A raid Thursday morning at an illegal marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz Mountains led to the discovery of hundreds of plants valued at about $1.7 million, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
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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.