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Capital Intensive

Following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s moratorium on capital punishment via executive fiat in March, will California voters end the death penalty in 2020? New research...

Flashback

Twenty YearsAgo News item: Up to two million workers are expected to take the day off May 19, so that they can attend the screening...

Flashback

50 Years AgoI also had the opportunity to sit in on a White House briefing by Press Secretary Ziegler. It was interesting to see...

Flashback

Twenty Years AgoWhen the succeed, it's despite public policy, not because of it. It's up to them to build their own futures—and our...

Mall Cats

Santa Rosans woke up Monday morning to a circling helicopter and news that a juvenile mountain lion was spotted camping out under at bush...

Flashback

<50 Years Ago>The strains between the hip and the straight communities in the San Geronimo Valley have erupted into gunfire and arson. A committee...

Wild Bill

The Pac Sun’s been tracking Napa Sen. Bill Dodd’s SB 253 since he introduced it early in the legislative session; this week the bill...

Edible Complex

Five years after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis—and five years after New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd had her scary fetal-position encounter with a Rocky...

Flashback

20 Years AgoThis WeekThe American Society of Newspaper Editors is meeting in San Francisco this week. They're agonizing over why daily paper circulation...

License to Grow

North Coast state senator Mike McGuire (D, Healdsburg), introduced SB 67 last week in an effort to shore up a teetering legal cannabis market...