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Richard Lee

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  • Are Isometric Exercises Safe For The Heart?

    Q. Long ago, I was told that isometric exercises, like weight lifting, shouldn't be done by anyone with a heart condition. Is that still the prevailing wisdom? A. Isometric exercises are those in which a muscle tenses but doesn't contract. Clasping...
  • PASSINGS: James McClure, Richard Lee Atkins, Juaneita Marie Veron, Frank Bare, Jack D. Forbes, Necmettin Erbakan

    PASSINGS: James McClure, Richard Lee Atkins, Juaneita Marie Veron, Frank Bare, Jack D. Forbes, Necmettin Erbakan
    James McClure Longtime U.S. senator from Idaho Former U.S. Sen. James McClure, 86, a conservative Republican who spent 24 years in Congress representing Idaho and while chairman of the Energy Committee fought to keep Idaho's wilderness areas...
  • Neurogen To Sell Real Estate For $3.5 Million

    With its sale to a San Diego firm expected to close by year's end, Neurogen Corp. of Branford has now agreed to sell its real estate to a Fairfield developer in a separate deal. Three days after announcing it would sell its 160,000-square-foot properties...
  • New officers seated for Franciscan Seniors

    The Franciscan Seniors new officers are, Burt Gallagher, president; Elaine Paonessa, vice president; Lois Clemensen, secretary; and Jim Burry, treasurer; Patsy Bailey, historian; Arnold Frank, parliamentarian; and Joan Roulston, Bernard Baima, and...
  • Marijuana legalization initiative headed for 2010 ballot, organizers say

     
    Supporters of an initiative that would legalize marijuana in California say they have collected enough signatures to ensure that it will be on the November 2010 ballot. The petition drive, which was run by a professional signature-gathering firm,...
  • Marijuana legalization backers hand in initiative petitions

     
    Supporters of legalized marijuana announced today that they have gathered about 700,000 signatures for their initiative, virtually guaranteeing voters will see it on the November ballot. They plan to turn in the petitions today to elections officials in...
  • Initiative to legalize marijuana qualifies for November ballot

     
    State election officials announced Wednesday that an initiative to legalize marijuana will be on the November ballot, triggering what will likely be an expensive, divisive and much-watched campaign to decide whether California will again lead the nation...
  • Marijuana legalization initiative had only $62,000 in cash on hand at end of June, according to new report

     
    The campaign to pass Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization initiative, had just $62,000 in cash to spend at the end of June, according to a campaign finance report filed today, an amount far short of what would be needed to......
  • State lawyers want to postpone Lisker case until after election

     
    Lawyers in state Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown’s office want to postpone their bid to send a man wrongly convicted of murder back to prison on a technicality until after their boss’ upcoming election for governor, attorneys said Thursday. Attorney William......
  • Cover story: Prop. 19 proponent

     
    Richard Lee rolled his wheelchair up the ramp and glided onstage, steering himself to a table draped in a green cloth with “Oaksterdam University” spelled out in gold, varsity-sweater letters. The founder of the nation's first marijuana trade sch...
  • Study: Legalizing marijuana in California would not make a big dent in Mexican cartels' profits

     
    A ballot initiative in California that would permit possession, production and taxation of small amounts of marijuana for personal use would do little to curtail the profits of violent drug-trafficking cartels in Mexico, according to a new study...