Lawmakers have doubts that the system to license marijuana sales in California will be in place by deadline

State lawmakers voiced doubts Monday about the ability of state agencies to finish crafting regulations and a licensing system for the sale of recreational marijuana in California by the end of this year, as promised to voters. The possibility of delay was …
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As California goes from drought to deluge, a dangerous old foe returns: mudslides

Through five years of severe drought, El Capitan Canyon above the Pacific Ocean near Goleta endured bone-dry conditions that at times seemed like they would never end. Then, on Friday, the skies opened up. Nearly 2 inches of rain dropped in a single hour …
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Political Road Map: Voters have placed a lot of California’s budget choices on autopilot

Here’s a simple rule of thumb worth keeping in mind about how California’s budget is crafted: Not all tax dollars are created equal. Now more than ever, voters have decided that billions of those dollars should make their way through Sacramento with …
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