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02/03/2012
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It is a challenge to save money when shopping for a cell phone, but it needn’t be. The California Public Interest Research Education Fund (CALPIRG) released a new cell phone shoppers’ guide titled Making the Right Call: A Consumers' Guide to a New Cell Phone Plan, offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone.

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02/03/2012
News Release

San Francisco, CA – It is a challenge to save money when shopping for a cell phone, but it needn’t be. The California Public Interest Research Education Fund (CALPIRG) released today a new cell phone shoppers’ guide titled Making the Right Call: A Consumers' Guide to a New Cell Phone Plan, offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone

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02/03/2012
Blog Post

This week, Lucas Zucker of the CALPIRG chapter at UC Berkeley testified in support of Cheaper Textbooks in the California Legislature. Here is his testimony:

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01/30/2012
Blog Post

The Oceans campaign has been at it again gathering petitions to ban plastic bags.  With a ban imminent for Davis, they have stepped up to the statewide level.

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Merced Sun-Star

Video:CALPIRG’s Energy Service Corps spent their spring break week weatherizing the Merced fairgrounds building! Click on link to watch.

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Sacramento Press

This weatherization event was part of the Energy Alternative Spring Break Service Trip, a new program in California to train students from all across the state to help their communities reduce energy use. The project was spearheaded by the Energy Service Corps, a joint venture between the statewide public interest group CALPIRG (California Public Interest Research Group Foundation) and AmeriCorps.

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City on a Hill Press

Due to miscalculation, federal grant money to be cut by 15 percent.

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The Daily 49er

Proposition 23, which would have suspended carbon limits, failed Tuesday night.

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