Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 721, which narrows the definition of drug transport to drug possession with the explicit intention to sell.
Skateboarders in East Palo Alto have been practicing in the City Hall parking lot for years. But next month, East Palo Alto’s first skate park is scheduled to open.
Three weeks after 6-year-old Sioreli Torres Zamora was struck and killed by a car while crossing Bay Road on her way to school, many East Palo Alto residents are pressing officials to make the city safer for pedestrians.
After 15 years of legal operation in California, medical marijuana dispensaries are now under fire as they struggle to navigate conflicting federal, state and local laws.
Santa Clara’s narcotics squad plans to continue investigating medicinal marijuana dispensaries, putting it at odds with the district attorney’s office.
In September, 22 medicinal marijuana delivery employees were arrested in “Up in Smoke,” a Santa Clara County sting operation. They claim innocence, expressing frustration with unclear medical marijuana laws.
On Election Day, voters approved a number of local marijuana taxes, which may bring simmering tensions between California and federal drug laws to a boil.
Compared to Prop. 19, the state attorney general’s race and city taxes on pot will have a much more lasting impact on marijuana policy in California.
On Oct. 14, protesters gathered at San Jose’s Terraine Courthouse to protest the arrests of 22 medicinal marijuana delivery people in a Sept. 30 police sting.