What were they thinking? – Chico News & Review

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What were they thinking?Chico News & ReviewThe company first attempted to place him in his home county of Solano, where he committed his crimes and, when unsuccessful there, moved on to Contra Costa County before zeroing in on Butte. Public outcry prompted the owner of the Bell Road home to …and more » Read the full article at: What …

Pot grower suspected of hiring Tennessee hitmen to kill Antioch dad – East Bay Times

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East Bay TimesPot grower suspected of hiring Tennessee hitmen to kill Antioch dadEast Bay TimesSAN LEANDRO — An East Bay marijuana grower was charged Tuesday with murder and other crimes for allegedly hiring two hitmen from Tennessee to kill her business partner. … An investigation into why the alleged killers traveled from Memphis to Alameda …and more » Read …

Gunshot victim was would-be robber – Calaveras Enterprise

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Calaveras EnterpriseGunshot victim was would-be robberCalaveras EnterpriseInstead, the Sheriff’s Office said, Robert Hilton Jr., 33, was shot as he attempted to rob a medical marijuana grower inside one of the Mill Woods townhomes on Manuel Road in Arnold. That grower, according to the report, “has … He was booked into the …and more » Read the full article at: …

Martinez: More time to review short-term marijuana ordinances – East Bay Times

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East Bay TimesMartinez: More time to review short-term marijuana ordinancesEast Bay Times64 because, “61 percent of the people in Contra Costa County voted in favor of it.” Cannabis patient Rebecca Byars said she plans to relocate to Martinez, and gave the council a report she described as recent data showing that marijuana benefits the … Read the full article …

Santa Cruz County encourages cannabis growers to step into legal light – Santa Cruz Sentinel

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Santa Cruz SentinelSanta Cruz County encourages cannabis growers to step into legal lightSanta Cruz SentinelOther Bay Area counties — including Santa Clara, Alameda, San Mateo and Contra Costa — are taking a more cautious approach to marijuana legalization, saying they’ll won’t even begin studying the issue until next year. But Santa Cruz County officials … Read the full article …

East Contra Costa cities prepare ordinances after Prop 64 – East Bay Times

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East Bay TimesEast Contra Costa cities prepare ordinances after Prop 64East Bay TimesANTIOCH — While the city of Antioch was quick to implement regulation banning the cultivation of marijuana outdoors, Oakley, Brentwood and Contra Costa County are still working in a legal gray area following the passage of Prop 64. Attorneys for the … Read the full article …

Antioch bans outdoor marijuana grows as Prop. 64 passes – East Bay Times

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East Bay TimesAntioch bans outdoor marijuana grows as Prop. 64 passesEast Bay TimesANTIOCH — The city temporarily has banned some uses of nonmedical marijuana that a state ballot measure just legalized to buy itself time while deciding how to regulate the drug. Antioch council members unanimously agreed Tuesday to an urgency … Read the full article at: Antioch bans …

Richmond lifts ban on commercial cannabis grows – The Mercury News

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Richmond lifts ban on commercial cannabis growsThe Mercury NewsIn contrast, all other cities in Contra Costa and Alameda counties ban marijuana cultivation, with the exception of Martinez, which allows it at approved dispensaries. “Richmond is out ahead of the curve on this and one of the jurisdictions leading in … Read the full article at: Richmond lifts ban …