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FIRST UP — Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, isn’t shy when it comes to touting the quality of one of his district’s most famous crops.

“World class cannabis comes from the Emerald Triangle (of Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties),” he said.

Now that recognition is about to be official and enforce by law.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law, authored by McGuire and inspired by the wine industry, that ties the coveted “appellation of origin” label to the sun and soil of a region.

If you’re a cannabis connoisseur, that’s a big deal. It means Emerald Triangle farmers can market their product to tout their North Coast roots, and potentially gain an advantage over competitors.


The Uber- and Lyft-funded campaign for the ballot measure to re-classify rideshare drivers as independent contractors has secured the endorsement of Mothers Against Drunk Driving,

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Scott Disick Steps Out With Model Bella Banos After Sofia Richie Split

Dinner for two!

Scott Disick was spotted grabbing a bite with Bella Banos on Thursday, Oct. 1. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the model were photographed walking out of the restaurant Nobu in Malibu, Calif. Disick kept his look cool and casual for the outing by rocking an orange shirt, navy pants and white sneakers. As for Banos, she donned a black crop top and matching skirt and accessorized her look with strappy heels.

Even their ride was full of style. The two were pictured behind the wheel of a black Ferrari. Although, they appeared to have a little car trouble.

“Scott’s car wouldn’t start and his bodyguard had to get a portable charger jumper to try and get it started,” an eyewitness said, noting Disick and Banos were still in the restaurant at this point. “They spent about 10-15 minutes trying to get the car started.”

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Christina Anstead Ditches Her Wedding Ring After Ant Anstead Split

Moving on. Christina Anstead stepped out without her wedding after announcing her split from Ant Anstead.

The Christina on the Coast star, 37, posted about her “work weekend” to her Instagram Stories on Sunday, September 27. In her first upload, Christina shared a photo of herself sans wedding ring while sitting beside her colleague James Bender.

Christina Anstead and James Bender Christina Anstead Ditches Her Wedding Ring After Her Split From Ant Anstead
Christina Anstead and James Bender Courtesy Christina Anstead/Instagram

Christina then reshared an Instagram Story video posted by makeup artist and hairstylist Shannon Houston, who walked with a cocktail in hand as she showed off their view. The clip was set to Michael Bublé’s “Feeling Good.”

In the HGTV star’s final update, she reshared Houston’s photo of her sipping on a drink.

Christina got married to Ant, 41, in December 2018 nearly one year after her divorce from Tarek El Moussa was finalized. The now-estranged pair then welcomed their 12-month-old son,

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