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KOOL CELEBRATION: Rose Parade rings in new year

With the theme, ‘Melody of Life,’ the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena ushered in 2019 in style. Kool and the Gang rode on the Stella Rosa Wines’ ‘Taste the Magic’ float, which won the Grand Marshal Trophy for the most outstanding creative concept and float design. Chaka Khan served as grand marshal and Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: The connection between medical cannabis and health

Like it or not, the cannabis industry has graduated from a “Ziploc dime bag of weed” to the mainstream marketplace with branding and marketing strategies, quality packaging and a plethora of high-end, legal recreational and medicinal products. After decades of cannabis industry’s retailers keeping a low profile to avoid legal scrutiny, cannabis retailers have started Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Will Downing’s latest pays tribute to women singers

The velvety smooth Will Downing pays tribute to the great ladies of the music industry with his outstanding new album “Black Pearls.” The Shanachie release features the Prince of Sophisticated Soul’s stamp on hits by Chaka Khan, Deniece Williams, Brenda Russell, Angela Winbush, Jean Carn and The Emotions to name a few. We laughed while Read More…