Police are investigating a sophisticated marijuana growing operation in an East San Jose home that was discovered by firefighters putting out a blaze late Sunday night.
Firefighters discovered about 100 marijuana plants in a Petaluma home while putting out a fire there early Saturday morning.
A fire that caused heavy damage to a Hayward home Thursday afternoon appears to have been caused by illegal wire splicing, a Hayward fire captain said.
An Antioch man has been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to 10 years in prison for conspiring to cultivate marijuana plants at three grow houses in Contra Costa County.
Firefighters are battling a blaze at what is believed to be a marijuana grow house in San Jose on Tuesday afternoon, a fire captain said.
San Leandro police who responded to a report that two men with guns were chasing another man didn’t find any suspects but instead recovered about 240 marijuana plants at a nearby house, police said.
Firefighters in San Francisco Sunday morning extinguished a fire in a home used to grow marijuana in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood, a dispatcher said.