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We banned the bag in 100 communities.

In 2013, more cities and counties stood up to protect Pacific wildlife and passed bans on single-use plastic grocery bags. Now, more than 90 communities in California, from Marin to Los Angeles, are living bag free. Thanks to citizen support, California now has a network of 124 underwater state parks that protect our coast and wildlife.

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Dana Point is One Step Closer to a Ban

The City Council moved one step closer banning plastic bags, giving the ordinance the second of three approvals it needs for adoption at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Cities Support the San Mateo Regional Ban

The City of Belmont recently decided to join the regional bag ban effort in San Mateo County. Foster City will discuss it next Tuesday and the City of Millbrae is the only city in the County jurisdiction the have passed thier own ordinance.

 

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Update: City of Alameda remains opted-in for bag ban ordinance

The city staff removed the item from the agenda for 2/21 that means that by default, the city is opting in to the ordinance.

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Alameda City to discuss opting-out of bag ban ordinance

The Alameda City Council has an item on their 2/21 agenda to discuss opting-out of the countywide plastic bag ban.

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Jerry Brown hits the road for Tesla Motors' Model X | Dan Jacobson

Gov. Jerry Brown will be making an appearance tonight as electric-car maker Tesla Motors unveils a new vehicle in Los Angeles County -- its Model X.

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