Grateful Dead

9:02am

Thu October 3, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: October 3, 2013

Cannabis leaf
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California ready to approve hemp productions, with federal approval… Canada overhauls their medical cannabis production plan… “Little measurable effect” for cannabis users concerning health needs…  NORML moves closer to a Super Bowl ad… and more.

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7:53pm

Tue August 27, 2013
Arts & Culture

If these walls could rock: Sausalito's musical mecca

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The Bay Area is known for inspiring all kinds of great music, especially in the 60s and 70s when groups like Creedence Clearwater and the Grateful Dead called it home. In little Sausalito there was a destination that drew recording artists from all over the world.

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5:02pm

Tue July 17, 2012
Arts & Culture

Lost Landmarks: Time traveling in the Tenderloin

The site of the Blackhawk Jazz Club in the Tenderloin
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I’m sitting on a brown leather couch inside Studio A at Hyde Street Recording in the Upper Tenderloin. A white baby grand piano sits to my left and a faded blue rug with pink roses lies on the hardwood floor in front of me. If you close your eyes and listen hard enough, you may be able to hear the sounds of San Francisco in the 60s.

Fifty years ago, this building was called Wally Heider Recording. And this room was used by the likes of Crosby Stills Nash and Young, the Grateful Dead, and Jefferson Starship.

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