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Marijuana cultivation, pot growing indoor, hydroponic

Richmond Firefighters Find Marijuana Grow Operation During House Fire

Firefighters responding to a house fire in Richmond early Tuesday morning found a marijuana grow operation there.

07/01/2014

Marijuana

Nearly 28,000 Marijuana Plants Removed From Los Padres National Forest

Almost 28,000 marijuana plants were removed last week from illegal cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Monterey County by federal, state and local authorities, the sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.

06/17/2014

CHOMP! Pitcher Plant (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Man-Eating Plants Take Over Golden Gate Park’s Conservatory of Flowers

Don’t expect “Audrey II” to greet you at this popular exhibit in Golden Gate Park…

04/10/2014

Marijuana plants found growing in Henry Coe State Park. (Source: Santa Clara County Sheriff)

10,000 Marijuana Plants Found Growing In State Park Near Gilroy

Authorities say they’ve found 10,000 marijuana plants growing in a California state park.

07/11/2013

A 3-alarm fire tore through a warehouse on Oakland's Auto Row, exposing a marijuana grow operation.

Police To Search Oakland Warehouse Where Pot Plants Found During Fire

Oakland police plan on searching a commercial building where firefighters responding to a blaze found at least 100 marijuana plants.

05/20/2012

Vandals damaged more than 7,000 plants at a community garden located inside Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. (Francis Mendoza / CBS)

Vandals Damage Thousands Of Plants At Candlestick Point

Officials at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area said vandals are responsible for destroying thousands of native plants and equipment at the state park, which is scheduled to be closed in July.

04/25/2012

49ers new stadium

49ers Santa Clara Stadium To Have ‘Green’ Theme

CEO Jed York said he sees it as a functionally green stadium.

04/22/2012

(Photo credit by CBS SF)

Garden Sprouts Up At Former Occupy Oakland Encampment

The protesters are now building a garden where tents once stood near Oakland City Hall.

11/20/2011

Hordeum murinum, a common source of foxtails in many areas

Animal Update: Foxtails

Foxtails are sprouting again. These plants are a real problem for pets during the spring and summer months. KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/29/2011

Egeria Densa

State To Combat Invasive Weed Choking Contra Costa Delta

Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/16/2011

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