Sacramento County maintains status quo, aims to prohibit marijuana businesses

By Robert J. Hansen hansenrobj@gmail.com Sacramento-- Sacramento County Principal Planner Chris Pahule will be putting forward what is essentially a “consistency package" tomorrow night to the Planning Committee, continuing the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors previous directional policies of prohibiting marijuana cultivation in Sacramento County. “With the passage of Prop. 64 there are some tweaks … Continue reading Sacramento County maintains status quo, aims to prohibit marijuana businesses

SEC charges consultant with fraud, allegedly falsely claimed oil company secured marijuana license from Colorado

Last Monday the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the principal of a Florida-based consulting firm with fraud for allegedly publishing a false press release claiming that Petrotech Oil and Gas, Inc. obtained  medical and recreational marijuana license from Colorado according to a SEC press release. Jerry Miller, faces permanent injunctions, disgorgement of ill-gotten gains … Continue reading SEC charges consultant with fraud, allegedly falsely claimed oil company secured marijuana license from Colorado

Gas leak causes traffic delay near ARC, westbound Madison Avenue

By Robert Hansen April 6, 2016 A previous version of this story and teaser falsely reported that the gas leak occurred on Madison Avenue northbound. Madison Avenue runs east to west and the leak closed lanes going westbound. PG&E crews are trying to repair a gas leak on westbound Madison Avenue between Date Avenue and … Continue reading Gas leak causes traffic delay near ARC, westbound Madison Avenue

Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding

By Robert Hansen February 17, 2016 In May 2008, the financial crisis had begun and students from across the state rallied at the Capitol in Sacramento advocating against then Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed education cuts. The event, known as March in March, is organized to support community college student leaders, by engaging in legislative visits at … Continue reading Annual student rally March in March canceled due to lack of funding