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.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf Opposes Marijuana Tax Break Proposed By City CouncilOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says she opposes a proposed tax break for the city’s largest cannabis businesses that the City Council will consider at its meeting on Tuesday evening.
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.
Man Gets 15 Years For Fatal Stabbing In Sonoma Marijuana GrowA Michigan man who was convicted in September of the second-degree stabbing murder of a man at a marijuana grow in Sonoma County was sentenced.
Environmental Coalition Targets Illegal Pot Farms on California Public LandIn the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at a site where trees were clear-cut, waterways were diverted, and the ground was littered with open containers of fertilizer in September.
San Francisco Head Shops Feel Heat From Rise in Vaping FatalitiesHaight Street is home to many vape shops that say they are seeing sales drop significantly amid confusion and concern over vaping-related deaths and illnesses.
2 Men In U.S. Illegally Accused In Slaying Of NorCal Deputy At Marijuana FarmAuthorities say two Mexican nationals charged in last month's slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally.
3 Arrested In Killing Northern California Deputy Responding To Falsely Reported Marijuana TheftThree men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a Northern California sheriff's deputy who was killed while responding to a falsely reported theft from an illegal marijuana growing operation in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Thursday.
Meet The Co-Owners Of Oakland's Black-Owned Cannabis Dispensary 'Blunts & Moore''Blunts and Moore' co-owners Brittany Moore and Alphonso T. Blunt talk to BR's Christin Ayers about how they came to own Oakland's first pot dispensary created through the city's cannabis equity program.
New Law Bans Smoking at California State Beaches and ParksCalifornia will ban smoking on state parks and beaches starting next year under legislation signed by the governor. The law also bans disposing cigar and cigarette waste at parks and beaches.
California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis On Campuses Under New LawCalifornia schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
Would-Be Marijuana Grow Thief Captured, Beaten In Eastern Contra Costa CountyAn attempt to steal marijuana from an illegal grow operation in the Knightsen area of Contra Costa County turned violent Saturday after one of the would-be robbers was captured, bound and beaten, according to sheriff's deputies.
Licensed Marijuana Businesses Struggle to Stay Solvent as Black-Market Producers Drain Cash From MarketFor many of those trying to make it in California's legal cannabis market, just keeping the lights on has been a survival story.
Democratic Presidential Hopeful O'Rourke Talks Pot Legalization In OaklandDemocratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke continued his campaign visit to the Bay Area Thursday, talking about his plan to legalize marijuana at an Oakland cannabis dispensary.