Sal Tinajero

Santa Ana City Councilman

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Medical marijuana was approved by California voters in 1996, and it's a billion-dollar industry. But state law gives cities the option of either approving dispensaries or banning them.

Dazed and Confused over Orange County's Pot Policies?

Medical marijuana was approved by California voters in 1996, and it's a billion-dollar industry. But state law gives cities the option of either approving dispensaries or banning them.

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Josiah Citrin, the Michelin-starred force behind Mélisse and Citrin in Santa Monica, lost his 23-year-old son Augie to an opioid overdose in December.

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

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The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

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