Marijuana Cultivation Speculators Driving Salinas Valley Real Estate BoomThe Salinas Valley is experiencing a real estate boom thanks to marijuana cultivation speculators hoping for the passage of Proposition 64.
'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.
13 Arrested, $4M In Marijuana Found During Alameda County SweepThirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.
Police, Federal Agents Raid 32 Santa Rosa Homes In Major Marijuana BustAuthorities arrested 13 people and raided more than two dozen homes in a major marijuana bust in a residential Santa Rosa neighborhood Thursday morning.
Fight Inside Livermore Taco Bell Leads To Pot-Growing ArrestsTwo men were arrested Sunday afternoon following an assault at a Livermore Taco Bell, which led to the arrest of two others who were allegedly growing marijuana in their apartment, police said.
Santa Cruz County Man Arrested For Indoor Marijuana GrowDeputies arrested a man after discovering over 500 marijuana plants along with processing materials in an Aptos residence Tuesday, Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said.
Federal Prosecutor’s Threats Slow Oakland Medical Marijuana PlansThe Oakland City Council has voted to double the number of licensed medical marijuana dispensaries, but plans to wait until at least fall to decide on allowing cultivation after a recent warning from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Man Jailed For Napa County Marijuana Grow Where Bodies FoundA Mendocino County man has been arrested for allegedly growing marijuana in Napa County where two male homicide victims were found on July 1, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.
California Bill To Make Growing Pot A Misdemeanor Passes First TestThe California Assembly is set to vote on a bill that would give local law authorities the power to charge small time marijuana growers with a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
Marijuana Hydroponics Superstore Opening In SacramentoIt’s being called the Walmart of weed: a 10,000-square-foot Sacramento gardening emporium that opens Saturday with how-to experts and merchandise to help medical marijuana patients grow pot.
California Assemblyman Pushes For Changes In Pot Prosecution State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced legislation that would decrease penalties for people convicted of illegally growing marijuana, in certain cases.
Oakland Considers Tweaking Marijuana Cultivation LawOakland officials were considering new amendments to a city law that licenses large medical marijuana growing operations following a warning from the district attorney.