SUNNYVALE - MARIJUANA IN THE CITY
In this article we talk about some interesting facts about the city with a focus on the main issue, Marijuana.
We address the important and frequently asked questions about MMJ:
- Where can I buy good legal weed in town?
- How can I become a legal Medical Marijuana patient?
- Where can I find a Cannabis collective in town?
- How can I get a 420 Medical Marijuana Doctor evaluation?
- Is there a nearby place I can get a Cannabis ID card?
- Can I get Marijuana delivered to my home?
- Where is a nearby dispensary with lab tested Marijuana?
- Can I grow weed at home?
- What are the latest laws concerning permits and ordinances?
- How can I get a Doctor's recommendation and growers permit?
- Where can I find a good Medical Marijuana lawyer in the city?
With a population of about 148,000 (2016), Sunnyvale ranks as California's 39th largest city.
The city is an important part of the world famous Silicon Valley. Name Dropping the A listers; IT resident companies of fame include Yahoo!, AppliedMicro, Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, Spansion and Ariba. Sunnyvale is also blessed with the presence of aerospace giants Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems and the list goes on. In the past decade, aerospace and military industry complex related work has declined.
Did you know?
"Masters of three trades; Sunnyvale has a single unified Department of Public Safety - all personnel are trained as firefighters, police officers, and EMTs - they can respond to an emergency in any of the three roles."
The Spanish first arrived in 1770, who found a large population of Native Indians thriving in the Santa Clara Valley. Little did the natives know that within a century their presence on the planet would be nearly non-existent. She Spanish established Christian missions simultaneous to their parallel efforts to dominate both the North and South American continents.
Spanish domination of the area was dealt a death blow with the Mexican civil and American Wars. In a complex set of transactions, Spanish holdings were transferred to a Native American, in a rare instance of indigenous people's participation in Anglo-California. With the Anglo invasion following the discovery of Gold and American takeover of California, the lands eventually fell into a rich New Englander's hands. If 1850 a Mr Martin Murphy bought a huge chunk of a Rancho that makes up a generous portion of present day Sunnyvale.
Like so many other Californian towns, a boom period followed the arrival of the San Jose Railroad. As the population of the coastal cities ballooned, the demand for commodities, food, timber, minerals and water skyrocketed. Every community, including Sunnyvale, with resources with easy access to market did very well.
Man is the especially dominant species because of his/her brainpower. On the other hand, human stupidity can neutralize this advantage completely. Many civilizations were wiped off the face of earth due to collective stupidity or one form or another. California wheat farmers had a practice of harvesting until the soil declined to the point where crop yields were uneconomical. However, a solution came in the form of shifting wheat farms and orchards. With the invention of the refrigerated rail car, fruit and produce could be delivered to the city. Soon enough, Sunnyvale was a fruit city.
In the late 1880's, Sunnyvale's labor population was nearly 50% Chinese. Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, European immigrants Southern Europe; Spain, Portugal and even Japan would supplant the Chinese as a major force in farm labor.
Around 1900, real estate developers saw opportunities in Sunnyvale. A developer named Walter Crossman described Sunnyvale as "the City of Destiny" in his marketing propaganda.
Sunny continued to grow through to 1930 with the expansion of processed food production, dried and canned fruit. Some San Francisco heavy industry relocated to town after the great earthquake of 1906. Mining equipment, steam engines and other ironworks would come out of Sunnyvale for many a year to come.
In 1912, Sunnyvale voted to incorporate. Sunnyvale has a substantial history with the US military industrial complex. A military base was established way back in 1923, another in 1930. An airfield was opened in WWII. Lockheed martin and aerospace moved into town in the 1950's, with IT buddies Advanced Micro Devices and Yahoo following along a couple of decades later.
As the First World War effort gobbled up workers, Mexican immigrants were called in to fill the void.
Did you know?
"The first prototype of Pong, one of the first arcade video games ever, was installed in Sunnyvale in August 1972, in a bar named Andy Capp's Tavern."
This century has seen the development of housing projects and strip malls obliterate the agricultural life blood, the lands and small businesses that feed and clothe the people.
Today local industry has a fantastic IT core. Top employers include:
- Lockheed Martin Space Systems
- Apple Inc
- Yahoo! Inc
- NetApp Inc
- Juniper Networks Inc
- Hewlett Packard
- A2Z Development Center Inc
- Applied Materials Inc
- Intuitive Surgical Operations Inc
The latest Marijuana Ordinances - Permits - Meetings - News
The Sunnyvale City Council has enacted some tougher rules in the city aimed at keeping cigarette smoke away from the lungs of residents; The ban includes tobacco smoke, electronic smoking devices (say what?) and marijuana.
The new ordinance prohibits smoking in outdoor dining areas, within 25 feet of doorways and other openings of locations where smoking is prohibited, within 25 feet of public transit stops, in common and outdoor areas of multi - family housing, within 20 feet of the entrance of multifamily housing and inside multi-family housing units.
BAN - 2016 Adopt an urgency ordinance amending Sunnyvale Municipal Code Chapter 9.86 and Title 19 to expressly prohibit medical marijuana cultivation, commercial activity, distribution, and delivery; exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3).
Weird Sunnyvale Fruit Cocktail Water Tower
The Libby Cannery was the World's Largest Cannery in 1922.
The Libby Water Tower was the water tower and primary source of water for the old cannery. The giant can is hoisted more than a hundred feet in the air. It looks like a cocktail container on steroids - it's 25 feet tall and 15 feet across.
City officials decided the can from the skyline and replacing it with a normal water tower. After public outcry, the can was reverted and restored the label back to its original design.
Amazingly, the Federal Aviation Administration is reported to say that the can is a valuable navigational landmark. (Source - Paraphrase - Weird California)
|Marijuana Legal Issues|
Tom Nolan is a nationally-recognized trial attorney - certified as a criminal law specialist by the State Bar of California for 30 years plus. Tom was selected in the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in California and selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer.
Summit Defense, Lawyer Jim began his career on the other side - as a former prosecutor. Jim believes that his experience as a prosecutor gives him a tremendous advantage over attorneys who have only been on defense. James Reilly knows all the prosecutor's tricks, anticipating strategies, bluffs, and then pushes for the best possible outcome, which, of course includes winning.
Marijuana Products And Services
Dispensaries, Delivery Services, Cannabis Clubs,Clinics, Doctors, 420 Evaluations in the city.
- 12 month Letter of Grower`s Recommendation from a licensed physician.
- 24/7 Online verification of your legal status.
- Medical Marijuana ID CARD.
- Grower's Authorization to cultivate up to 99 plants / possess 8 oz. or more of MMJ.
|Police - Cannabis Files|
A Sunnyvale actor accused of driving under the influence of drugs and seriously injuring a bicyclist three months ago surrendered to authorities Monday morning, according to Santa Rita Jail records.
Berwick Haynes, 47, wanted on a $135,000 warrant, was arrested and booked in Dublin and was officially booked.
|City Cannabis News|
For the past year, Santa Clara County has been fine-tuning a regional marijuana ordinance to fill regulatory gaps between San Jose’s new local laws and anticipated statewide legalization in 2016.
On Tuesday, at its first meeting after summer recess, the Board of Supervisors will vote on the proposed rules.
"Do you want Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to be located in the Princeton Plaza?"
Whatever your opinion, please participate in the meeting now scheduled for your neighborhood.