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Cannabis in the CV: The DHS Cannabis Alliance Network Shows It's Serious Business; Tommy Chong's Blazers Cup Comes to San Bernardino

Cannabis in the CV: The DHS Cannabis Alliance Network Shows It's Serious Business; Tommy Chong's Blazers Cup Comes to San Bernardino

Monday, October 23, 2017  |  Sean Planck

Desert Hot Springs has been making headlines for years thanks to the city’s headlong charge into commercial cannabis—so much so that the city has earned the comical moniker of Desert Pot Springs.

But to those developing the industry in DHS, the business of cannabis is no joke.

Some of these people hav...

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A Nightmare for DREAMers: Immigration Attorneys Are Concerned About—but Not Surprised by—the Trump Administration's List of Demands

A Nightmare for DREAMers: Immigration Attorneys Are Concerned About—but Not Surprised by—the Trump Administration's List of Demands

Thursday, October 19, 2017  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

On Oct. 8, the Trump White House released a long list of demands that the president had given to Congress—demands that Trump said would need to be met in order for the fate of young undocumented immigrants, often called DREAMers, to be determined.

“These findings outline reforms that must be included...

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Democracy in Crisis: Yet More Examples of How the Far Right Acts as a 'Bridge Phenomenon' for White Supremacists

Democracy in Crisis: Yet More Examples of How the Far Right Acts as a 'Bridge Phenomenon' for White Supremacists

Monday, October 16, 2017  |  Baynard Woods

In a tax speech in Pennsylvania on Oct. 11, President Trump gave a shout out to "the great Jeffrey Lord.”

He went on to explain that Lord “was on fake news CNN for a long time. He was one of my few sources of truth."

CNN severed ties with Lord after he tweeted “sieg heil,” a Nazi salutation.

Trump’s fl...

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Influence 101: Big Oil Puts Democratic Lawmakers-Turned-Lobbyists Through the Revolving Door

Influence 101: Big Oil Puts Democratic Lawmakers-Turned-Lobbyists Through the Revolving Door

Tuesday, October 10, 2017  |  Laurel Rosenhall, CALmatters

Inside the California Assembly chamber on the night of June 1, the presiding officer urged lawmakers to recognize former members in their midst, “the honorable Henry Perea and Felipe Fuentes.”

In a familiar Capitol ritual, the former assemblymen waved from the balcony as applause rang out from their ...

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The Poorest State: Sky-High Housing Costs Mean California Has the Country's Highest Poverty Rate

The Poorest State: Sky-High Housing Costs Mean California Has the Country's Highest Poverty Rate

Friday, October 06, 2017  |  Matt Levin, CALMatters

California leads the nation once again in a statistic no state wants to boast about.

When the cost of living is factored in, the Golden State has the highest poverty rate in the country. More than 20 percent of its residents struggle to make ends meet, according to recently released Census figures . Th...

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October Astronomy: The Timing of the Moon's Cycle Means Great Viewing of a Meteor Shower That Comes From Halley's Comet

October Astronomy: The Timing of the Moon's Cycle Means Great Viewing of a Meteor Shower That Comes From Halley's Comet

Friday, September 29, 2017  |  Robert Victor

Rise early on these dark mornings, and you will be rewarded by a close planet pair, lots of bright stars, a star popping out from behind the moon, a meteor shower from Halley’s Comet, and a dust cloud in our solar system.

Evenings give us Saturn with rings now open to the max, and the Milky Way.

Our mor...

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