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Oct 13 2015
On October 10th, Governor Brown signed AB 477 into law, placing a Green Party section into the California state Elections Code for the first time.
Sep 1 2015
 1. Why are you running for U.S. Senate as a Green To help build the party at the local, state and national level. To bring key issues to the forefront of the US Senate Race. To continue to challenge the two party system monopoly.  2. What are your key platform issues? What are the most important issues facing California and the nation? What solutions do you offer?
Jul 8 2015
One of California's two U.S. Senate seats will be up for election in 2016 - that of retiring Barbara Boxer. There will be a U.S. Senate primary election June 7, 2016.   
May 25 2015
For four consecutive terms the Napa Valley College Board of Trustees will have a Green Student Trustee.   Gabriel Sanchez 19, was elected in an April 29th-30th election, for a one year term through May 2016. Sanchez served as Senator of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering in Associated Students of Napa Valley College (ASNVC) prior to running.   
Apr 9 2015
The Green Party of California endorses the US Social Forum, encourages Greens to attend and is co-sponsoring these USSF workshops, open to all USSF attendees. On June 27-28, also in San Jose, is the next GPCA General Assembly (only open to GPCA members.) 
Apr 7 2015
Community College Board of Directors (2) Vahe Peroomian, Governing Boardmember, Glendala Community College, Glendale (Los Angeles County)2nd/3 for two seats 8,100 votes 32.9%  ELECTED  (April 7)
Feb 4 2015
The Green Party of California currently is seeking to fill a part-time independent contractor position for Press Secretary
Jan 25 2015
The Green Party of California General Assembly approved the following resolution on Saturday, January 24, 2015:
Jan 25 2015
Sixty-seven California Greens hold elected office as of June 2015 Type Of Office • Alphabetical • Bios
Jan 22 2015
Young Green Ruscal Cayangyang was appointed to the five-member Vallejo City Unified School District Board of Trustees, January 20th, in 3-1 vote by the Board's other four members, to fill a vacancy on the Board.

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Jun 12 2011
Bradley Manning - WikiLeaks' alleged source - is a patriot who is, in part, being persecuted because of anti-Gay bias, according a Green Party of California organizer here preparing to participate in this Sunday's LGBT Pride Parade.
May 12 2011
As teachers and students protest at the State Capitol this week, a Green Party school board member from Hollister, Ca. said today the state of California "has undermined public education through underfunding schools" and warned the long term costs because of that will be "even more costly." He said the answer to the budget crisis is for the "rich to pay their fair share."
May 9 2011
The Green Party of California Monday said its party members are joining and supporting actions by thousands of teachers, students and social justice activists here to "occupy" the State Capitol this week to pressure the Legislature and Governor to rethink their plans of hurting the most vulnerable in the state in order to balance the budget. The Green Party noted that the Capitol is bipartisan - Democrats and Republicans - in deciding to let the very wealthy go largely unscathed while the sick, poor, young and the elderly bear the brunt of proposed budget cuts.
May 5 2011
The Green Party of California General Assembly meeting here has approved a Tax Reform Plan for California which stresses a "progressive" tax structure calling for "personal responsibility" in the state tax code.
Apr 22 2011
The Green Party of California has issued a grim reminder regarding upcoming Earth Day, calling for an end to "compromise" that has led to disasters like the BP oil spill and the nuclear tragedy in Japan and more effort to take positive steps to build a new energy infrastructure that is kinder and gentler to the planet.
Apr 19 2011
The Green Party of Los Angeles County announced today that it will recommend Marcy Winograd and Mike Chamness in the 36th Congressional District race on May 17th.
Mar 24 2011
The Green Party of California attacked Gov. Brown's slashing more than $11 billion from the state budget late Thursday, calling the actions avoidable if only the Governor and the Legislature had "guts." Brown signed legislation approving higher community college fees, eliminating Adult Day Health Care, and cutting monies from welfare-to-work grants and First5 childhood development funds.
Mar 18 2011
The Green Party of California endorsed the statewide and national demonstrations March 19 and next month opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well calling for the inhumane treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is being held incommunicado in connection with the WikiLeaks release of documents to the public.
Mar 17 2011
Gov. Jerry Brown was accused of offering "false choices" to Californians about the state budget by an official of the opposition Green Party of California, who went on to ask the governor if he stands "with us for human needs, or will you instead stand for continuing tax breaks for huge corporations and the very wealthy?"

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