On Tuesday, deputies announced that several people were arrested for their alleged roles in the homicide of Tushar Atre, 50. A source told WJBK that one of the suspects was captured in Michigan.
Inside Santa Clara County Superior Court, Judge Eric Geffon adjudicated thousands of marijuana cases at once.
Jesse Gary reports.
Judge Eric S. Geffon will officially administer the expungements at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, in Dept. 41 of the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice at 190 West Hedding St.
Marijuana's unofficial holiday, 4-20, went virtual this year as public gatherings were banned and the traditional "smoke-outs" moved to group chats and social media.
There are barriers and a police presence to impede 4/20 celebrations in Golden Gate Park. Instead, there's the Great American Shesh In is a virtual music and art festival that starts at 11 a.m. that's raising money for first responders.
Though marijuana lovers are stuck at home this 4/20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bay Area rapper Berner said look at the bright side of things.
Cannabis dispensaries have been deemed essential businesses during the stay at home order.
Elissa Harrington reports.
Monday is April 20th and traditionally that means thousands of cannabis fans show up to Golden Gate Park celebrate all things marijuana. City leaders are saying cannabis celebrants are not welcome this year. Cannabis culture will have to be on hold this 4/20 due to COVID-19.
Scott reiterated an announcement earlier this week by Mayor London Breed that Four Twenty, a long-held tradition that only became a city-sanctioned event back in 2017, would be canceled this year.
A young girl with a rare form of epilepsy, whose fight for medical marijuana gained national attention, has died at the age of 13 after suffering from a seizure.
New York, San Francisco and Palm Springs, California, are among the cities labeling dispensaries “essential” businesses that can remain open during virus lockdowns, in some cases with limitations.
As people hunker down and stock-up on essentials, many are also stocking up on marijuana.
San Francisco city officials said on Tuesday that marijuana dispensaries could reopen after their closure due to the shelter-in-place order.
Marin County is poised to approve its latest cannabis delivery service against the wishes of one of its biggest school districts.
The Board approved licenses in July for two delivery-only cannabis businesses located in Lucas Valley and Santa Venetia, but neither one has opened yet.
The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office discovered more than 1,400 marijuana plants in the West Point grow house, about 70 miles southeast of Sacramento, on Thursday, according to a statement.
Officials also found that the illegal vapes confiscated in the December raids typically were not as potent as advertised, and sometimes contained just a fraction of the THC claimed on the labels, according to state testing results.
A jury in November had convicted Sierra of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the case. Sierra was sentenced to an additional 25 years to life due to firearm enhancements.