Clarissa Wei

Poll Shows That California Voters Support Pot Legalization

According to a recent poll, Californians are open to the legalization of marijuana. However, support is soft, with 49 percent of voters favoring the legislation and 41 percent opposing it. Ten percent of voters were uncertain about whether or not to support or oppose the measure. The poll also indicated......
Harry Warner's former estate located at 501 South Rossmore Ave.

Harry Warner's Hancock Park Manor Sold at $2.9 Million.

The late Harry Warner's Hancock Park manor was recently sold for $2.9 million by a bank, the real estate firm that handled the transaction announced this week. The structure was built in 1923 by Warner, the movie mogul who cofounded the Warner Bros. studio. The 5,555 square foot Georgian colonial......
Assemblywoman Julia Brownley.

Environmental Groups Push For Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags

Environmental activists are pushing the state Legislature to pass Assembly Bill 1998, an initiative that would effectively ban stores from giving away single-use plastic bags beginning Jan. 1, 2012. The bill, authored by Santa Monica Democrat Julia Brownley, would prohibit the distribution of plastic bags and charge customers a fee......
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The California Strawberry Festival: Your 2-Day Berry Eating Contest

The California Strawberry Festival was a two-day berry celebration May 19-20 at Oxnard's Strawberry Meadows of College Park. "We have so much more real estate compared to last year," Daisy Tatum, executive chair of the California Strawberry Festival, said. "The park has been totally improved -- we are dust-free this......
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