Growing

A marijauna grower is shown with some of his plants.  (Getty Images)

NorCal Water Board Adopts Nation’s First Rules On Pot Growers’ Water Use

A first of its kind regulatory plan approved by North Coast water quality officials Thursday now requires marijuana growers to register their operations and prove they are practicing environmentally responsible farming methods.

08/14/2015

City of Clearlake. (CBS)

Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.

03/18/2015

Marijuana, pot

Police Seize $465K Of Marijuana Plants Growing In ‘Quiet’ San Leandro Neighborhood

Officers arrested three men suspected of participating in an illegal marijuana growing operation in San Leandro Friday.

10/16/2014

Marijuana

Football Field-Sized Marijuana Greenhouses Seized In Central Valley

Authorities in Central California say they have seized more than 500 full-grown marijuana plants from a sophisticated growing operation near Fresno.

05/22/2014

A construction worker uses a saw to cut wood as he builds framing for a new house in a development June 26, 2006 in Richmond, California. A report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department stated that sales of new single-family homes were up 4.6 percent in May. The median price of homes sold in May slipped to $235,300, down 4.3 percent from April. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dublin Claims Spot As State’s 3rd Fastest Growing City

Dublin is California’s third fastest growing city, according to a new study.

04/30/2014

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Humboldt State University Forms Academic Institute For Marijuana

A public university located in one of California’s prime pot-growing regions has formed an academic institute devoted to marijuana.

11/26/2012

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on the 2200 block of Beckham Lane in Hayward, January 28, 2011 (Bay City News)

Illegal Wiring Blamed For Fire At Hayward Marijuana Grow House

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.

01/27/2012

Marijuana, pot

Napa Indoor Marijuana Grow Raided; 2 Arrested

After a month-long investigation, Napa Special Investigations Bureau agents found an illegal indoor marijuana growing operation in unincorporated Napa on Soda Canyon Road last Thursday, bureau officials said.

01/18/2012

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Petition To Repeal San Jose Pot Law Qualifies For Ballot

Medical marijuana advocates in San Jose have qualified a petition for the ballot that would repeal recent city-approved restrictions on pot clubs.

01/04/2012

Fatal Shooting

Alleged Marijuana Growers From Mexico Arrested In Healdsburg Murder

A man was shot and killed near Healdsburg early Sunday morning, and authorities have arrested three alleged marijuana growers in connection with the murder.

10/17/2011

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