Journalism

BURGER OF THE DAY: THE REAL HAMBURGERS OF ORANGE COUNTY

VEGGIE GRILL The Veggie Grill offers a Beyond Meat patty that tastes almost like the real thing—dripping with fake vegan “blood” and all. The Beyond Burger is topped with a tangy special sauce, vegan cheese, sweet grilled onions, tomatoes, lettuce and a sesame-seed bun. Even though beyond meat can taste “too real” for some animal-free [...]

Nearly 250 Protestors March To Get Ice Out Of Long Beach

Nearly 250 Protestors March To Get Ice Out Of Long Beach

Nearly 250 people gathered at Harvey Milk Park in Long Beach on Saturday and marched to the local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office while chanting, “Education not deportation.” The demonstration was part of nationwide ”close the camp” protests against the treatment of immigrant children at federal deportation facilities. Similar street activism was held in [...]

Hemp Authority Helps People and the Planet Thrive

Hemp Authority Helps People and the Planet Thrive

Jesse Clymer had a dream of getting into business, of selling clothing, accessories and skin products using hemp-derived products, but with more sustainable methods. So he did his research and opened an independent, online-only hemp store. But that wasn’t all he envisioned. “I wanted a company that added some kind of good or value to [...]

55 Hydroponics Puts The Green in Green Thumb

55 Hydroponics Puts The Green in Green Thumb

As Will Fennel walks through his store, which sells everything for your home gardening needs, customers approach with questions—many of which concern growing cannabis. Armstrong Garden Center, this is not. At 55 Hydroponics, Fennel will explain to guests seeking advice on any plant how much better hydroponic growing can be compared to sticking a seed [...]