'Ridiculous and Wrong;' Lawmakers, Athletes Condemn Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's Marijuana SuspensionBay Area lawmakers and athletes were among those offering support to U.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson, who will not run in the Olympic 100-meter race in Tokyo after testing positive for cannabis use, and decrying the punishment she was handed.
Lava Fire: Officers Kill Gunman Near Pot Farms In Evacuation Area; 13,000 Acres BurnedNorthern California officers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun as they tried to keep him out of a complex of marijuana farms in an area under evacuation orders as the Lava Fire threatened communities, a sheriff said.
Police Bust Illegal Pot Grow In Union City WarehouseWhile investigating a robbery and possible shooting, police stumbled upon a massive illegal marijuana grow in a Union City warehouse Monday night, according to police officials.
Antioch Seeks To Be NorCal Cannabis Capital With Mega Marijuana Facility At Former KmartAntioch is one step closer to being what the mayor calls the cannabis capital of Northern California with plans to turn an old Kmart into a multi-faceted marijuana facility in east Contra Costa County.
Sonoma County Approves Plan to Speed Up Cannabis Cultivation PermitsSonoma County supervisors approved the use of $370,000 in one-time funds last week to deal with the backlog of cannabis permit applications and gather input from the public as it develops cannabis policy goals for a revised ordinance.
Sonoma County Supes Voting on Changes to Cannabis Cultivation Rule Sonoma County might see an increase in pot grows after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
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.