Monterey Wine Festival serves up tastes to savor – Monterey County Herald

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Monterey >> Wine gets better with age, and so does the Monterey Wine Festival. The 41st annual event wrapped up Sunday at Custom House Plaza. And there was plenty to please the palate and the tummy. Besides some of the best wines California has to offer, there were mussels, samples of angus beef, calamari and mini creampuffs topped with strawberries …

MMJ: Relax, We're Winning – Monterey County Weekly

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How’s it going? We still winning? – Vic Torrey We are indeed! Many cool things are happening. First off, the California Assembly has passed two new bills. AB64 is a “clean up” bill designed to deal with some of the problematic parts of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. This bill will allow medical cannabis businesses to operate “for …

State-of-the-Art Cannabis Facilities Replacing Abandoned Greenhouses – Marijuana.com

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Salinas, California, the largest city in Monterey County, is known across the world as the “Salad Bowl of America.” A cultivation powerhouse for lettuce, spinach, broccoli, and tomatoes, this fertile valley grows the majority of salad greens for the country. With economic pressures inspiring change, some farmers in Salinas Valley are considering a diversification of their greens. Salinas Valley is …

Monterey – Monterey County Herald

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Some states that have legalized marijuana are encouraging minorities to enter the growing cannabis industry after years of drug enforcement that had a disproportionate effect on black and Hispanic communities. A look at some of the efforts nationwide: ___ CALIFORNIA California voters legalized recreational marijuana in November. The first retail sales are expected in January. Advertisement Oakland officials approved a …

Monterey County's Flower Industry Is Ailing — Marijuana May Be the Cure – KQED

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Rows of dilapidated greenhouses line the little farm roads on the southeastern outskirts of Salinas. People once called this area the “flower basket of America.” Most of the flowers are now gone, but they could soon be replaced with marijuana. It’s legal to smoke recreational marijuana in California, but you still can’t grow it commercially. The state plans to start …

Who Will Win the Battle to Become the "Silicon Valley of Medical … – Madison.com

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There are more Silicon Valleys than you might think.  Of course, there’s the original Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay region. Some call Austin, Tex. “the next Silicon Valley” because of the great number of technology companies located in the area. The Irish city of Dublin has been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of Europe.” And now there’s …

Who Will Win the Battle to Become the "Silicon Valley of Medical Marijuana"? – Madison.com

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There are more Silicon Valleys than you might think.  Of course, there’s the original Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay region. Some call Austin, Tex. “the next Silicon Valley” because of the great number of technology companies located in the area. The Irish city of Dublin has been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of Europe.” And now there’s …

Who Will Win the Battle to Become the "Silicon Valley of Medical Marijuana"? – Motley Fool

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There are more Silicon Valleys than you might think. Of course, there’s the original Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay region. Some call Austin, Tex. “the next Silicon Valley” because of the great number of technology companies located in the area. The Irish city of Dublin has been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of Europe.” And now there’s a …

Who Will Win the Battle to Become the "Silicon Valley of Medical … – Motley Fool

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There are more Silicon Valleys than you might think. Of course, there’s the original Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay region. Some call Austin, Tex. “the next Silicon Valley” because of the great number of technology companies located in the area. The Irish city of Dublin has been referred to as the “Silicon Valley of Europe.” And now there’s a …

California Today: Rep. Adam B. Schiff on Impeachment Talk and More – New York Times

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May 23, 2017Mike McPhateCALIFORNIA TODAYGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Representative Adam B. Schiff is having a moment.A 16-year veteran of the House from Burbank, Mr. Schiff got the star treatment at California’s Democratic convention last weekend. According to Politico, he was mobbed by fans wanting selfies or simply to say “thank you.”The adulation stems from …

California Today: Rep. Adam B. Schiff on Impeachment Talk and… – New York Times

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May 23, 2017Mike McPhateCALIFORNIA TODAYGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Representative Adam B. Schiff is having a moment.A 16-year veteran of the House from Burbank, Mr. Schiff got the star treatment at California’s Democratic convention last weekend. According to Politico, he was mobbed by fans wanting selfies or simply to say “thank you.”The adulation stems from …

Some California marijuana convictions being reduced or expunged – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsSome California marijuana convictions being reduced or expungedKSBY San Luis Obispo NewsThe landslide got worse over the weekend in Big Sur. (Screengrab from aerial footage shot by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office). Highway 1 is closed south of Big Sur State Park in Monterey County after a landslide decimated the road. Highway …

Some California marijuana convictions being reduced or expunged … – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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The California Highway Patrol says the life of a driver who crashed on Los Osos Valley Road Tuesday morning was saved because he was wearing a seat belt. The California Highway Patrol says the life of a driver who crashed on Los Osos Valley Road Tuesday morning was saved because he was wearing a seat belt.  Read the full article …

Some California marijuana convictions being reduced or expunged – KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara … – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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More than a million of tons of dirt and rock fell over the weekend onto Highway 1 in the Big Sur area, completely covering more than a quarter-mile section of the highway.   More than a million of tons of dirt and rock fell over the weekend onto Highway 1 in the Big Sur area, completely covering more than a …

Cashing in on cannabis isn't going to be easy for cities and counties – The Desert Sun

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CLOSE A look into the future of legal pot. (November 17, 2016) Richard Lui/The Desert Sun Marijuana plants are seen at a Coachella Valley dispensary.(Photo: Desert Sun file photo) At the office of Monterey County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector, gun-toting guards now stand sentry over the parking lot and entry door. A newly renovated front office now serves as a secure drop-off …