The Ashland Chronicle
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We have been warned again by thousands of scientists about climate change - STOP CARBON EMISSIONS OR...

Civic Action

In Ashland, the Friends of 10x20 hear this call to change our life style radically and quickly or suffer the consequences of climate change that will be irreversible.  The Ashland City Council in August of 2016 voted to accept the 10x20 ordinance after the Friends collected over 1800 signatures to put the ordinance on the ballot.  The ordinance simply requires …

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What was the problem with the Senior Center in the first place?

Civic Action

What was the problem with the Senior Center in the first place? Over a month ago we asked Commissioner Gardiner:  Has there been any attempt by the commission to generate data about the “underserved” senior community? Do you have any data? Answer: No. So the idea that the senior program needs expansion is APRC’s idea and it has no statistical …

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Indivisible: What's All the Fuss about 'Sinclair'?

Civic Action

TELL YOUR NEIGHBORS! What’s all the fuss about ‘Sinclair?’ Here’s what you need to know: Sinclair Broadcast Group is a media empire that has been silently gobbling up small television stations across the United States. It has grown from three stations in 1985 to almost 200 stations in 42 states in 2017. It now reaches 40 percent of homes in …

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Update: Grandview Access to TID Trail

Civic Action

Update:  Grandview Access to TID Trail Negotiations between the owner of the property that includes the north access to the Grandview Ditch Trail, which had been stalled, will now re-open. At this point the Parks department will need to offer to buy the lower portion of the property that includes the parking area. To date, the owner has not been …

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INDIVISIBLE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Civic Action, Local Activism

INDIVISIBLE NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017 Who:              ORD2 Indivisible What:             National Day of Action Rally and March When:            Monday, November 27 at noon Where:           Meet at the Old County Courthouse, 10 South Oakdale, Medford Why:        …

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APRC Recall of Gardiner, Lewis, Landt - Discussion Articles from the Tidings (Voisin & Rosenthal)

Civic Action, Local Activism

Below is the article written by Rich Rosenthal regarding the Recall Petition; following it is a Rebuttal to the article by Carol Voisin.  You be the judge about the recall. Council Corner: A vote against the recall Residents upset with Ashland Senior Center management decisions are attempting to gather 1,556 signatures from registered voters to recall three Parks and Recreation …

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Collectors of Recall Petitions - Where Can You Find Them?

Civic Action, Local Activism

Collectors of Recall Petitions - Where Can You Find Them? Washington Federal Meeting Room  -  Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday  11am - 1pm. In front of ACE Hardware, Bi-Mart, Shop and Park, Food Coop at a variety of times. On the Ashland Plaza downtown no set times. Those collecting signatures will let you know who they are.  They are carrying a …

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Five articles of impeachment against Trump introduced by House Democrats - NBC News

Categories: National Pressing

Source: Five articles of impeachment against Trump introduced by House Democrats - NBC News

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Poem

Categories: National Action

LAYER CAKE   There is a layer cake of madness surfacing Writhing and slithering it’s way into our fields of consciousness Never before has it been so clearly seen and witnessed In a millisecond, horrific truths are seen on a small screen And pundits and politicians alike weigh in on the latest Excusing behaviors that are inexcusable and unacceptable Yet …

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Kamala Harris

Have you thought about running for office?

Categories: National Action

  Just a week ago in Virginia, New Jersey, and all across this great nation, new and exciting Democratic candidates won important races that put us one step closer to taking our country back. One of the reasons we succeeded last Tuesday was because Democrats embraced our diversity and our unity. We rejected the politics of division that have dominated …

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Right-wing broadcaster wants to reach more homes in Oregon

Categories: National Action

  Later this week, we're joining a group of allies to announce the total number of people who've asked the FCC to reject the dangerous proposed merger between right-wing Sinclair Broadcasting and the Tribune Company. According to our records, your signature is missing. Can you add your name before this week's FCC meeting, where Trump's FCC Chair wants to vote …

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