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Apr 1 2012
Like the Occupy Movement, the Green Party has a deep commitment to internal democracy.
Jan 27 2012
Please contact your Assembly member now to vote 'no' on AB1413 unless it is amended to preserve write-in voting. Its going to the Assembly Floor the week of January 30th. AB1413 would rob Californians of a democratic right they've had since statehood in 1850 and would do so without a public vote.
Jan 23 2012
The California Legislature is poised to take away voting rights: call your state Assembly members now to tell them to oppose AB1413 unless the provision removing write-in voting in California is removed.
Jan 8 2012
As the North Bay representative for the Green Party of California Coordinating Committee, Shantz represents the Green parties of Napa, Marin and Sonoma counties on a state level. On campus, he’s the vice president of Napa Valley College’s Student Senate.
Jan 1 2012
Top Ten Green Party of California (GPCA) Highlights of 2013 1) Record number of elected Greens in odd-numbered year
Dec 1 2011
Green Party member Alex Shantz, vice president of the Associated Students of Napa Valley College, was one of the movement’s final speakers. He asked the small crowd to stand up before leading them in a chant of, “Who has the power? We have the power!”
Nov 21 2011
Just as the Central Coast growers were starting to settle into to a stop-and-go routine of immobility on runoff rules, Gov. Jerry Brown today announced four appointments to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board including Green Party Mayor Bruce Delgado.
Nov 15 2011
Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and Police Chief Chris Magnus pledged Tuesday to crack down on any banks that are neglecting foreclosed properties in the city. And they said they’ll push harder to enforce a city ordinance that fines banks $1,000 a day for vacant properties with code violations.
Nov 10 2011
“The Occupy Wall Street movement has burst onto the scene, calling for an end to corporate domination all over the globe. We, in Richmond, are part of this movement and have everything to gain from it.” says Mayor McLaughlin.
Nov 9 2011
Eleven California Greens ran in municipal elections on November 8th. Seven were elected, including two to the Town Council in Fairfax, where Greens retained the city council majority there they first achieved in 2009.

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