Policy, land use to be discussed at San Juan cannabis workshop – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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San Juan Bautista City Council members discussed the structure and content of their planned June 14 Cannabis Workshop at the May 16 meeting. While a location has not been announced, the workshop will take place from 6 to 9. p.m.During the discussion, Councilman Dan DeVries, who suggested the workshop at the previous meeting, said in response to Councilman John Freeman’s suggestion that the history …

Supervisors hold medical marijuana study session – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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THe San Benito County Board of Supervisors held an evening study session May 9 to give residents and interested parties the opportunity to hear an update and voice their concerns on the 27-page draft cannabis business ordinance. Before Victor Gomez, the former Hollister councilman whom the county hired to facilitate drafting the ordinance along with the marijuana ad hoc committee—Supervisors Robert …

Stymied on raising taxes for roads, supes decide consultant best course to determine voter support – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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The San Benito County Board of Supervisors discussed a number of funding strategies May 9, including a possible sales tax measure, in order to keep county offices running and provide uninterrupted services to residents.Supervisor Anthony Botelho commented that the reason the topic was on the agenda was because he had attended a San Benito County Council of Governments (COG) meeting …

TxDOT launches campaign to raise motorcycle safety awareness – KGBT-TV

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The highest concentration of motorcycle fatalities occur in the summer months, according to the the Texas Department of Transportation. The highest concentration of motorcycle fatalities occur in the summer months, according to the the Texas Department of Transportation. In an effort to reduce growing state-wide numbers, TxDOT has launched a campaign as part of Motorcycle Safety Awareness month called “Share …

Police find apparent drug lab at garage fire – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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The Hollister Police Department found what it said was an illegal marijuana lab while investigating a suspicious fire on May 2.That evening, at 6:21 p.m., Hollister Fire Department personnel called the Hollister Police Department to 808 Powell St. to investigate a suspicious fire. The fire department had been called on a report of an explosion and fire at that location. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered …

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The Hollister Police Department found what it said was an illegal marijuana lab while investigating a suspicious fire on May 2.That evening, at 6:21 p.m., Hollister Fire Department personnel called the Hollister Police Department to 808 Powell St. to investigate a suspicious fire. The fire department had been called on a report of an explosion and fire at that location. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered …

City Council approves manufacturing, processing of medical marijuana – Register Pajaronian

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WATSONVILLE — The Watsonville City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved an ordinance that will allow for the manufacturing and processing of medical marijuana products.  The council voted 4-3 in favor of the ordinance, with Rebecca Garcia, Jimmy Dutra and Nancy Bilicich dissenting.  The vote came three weeks after the Watsonville Planning Commission unanimously supported a plan to add medical marijuana manufacturing …

San Juan to hold cannabis special meeting – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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San Juan Bautista City Council members will hold a cannabis study session and public hearing June 14 following the discussion of two marijuana agenda items at the April 18  meeting that left council members wanting more information on the matter.Councilman Dan DeVries suggested the special meeting, saying, “In my mind, the broad topic is cannabis. Underneath the word ‘cannabis’ you …

County marijuana cultivation ordinance on track – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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Victor Gomez, the former Hollister city councilman who is now a consultant working with the marijuana ad hoc committee, updated the San Benito County Board of Supervisors on April 11 about the committee’s efforts concerning the status of the interim urgency ordinance along with the development of a new cultivation ordinance. The update also included concerns about enforcement of the existing …

Evangelical Company Partners with Israeli Bio-Tech Firm to Help Treat Cancer/Epilepsy/PTSD – Breaking Israel News

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“Hashem doth build up Yerushalayim, He gathereth together the dispersed of Yisrael, Who healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.” Psalms 147:3 (The Israel Bible™) Illustrative (Photo: Stokkete/Shutterstock) A California based firm run by Evangelical Special Forces veterans has partnered with an Israeli bio-tech company to develop cannabis-based solutions for a wide range of health concerns. Zytecur, based …

Recreational marijuana continues its long, twisting road through county politics – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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Benitolink: San Benito County NewsRecreational marijuana continues its long, twisting road through county politicsBenitolink: San Benito County NewsNo one could be blamed for not understanding where San Benito County stands as far as marijuana—medical or recreational—is concerned. Even the Board of Supervisors seemed confused at its March 28 meeting, when it approved the interim urgency and … Read the …

Will it be Gavin Newsom vs. little-known Republican for California governor? – Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento BeeWill it be Gavin Newsom vs. little-known Republican for California governor?Sacramento BeeAfter leading a pair of fall ballot initiatives – to legalize recreational marijuana and strengthen gun control laws – he’s slowly ramped up his personal appearances with town hall-style events in San Diego and Hollister, in San Benito County. He also …and more » Read the full …

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Sacramento BeeGavin Newsom is leader in California governor’s race | The …Sacramento BeeA Republican newcomer now leads the pack of candidates trailing frontrunner Gavin Newsom in next year’s race for California governor, according to a new …and more » Read the full article at: Gavin Newsom is leader in California governor’s race | The … – Sacramento Bee

OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana crops:Just Say No – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana crops:Just Say NoBenitolink: San Benito County NewsAccording to sources close to the Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s office, those agencies plan to lobby the San Benito County Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. public meeting for funding resources to eradicate allegedly … Read the full article at: …

OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana … – Benitolink: San Benito County News

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Benitolink: San Benito County NewsOPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana …Benitolink: San Benito County NewsAccording to sources close to the Sheriff’s Department and the District Attorney’s office, those agencies plan to lobby the San Benito County Board of Supervisors …and more » Read the full article at: OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana … …