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Friday Sep 12 | Politico

Clinton to talk nutrition - Environmentalists: USDA should reject dicamba crops

CLINTON TO TALK NUTRITION: Former President Bill Clinton will be honoring 250 schools, a nonprofit and a company "for becoming healthier places" at an Alliance for a Healthier Generation Leaders Summit event this evening. The Alliance itself doesn't take a position on legislative issues, like the bubbling fight over school lunch standards, but it will be interesting to see whether Clinton weighs in on the issue.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Friday Sep 12 | The Salinas Californian

SVMH nurses deserve supportSVMH nurses deserve supportFurther cutting ...

SVMH nurses deserve support Further cutting of the SVMH nursing staff should not be an option. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tFzOHT I would like to express my appreciation for Dr. Norman Rosen's Letter of Support for the nurses of SVMH.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Salinas, CA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kern County, CA, Opinion

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Politico

House approves waters bill - Farr: School lunch politics part of a...

HOUSE APPROVES WATERS BILL: In a bipartisan vote Tuesday afternoon, the House passed legislation to prohibit the EPA from finalizing its Waters of the United States rule. However, the measure's future remains unclear.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Recipes, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative David Valadao, Representative Doug LaMalfa

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Jondi Gumz: Striding toward better health, 7,000 steps at a time

When I heard Congressman Sam Farr was teaming up with a local nutrition educator to launch a 30-day health challenge in July, I decided it was something I wanted to do. Since adding health as one of my four beats, I did more research on food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, US Politics, US News, Medicine, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Recipes, Breakfast, Opinion

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Dr. Rosen was right about banksDr. Rosen was right about banksAs Dr....

Dr. Rosen was right about banks As Dr. Rosen discovered, "There's nothing to be done about it, sign here or get out." Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2014/09/05/dr-rosen-was-right-about-banks/15096667/ The same thing that happened to Dr. Rosen happened to my husband and me.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

War on poverty turns 50, takes front seat in Santa Cruz County

Rep. Sam Farr speaks to a crowd at the Community Foundation Building in Aptos on Thursday during a discussion on poverty. APTOS >> Poverty's victims, its causes and its solutions have not remained static nationally in the past 50 years, no less so in Santa Cruz County.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Aptos, CA, Prison

Monterey County Herald

Funding secured for Camp Roberts satellite communications facility

CAMP ROBERTS >> Rep. Sam Farr announced Thursday he secured $39 million for the California Army National Guard to construct a 43,000-square-foot satellite communications operations facility at Camp Roberts. The satellite facility transmits communication for strategic and tactical U.S. and allied forces around the world, particularly for operations in the Pacific theater.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Monterey County, CA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Packer

FDA asked to drop user fee requests

Reps. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., have asked the Food and Drug Administration to stop asking Congress for user fees to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Food Science

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Christa Martin: Laurel Bushman's artistic double life; Greg Pio a storyteller with a camera

In 2009 Laurel Bushman packed up her car with everything she owned and took off from Colorado to California.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Cruz, CA, Interior Design

Sat Aug 30, 2014

VDARE

Washington Lawmakers Find Voters Are Angry about Immigration Anarchy

The August Congressional recess is nearly over and many elected members apparently got an earful from constituents.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sam Farr offers take on local, foreign violence at Santa Cruz town hall

Rep. Sam Farr speaks to members of the community during a town hall meeting at Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Cruz, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KION 46

Grand opening ceremony held for new Aptos Blue housing complex

Aptos Blue provides 40 affordable rental homes for low- and very low-income individuals and families.

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Related Topix: Aptos, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Justine DaCosta, Name Dropping: Weill latest local to join centenarian club

Weill was born in Brooklyn in 1914. He served 22 years in the U.S. Army, working in field hospital support units in the states, the South Pacific, Korea and Germany.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Santa Cruz, CA, Monterey, CA

Indybay.org

Egg Producer Permanently Removed From Industry in Settlement

On August 21, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund announced a settlement on behalf of plaintiffs Animal Place , Farm Sanctuary , and Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary in the animal groups' lawsuit against egg industry defendants Andy Cheung and Lien Diep.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Israel, World News, Middle East

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Congressman, regulators review plans for wharf's future

Congressman Sam Farr presents his opening remarks to a group discussing the Santa Cruz wharf plan Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County tourism bureau: 'Expand the Brand'

Janine Chicourrat, right, outgoing chair of the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Tammy Blount, the group's president and CEO, laugh as a tribute video to Chicourrat runs with colleagues dressed in clown suits during the group's annual meeting at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Monterey, CA, Marina (San Francisco, CA), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Del Rey Oaks, CA, Sand City, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County home affordability increases slightly

Still, just 26 percent of homes are considered affordable - a drop of more than 25 percent since 2011, according to a report from the California Association of Realtors, or CAR.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Real Estate, Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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