Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
A San Rafael couple linked to an alleged drug-smuggling operation in Canada are scheduled to go to trial after pleading not guilty to five federal charges, including conspiracy to possess and distribute ecstasy.
Police arrested more than 100 people, mostly for drug offenses and drunkenness at a weekend rave in Mountain View.
LSD was being blamed for a wild and violent ending to a house party in Mill Valley over the weekend.
San Francisco police on Sunday made one of the biggest drug busts in the department’s history, seizing more than $1.5 million worth of MDMA powder and pills from an apartment near the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood.
A Bay Area rapper on the run from for more than seven months had his luck run out in Nevada this week, when he was arrested. Authorities said the rapper is associated with a music label that operated as a front for drug trafficking.
Several rappers connected to a Bay Area music label are being charged with taking part in a nationwide Ecstasy ring.
Santa Clara County health officials are taking steps to curb the rising use of Ecstasy among high school students.
A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon after a police narcotics unit discovered a marijuana grow house in Santa Rosa, police said.
Nearly $30,000 worth of methamphetamine and Ecstasy pills was seized at two Vallejo residences after search warrants were served Thursday, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.