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2:21pm

Wed April 30, 2014

East Bay Express: Back in the closet

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: David Downs
The pain started for Randy Barrett when he was thirteen years old. He was whipping a three-wheeled motorcycle around the hills of Martinez. Back then, riding ATVs was "just part of life," he said. "This was the Seventies and Eighties. We had dirt bikes; we had three-wheelers - the ones with a big old front rubber tire.

8:24pm

Wed July 25, 2012
Politics

Cannabis news roundup

(LA Times) // The Los Angeles City Council passed a total ban on cannabis dispensaries July 24. It doesn’t directly impact dispensaries in other parts of the state, other than to add to the air of uncertainty surrounding the industry.

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1:02pm

Tue June 19, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis news roundup: June 19, 2012

 

(Medical Marijuana Business Daily) // Patients will need greenbacks to purchase their green bud at cannabis dispensaries throughout the US starting next month – unless they have a Discover card. Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), the main national credit card clearinghouse working with dispensaries, notified them by email that  the company will stop processing Visa and Mastercard transactions as of July 1…

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12:00am

Fri April 6, 2012
Media Roundtable

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the nationwide crackdown and arrest of over 3000 undocumented immigrants, which has received little media scrutiny. We’ll also talk about the Raid on Oaksterdam in Oakland, and the UN pressuring Syria and the opposition to end all violence by April 12. We’ll be joined by independent journalist Valeria Fernandez, freelance journalist David Downs, and The Financial Times’ Borzou Daraghahi joins us from Beirut. What story grabbed your attention this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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1:20pm

Mon February 13, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition Monday, February 13, 2012

The California coastline is already getting hit by trash and debris from the deadly tsunami that ravaged Japan last year. Oceanographers from Peninsula College say the worst is yet to come. They expect cars, pieces of homes, phone booths, and maybe even a kitchen sink, if it is buoyant enough...

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