federal government http://kalw.org en SF's federal employees close up shop indefinitely, tourists change plans http://kalw.org/post/sfs-federal-employees-close-shop-indefinitely-tourists-change-plans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 48,000 federal employees work here in the Bay Area &ndash; many of them at San Francisco&rsquo;s Federal Building downtown, where federal offices like the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor are housed. These regional offices administer federal programs for large portions of the entire West Coast.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 01:06:10 +0000 Mary Willis 33871 at http://kalw.org SF's federal employees close up shop indefinitely, tourists change plans Cannabis news roundup: August 23, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-august-23-2012 <p>(Americans for Safe Access) // The Los Angeles ban on cannabis dispensaries is now on shaky legal ground after the State Supreme Court <a href="http://safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=7307">tossed out the case</a> upon which the decision rests.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 19:14:55 +0000 Steven Short 15602 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup: August 23, 2012 Cannabis news roundup http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-1 <p>(LA Times) // The Los Angeles City Council passed a <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0725-pot-ban-20120725,0,3171935.story">total ban</a> on cannabis dispensaries July 24. It doesn&rsquo;t directly impact dispensaries in other parts of the state, other than to add to the air of uncertainty surrounding the industry.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 03:24:15 +0000 Steven Short 14089 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup