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Rep. Mike Thompson

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

Bullets and a clip. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vallejo Gun Rights Meeting Draws Overflow Crowd

An overflow crowd at Vallejo City Hall Wednesday night debated the future of gun rights in America at a town hall style meeting called by the North Bay Congressman leading the House effort on gun control legislation.

01/10/2013

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