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02/24/2015
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New report shows alternative textbook model could save students a billion dollars.

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01/14/2015
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To run for a U.S. Senate seat in California, a viable candidate needs to raise a huge war chest of funds. Over the last four campaign cycles, the California U.S. Senate incumbents and their top challengers have each raised an average of $8.8 million from individual donors for their races. The competition will likely be even greater in 2016, with the retirement of Sen. Barbara Boxer, and thus candidates will have to raise even more money.

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01/14/2015
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As I'm sure you know, California is facing the worst drought we've seen in years. Here are some pretty drastic pictures of the devastation.  

Obviously, the best way to tackle our water shortage is to use less water. Here are 7 simple tips for reducing your water usage in daily life: 

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PIRG In The News

The Daily Californian

A rally was held at the steps of Upper Sproul Plaza on Friday to protest and raise awareness of the controversial Measure S that will be voted on by Berkeley residents on Tuesday.

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Golden Gate Xpress

As a joint collaboration between California Public Interest Research Group and AmeriCorps, the CALPIRG Energy Service Corp is focused on getting students engaged, involved and educated about energy conservation, preservation and efficient energy use.

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The Daily Californian

Californians can now register to vote from their computers, thanks to an online voter registration system launched Wednesday — a program that university student groups have been lobbying for and expect to bring more students to the polls this November.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Students with the UC Santa Cruz chapter of California Public Interest Research Group worked Tuesday to register more than 40 new voters as part of National Voter Registration Day.

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