
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Civil rights icon Pastor James Lawson dies at 95

Daily Breeze 10 Jun 2024
... Arts at the Landmark Theater on February 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California ... James Lawson, left, civil rights leader/activist and California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, share a laugh Friday Jan.
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Street vendor activists motivated by TikTok videos plead guilty to assault

The Los Angeles Times 10 Jun 2024
A group of six activists accused of attacking people they say harassed street vendors in Southern California reached a plea deal with prosecutors on Friday ... other activists confronted the guard Sept.
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California-mandated ethnic studies sparks curriculum clash

East Bay Times 10 Jun 2024
California’s public schools will be required to offer a full-year course in ethnic studies beginning in the 2025-26 school year ... Several California school districts are already facing lawsuits over material some find objectionable.
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Years after California put abortion on the ballot, Nevada and others try the same. It ...

The Los Angeles Times 10 Jun 2024
Nevada is among about a dozen states where abortion activists are working to put the protection of reproductive rights into voters' hands, as California did two years ago ... California ballot measures require a simple majority of votes to win.
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Queer activists trying to ramp up Palestinian support at Pride events

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 09 Jun 2024
Across California, queer activists are using the visibility for LGBTQ+ people and rights during June’s Pride Month as a way to encourage others to speak up about what is happening in the Middle East.

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