Economy/Labor/Biz

12:05am

Sat December 27, 2014
workovers

Resolutions You'll Actually Keep....at least for a while?

On the Jan. 4, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko: An hour of your call-in requests for a Workover. Perhaps I'll help you come up with a resolution you might actually keep...at least for a while.

Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and worldwide on kalw.org. The podcast is available for a week on the NPR site and in perpetuity on this page.

4:11pm

Fri December 26, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 12.26.14

transmitdistort

What does new federal drug policy mean for those already charged?... Illinois medical marijuana OK for kids… John Lennon’s role in popularizing marijuana… and more…

LEGALIZATION

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10:51am

Fri December 19, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 12.19.14

transmitdistort

No charges for officer with pounds of pot… Tommy Chong, Peter Thiel & Rick Steves… Vape oil potency questioned… and more.

COPS & COURTS

No charges likely for officer with marijuana  // ContraCostaTimes.com   He says four pounds of marijuana in his home was being use to train his police dog.

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9:21am

Fri December 5, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: 12.05.14

transmitdistort

Mendo and Sonoma see harvest crime wave… THC breath tests… Cannabis ice cream... How to legalize cannabis… and more

LEGALIZATION

Cannabis regulation on next year’s Assembly calendar// EastBayExpress.com     The listings on the California Assembly calendar are primarily placeholders, to assure discussion.

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5:57pm

Thu December 4, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

San Jose dismantles the Jungle

An abandoned shelter in the Jungle. You can see a shelf with ceramic ducks, carpeting, and welcome sign.
Isabel Angell

Crews dismantled a large homeless encampment in San Jose Thursday. Called the “Jungle,” it’s thought to be the biggest homeless camp in the country. The camp was home to up to three hundred people who occupied over sixty acres of a park along a creek bed. But San Jose has been under pressure from different agencies who say the Jungle is polluting the creek.

Early Thursday morning, Tamara Cockrell walked away from the Jungle, pushing a shopping cart piled high with all her belongings.

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