marijuana

Marijuana left as payment for produce

For the past two months, there has been a very simple system at Tumbling Creek Ranch in Ophir. Michelle Murray and her husband, Dave, grow butternut squash and pumpkins, collect th ...

Straight Talk: Smoking pot too young results in significant IQ drop

Dear Straight Talk: I’m in 8th grade and my best friends are starting to smoke weed. One is getting it from his parent’s supply and they are doctors. I don’t want to smoke it ...

Pot shop closes in Colfax

COLFAX — Golden State Patient Care Collective — known as the GSPCC — has closed its doors in Colfax. The collective had dispensed cannabis to patients with medical prescript ...

Sheriff’s Office destroys 16,700-plant pot grow

Even though a marijuana garden was planted in an extremely remote area of Placer County northeast of Colfax, its 16,721 plants were still visible from the air. The color of “ripe ...

Placer K-9 sniffs out 175 pounds of pot in Loomis

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Sheriff’s K-9 sniffed out a large cache of marijuana in the truck of a Calistoga man who was passing through Loomis Tuesday night, according to a pres ...

Our View: Don’t be in a fog over the dangers of driving while high

Many know the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, but apparently some of our teens think that driving while high is no big deal. Shockingly, 30 percent of teenagers ...

Auburn pot collective’s court wrangle with city delayed again

Auburn pot collective’s court wrangle with city delayed again A medical marijuana collective’s day in court to argue against a city of Auburn attempt to permanently close it ...

Three arrested after armed pot robbery in Auburn

Three armed men were arrested after allegedly robbing an Auburn household of its medical marijuana this week. Robin Oscar Tipton, 20, of Sacramento, David Eugene Thomas, 23, of S ...

Michigan authorities mum on drug-bust IDs

The identity of an Auburn man arrested in Michigan on drug charges is not being released until after the state crime lab finishes tests on confiscated substances, a Calhoun County ...

Medical cannabis could revive economy

Came back up to Auburn to visit my parents and saw the newest Andy Lukkonen comic today (March 18). Seeing an image of the townsfolk running medical cannabis dispensaries out wit ...