Cannabis plant. Photo courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife.


Free online commercial cannabis permitting workshop set for March 4

Topics include an overview of the state’s cannabis cultivation licensing program and review of the requirements for commercial cannabis farming.

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California Fish and Wildlife offering commercial cannabis permitting workshop

Free online workshop to cover licensing, cultivation and water concerns.

Photo courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Police / Fire

CA Fish and Wildlife discovers illegal cannabis grows

Eight search warrants served spanning 12 parcels.

Photos from last winter's flooding. The county wants landowners to pay to repair and maintain levee system. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Landowners reject agreement on levee repairs, Rivas blames county for not being prepared for rains

Updated Article-After Lovers Lane landowners rejected the county's indemnification agreement no action will be taken to repair levees until after supervisors hold town meeting Oct. 5 to discuss options.

Barth rescues a downed red-tailed hawk near Sun Coast Bakery.


Barth is a rescuer of wild animals

Hollister resident Deanna Barth is there to help animals in need through Wildlife Emergency Services

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Business / Economy

State Fish & Wildlife answers accusations that it was responsible for Del Webb canceling project

Spokesman details its involvement in now-canceled 1,100 home development at San Juan Oaks