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Lake County Man Allegedly Starts Back Fire To Protect Pot Plants From Jerusalem Fire

Lake County resident, Juan Ramos Silva, was arrested over the weekend for allegedly causing fire at his residence in the area of the Jerusalem Fire.


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Experts: Illegal Pot Farms In California Threatening Salmon Fisheries

A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana cultivators on North Coast fisheries at a hearing in Sacramento.


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Pot Grow Discovered At South Sacramento Home During Fire; 2 People Arrested

Two people are under arrest after a house fire this morning in South Sacramento.


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Monterey County Deputies Find Boat Containing $18 Million Worth Of Marijuana

Authorities say deputies arrested four men after finding a boat containing approximately $18 million worth of marijuana in Los Padres National Forest.


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With Legalization Possible, Pot Growers Become Lobbyists

California’s marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area during the 18 years since the state became the first to allow residents to use the drug for medical purposes.



Marijuana Legalization Backers Gathering In SF To Discuss Strategy

Marijuana legalization proponents are gathering in San Francisco this weekend to hear about an unfolding campaign to have California join the four other states where it is now legal for adults to buy and use the drug recreationally.


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Fire At South Sacramento Home Exposes Pot-Growing Operation

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire in south Sacramento this morning where pot plants were growing.


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Man Arrested After House With Illegal Pot Grow Catches Fire

A man is behind bars after firefighters came across an illegal marijuana grow while putting out a fire at a home.


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Crews Discover Suspected Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire At Elk Grove Home

A fire ripped through a home in Elk Grove overnight, but it is what crews found after the flames were out that has police now investigating the scene.


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Police Bust Ceres Drug Lab And Arrest 1 Person

A search warrant for suspected power theft turned into a sizable drug lab bust in Ceres on Thursday.


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California Pot Laws Still Being Left Up To Cities

While voters in Alaska and Oregon are deciding whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the politics of pot remain local in California.