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A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

At Least 8 Arrested During SF ’4/20′ Celebration

Among the thousands of people who gathered in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park near the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana Sunday, at least eight people were arrested for felonies, a police spokeswoman said.

11 hours ago

4/20 Celebrants

SF Police Ready For ’4/20′ Celebration Of Marijuana In Golden Gate Park

San Francisco authorities are preparing for thousands of marijuana smokers to gather in Golden Gate Park for the annual 4/20 pot-smoking celebration.

19 hours ago

(AP)

Sonoma Police Discover Marijuana Grow During Bar Assault Arrests

Sonoma County authorities discovered a marijuana grow while arresting one of two suspects Thursday morning for an assault in a bar last month. Narcotics detectives found a large marijuana indoor and outdoor growing operation with more than 400 plants.

04/18/2014

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)

Tougher Sentences For Pot Growers Focus On Environmental Damage

Bay Area Congressmen are applauding a U.S. Sentencing Commission proposal to toughen sentences for illegal marijuana growers whose pot farms damage the environment, particularly on public lands and in national parks.

04/17/2014

(CBS)

2 South Bay Men Arrested For Transporting, Selling Marijuana

California Highway Patrol officers arrested two South Bay men for transporting and selling marijuana Tuesday evening.

04/16/2014

A marijuana user smokes from a bong during a 420 Day celebration on 'Hippie Hill' in Golden Gate Park April 20, 2010 in San Francisco, California. April 20th has become a de facto holiday for marijuana advocates, with large gatherings and 'smoke outs' in many parts of the United States. Voters in California will consider a measure on the November general election ballot that could make the State the first in the nation to legalize the growing of a limited amount of marijuana for private use. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Hippie Hill’ Crackdown Expected At SF’s Golden Gate Park, 4/20 Festivities

Not only is this Sunday Easter Sunday, but it happens to fall on 4/20, a major marijuana lover’s celebration that brings thousands to Golden Gate Park every year. Law enforcement said they’ll be out in full force.

04/16/2014

Martin Abinader. (CBS)

Belmont Baskin Robbins Worker Accused Of Dealing Marijuana From Counter

A worker at a Baskin Robbins on the Peninsula has been arrested after police said he offered a 32nd flavor not on the menu: marijuana.

04/10/2014

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NorCal Teen Caught Selling Pot Brownies To Buy Prom Dress In Danger Of Deportation

A Yuba City teenager is in danger of being deported after she tried to raise money for a prom dress by selling pot-laced brownies.

04/09/2014

Marijuana

San Jose Couple Arrested In Arizona, Accused Of Transporting Pot Grow In Rental Truck

A Bay Area couple has been arrested in northern Arizona for allegedly transporting a marijuana growing operation in a rental truck.

04/03/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Find Evidence Of Marijuana Grow Operation In Vacant Home

San Jose police who searched a vacant home a block north of state Highway 85 in South San Jose on Monday found evidence of marijuana cultivation but the plants already had been removed, officers said.

03/27/2014

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