With immigration raids across the state and increasingly strict enforcement at the border, Napa’s growers and labor contractors are facing a severe labor shortage. “If you go out and spend a season in the vineyards to be able to appreciate the man or the woman who is farming those grapes, at that point, you will have true wine appreciation,” said Vanessa Robledo, a wine entrepreneur.
With billions of dollars to be gained in an industry-friendly state with a “reasonable regulation” climate, small towns like Trenton became overwhelmed by an influx of workers, and countless acres of farmland were repurposed for industrial development. “As the foundation of life and identity shifts beneath their feet, the people of Trenton are left asking what is the value of community history and what sacrifices are they willing to make to preserve a vanishing way of life,” said Lois Vossen, executive producer.
An item from 1904 was given an appraisal that broke all records for the PBS show Antiques Roadshow. Not bad for a painting that was hidden from view hanging behind a door.
Dark Money, an award-winning independent film, offers numerous perspectives on dark money donations — the unlimited campaign contributions from undisclosed donors, individuals and corporations. “Dark money is the advertising where you don’t know who’s paying for the ads,” says Llew Jones, a Montana state senator.
Stephen Arnold Music delivers new music to CNN, Sony Interactive, PBS, and China Global Television Network, reinforcing its claim to be the World Leader in Sonic Branding.
Washington Week, one of America’s longest-running public affairs programs, is sounding hip thanks to a jazzy new music package from Stephen Arnold Music.
“It was a privilege working with WETA/PBS to carry out their vision of updating the sonic brand of such an iconic and venerable program, and musically relaying the show’s unique ability to cover serious topics in an intelligent and lively fashion,” said Chad Cook from Stephen Arnold Music.