Mendocino County

A craft marijuana brand is turning a famous California winery into a Wonka Factory for weed

Marijuana tourism is on the horizon for California's famed wine country.<p>A craft cannabis brand called Flow Kana is building a marijuana processing and manufacturing hub on the site of a former winery in Mendocino County. The company purchased the 80-acre parcel once owned by the founding family of …

Wine

Woman found safe after car gets stuck in snow on way to Boise

PORTLAND, Ore. – A woman who had been reported missing after she left Portland to drive to Boise, Idaho on Friday, was found safe on Saturday …

Portland, OR

Woman goes missing on trip from Portland to Idaho

PORTLAND, Ore. – An Idaho woman was reported missing while on a trip home from Portland, and state troopers are asking for the public’s help in …

Portland, OR

Cautionary tale in Ukiah cannabis company’s troubles with law

Lucas Seymour hoped his legal troubles as a cannabis businessman were largely behind him in early December after he and his partner secured a …

Cannabis

Wall Street Loves This High-Yield Stock and So Should You

Several analysts have upgraded this 5%-yielding pipeline stock since the start of the year because they see that payout heading much higher in the …

Stocks

Trimming Weed: The Seasonal Job Made For Backpackers

Do you ever find yourself deep into a long term travel adventure and wonder how you can keep the travel train rolling? When I first started traveling …

Cannabis

Can Money Grow on Trees? (Blog)

By Sofia Faruqi & Caroline GagnéAcross the world, businesses are making money by restoring forests and farmland.

Agriculture

20 places to go to in California in 2018

California

Plowshares in Ukiah to suspend free evening meals until spring

Though lunch will still be served, Plowshares will temporarily stop serving evening meals at the end of this month, Executive Director Traci Boyl …

In the quest to bridge the digital divide, California left behind its rural communities. State lawmakers want to change that

Until a few years ago, most students in Winters — a farming community of 7,000 west of Sacramento — did not have computers at home. So the city’s then-mayor, Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, pushed for a program that enabled the school district’s sixth-graders to check out laptops along with their …

California

Ukiah smoke shop goes up in smoke

The Mendo Leaf Smoke Shop in Ukiah was gutted Friday after a vaping device apparently exploded in an employee’s hand, the Ukiah Valley Fire Authority …

eCigarettes

The Mendocino Group’s homegrown approach to cannabis marketing

At his laptop, Josh Bowers works on a campaign for one of the companies the Mendocino Group works with. Chris Pugh-Ukiah Daily Journal<p>Today’s …

Cannabis

Peter Sitkin, pioneering lawyer who fought for welfare rights, dies at 77

A celebration of life is planned for Saturday for Peter Sitkin, a pioneer of welfare rights and public interest lawyer, who died Dec. 29 at his home in Sonoma at age 77.<p>Sitkin became a public interest lawyer when the practice of public interest law was relatively new. He worked for the San …

Sonoma County

GI Coffeehouses Recalled: a Compliment From General Westmoreland

The New York Times has published an op-ed piece by historian David Parsons about the coffeehouses started near US bases during the War in Vietnam. …

Green Berets

29 Places to Welcome Spring

Feel the mist on your skin<p>Even if you’ve been to <b>Yosemite</b> a thousand times, visit in spring and it feels like the first time all over again. The …

Outdoors

Beer Buzz – Mendocino Brewing Closes Tap Room, Budweiser Shocker, Very Stable Genius Beer!

The beer biz never sleeps at American Craft Beer. And here’s some more of what’s been happening in the beer world, while you were drinking your way …

Vijay Mallya

Mendocino County Museum advisory members concerned over museum management

Despite the recent selection and introduction of a new curator, the Mendocino County Museum remains without a director following the unexplained …

Corruption

Live in a California Country Estate While Growing Your Own Million-Dollar Wine Business

Equipped with 130 acres of vineyards, this estate makes working from home look positively irresistible.<p>Mendocino County—known for jagged cliffs that …

Wine

California’s cannabis industry is often cash-only, uninsured, and vulnerable

California is becoming the largest legal marijuana market in the nation. It’s estimated that the industry will bring in more than $1 billion in taxes …

Cannabis

Turn up heat with spicy Korean condiment

Korean Beef Bulgogi Stir-fry<p>Yield: 2 servings<p><i>Adapted from</i> <i>Stir Crazy by Ching-He Huang</i>, Kyle Books <i>($24.95)</i><p>Bulgogi is smoky, sweet, and full of flavor, …

Lifestyle

Willits man charged with illegally importing leopard parts from Africa

A Mendocino County man was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to illegally importing a leopard skull and skin from a hunting trip, officials said.<p>According to the indictment, Adam Lawrence, 38, of Willits, traveled to South Africa in August 2011 where he killed a leopard while …

Wildlife

CHP Seizure of Legal Cannabis Outrages California Farmers

On Friday night Dec. 22, three days before Christmas and ten days before California ushered in <b>legal</b> retail sales of <b>marijuana</b> for adult use, …

Cannabis

Net News

New In Last 5 Minutes<p>‘Twitter talking down to people, as if they are not intelligent enough’ RT - Daily news (Today) - Twitter is treating people as …

Cannabis Industry

How you can visit California's redwood state parks for free

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Save the Redwoods League is offering free passes at 47 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in …

National Parks

Cannabis growers ask Mendocino County supervisors to look into enforcement issues

Members of the emerging cannabis legal industry, farmers and advocates still rankled by law enforcement agencies’ controversial seizure of 1,875 …

Cannabis Industry

CA: Newly Legal North Coast Cannabis Trade Feels Renewed Dread Of Law Enforcement

The New Year brought a new wave of retail cannabis for adult use, but industry veterans dread the sound of helicopters. Those fears intensified on …

Cannabis

NioCorp Developments: Scandium Concerns Overrated

Recently, there have been some concerns about the viability of the Elk Creek project, especially when it comes to the price of Scandium.<p>On closer …

Business

Can veterans be penalized for using pot? Answer is hazy

<i>Justin Calvino displays marijuana grown on one of his properties in Mendocino County, California on April 19, 2017. ; Credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty</i> …

Cannabis

Authorities ID Ukiah Man In Deadly 101 Crash Into Tree

The fatal crash happened Saturday near the Mendocino Avenue undercrossing in Santa Rosa.<p>SONOMA COUNTY, CA — A man who died in a crash Saturday …

San Francisco

Proposed pipeline could move natural gas from Montana to Kansas

CLOSE<p>About 50 people gathered on the Civil Center steps in Great Falls on Oct. 11 to protest the arguments set in federal court over the Keystone XL …

Montana