Once Pot Friendly Calaveras County Bans MarijuanaA previously pot friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes.
Man With Meth, Human Skull In Trunk Of Car Arrested After Running Stop SignPolice arrested a man on Thanksgiving and found a human skull in his trunk and methamphetamine inside his gas cap door.
Illegal Pot Farms Plague Calaveras County, Encroach on Legal Grow OperationsCalaveras County legalized medical marijuana cultivation last year, seeking to tax the hundreds of farms that popped up in the region after a 2015 wildfire destroyed more than 500 homes.
Rural Residents Grappling With California's 'Green Rush' Of Pot Growers The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff's deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them.
Rural California Sheriff, Auditor Spar On Pot Money SpendingA California county auditor is accusing a sheriff of improperly spending some of the $1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go after illegal operators.
27,000 Marijuana Plants Seized In 4-Day Calaveras County RaidMore than 27,000 marijuana plants were seized and 35 people arrested in a series of raids in a California county that is trying to crack down on illegal grows.
Small Plane Missing In Northern California Sierra FoothillsAn intense search was launched in rural Calaveras County Monday for a small plane that disappeared from radar over the weekend near Mountain Ranch.
Jason Mraz Announces Summer Tour Date Near Bay AreaThe run kicks off on June 16th in Tuscon, AZ and end his summer tour at Ironstone Vineyards in Calaveras County, east of the Bay Area.
Calaveras County Considers Banning Marijuana CultivationSome residents of Calaveras County say the pot boom has turned to bust and now there’s a new movement to ban marijuana growing there.
Out-Of-Control Wildfire In Calaveras County Forces EvacuationsA wildfire raging in Calaveras County has grown to more than 200 acres and forced evacuations.
'Green Rush' In NorCal Towns Have Some Calling For Moratoriums On Marijuana CultivationChange is happening fast in the Calaveras County foothills since the Butte Fire devastated communities in the area. There’s a ‘green rush’ going on as farmers buy up land ahead of the potential legalization of recreational marijuana in California.
2 More Bodies Found Bringing Death Toll In Valley, Butte Wildfires To 5Authorities say two more bodies have been found in homes burned by a California wildfire, bringing the death toll from the blazes in the northern part of the state to five.