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Event: Shine The Light On Kids, May 1, 1-4pm, Chops

Kids: Do you think P.E. should be mandatory in schools? By Patty James, Shine The Light On Kids – Educate, Enpower, Change… This was one of twenty-five questions I asked kids from all walks of life for the non-profit Shine The Light On Kids. In 2010, I traveled to 41 states covering 18,000 miles because I wanted to hear from the kids themselves what they wanted and needed to live healthier lives. The data collected was analyzed by Sonoma State University…… Read More »

Smart Meter Forum Well Attended; PG and E Backs Out Via Text Message

Three hundred people from all over the Bay Area attended the Smart Meter public forum hosted by Sonoma County and held in Sebastopol last night. PG&E, who was planning to send two representatives for the panel, withdrew from the forum at the last minute via text message, because people would be allowed two minutes of public comment or question. PG&E wanted questions to be written on cards. Supervisor Efren Carillo stated he felt insulted by this and CPUC representative also stated this was unacceptable.
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