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Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies and state authorities eradicated nearly 20,000 marijuana plants worth an estimated $30 million at Mount Madonna County Park on July 20, 2011. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Monterey County Officials Find, Destroy 5,000 Marijuana Plants

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Friday found a marijuana garden containing more than 5,000 plants near the Salinas River south of the community of San Ardo.

08/12/2012

Marijuana, pot

Deputies Shoot At Suspects During South Bay Marijuana Bust

A man who was shot and injured by Santa Clara County deputies in a confrontation at a marijuana growing site in an area between Gilroy and Watsonville Thursday has been identified as a Morgan Hill resident.

06/29/2012

Oakland Police found these weapons, along with an indoor marijuana grow and stolen electronics at a home on Aileen Street on June 15, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Police Say Guns, Pot Grow Found In Robbery Suspect’s Home

A convicted felon has been arrested after police found five illegal firearms, stolen electronics, a large amount of cash and an indoor marijuana grow operation at his residence in North Oakland, police said Monday.

06/18/2012

(L-R) Rene Lujan, Armando Gonzales and David Vasquez. (Gilroy Police Department)

Car Stuffed With Pot Leads Gilroy Police To Growing Operation

A car trunk stuffed with marijuana plants alerted Gilroy police to an elaborate indoor grow operation in the city early Monday morning.

03/14/2012

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Marijuana Growing Operation Discovered After Pinole House Fire

An early Tuesday morning fire is out at a single-story home in Pinole, but now authorities suspect the location may have been used as a pot farm.

03/06/2012

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Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered In Half Moon Bay Warehouse

San Mateo County authorities on Wednesday seized more than 1,500 marijuana plants, approximately 19 pounds of processed marijuana and several guns from a Half Moon Bay warehouse complex that was being used to conceal an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation and a residence connected to the operation.

02/03/2012

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Marijuana Farm Threatened Trout Spawning In Santa Clara County

An illegal marijuana grow on the Llagas River near Morgan Hill was discovered and cleaned up just in time for the spawning of steelhead trout.

11/03/2011

Marijuana cultivation, pot growing indoor, hydroponic

Santa Rosa Drug Bust Yields 8 Pounds Of Pot; 1 Arrest

A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon after a police narcotics unit discovered a marijuana grow house in Santa Rosa, police said.

10/18/2011

Marijuana cultivation, pot growing indoor, hydroponic

Diamond Heights Traffic Stop Leads San Francisco Police To Indoor Pot Farm

San Francisco police officers who pulled over a Range Rover with no plates in Diamond Heights confiscated heroin and pot worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and uncovered a well-hidden marijuana farm in the driver’s nearby home.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/10/2011

A box is filled with marijuana plants at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco (AP)

Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon Footprint

A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/15/2011

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