Pot Grow

A view of the front of a furniture store which had a marijuana growing operation in the back. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Fake Furniture Store In Gilroy Discovered To Be Front For Huge Marijuana Growing Operation

A furniture store in Gilroy that was never open turned out to be a front for a huge indoor marijuana growing operation, according to authorities.



Football Field-Sized Marijuana Greenhouses Seized In Central Valley

Authorities in Central California say they have seized more than 500 full-grown marijuana plants from a sophisticated growing operation near Fresno.


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Antioch Police Discover Pot Grow After Responding To Burglary

Police uncovered a large marijuana grow operation while responding to a burglary in Antioch on Wednesday evening.


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.



Police Seize Over 400 Marijuana Plants From Antioch Home

Investigators seized about 442 marijuana plants along with marijuana cultivation equipment from a home in Antioch.


Fire crews battling a one-alarm blaze at home in San Francisco where an alleged pot-grow was inside.

Fire Crews Discover Pot Grow At 1-Alarm Blaze In San Francisco

Firefighters discovered a pot grow when they were called to a one-alarm blaze that broke out at a home in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood Monday morning.


Firefighters found a pot grow during a fire in an Oakland warehouse. (CBS)

Pot Grow Found During Fire In Oakland Warehouse

Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire at a marijuana grow site inside a warehouse in East Oakland Thursday morning, fire officials said.


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Marijuana Grow Operation Found During Santa Rosa Fire

Firefighters responded to a fire at a commercial building in Santa Rosa on Monday night that was related to a marijuana grow operation, fire officials said.


Outside a warehouse on the 600 block of Ohio St. where a large marijuana-growing operation was discovered, May 16, 2012. (CBS)

Richmond Warehouse Fire Reveals Large Marijuana Grow

An electrical fire at a Richmond warehouse Wednesday morning led to the discovery of a large marijuana growing operation inside the building, according to authorities.


Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

San Francisco House Fire Leads To Pot Grow Discovery

Firefighters in San Francisco Sunday morning extinguished a fire in a home used to grow marijuana in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood, a dispatcher said.

CBS San Francisco–12/26/2010