BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Advocates for Proposition 67 -- including a "Plastic Bag Monster" -- are in Bakersfield today to talk about the initiative, organizers said.
The event in Downtown Bakersfield will feature the 'monster' and a giant inflatable turtle.
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Organizers are supporting Prop 67, a referendum to protect California's plastic bag ban already in place in more than 150 communities across the state, according a press release from the group.
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