City Hall Proposal Would Leave Guns to the Cops

Only law enforcement would be allowed to carry weapons at City Hall under a new proposal from the Fresno city manager's office. The ordinance will be introduced to the Fresno City Council on Thursday. It would amend the city's weapons law to prohibit anyone...
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No Short-Term Fix for Challenges in California Pot Market

LONG BEACH— California’s struggling marijuana market can expect to see a period of continued strain and turbulence for at least a couple of years, as it deals with sustained competition from illegal sales, industry layoffs and fallout from a national vaping cr...
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California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis on Campuses

SACRAMENTO — California schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday he signed the legislation that reverses a current prohibition on cannabis within 1,000...

Program to Erase Old Pot Charges Aids 58 California Counties

SACRAMENTO — Every California county prosecutor can now use new technology to erase or reduce an estimated 220,000 old marijuana convictions after voters broadly legalized the drug in 2016. Six counties including Los Angeles and San Francisco earlier used t...