Matt Weiser

Sacramento Bee

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Senior writer at the Sacramento Bee, covering water and the environment

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Since medical marijuana was legalized in California, marijuana growing’s
become big business—for cooperatives established by medical users, and for
multinational drug cartels. Now…

California Water Officials Will Inspect Marijuana Farms

Since medical marijuana was legalized in California, marijuana growing’s become big business—for cooperatives established by medical users, and for multinational drug cartels. Now…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The State Attorney General and the Department of Finance are investigating the discovery of $54 million in so-called "hidden assets" in the State Parks Department.  That's more than…

State Parks, 'Hidden Assets' and Public Trust in Government

The State Attorney General and the Department of Finance are investigating the discovery of $54 million in so-called "hidden assets" in the State Parks Department.  That's more than…

from Which Way, L.A.?

The environmental group American Rivers has named the Sacramento and San Joaquin as  the most endangered rivers  in the United States.

San Joaquin, Sacramento Top the List of Endangered Rivers

The environmental group American Rivers has named the Sacramento and San Joaquin as the most endangered rivers in the United States.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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