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.
San Jose Firefighters Discover Marijuana Grow While Responding To House FireSan Jose fire crews responding to an electrical fire Sunday morning discovered an illegal marijuana grow house, officials said.
Berkeley Council Votes To Allow Cannabis Consumption In LoungesThe Berkeley City Council voted "yes" Tuesday night on a proposal to allow cannabis consumption in lounges, or "pot cafes." 
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 SWAT Officers Surround Warehouse, Detain Burglary Suspect Heavily armed SWAT officers surrounded an Oakland warehouse housing a suspected illegal marijuana grow early Monday after receiving reports of a burglary in progress, authorities said.
Santa Rosa Pot Shop Burglars Evade Police in High-Speed Chase on Hwy 101Police chased suspects in the burglary of a Santa Rosa marijuana business early Saturday but called off their pursuit when the suspects exceeded speeds of 100 mph on Highway 101 near Cotati.
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.
'Green Wednesday' Aims To Cash In On Cannabis Deals Before ThanksgivingYou've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but now there's Green Wednesday. The cannabis industry is looking to cash in on the day before Thanksgiving with its own deals.
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.