Essential California: Prosecutors charge two men in deadly Ghost Ship fire – Los Angeles Times

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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 6, and here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIES Ghost Ship chargesDerick Ion Almena and Max Harris took over an aging warehouse in Oakland with hopes of creating an affordable space for artists and musicians to live and work in the Bay Area. Prosecutors said what they created was …

75 years after Midway, US Navy hero honored in NY hometown – WTOP

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WWII_Midway_Overlooked_Hero_84739 In this May 30, 2017 photo, sculptor Susan Geissler works on a clay likeness of World War II hero C. Wade McClusky Jr. in her Youngstown, N.Y., studio. The clay model will form the basis for a bronze monument planned for the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park in McClusky’s hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. A dedication ceremony …

Slippery Rock Township residents poised to fight medical marijuana plans – New Castle News

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Residents of the Grant City area of Slippery Rock Township are teaming up to oppose the plans of a Sewickley company to grow medical marijuana in their neighborhood. However, the company also is pursuing sites in other counties as well. Doreen Kuss of Grant City Road said a crowd of residents is planning to attend the township planning commission meeting …

Slippery Rock Township residents poised to fight medical marijuana … – New Castle News

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Residents of the Grant City area of Slippery Rock Township are teaming up to oppose the plans of a Sewickley company to grow medical marijuana in their neighborhood. However, the company also is pursuing sites in other counties as well. Doreen Kuss of Grant City Road said a crowd of residents is planning to attend the township planning commission meeting …

What If People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street? – The Nation.

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Demonstrators protest against the Wall Street bailout outside Chase in Times Square. (AP Photo / Edouard H.R. Gluck) When Craig Brandt marched into city council chambers in Oakland, California in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud. Ad PolicyThe long-time local attorney and father of two had been following the fallout from the Libor scandal, a brazen financial …

County Defers On Marijuana Issue Until June – Imperial Valley Weekly

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County Defers On Marijuana Issue Until June BY MARIO CONDE The Imperial County Board of Supervisors did not to take action regarding implementation of Adult Use of Marijuana Act at their regular meeting Tuesday.The County Board was schedule to have a hearing regarding issues relating to County implementation of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act including local options for enforcement, …

News of our alumni – May 2017 – Brandman News Now

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May Jennifer Cline, a 2007 M.A. in teaching graduate of Chapman University College/Brandman University, is the Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year. A fifth-grade teacher at Oak Valley Elementary School in Buellton, Cline will be in the running for California’s teachers of the year who are named in October. Cline will be recognized May 25 at the Education Celebration event in …

News of our alumni – April 2017 – Brandman News Now

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April Gen. Jim Combs and Christina Juarez Christine M. Juarez, a 2017 MBA graduate, received the California Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Award for Excellence for her work with the 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the California Army National Guard’s largest combat brigade. Her work as California vice chairman of Volunteer Management for Region 6 (San Diego, …

Cannabis Workshop Held By County – Imperial Valley Weekly

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Cannabis Workshop Held By County BY MARIO CONDE The Imperial County Board of Supervisors held the first of a series of workshops regarding the Adult Use Marijuana Act with information on Medical Cannabis. The Board of Supervisors hosted this informational meeting seeking the public’s input and comments at these workshops about the potential methods of local implementation for this statewide …

Cannabis Workshop Held By County – Imperial County Newspapers … – Imperial Valley Weekly

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Cannabis Workshop Held By County BY MARIO CONDE The Imperial County Board of Supervisors held the first of a series of workshops regarding the Adult Use Marijuana Act with information on Medical Cannabis. The Board of Supervisors hosted this informational meeting seeking the public’s input and comments at these workshops about the potential methods of local implementation for this statewide …

Rantz: Snohomish wasting time, dollars on silly vote – MyNorthwest.com

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55 percent of the people living in the City of Snohomish already voted in favor of legalizing marijuana in the state. (AP file photo) The Snohomish City Council must have money to burn. They’re deciding to waste dollars – along with time and energy – on a meaningless advisory measure for a topic that’s already been decided: allowing for pot shops. …

Blunt Terms – Erie Reader – Erie Reader

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The condition of cannabis use in Pennsylvania Potential devastation in the wake of EPA budget cuts  How what we learn before the primary may matter through 2030  This year, Earth Day Network and the March for Science have partnered to raise awareness. If you’ve been inspired by the Women’s Marches you won’t want to miss the Penn State Behrend Gender Conference. …

The Cannabist: How do marijuana vape pens work? – Summit Daily News

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What is a vape pen, exactly, and how does it work? Here’s essential info (and cool trivia, too): When cannabis is heated to temperatures between 300-450 degrees Fahrenheit, cannabinoids like psychoactive THC (and myriad other compounds) take flight, volatilizing into tiny airborne droplets that form an aerosol we call smoke or “vapor.” Vape pens accomplish this basic marijuana math using …