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Auburn, medical marijuana dispensary settle costly lawsuit

  The Auburn City Council approved Monday a settlement agreement with a banned medical marijuana dispensary – putting an end to future legal fees in a case that has cos ...

Banned marijuana dispensary to petition for rehearing

  A former Auburn medical marijuana dispensary will be petitioning for a rehearing of its case after an appeals court ruling upheld a ban of its operation. Richard Miller, o ...

Appeals court ruling upholds Auburn pot shop ban

  An appeals court ruled Thursday to uphold the ban of an Auburn medical marijuana dispensary on the basis of a business license violation. Because Blooms & Blossoms sai ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Colfax duo arrested on illegal pot grow charges

Two Colfax residents are behind bars after the discovery of two illegal marijuana grows at two separate residences. Joel Jauregui, 27, and Yulian Huang, 25, both of Colfax, were t ...

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 ...

Negatives of pot outweigh positives

I was saddened to read the letter “Pot pluses trump minuses” (Reader Input, Feb. 16), for the following reasons: This “student’s” research is far too limited to make an i ...

Hydroponics puts pot on Main Street

Is a modern-day Gold Rush taking place that centers on loosening marijuana restrictions and the rise of indoor, hydroponic pot grows? Or has the bottom fallen out of the market in ...

Hidden Falls expansion plans, pot shop ban on Placer County Planning Commission plate

Park plans and a ban on pot shops will be on the agenda at today’s Placer County Planning Commission meeting. The commission is slated to consider environmental clearances and a ...

Rocklin Police stop alleged pot sale at Sierra College

Rocklin police officers assigned to on-campus duty took the first law enforcement action since the department took over policing duty for the college. Officer Chuck Chellew, alle ...

Straight Talk: Panel paints pot-use portrait

Dear Straight Talk: I read that you support marijuana legalization (March 25) and was surprised that someone as educated as you is not aware of the dangers of this drug. I have nev ...

Major marijuana growing operation shuttered

Federal and local authorities were able to shut down a major illegal marijuana growing operation in El Dorado and Nevada counties after investigating property sales in numerous Nor ...

Straight Talk: Dad's pot smoking concerns writer

Dear Straight Talk: My mom and dad got in a fight a few days ago and my mom ended it with, Just run upstairs and smoke your pot. Now I realize I can hear my dad smoking it in the ...