Jul 312014
 
Great Cigar Events Presents: A Smoking Great Time

Where: Original Mike’s, 100 S Main St., Santa Ana, CA When: Aug 2-Aug 3 What: Event to be held on their beautiful 6,000 sq. ft. outdoor patio and indoors. Private Smoking Lounge inside. Fully stocked Premium Bar. Great food and Taco Man outside on Patio. Each guest will receive no less than two (2) Premium Cigars. Cigar Deals! Box purchases with free gifts. Rum Tasting by Nica Travel. Delicia the Cigar Vixen!. Scotch Tasting. Live Music on the patio by Bass Culture and Dave Weaver (Jazz/Blues Guitarist). Live DJ beginning at 8:00 p.m. outside. R&B Funk/Oldies Band inside – beginning

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Jul 302014
 

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In an emphatic defense of privacy in the digital age, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police generally may not search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants. Cellphones are unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the court. They are “not just another technological convenience,” he said, but ubiquitous, increasingly powerful computers that contain vast quantities of personal, sensitive information. “With all they contain and all they may reveal, they hold for many Americans the privacies of life,”

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Jul 292014
 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Aspiring brewers and winemakers in college can legally taste — but not swallow — their products starting winter semester. Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB1989 on Monday to fix a situation that prevented some students from graduating in four years. The bill’s author Democratic Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro of Arcata cautions his bill does not condone campus partying. It only permits for sipping and spitting despite its “Underage Drinkers” label in records. It also only extends to students majoring in winemaking and brewery science and not to students looking for fun electives. Advocates for the bill say tasting

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Jul 282014
 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates. The city’s Board of Supervisors voted 6-4 to ask voters to approve the tax on sodas, sports drinks and other beverages sweetened with sugar and sold in the city. It would have to be approved by two-thirds of the electorate to take effect. City officials have estimated the measure would raise somewhere between $31 million and $52 million

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