Lisa Rab at Miami New Times: Crash Course: 411-PAIN network will line their pockets with your insurance money
The commercial’s message is simple. It tempts viewers with $10,000 but never explains that the doctors and lawyers, not the patient, will get the money.
Gaen Murphree at Seven Days: Hole Truth
Two generations of Rubrights stand at the enormous maple worktable. It’s 4 a.m., and another day begins at the bakery.
Noah Galuten at LA Weekly: Santa Cruz Marijuana Dispensary Trades Joints for Canned Food
The Granny Purps dispensary in Soquel has been handing out a free marijuana cigarette for every four cans of food donated by its patients.
Chasen Marshall at OC Weekly: Airline Treats Kenyan UC Irvine Professor, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Like A ‘Terrorist Menace’
…for an unexplained reason, he and a group of fellow Kenyans were treated as such upon a detoured flight to Lyon, France.
Thomas Wheatly at Creative Loafing: New laws starting Jan. 1 benefit boat dealers, unwanted animals, ‘In God We Trust’ sticker makers
Several ethics laws — some of which don’t go far enough, as Jim Walls has noted — will also take effect.