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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Oppose SB 716 – Make Your Voice Heard

Written on April 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm, by

Legislation regarding the banning of bull hooks or guides in the handling of elephants has been receiving a lot of attention lately. If passed, proposed legislation would ban the use of this tool in California beginning in 2018, affecting not only circuses but also zoos and other elephant facilities and veterinarians.  The Senate Public Safety  Continue Reading »

Asparagus Festival Successful with Move to Fairgrounds

Written on April 21, 2015 at 6:25 pm, by

The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival has turned over a new leaf. Though the festival is a decades-long tradition, the 30th iteration brought big changes including new owners and a new fairgrounds location. After years of being held in downtown Stockton, Calif., the festival faced cancellation due to declining attendance and increased costs. Noceti Group resurrected  Continue Reading »