Kamala Harris

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Medical pot now legal in half of U.S. … Legalization gets pushback … Oakland grow houses linked to Mexican cartels … Time for a cannabis cocktail … and more.


State excise tax out of Assembly, going to governor // Orange County Register


Californians waited a long time to see if their votes would make a difference in the presidential race, and they nearly made it to the finish line.

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UC campus gets grant to develop “drugged driving” test // San Diego Union-Tribune

Daily news roundup for Monday, February 29, 2016

Feb 29, 2016
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Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News:

Inside the Republican Party’s desperate mission to stop Donald Trump // The New York Times

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Feb 17, 2016

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News:

Apple opposes order to help FBI unlock phone belonging to San Bernardino shooter // L.A. Times

“Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will resist a federal judge's order to access encrypted data hidden on a cellphone that belonged to the terrorist couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino last year.


Feinstein evolves on CBD… Harris: War on drugs has failed… Oakland airport workers charged as smugglers… How to roll a joint…  and more.



State Attorney General not opposed to legalization… Colorado hit with multiple lawsuits… TV loses fear of marijuana… The munchies explained… and more.



AG Harris softens her stand on legalization after election…. “Dramatic reduction” in brain cancer with cannabis… Word of the Year: Vape… Bob Marley is now a brand… and more.


After leafing through local newspapers from the 19th century, local author Jan Batiste Adkins found stories of African Americans who helped shape San Francisco. She dug deeper and decided to write a book about the city’s black history, African Americans of San Francisco. The photo book chronicles the lives of significant black pioneers from the Gold Rush to today, covering everyone from escaped slaves who landed in the city, to the Attorney General of California, Kamala Harris. Jan Adkins joined KALW’s Hana Baba to talk more about that history.

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has released a report stating Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget for the next fiscal year is $6.5 billion short...