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State Marijuana Taxes Pick Up but Still Far Off TargetMarijuana cultivation and excise tax collections hit $48 million between April and June, well below the windfall envisioned by the state.
Republicans Blast Pearl Jam Poster of Burning White HouseRepublicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.
Bus Owner Busted in Mountain View for Drugs, ParaphernaliaOne man was arrested and three others were cited after Mountain View police found a converted school bus full of hypodermic needles, drug pipes and several grams of methamphetamine.
Mystery Illness Afflicting Hundreds Of Northern California SeabirdsMore than 2,500 starving and injured seabirds have been rescued in Northern California just since the beginning of this year.
Sexual Misconduct Charges Dropped Against Former City CouncilmanFormer Santa Clara City Councilman Dominic Caserta will not face any criminal charges after being accused of sexual misconduct.
BART Considers Installing Full Body Scanners To Reduce CrimeThe implementation of these new high-tech security scanners in other major cities has raised questions about whether BART stations across the Bay Area will implement similar scanners.
US Officials: Iraqi Refugee Arrested In Sacramento Was Part Of Terror GroupA refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday in Sacramento on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State organization.
Law Enforcement Pushes To Preserve California Use Of Force StandardLaw enforcement leaders want lawmakers to consider what it takes to pull the trigger before they vote on a bill to change the standard for police use-of-force from "reasonable" to "necessary."
San Francisco Sandwich Shop Menu Offers Pointed Criticism Of City’s Needle PolicyA San Francisco sandwich shop had a pointed message about the city's drug addiction problem, printed at the bottom of its menu.