Tag: California

Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases in Second Quarter of 2018
Business

Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases in Second Quarter of 2018

Rise shows compliance trend growing The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) recently released revenue numbers for cannabis sales for the second quarter of 2018. Tax revenue from the cannabis industry totaled $74,240,257 from April 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018, which includes state cultivation, excise, and sales taxes. It does not include…

California History and Opulence at Hearst Castle
Travel

California History and Opulence at Hearst Castle

By Greg Aragon  William Randolph Hearst knew how to throw a party. When he wanted company, he would fly friends to his estate on private planes, land them at his airport, and then transport them to the top of his mountain estate in luxury cars. Of course, friends such as Howard Hughes Amelia Earhart, and…

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says Home Sales Stumbled in June
Real Estate

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says Home Sales Stumbled in June

The median price hit a new high for the second straight month California’s median home price edged higher to another peak in June as year-over-year home sales lost steam for the second straight month, the Arcadia Association of REALTORS® said recently. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
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California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…

Whale Trails and More along CA Highway 1 Discovery Route
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Whale Trails and More along CA Highway 1 Discovery Route

  Story by Greg Aragon The CA Highway 1 Discovery Route (H1DR) recently announced six new Whale Trail sites to help visitors capture memorable view of the giant mammals as they migrate down the Pacific Ocean, along the California shoreline. The H1DR is comprised of 10 coastal towns along Highway 1, located halfway between Los Angeles and San…

Route 710 in Pasadena Makes National Highway Teardown List
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Route 710 in Pasadena Makes National Highway Teardown List

  The city could see less traffic, lower pollution, and more walkability, report says. The stub of Route 710 in Pasadena is one of America’s ten worst urban highways and could be removed to fight pollution, ease traffic, and improve walkability and health, a new national report says. According to Freeways Without Futures 2017, released…

Full Transcript of Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address
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Full Transcript of Gov. Brown’s State of the State Address

  Gov. Brown: ‘California is not turning back, not now, not ever’ Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivered his State of the State address Tuesday, departing with the traditional practice of listing every issue and restating every priority to focus on the “broader context of our country and its challenges.” In his remarks the Governor…