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Acting on information from a “key intelligence source,” CBS News claimed that terrorists are trying to poison our food supply on Monday. This may come as a shock, but some researchers have already identified several thriving “food-terror cells” who’ve been operating from within our borders for years. One is based in St.
San Francisco leads the way in the local, sustainable food movement. Several city ordinances, however, have prevented more urban food producers from cropping up. Mayor Gavin Newsom hopes to change this. His office is proposing an amendment to the city code which would permit urban farms in more venues.
It took a lot of wheeling and dealing to get to this moment, but history was made this month when Americans were honored with a “one time look” into the books of the Federal Reserve. You probably didn’t hear about it with the Wikileaks cables taking precedent in news cycles. What was gleaned from this pseudo-audit was nothing short of frightening.
On Wednesday, State Supreme Court justices unanimously denied a request to block Proposition 14, a voter-approved law which changes statewide electoral rules beginning in next year’s special elections. Prop. 14 was passed by a 54 percent majority in June.
In a settlement agreement announced Thursday, California officials intend to enforce a state law that prohibits schools from charging fees for textbooks, cheerleader outfits, and other items. The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups brought suit against the state in September, say