Steven Short

Reporter/Producer

Steven has been with KALW News since it’s beginnings in 2004. His history, art and public interest stories have won awards for Breaking News, Feature Writing and Explanatory Journalism. Some of his reports have aired nationally on NPR.

He is responsible for The Source, a recurring feature on the origins of Bay Area place names. He also researches most of the listings for the Crosscurrents local music calendar and compiles the weekly online Cannabis News Round-up.

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9:43am

Fri July 11, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.11.14

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LEGALIZATION

And then there were 23: New York State passes medical cannabis law // State Senate of N.Y.      Governor Cuomo was introduced at the signing by a ten-year-old epilepsy patient. The new law won’t go into effect until late next year. Only non-smokeable marijuana is approved.

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10:15am

Fri July 4, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.04.14

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Cannabis news from another week in the land of the free and the home of the brave…

LEGALIZATION

Legalization petitions submitted by New Approach Oregon // The Oregonian       Boxes with 145,000 signatures delivered to Oregon Secretary of State’s office. (Also see next item.)

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11:05am

Thu June 26, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 06.26.14

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FDA looks at reclassifying cannabis… News from San Jose… Teen use unchanged when pot is legal… Emergency labeling on edibles in Washington State… Cannabis Cup on Saturday… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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10:15am

Fri June 20, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 06.20.14

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California statewide regulation passes out of committee… San Jose approves restrictive dispensary rules… Will US Senate follow House’s lead on DEA funding ban?... Three more states consider CBD extracts for epilepsy… Ten tons of cannabis up in smoke (with photos)…

LEGALIZATION

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9:04am

Thu June 19, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: SambaDá

This music is samba music and it’s being played by SambaDá. The band started in Santa Cruz in the late Nineties, and has since gained a strong following for its high-energy shows. They give the audience plenty of opportunity to dance.

Does this sound like fun to you? Then have your dancing shoes laced up about 9:30pm on Saturday, June 21st when Samba-Da’ takes the stage at the 19 Broadway Club in Fairfax.

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