Written on Jan, 13, 2015 by in ,
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Two hundred people, including PB Secretary Elise Dearborn, gathered outside the downtown federal building Tuesday night with one clear message: They want President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline – a six-billion dollar oil pipeline system approved by the House last Friday and currently set to pass on the Senate floor. The San Diego demonstration was one of …

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Written on Nov, 22, 2014 by in ,
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Senate Democrats, by a single vote, stopped legislation that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, one of the most fractious and expensive battles of the Obama presidency. The vote represented a victory for the environmental movement, but the fight had taken on larger dimensions as a proxy war between Republicans, who argued that the project was vital …

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Written on Nov, 21, 2014 by in ,
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The Board of Regents of the University of California has approved a tuition increase that will raise tuition for many in-state students to $15,564 by 2019. Gov. Jerry Brown wants new money-saving measures first. In the face of protests from students and Gov. Jerry Brown, the Board of Regents of the University of California voted Thursday to approve a 28 …

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