Oakland

Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Oakland Makes New Attempt to Save Harborside Health Center

Two weeks ago, the city of Oakland’s lawsuit that challenged the federal government’s right to shut down Harborside Health Center was thrown out by a US magistrate judge.  This...
Court Throws Out Lawsuit Aimed to Stop Oakland Harborside Health Center Closure

Court Throws Out Lawsuit Aimed to Stop Oakland Harborside Health Center Closure

The city of Oakland’s lawsuit that challenged the federal government’s right to shut down Harborside Health Center has been thrown out by a US magistrate judge. Oakland had argued...
Man Used Alligator to Guard Marijuana Stash

Man Used Alligator to Guard Marijuana Stash

During a routine probation check on Wednesday afternoon, California police found more than they bargained for.  After entering the home of Assif Mayr, police discovered a $100,000 stash of...
Court Rules Harborside Health Center Can’t Be Evicted

Court Rules Harborside Health Center Can’t Be Evicted

A federal judge has stopped a landlord’s attempt to evict what is known as one of the most successful and largest medical marijuana dispensaries in the United States.  Last...
Opening of New Medical Marijuana Collectives Stalled in Oakland

Opening of New Medical Marijuana Collectives Stalled in Oakland

Almost a year ago, Oakland, CA officials approved the opening of four medical marijuana dispensaries, which would have doubled the number of legal, permitted dispensaries in the city.  Since...
Victory in Court for Harborside Health Center in Eviction Challenge

Victory in Court for Harborside Health Center in Eviction Challenge

Last summer, civil forfeiture suits were filed against Harborside Health Center’s landlords in San Jose and Oakland to try to pressure the collectives’ landlords to evict them. The landlords...
City of Oakland Sues to Stop Closure of Harborside Health Center

City of Oakland Sues to Stop Closure of Harborside Health Center

The city of Oakland, California has filed a lawsuit to stop federal authorities from shutting down Harborside Health Center.  The suit names US Attorney Melinda Haag and Attorney General...
Oakland Activists Protest Obama’s Visit

Oakland Activists Protest Obama’s Visit

On Monday, hundreds of pro-marijuana activists gathered at City Hall in Oakland, CA to protest President Barack Obama’s visit to the city.  Actions against Oaksterdam University and Harborside Health...
Oaksterdam Marijuana Museum Forced to Relocate

Oaksterdam Marijuana Museum Forced to Relocate

Oaksterdam University and the Oaksterdam Cannabis and Hemp Museum were raided by federal officials in April.  Soon after the owner, Richard Lee, gave up ownership of the school and...
Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Oakland Fire

Marijuana Grow Operation Discovered in Oakland Fire

Early Saturday morning, at approximately 4 a.m., a three-alarm fire broke out in Oakland, California in a building on what has been named “Auto Row,” due to the prevalence...