*+-Sharon Kyle: Unlike HeadStart the national parks and the thousands of furloughed government employees, the posh Congressional health club got a reprieve because congress has deemed it “essential,” according to a congressional aide.
*+-Sharon Kyle: Standing at the corner of San Vincente and 26th, hundreds rallied to express their dissatisfaction with Obama’s deportation record. Then just a few feet away, a smaller group of environmental activists voiced opposition to the Keystone Pipeline XL.
*+-“We must win this battle for health, safety, economy, environment as well as rate and regulatory issues” Wasserman claimed, “Southern California Edison wants to impose a cost of $765M on its customer base for steam generators at San Onofre that don’t work.”
*+-Sharon Kyle: I wanted to know why a women’s organization would endorse a male candidate when there were two women in the race so I called Patty Bellasalma, the president of the California Chapter of NOW
-+*Treva Brandon Scharf: Can’t afford a gym membership? Get bored easily by exercise? Don’t want to run into your ex at Equinox? No problem! There’s always the great outdoors – otherwise known as your local park.
-+*Walter Moss: There is little chance that any Republican nominee will put dealing with climate change at the center of his/her agenda, but we progressives should insure that at least the Democratic nominee does.