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58,000 more marijuana convictions in Los Angeles County will be dismissed, district attorney says

By Jason Hanna and Stella Chan, CNN Los Angeles County will dismiss about 58,000 more marijuana convictions dating back more than three decades, an action spurred in part by the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana a few years ago, the county district attorney said Monday. This will bring the total number of felony and misdemeanor… Continue Reading

Helios Dayspring’s North County cannabis operations could be shut down after breaking zoning, water quality laws

Two years after Helios Dayspring was caught breaking county zoning and state water quality laws – he was illegally expanding a cannabis operation on private land in the Los Padres National Forest and polluting the creeks – county officials are taking steps that could lead to the shutdown of his last remaining “grow” here.… Continue Reading
A Los Angeles judge dropped one of 11 sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein on July 29

Los Angeles judge dismisses one of 11 counts against Harvey Weinstein but allows prosecutors to amend it

By Paul Vercammen, CNN A Los Angeles judge dropped one of 11 sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday, though prosecutors will be able to amend it. Weinstein’s attorneys had previously filed a motion to dismiss three of the 11 charges, saying the statute of limitations had expired. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa… Continue Reading
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