San Jose Stoners Find Ways To Celebrate 4/20, Pandemic-StyleOn Tuesday people across the Bay Area gathered to celebrate 4/20, the unofficial cannabis holiday, even if it meant getting a little creative as the pandemic rages on.
San Francisco Takes Steps to Discourage 4/20 Gatherings in City ParksCelebrations for the unofficial pot-smoking holiday 4/20 were canceled for the second year in a row last week due to the pandemic, but San Francisco still took some preventive steps Tuesday in case crowds don't obey instructions.
COVID: 4/20 Celebration At Hippie Hill In Golden Gate Park Canceled For 2nd Year In A RowThe annual 4/20 celebration on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park has been canceled for the second year in a row due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, San Francisco officials announced Tuesday.
Fairfield Pot Bust: Four Arrested After Tip Leads Police To 5 Illegal Indoor Marijuana Grow HousesAn investigation of a tip about homes in Fairfield being used for illegal marijuana cultivation led to the arrests of four suspects following the discovery of five locations being used as grow sites, Fairfield police said.
4 Arrested, 4,000 Plants Seized From Illegal Marijuana Grow Houses In Fairfield, Vacaville & LathropMore than 4,400 marijuana plants have been seized from several illegal grow houses and four people have been arrested following an investigation by the Fairfield Police Department.
Returning U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Offloads Tons of Pot, Cocaine in AlamedaThe crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned to its Alameda homeport Tuesday and offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana, according to authorities.
Milpitas Man Gets Prison For Conspiring To Ship 500 Pounds Of Marijuana To Kansas CityA South Bay man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection with a conspiracy to ship 500 pounds of marijuana from the Central Valley to Kansas City, Missouri.
Cannabis Industry Group Partners With North Bay Credit Union To Offer Banking ServicesA California cannabis industry group announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement with a Bay Area-based credit union that will provide checking, wire transfers and other banking services for more marijuana companies.
State Officers Remove 3,000 Pounds of Trash From Big Sur Marijuana Grow SiteState wildlife officers removed 3,000 lbs. of trash, hundreds of feet of plastic irrigation piping, discarded camping equipment and other debris at an illegal marijuana operation in the Los Padres National Forest in Big Sur.
Berkeley Police Arrest Driver With Large Cache of Drugs, MoneyA traffic stop early Wednesday netted Berkeley Police a suspected drug dealer with a massive cache of narcotics and money, according to police officials.
San Francisco Supes Send Smoking Ban Back to CommitteeThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to send a proposed ban on smoking cigarettes inside apartments back to committee at its meeting Tuesday night.
San Francisco Bans Smoking Inside Apartments, But Allows Pot SmokingSan Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a ban on smoking tobacco inside apartments Tuesday but made an exception for marijuana.
Judge Nixes Lawsuit Challenging California Cannabis Home DeliveryIn what could be a temporary victory for California’s legal cannabis industry, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn a state rule allowing home deliveries statewide, even into communities that banned commercial marijuana sales.
2 Sentenced For 8,600 Plant Marijuana Grow In Shasta-Trinity National ForestTwo men were sentenced Thursday in connection with a massive marijuana growing operation inside the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Northern California.
UPDATE: Man Fatally Shot By Oakland Police During Attempted Marijuana Grow RobberyA 20-year-old man was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after officers interrupted an attempted burglary/robbery of a marijuana growing operation in East Oakland, police said.