New executive director named for Calaveras Cannabis Alliance – Calaveras Enterprise

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Trevor Wittke has been named the executive director of the Calaveras Cannabis Alliance. Wittke was officially named the organization’s leader on May 25, but it was not announced publicly until June 3. He takes over an organization that was most recently headed by Caslin Tomaszewski until April. The new executive director is the owner of Sun Grown Medicinals in Mokelumne …

Evidence of cockfighting found at cannabis grow – Union Democrat

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By GUY McCARTHY The Union Democrat Injured roosters, other evidence of cockfighting, and a bottle believed to contain an illegal, dangerous pesticide were found last week at an outdoor marijuana grow in Burson, where deputies arrested a man on multiple charges, Calaveras County sheriff’s staff said this week. Deputies served a search warrant before 10 a.m. Friday morning at a …

Evidence of cockfighting found at cannabis grow; – Union Democrat

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By GUY McCARTHY The Union Democrat Injured roosters, other evidence of cockfighting, and a bottle believed to contain an illegal, dangerous pesticide were found last week at an outdoor marijuana grow in Burson, where deputies arrested a man on multiple charges, Calaveras County sheriff’s staff said this week. Deputies served a search warrant before 10 a.m. Friday morning at a …

Calaveras Supes Chew On Public Comments From Cannabis Public Sessions – MyMotherLode.com

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Calaveras County Seal Enlarge Tori James, MML News Reporter San Andreas, CA — While all of the Calaveras supervisors commented on the positive tone and quality of the comments they received at the close of yesterday’s round two public workshop on commercial cannabis cultivation, it was impossible to tell if any positions of the three-supervisor bloc behind the county’s draft …

Cockfighting roosters, 920 marijuana plants among items found at illegal grow site – Sacramento Bee

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Cockfighting roosters, an illegal pesticide and 920 marijuana plants were some of the items found by Calaveras County Sheriff’s deputies last week at what they said was an illegal marijuana grow site. The items were found after deputies served a search warrant Friday at a property in the incorporated town of Burson, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The …

Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies make arrest after finding illegal … – Sacramento Bee

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Cockfighting roosters, an illegal pesticide and 920 marijuana plants were some of the items found by Calaveras County Sheriff’s deputies last week at what they said was an illegal marijuana grow site. The items were found after deputies served a search warrant Friday at a property in the incorporated town of Burson, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The …

920 pot plants, signs of cockfighting found in Calaveras County – KCRA Sacramento

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CALAVERAS COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) —A large marijuana grow and evidence of cockfighting were discovered at a Calaveras County property, leading to the arrest of a 63-year-old man, deputies said. Advertisement Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at 9:45 a.m. Friday at a property in the 3800 block of Dickenson Court in Burson, where investigators found a 920 marijuana …

Cultivators show willingness to compromise at latest cannabis discussion – Calaveras Enterprise

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They spoke of compromise Tuesday, offering up larger parcel requirements to eliminate residential marijuana cultivation in exchange for an opportunity to relocate without penalty. They extended a hard cap of 250 marijuana grows to limit the maximum cultivation space throughout the county to about 86 acres total. They pushed stronger background checks for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office that can …

Calaveras Supes Hash Out Commercial Cannabis Regulation Alternatives Vs. A Ban – MyMotherLode.com

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Calaveras County Seal Enlarge Tori James, MML News Reporter San Andreas, CA – Following a four-plus-hour cannabis cultivation public work session chiefly devoted to ban-related discussions last week the Calaveras supervisors are hearing about alternatives today. The meeting, which is just underway, is being hosted in the supervisors chambers (891 Mountain Ranch Road). Ahead of it, Clarke Broadcasting talked with Board …

Put cannabis ban back in voters' hands – Calaveras Enterprise

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OK, I’ve got to ask: Is the process around this ban (of cannabis) stuff being fairly conducted? Because what I see gives cause to wonder if it’s just a “good ol’ boy” thing at the Board of Supervisors or something more. The backers of the ban were apparently not capable of writing a truthful description on their ballot submission. A …

Frustrations boil over at marathon cannabis study session – Calaveras Enterprise

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Tension between two elected officials and Calaveras County staff was revealed late Tuesday when it was reported a proposed cannabis cultivation ban could be delayed until October. District 4 Supervisor Dennis Mills expressed displeasure with staff shortly after he said they requested an extension of a public comment period for an environmental impact report that has been circulating since April. …

Huge interest in marijuana opportunities in Oakdale – Modesto Bee

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Raven Sharp was one of nearly 100 people who attended a meeting Tuesday required of people interested in opening a cannabis business in the city. He, like many in attendance, has experience in the industry. Sharp opened Natural Remedies Consulting Holistic Health Services Clinic in unincorporated north Modesto nine months ago with the intent to offer a wider range of …

Hypocritical by nature – Calaveras Enterprise

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It is with amazement that I watch what is said by whom at Calaveras Board of Supervisors meetings. I have witnessed the chair of the Republican Party drone on about how the vote was “stolen” from the public because the Committee to Ban Cannabis cannot follow directions on how to submit a citizens’ initiative. But somehow, that is not their …

Calaveras County deputies went searching for weed. They turned up a whole lot. – Modesto Bee

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Several unregistered and illegal marijuana grow sites were discovered by Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department deputies this week. The total find netted more than 8,000 plants, over 300 pounds of processed weed and one arrest. On Wednesday in the 10000 block of Scenic Valley Road in Jenny Lind, deputies served a search warrant at a property that had a large outdoor …

One arrested, thousands of cannabis plants confiscated this week – Calaveras Enterprise

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A Valley Springs man was arrested and thousands of marijuana plants were seized this week during eradication efforts, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday. According to a news release, deputies with the sheriff’s office responded to the 2100 block of Evans Road in Valley Springs Tuesday at 1:50 a.m. for reports of an altercation involving gunshots. Following contact with …