San Francisco brewery has to stop producing cannabis beer

Company lacks proper permitting: U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing a specialty beer containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived extract known as CBD, because it lacks the proper permitting. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade...

How climate change will change California ag (and it’s scary)

A very complex agricultural landscape: It’s hard to understate California’s agricultural significance: On just 1.2 percent of U.S. farmland, California produces more than a third of the country’s vegetables and about two-thirds of its fruits and...

Why did the Spanish Flu of 1918 kill so many people?

Historical disease detectives try to solve mysteries: One hundred years ago, a novel pandemic influenza virus spread rapidly around the world. It killed about 1 to 2 percent of the human population, primarily young and often healthy adults. The centennial of the 1918...