Vegan filmmaker Kevin Smith is helping to save horses from the Woolsey fire sweeping through Malibu, California. The fire has forced evacuations of all Malibu residents, which is home to celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Will Smith, Lady Gaga, and Guillermo Del Toro. Smith took to Twitter with a reminder that it’s not just celebrities affected by the […]
The first-ever vegan cookie and sweets convention is heading to Long Beach, California, this weekend. Appropriately named Vegan Cookie Con, the one-day event promises “all things sweet and a little savory, too” and a cookbook signing by YouTuber, blogger, and cookbook author Lauren Toyota. The event will feature vegan sweets made by local bakers, chocolatiers, bakers, and some […]
California voters made Golden State history on Tuesday with the passing of Prop 12, the nation’s most progressive legislation for farm animals to date. Also known as the Prevent Cruelty California Act, Prop 12 will require all egg-laying hens in the state to have at least one square foot of cage-free floor space, access to […]
In honor of World Vegan Day earlier this week, Disneyland launched four limited-time vegan meals at its Harbour Galley restaurant in Critter Country. As reported by POPSUGAR, Disneyland’s new vegan options include a Traditional Style Pozole, Toasted Cous Cous Salad served with roasted eggplant puree and naan, a spicy Lentil Chili Vegan Hot Dog, and […]
American supermarket chain Lucky Supermarkets has teamed up with the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), a trade organization that represents the nation’s leading vegan companies, in a first-of-its-kind marketing campaign, designed to make consumers “Fall in Love with Plant Based.” Targetting the retailer’s 70 Lucky and Lucky California stores throughout Northern CA, the campaign will educate […]
Vegan celeb and vocal animal rights advocate Ellen DeGeneres has shown her support for California’s Proposition 12 animal welfare bill. Expressing her support via Twitter, the TV host wrote, “Hey, California! If there’s two things I love, it’s animals and kindness. That’s why I love Prop 12.” She encouraged her followers to vote “#YesOn12!” and shared an informative video about the […]
Governor Jerry Brown has made California the first state to ban plastic straws at dine-in restaurants. Signing the law last Thursday, Brown said plastic is “choking our planet,” particularly marine animals. “Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, but our infatuation with single-use convenience has led to disastrous consequences,” Brown wrote in his signing message. […]