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4 hrs ago | 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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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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