Upfront

Upfront: Trail Travails

Last week, the California Senate unanimously passed a bill introduced by Sen. Mike McGuire that would create the long-anticipated Great Redwood Trail, extending from...

Upfront: Big Oil’s BFF

The firm, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni (Nielsen Merksamer), represents the state’s leading energy concerns and counts BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Phillips and...

Upfront: ‘Little’ Headache

It’s been a couple of wild weeks for the California State Republican Party now that it’s been revealed that one of the highest polling...

Upfront: Social Change

“My mom always used to say, ‘People don’t do things for your reasons, they do things for their reasons,’” asserted Cecile Richards in San...

Upfront: Wait and See

The California Growers Association filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Food and Agriculture in response to a regulatory loophole in the state’s...

Upfront: Feel the Turn

North Bay voters may wake up on November 7 to the news that there are two progressives representing the region in Congress—and one of...

Upfront: The Race

Unlike the current occupant of the office, each of the three candidates for Marin County District Attorney this year supports a push to proactively...

Upfront: #ENOUGH

“If we’ve learned anything from the tragedy at Parkland,” said Congressman Jared Huffman, speaking on Sunday, March 18 at a standing-room-only Student Summit on...

Upfront: Weed the People

Back in November, the state moved to lift acreage limits in place to protect small-time, legacy pot growers as part of the Proposition 64...

Upfront: Alabama Slammer

Scanning the daily headlines for a minute there on New Year’s Day, it looked like the biggest cannabis issues facing California in 2018 would...