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Friday Aug 15 | 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

Friday Aug 15 | KION 46

Federal delegation to tour Salinas, discuss violence reduction

A federal delegation will be visiting Salinas Tuesday and Wednesday to tour site and meet with leaders about violence reduction strategies.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Monterey County Herald

More than $500,000 paid to political consultants in Monterey County primary elections

SALINAS >> Political consultants made more than half a million dollars in the campaigns leading up to the June primary election.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Rep. Sam Farr meets with Monterey County veterans

U.S. Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel meets with veterans and community leaders at the Veterans Transition Center on Tuesday.

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

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Rep. Sam Farr: Setting record straight about Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act

As a the top Democrat on the subcommittee that funds the school lunch program and the author of an amendment that prevented an attempt to gut the healthier standards, I wanted to respond to Sunday's editorial unfairly attacking the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc., Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Examiner.com

No massive surveillance in California

President Obama is using the Espionage Act too much to succeed in selling doubt to an otherwise informed public about large corporations like Exxon/Mobil, allowing them to ostracize Americans from the very important knowledge that unless the government takes global warming seriously, civilization, as we know it, will be ending in 30 to 200 years ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, August, CA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Your Town: CHOMP holds annual Cancer Survivors' Day

Ag Against Hunger, California Young Farmers and Ranchers and CA GROWN harvested 2,640 pounds of broccoli for local food banks.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Chomp, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Healthcare Industry, Events, Health, Massage Therapy, Life, Food, Nutrition

McClatchy

California's Rep. McClintock: People 'always know where I stand'

It's pretty modest. But when President Barack Obama recently signed a McClintock bill transferring federal land to an Indian tribe in California's El Dorado County, it was a milestone of sorts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Representative David Valadao, California, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NOLA.com

Capitol in disarray on immigration: Not a good first day for new Majority Whip Steve Scalise

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, the new House GOP whip, leaves a closed-door Republican strategy session on the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down conservative support for a planned vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Cathy McMorris, John Boehner, Democrat, Barack Obama

Examiner.com

Sheila Jackson Lee falsely claims Dems never tried to impeach George Bush

While speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , the Texas Democrat once dubbed the " Congressional boss from Hell ," falsely claimed Democrats never tried to impeach George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, George Bush, Bob Filner, Lynn Woolsey

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Indybay.org

End the Massacre in Gaza - Rally in Salinas

END THE MASSACRE IN GAZA Join the protest at Congressman Sam Farr's Office Thursday, July 31, 4:00pm to 6:00pm 100 W. Alisal Street Salinas CA 93901 Stop the killing now! Lift the economic blockade on Gaza! End the illegal occupation! End all U.S. aid to Israel!

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

The Salinas Californian

ALBA ready, willing, able to work with farmers, LULACALBA ready,...

ALBA ready, willing, able to work with farmers, LULAC ALBA's board welcomes Congressman Sam Farr's involvement in any review of ALBA's programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Salinas, CA, Marketing, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KION 46

Monterey County veterans "Stand Down" this weekend

Monterey County's homeless veterans will have a community of their own for 3 days beginning at noon August 1. During the Stand Down homeless veterans, men, women and families will have access to free medical and dental care.

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

The Salinas Californian

Senate approves bill to extend highway fundSenate approves bill to...

Senate approves bill to extend highway fund Stage is set for last-minute congressional negotiations Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rNFHp7 Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in May in Altoona, Iowa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Thomas Carper

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KION 46

Monterey Stand Down comes to Fort Ord Friday

The event is aimed at providing veterans with meals, new clothing and supplies, access to medical and psychological care, and even legal assistance.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Marina clinic will be named after Maj. Gen. Gourley

MARINA >> The new military and veterans clinic in Marina will be the "Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic."

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Rand Paul Proposes Measure To Shield State Medical Marijuana Laws From Feds

Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday filed an amendment in the Senate that would protect states that implement medical marijuana laws, as well as patients and physicians in those states, from federal prosecution.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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