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Pot shops ready themselves in the New Year, wildfire lessons from Australia, should you take resolutions from a self-help book?

Published January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM PST
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A customer purchases marijuana at Harborside marijuana dispensary, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Starting New Year's Day, recreational marijuana can be sold legally in California. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)
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A customer purchases marijuana at Harborside marijuana dispensary, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Starting New Year's Day, recreational marijuana can be sold legally in California. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)

Recreational pot is legal, here's how one store is preparing. Why Angelenos turn to self-help texts (and why they shouldn't.) Wildfire lessons from down under.

Potential customers lurked, and a bagel truck took up roost an hour before the West Hollywood shop opened.
Walking into one of the new state-licensed shops isn't the only way to get legal weed. You can also have it delivered to your door -- in some areas.
"Women have been paid in the past less than men. If past salary gets taken into account, then the employer could perpetuate that pay imbalance."
Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer followed the advice of different self-help books for several weeks. They broke down, fought with their spouses and more.
Metro's short-term bike rentals is now available in Pasadena, Venice and the Port of L.A. but ridership is still half as high as in cities like San Francisco.
Wildfires have long been the norm in Southern Australia, where officials take the extra step to teach homeowners when to defend their houses and when to flee.
Music journalist Justino Aguila joins A Martinez to talk about the latest releases.
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