Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.
Three people were arrested Monday morning in connection with a large pot bust in Placer County.
Shane Krogen was to be lowered in a harness to a remote cleanup site in Sequoia National Forest when he fell Thursday morning, said Lt. Patrick Foy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department made a major marijuana grow bust early Wednesday morning in Rio Linda.
Officers discovered clear cutting of trees, illegal roads cut into the hillside, and a pump illegally diverting water from a creek. The creek is under federal protection because it contains steelhead trout.
Solano County sheriff’s deputies made a million-dollar pot bust Tuesday afternoon in Suisun City.
Nine homes were raided, including one across the street from a high school, as part of a three-day operation that ended with almost 1,000 pot plants and a neglected horse seized.
With parts of Northern California’s scenic hillsides illegally gouged by bulldozers for marijuana grows, frustrated local officials asked the state for help to protect streams and rivers from harmful sediment and the chemicals used on the pot plants.
Net-5 Task Force members say a family was selling marijuana out of the back room of a gas station—less than a mile from the Sutter County Jail.
Police have arrested five people in connection to an Elk Grove house fire believed to have been started by a marijuana grow.
California cities and counties can ban pot shops, the state’s highest court ruled Monday in a unanimous opinion likely to further diminish California’s once-robust medical marijuana industry.
Firefighters were called out to a Carmichael home on Friday morning to battle a fire.