Thursday, October 18, 2018

More Crop Per Drop

The California Almond Board and almond growers in the lucrative almond industry are old hands at microirrigation and groundwater recharge. By streamlining decision-making on when and how much to water, the board has helped orchard owners use interactive tools to calculate irrigation schedules.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Galeria de la Raza

The cultural impact of corporate urban gentrification can be seen in the loss of the Latino art gallery, a vital cultural space in the Mission District, due to a major rent hike.

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Microdose Queen

You gotta love someone who makes party packs for microdosers that include sublingual Cannabis tabs for relief from insomnia, anxiety and pain. Mondo Powder and chill pills are two of her favorites. As Marcia Gagliardi remarks, the more success stories and studies we can read about people getting off of medications with cannabis—from sleeping pills to anxiety meds to opioids—is really hopeful.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Functional Medicine

NPR Sep 12 article about use of cannabis by seniors with chronic pain overlooks functional medicine, increasingly used by nurse practitioners who are now fulfilling the role of primary care providers in the US. Functional medicine has scientifically established that THC is an analgesic, safe and effective in treating chronic pain for arthritis, from which millions of seniors suffer needlessly.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Near Miss at San Onofre

The NRC will conduct an inspection at the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant after a near miss when a canister of radioactive spent fuel "narrowly avoided being dropped 18 feet."

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Free Pot

Santa Cruz Veterans compassion program grows and provides free pot to veterans combating traumatic, lifelong memories of death. Their goal is to get the Veterans Administration to do research on cannabis in order to get it prescribed at VA pharmacies as a therapeutic drug in the treatment of PTSD and chronic pain.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Black Point Pier