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Cannabis Lounges Could Open Soon in California’s Capital

Cannabis Lounges Could Open Soon in California’s Capital

Meanwhile, back on the left coast, where Governor Goddamn Handsome is running for re-election—but not, as rumored, with the tourist-boosting tagline “California: Your State for Sky-High Gas Prices, Bureaucratic Chaos and Abortions While U Wait”—the Sacramento City Council continues to wrestle with a proposal to allow “cannabis lounges” to be built (and even frequented!).

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Earth Day: Frisbees, Birkenstocks and Zero Action On Climate Change

Earth Day: Frisbees, Birkenstocks and Zero Action On Climate Change

Etiquette suggestion: If you’re planning to attend any festivities today or tonight in commemoration of Earth Day, try to refrain from spraying your hair or underarms in advance. This is the one 24-hour period for which you’ve been saving that tube of VO5 and travel-kit roll-on deodorant since Earth Day began in 1970.

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Merrie Olde England, Guns and Grappling

Merrie Olde England, Guns and Grappling

It’s not exactly an onomatopoeia. That’s a word that sounds like what it’s depicting, like “sizzle” or “plop”— and not, despite how it sounds when spoken aloud, what two-year-old boys yell to their mothers when nature calls and they can’t quite reach the doorknob on the closed bathroom door.

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High-Speed Rail Is Once Again Side-Tracked

High-Speed Rail Is Once Again Side-Tracked

Out of the $4 billion requested by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, this is how much money has been designated for it in the state’s $262.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22, which began this month: $0.00.

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