Shasta County’s Marijuana Problem, Part 2

James Benno wants his stuff back. All of it, everything that was confiscated for evidence or destroyed after the Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force raided his Happy Valley medical marijuana collective in 2014, including but not limited to his dignity.… Continue Reading


Shasta County’s Marijuana Problem, Part 1

Next Monday, unless the Shasta County District Attorney’s office pulls a rabbit out of its hat, local medical marijuana cultivator and activist James Benno and his two sons will walk out of the courthouse free men, completely exonerated of all… Continue Reading


Redding Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Pot Collective

On Thursday, July 7, 2011, at 6:18 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Northern Patients Group (a medicinal marijuana collective), in the 11000 block of Rhyolite Drive. Officers arrived at 6:20 p.m. and… Continue Reading