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About Angela Bacca

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Angela Bacca is a freelance writer, journalist, photographer and avid cannabis and alcohol enthusiast. She has been published in a wide variety of print and digital publications including SFCritic Music Blog, Skunk Magazine, West Coast Cannabis, Cannabis Now Magazine and Opposing Views, among others. She has a Bachelor's in Journalism from San Francisco State University and a Master's in Business Administration from Mills College. Bacca serves as the Media Director for Green Aid: The Medical Marijuana Legal Defense and Education Fund and specializes in investigative journalism and public relations for medical marijuana cases.

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LADY BUSINESS: New York City’s DJ Miss Merenda

LADY BUSINESS: New York City’s DJ Miss Merenda

Music will always expand, retract and evolve. But many of us, no matter what, find a place in time and mentally lock onto the sounds that exemplify it. Music is the most fittingly descriptive and beautiful diary one could write or read. Deejays tend to play music that mirrors their audience, they play what the […]

REVIEW: Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha

REVIEW: Reed’s Culture Club Kombucha

A few years ago, drinking kombucha was something of a “crunchy” hippy practice. Creating it involves fermenting cultures in barrels, and looks a little funny with all the stringy cultures swimming around. The bottles would often explode because of the natural effervescence that comes in the fermentation process. But then it starting popping up in […]

Activist Targeted And Beaten By DEA Agents Faces Charges Of Assault On Federal Officer

Activist Targeted And Beaten By DEA Agents Faces Charges Of Assault On Federal Officer

*In the interest of full transparency, it should be noted that the author was present during the raids covering the event for another media outlet. This is both a first-hand and researched account of the raid. Before 6am PST on April 2, 2012, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) raided […]

How I Stopped Using Foundation

How I Stopped Using Foundation

In my teenage years, I caked liquid foundation all over my face. The irony of that was I had perfect skin, there was nothing to cover up. All those clogged pores converted to zits and then I was trapped, I needed the foundation to cover the acne. I converted to expensive face washes and mineral […]

Abolish The 9-to-5 Work Week: Save Money, The Planet And Your Brain

Abolish The 9-to-5 Work Week: Save Money, The Planet And Your Brain

This is Los Angeles, California. Downtown LA is not like most major cities, there is no real city center where jobs are concentrated. Its nine million residents drive across its crumbling, trafficked freeways from where they can afford to live to where they work every single day; the average commute time for people who live […]

PLAYLIST: Modern Humanz

PLAYLIST: Modern Humanz

It’s not too typical to do a playlist full of the same artists over and over, namely Beck, Radiohead, Bjork and the Gorillaz. But the music all has the same thing in common– a dystopian reflection of modern society. The mix opens with “Modern Guilt” by Beck. Beck has long been ahead of the curve […]

Thank You Anonymous, Whoever You Are

Thank You Anonymous, Whoever You Are

Thank you Anonymous, whoever you are. Gone are the days where the public can be convinced to be afraid of you, because the public is you, you have compassion, a clear moral code and the ability to leave corrupt governments scrambling in your wake. You bring justice to those that would have been swept under […]

REVIEW: Fruitvale Station

REVIEW: Fruitvale Station

Before sitting down to see Fruitvale Station at Oakland’s historic Grand Lake Theater, I had heard that for Oakland residents the experience would be more like reliving memories than seeing a Hollywood film. The movie opens with one of the infamous cell-phone recordings of 22-year-old Oscar Grant’s shooting at the Fruitvale BART Station that went viral […]

REVIEW: Orange Is The New Black On Netflix

REVIEW: Orange Is The New Black On Netflix

On July 11, Netflix debuted the entire first season of “Orange Is The New Black,” a series about an upper-crust Connecticut woman who finds herself spending 15 months behind bars are the Litchfield, NY Federal Women’s Correctional Institution. The series is a groundbreaking look at prison that hints at the corruption at all levels of […]

LADY BUSINESS: Rebekah Harris of Flotsam & Jetsam New York

LADY BUSINESS: Rebekah Harris of Flotsam & Jetsam New York

PHOTO: Earrings by Flotsam and Jetsam NY, Easton Schirra Studio 2013 Rebekah Harris lives and breathes culture and class, it comes effortlessly to her. She is the epitome of everything Ladybud Magazine stands for; she is a pioneering artisan with taste-making style and a conscious, forward-thinking view of marijuana in today’s politics and society. She […]