Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Rap Legend E-40 Tells People To Stay Home On 4/20, Slow Virus SpreadBay Area rap legend E-40 joined calls for people to avoid gatherings on the day celebrating cannabis to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Police Chief Warns 4/20 Travelers To Golden Gate Park They May Be CitedSan Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott on Wednesday warned anyone coming to Golden Gate Park on Monday for 4/20 that they could be cited, as the event has been canceled along with several other large gatherings due to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Mayor Breed Says Mass Gatherings On 4/20 Won't Be ToleratedMayor London Breed warned potential revelers not to come to San Francisco for 4/20.
Fire Burns San Jose Home With Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation InsideA house fire in San Jose Thursday morning may have resulted from an illegal marijuana grow operation inside the home. 
Coronavirus Pandemic Cancels Annual '420 Hippie Hill' Cannabis Celebration In San FranciscoThe annual celebration of all things cannabis in San Francisco, the 420 Hippie Hill celebration in Golden Gate Park on April 20th, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco, San Jose Cannabis Dispensaries To Stay Open During Shelter-In-Place OrderSan Jose's cannabis dispensaries can remain open as "essential services" under the recent shelter in place order issued by Santa Clara County due to the spread of novel coronavirus.
Assemblyman Ting Introduces Bill To Streamline Process For Cannabis RetailersAssemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) announced his introduction of a bill Wednesday to streamline the local processes of licensing cannabis retailers.
Parents, School Board Upset As Martinez Votes To Open Pot Dispensary Near High SchoolDespite vocal opposition, the Martinez City Council voted Wednesday to move ahead with a plan to place a marijuana dispensary within 1,000 feet of Alhambra High School.
Contra Costa Supervisors Select Prospective Operators To Apply For Cannabis Business PermitsContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday selected prospective operators to apply to move forward in a permitting process for the county's first adult-use cannabis stores and commercial grow operations in unincorporated areas.
Martinez Gives Pot Dispensary Permit To Son Of Retired California CongressmanThe Martinez City Council has chosen the operator for its second retail marijuana dispensary - a firm led by the son of retired longtime U.S. Rep. George Miller.
California Boosts Pot Taxes, Shocking Unsteady IndustryCalifornia is increasing business tax rates on legal marijuana, a move that stunned struggling companies that have been pleading with the state to do just the opposite.