Special Coverage: Cannabis
Controversy and chaos at the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission
The Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission waded into neighborhood cannabis applicants, and when the dust cleared only one was left standing.
Poll: Should you be able to grow your own in Sonoma?
The City Council will vote to limit private cannabis cultivation to six plants, indoor only. Do you think people should be allowed to grow marijuana outdoors?
Kathleen Hill: Flapjack feed, Cowboy Cab and more
4-H flapjack feed Sunday morning in Schellville for breakfast, Vox Populi at Reel for brunch.
Dispensary proposed for Glen Ellen intersection fires up the neighborhood
An application to open a cannabis dispensary in a Glen Ellen-area former firehouse has the neighborhood fired up, who say the location isn’t right for the business.
Seniors eye cannabis for health benefits
From recreation to medicine, more seniors turning to cannabis in Sonoma County
Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn't come with a high.
Crackdown needed on unlicensed cannabis ops, says California regulator
"The state needs to be protective of the licensing process and to say, 'Get a license, or we put them out of business,'" says Lori Ajax, Medical Marijuana Regulation Bureau chief, at an industry conference in Santa Rosa.
Kathleen Hill: Breakaway Cafe offers deals, El Molino Central on Bauer list
Food news from around the Valley
Sonoma's city council sticks with indoors-only, six-plant maximum for personal cannabis cultivation
The City Council voted Monday to keep the current restrictions on personal cannabis gardens, despite public complaint.
Pot delivery slips into Sonoma Valley
Medical card needed in City; deliveries are ratcheting up, fast and free
County seeks compromise on locations of cannabis operations
Supervisors, in a nod to growers, indicated they could revisit where commercial pot is grown outside city limits. Neighbors could get a greater say over some proposed operations.
Sonoma holds second town hall on cannabis regulation
The second of two town halls on cannabis regulation in Sonoma takes place Wednesday, April 11.
Neighbors balk as legal pot gains ground in county
Complaints against legal cannabis cultivation include questions about safety for those living or working near marijuana farms, plus concerns about traffic and water use.
Wednesday town hall gives residents chance to weigh in on cannabis
The City of Sonoma is rewriting cannabis regulations, in preparation for new city policies to be revealed in autumn, and will hold two town halls to hear from its residents.
Petaluma’s potential first legal pot dealer steps forward
The city is considering proposals for the first cannabis delivery services to operate in Petaluma.
Botched Sonoma County pot home invasions appear to be related
Home-invasion robberies a month apart in Petaluma and Santa Rosa involve suspects from the East Coast.