Retail pot stores will likely open in early July. The Liquor Control Board says applicants have been unprepared and unresponsive. Also, since few stores will be open in early July, officials say consumers should expect higher prices at first. A World Vision board member has resigned after the Christian aid group reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages. // The LA school system is challenging a new federal policy that requires students to pick up at least three food items a day, even if they don't want them. The district estimates students in Los Angeles throw out at least $100,000 worth of food a day. // The context of an inscription in the new 9/11 memorial has grim origins. // The NY Daily news reports Mexican drug cartels are responsible for a lime shortage here in the U.S. Plus an interesting letter about the Oso slide.