Panel: Greens in Government – How to Govern as a Green, Saturday evening, June 22, Napa (From the California Green Party website):
Green Party officeholders will appear on a “Greens in Government” discussion panel on June 22nd, 2013 at 7:30 PM atSlack Collective Studios, 964 Pearl Street, suite B, in Napa, California.… Read more ...
1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson
GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...
An email from Gayle McLaughlin, the Green mayor with the largest constituency in the US, from Richmond, California:
At 12:30 a.m. this morning (after a long City Council meeting that started at 6:30 pm last night), we approved a resolution to discontinue consideration of a casino use for Point Molate.… Read more ...
Richmond, CA is the largest city in the United States with a Green mayor. Her name is Gayle McLaughlin, she was reelected recently, and Richmond Confidential has an update on a few recent votes that she was involved in (read the full story here):
After voting last month to approve a moratorium on chain restaurants in Point Richmond, city council members voted 5-0 last night to deny a permit to open a Subway restaurant in Point Richmond, saying that it was not compatible with the quaint and historic nature of the neighborhood, which is protected in the city’s General Plan…
Later in the evening, the council turned its focus from the issues facing one neighborhood to the national stage, and adopted a resolution “to free democracy from corporate control.”
Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, who proposed the resolution, said the bill called for state and federal constitutional amendments to reject corporate personhood—that is, the idea that corporations deserve the same rights and protections afforded individuals in the constitution—and corporations’ ability to spend freely in elections.
The 422 acres of spectacular bay-facing green space, wildlife habitat and submerged eel grass meadows known as Point Molate is the site of an historic wine port and village that later became part of a Navy fuel oil depot before the Navy sold it to the city in 2003 for one dollar.
Gayle McLaughlin – the mayor of Richmond, California, which is, at over 100,000 people, the largest city in the nation with a Green mayor – sent the following email to supporters of her successful bid for re-election:
Let me begin by saying it is because of your decency, your dignity, and your determination that we have so very much to celebrate this week! … Read more ...
THE GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA www.cagreens.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Contact: Laura Wells 510-504-4254 firstname.lastname@example.org
Derek Iverson 323.481.8984 email@example.com
Cres Vellucci 916.996.9170 firstname.lastname@example.org
GREEN PARTY POSTS KEY MAYORAL, LOCAL WINS; State and Congressional candidates also garner high vote totals, including more than 20% in South State race
SACRAMENTO – The Green Party of California claimed key mayoral and supervisorial victories in local election results, and its state and congressional candidates garnered significant votes totals Tuesday far above party registration, according to party officials.… Read more ...
California Green Party Mayor of Richmond Gayle McLaughlin, who is up for reelection in 2010, has been targeted by political opponents with a smear campaign to undermine her reputation in the weeks before Election Day. Richmond, with over 100,000 residents, is the largest city in the US with a Green mayor.… Read more ...