Tag Archives: California

July 09

Female inmates in California sterilized without approval

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 — At least 148 female inmates in California prisons were sterilized without proper authorization between 2006 and 2010, according to a report published yesterday by the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR). The sterilizations occurring in the California Institution for Women in Corona and the Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla, which is now a […]

June 10

Facebook cofounder Sean Parker’s “Game of Thrones” forest wedding criticized

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 – Facebook cofounder Sean Parker made a lot of enemies earlier this month for spending a reported $10 million for what many are calling the trashing of a redwood forest in Big Sur, California.  After an investigation by the California Coastal Commission (CCC) and criticism in the media, Parker fired back. With […]

June 01

CA Milk Lobby threatens to sue young boys over website

WASHINGTON, DC, May 7, 2013 – The California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), owner of the “got milk?” trademark, threatened civil action against a website created by a nine- and a seven-year-old boy from Maryland last week.  The boys’ website, gotsourmilk.com, was created as a part of a science project to identify whether milk was sour without […]