Strawberry Creek Forever: Celebrating (?) 48 years of Marijuana Guerrilla Grows in Humboldt County.

Who was the first marijuana grower in Humboldt?  There are nearly as many different stories about how Humboldt became known for illegal ganja gardens  as there are chrome laden pickups in Garberville.  However, here is my candidate for the first grower: The trickling waters of Strawberry Creek, just outside of Dows Prairie (not too far from the Arcata Airport), washed

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Marijuana Culture on the North Coast: KSLG Interview with Eric Sligh, Sohumborn, and me

Are marijuana growers like the wealthy rabbits in Watership Down whose riches come at the cost of a Farmer’s snare snatching one of them every once in awhile? Two weeks ago, Sohumborn-an anonymous blogger who writes exciting stories centered around the marijuana culture, Eric Sligh-publisher of Humboldt Grow magazine, and I discussed this and other hot button cannabis related issues. 

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Jerry Brown's More Stringent Marijuana Laws Now Being Enforced?

Take note Humboldt County, apparently, Attorney General Jerry Brown’s new policies are being implemented.  In spite of growing within the guidelines posted on the Mendocino County Sheriff’s web site, Laurel Krause was arrested last Friday at her home just outside of Fort Bragg and booked on two felony counts. Krause claims in a letter to have been growing one less

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Saving a Stepping Stone

Stepping Stone Daily Photo With the California budget passing, the California Conservation Corps lives for at least another year.  This wonderful program that provides a stepping stone for many young people will continue to provide the state with much needed services including fire suppression, trail building, litter cleanup, weed eradication but most importantly it will provide young men and women

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Fidelity: Can California Nullify 18,000 Marriages?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-awVQkTeVE] Prop. 8 explicitly states that “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” Kenneth Starr and his legal team  argued in their legal brief to the Supreme Court that this means not only can no more gay couples marry but any people who did should have their marriages nullified without their consent–all 18,000

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Obama at Odd's with Bush's DEA Appointee?

DEA Photo from Wikimedia Commons Recent raids by the DEA in Los Angeles on 4 medical marijuana dispensaries have outraged patient activists and prompted a response by Whitehouse spokesman, Nick Shapiro.  He explained, “The president believes that federal resources should not be used to circumvent state laws, and as he continues to appoint senior leadership to fill out the ranks

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