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Emeryville Candidate Forum - Tonight!

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in

Emeryville residents are welcome to attend the Candidates Forum in the Council Chambers on tonight, September 18 on the 2nd floor of old City Hall. The School Board Candidate Forum will be 6:30 to 7:30 pm; City Council C...

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Join Us for the Fall Meeting October 2

Posted on Sep 08, 2014 in

Helen Hutchison, the newly-elected President of the League of Women Voters of California, will give the keynote at our Fall Meeting: Thursday, October 2, 5:15 register, 5:30 dinner, 6:30 talk Northbrae Community Ce...

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Pros and Cons on Local Measures

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in

The Pros and Cons of Local Measures are now available.  Measures on our local ballot are: Alameda County Measure BB:  Sales Tax for Transportation Berkeley Measure D:  Berkeley Soda Tax: A Tax on Distrib...

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League Supports Props 2 and 47 on Nov 4 Ballot

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in

There are six California measures on the November 4 ballot. Here are recommendations from the LWC- California:   Proposition 2, Rainy Day Fund -- State Budget    Reserves:                          ...

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A "Perfect Storm" of Inequality

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in

Income inequity, money in politics, and a feeling among the U.S. electorate of frustration provide a “perfect storm” in today’s U.S. economic and political system.  Robert Reich, speaking at the LWVBAE community l...

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