intheweeds051816
May 18 2016
Suddenly, four dispensaries were up and running on the same block of his home near Bankers Hill. Noah (not his real name) was a dealer who had been raking in more than $3,000 per month in 2012 selling...
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May 18 2016
Why have neighborhoods like Golden Hill flourished while hers languishes, the 42-year-old mother of three mused on a recent afternoon at the decades-old Sherman Heights Community Center, where she was...
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May 2 2016
Garrett Saul, co-founder of KS LabsPhoto by Sebastian Montes The first half of 2015 was a trying time for Hassan Khalil and Garrett Saul. First there was the biotech incubator in Carlsbad. Then
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April 27 2016
Hillary Clinton is a lock to win California in the June 7 presidential primary, polls and pundits suggest. Jess Durfee, former San Diego County Democratic Party chairman, said last week: “I would...
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April 20 2016
Opening a licensed dispensary in San Diego is a lengthy, complex process for everyone, including 41-year-old Ebon Johnson, the owner of Miramar’s Mankind Cooperative
intheweedsforweb
April 19 2016
Celebration, solidarity and, yes, the chance to partake copiously, brought nearly 800 medical marijuana patients to the second iteration of Local Sesh, the newest effort to convene San Diego's cannabis...
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March 29 2016
Asking millennials about "the election" unleashes either a full-fledged verbal assault on Donald "Small Hands" Trump or a fist pump with a side of "Berning up" puns. But, when interrupting them and clarifying...
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March 23 2016
Pity the poor local pol. With no popular incumbent president in 2016, whose coattails do you cling to? And all five White House hopefuls left in the running have some type of baggage or image issue that...
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March 9 2016
No debating it. To deny the frontrunner a primary victory, his opponents may have to join forces. No, that’s not a reference to the #NeverTrump campaign. Call it #StopFaulconer
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Feb. 24 2016
A story is circulating that Ricardo Flores, chief of staff to retiring City Councilmember Marti Emerald and the hand-picked successor in District 9, is the payoff in a deal with Latino leaders that had...
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Feb. 17 2016
In the District 7 race for San Diego City Council, incumbent Scott Sherman has raised four times as much money as his two Democratic rivals combined
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Feb. 10 2016
Mark Kersey attended Northwestern University in the 1990s along with future Late Night host Seth Meyers. Kersey is no TV funnyman but did win his seat on the San Diego City Council in a laugher. The video-tech...
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Feb. 3 2016
Chris Ward came out at age 21 to his Phi Kappa Psi brothers at Johns Hopkins University. Now 39, he’s aiming to become the fourth member of San Diego’s LGBT fraternity to represent District...
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Jan. 27 2016
Is it local media, which depicts the District 1 race for San Diego City Council as pivotal—a battle for one political party to hold a 5-4 majority? Or do you believe the two candidates are really...
Castellanos4-ken-stone
Jan. 20 2016
Ranging in age from 37 to 47, the Fab Five aren’t what you would expect of bidders for a button-down nonpartisan job—the top legal adviser in City Hall and prosecutor of misdemeanors. And note:...
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Dec. 22 2015
President Eisenhower came and went too soon. His 1950s campaign slogan would have been perfect for Facebook: "I Like Ike."
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Nov. 18 2015
Back around the turn of the century, flying to space was a rare human privilege, a dream come true, the stuff of movies (look it up) and an almost impossible ambition for children the world around
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Oct. 28 2015
Is San Diego ready to regulate the sprawling business of selling bud? With the state’s newly minted rules for permitting the medical-cannabis industry, local officials have some sticky decisions...
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Oct. 28 2015
Over recent months, San Diego Fire Department officials have increasingly become uncomfortable with ambulance service in the city
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Oct. 21 2015
Major challenges ahead for San Diego’s progressive movement After progressive former Mayor Bob Filner’s scandal-driven resignation on Aug. 23, 2013, conservatives seized the day

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