LA Sheriff Tricking Parents about Treats?

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department entered into the  Halloween spirit yesterday by trying to scare parents with the extremely remote possibility that some tricksters would give marijuana infused treats to children. They have issued a warning that parents need to look closely at treats their children collect tomorrow.  According to the Associated Press, Narcotics detectives said Friday that edible

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Doonesbury Does 19 and Humboldt

Bringing you breaking news from Doonesbury. Marijuana is in the National conversation. (Okay with pieces in Newsweek, Business Week, etc. marijuana is buzzing almost everywhere. Tuesday, everyone will be focused on Prop 19 in California. Gary Trudeau writer of the popular Doonesbury strip has been delving into the world of pot and Prop 19.  Today, he bring the storyline to

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Got Violence?

Got violence?  Mendo has. The last few weeks have had several home invasion/partner differences over marijuana (here’s one). Below, from a Sheriff’s dept. press release is the most recent (from a Sheriff’s dept. press release) On 10-30-2010 at approximately 0721 Mendocino County Sheriffs Communications Officers were contacted by Jill Cahill a resident at the listed location.  Jill advised on this

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Jorge Cervantes Takes the World to Humboldt's 10 Pound Plants

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPSHxdB55ys] Jorge Cervantes, well-known marijuana guru, takes a video tour of Northern California outdoor gardens.  Around the 4 minute mark, he takes to the air and shows multiple large scenes.  Then he drops down to earth and wanders among rows of 10 pound plants.  Finally, he takes us on a tour of a trim room and shows bags of clipped

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As Marijuana Becomes Mainstream, Will the Breeding Ground for Young Alternative Buisnesses Die?

The Emerald Triangle growers provide the influx of money behind the success of much of alternative culture.  Non-profits like schools, community centers and volunteer fire departments have felt the nourishing flow of marijuana money. Arts, culture, and music benefit from the resiny hands of growers handing over money to support them. But it isn’t just the non-profits that benefit. Businesses

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Local Lawyers Endorse Gallegos

Press Release From  Gallegos’ campaign — Legal Community Take Historic Action In an unprecedented action today, a clear majority of Humboldt County’s private bar attorneys, joined with half of the County’s current Deputy District Attorneys and Deputy Public Defenders in publicly endorsing the sitting District Attorney for re-election.  In their letter, published in Thursday’s Times-Standard newspaper, the attorneys state that

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