California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.
Sonoma County agriculture inspectors are on high alert after discovering a pest that has been the scourge of the wine grape industry in tree shipments from Southern California.
A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said.
An invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
Dublin police conducted a three-week investigation and surveillance operation on a residence in the 5400 block of Aspen Street that led to the discovery and seizure of 1,000 plants, 82 pounds of processed marijuana and more than $10,000, police said.
Firefighters responding to a house fire in Richmond early Tuesday morning found a marijuana grow operation there.
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.
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Authorities say they’ve found 10,000 marijuana plants growing in a California state park.
Oakland police plan on searching a commercial building where firefighters responding to a blaze found at least 100 marijuana plants.