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September 17, 2020

PACIFIC GROVE — Pacific Grove schools entered into the debate about opening a cannabis dispensary in the city with a resolution declaring the “health, safety and well-being” of kids will be affected, but on a split vote, elected city officials on Wednesday approved an...

September 1, 2020

SALINAS — Cannabis revenue has again come to Monterey County’s rescue on COVID-19.

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors by a unanimous vote again dipped into a cannabis tax revenue fund to cover up to about $6.9 million in the county’s pandemic response, much of it plan...

August 28, 2020

PACIFIC GROVE — Elected officials in Pacific Grove next week will take the first stab at allowing cannabis sales in the city, albeit highly restricted sales.

Mayor Bill Peake said Thursday that City Manager Ben Harvey’s motivation behind an amended ordinance permitting...

August 4, 2020

SALINAS — After only two applicants signed up for Monterey County’s outdoor cannabis grow pilot program, county officials ware set to consider potentially easing the rules more than a year after the program was adopted, including a potential indefinite extension of the...

SALINAS – The 2019 Monterey County Crop Report released Tuesday shows the overall production value of the agriculture industry in the county was up 3.5% to $4.4 billion. Leaf lettuce is the top crop followed by strawberries, head lettuce, and broccoli rounding out the...

MARINA — More than a year and a half after voters approved cannabis businesses in the city of Marina, three applications for cannabis dispensaries were approved by the City Council last week.

“This is good for the city,” said Marina Mayor Bruce Delgado. “Any new busines...

SALINAS — Tapping reserves and cannabis tax revenue to preserve staff and programs that had been on the chopping block, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday put the finishing touches on a $1.64 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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SALINAS — Monterey County’s plan to house COVID-19 patients who don’t need to be hospitalized and homeless who don’t test positive for the virus but are considered at risk in alternate care and housing sites is expected to cost about $3.5 million over the next few mont...

December 12, 2019

A plan for a cannabis testing lab got the go-ahead Tuesday from the Monterey Planning Commission despite the city’s prohibition history. The proposed cannabis lab is located at 31 Upper Ragsdale in an area of the city that has a number of medical testing labs, which is...

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