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Top of Mind Thursday January 4, 2018: Green and Growing

On Tuesday, California joined the growing number of states including Oregon and jurisdictions that allow recreational sales of marijuana. Estimates are that first year sales of legal cannabis-related products will exceed $3.8 billion, growing to over $5 billion in 2019. … Continue reading

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Top of Mind Thursday October 12, 2017: Up in Smoke

It started Sunday evening with a few sparks. High winds knocked down power poles, and the live wires sparked brush fires. Within a few hours, whole swatches of land were on fire. Four days later, the firestorms in California’s wine … Continue reading

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Top of Mind Thursday September 14, 2017: Emergency Response

In the last two weeks, we marked the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which caused devastating flooding and damage in the New Orleans area. We also saw two extremely powerful hurricanes … Continue reading

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Top of Mind Thursday February 16, 2017: A Wet and Wild Ride

The emergency spillways at California’s Oroville Dam sat empty and unused for nearly 50 years, seeming almost like an afterthought. Until this week, when they became critical. Record rainfall in Northern California caused water levels in the dam, the highest … Continue reading

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