Watch: 4/20 Blankets Hippie Hill With Pot Smoke, Erykah Badu Exhorts Crowd To Smoke Even More
Erykah Badu hit high notes at the most entertaining 4:20 countdown yet at Hippie Hill, as what appeared to be 20,000 happy stoners blazed up a gargantuan cloud of marijuana smoke for a blissed-out 4/20 celebration.
How 4:20 Came to Mean 'Smoke Weed' and Inspire SF's 4/20 Celebration
It was never California police code for marijuana, and it had nothing to do with the date of April 20th. But the origins of "420" as the codeword of stoner culture lie here in the Bay Area, with a group of five teenagers — now men in their 60s — living in Marin.
Thursday Morning What's Up: 20,000 Stoners Expected to Crowd Hippie Hill For 4/20
20,000 people are expected to descend on Hippie Hill for 4/20; Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe says he fears for his safety amid a police scandal; and this morning's SpaceX Starship launch was a failure, but not an abject failure.
Haney's New Bill Would Allow Amsterdam-Style Cannabis Cafes that Serve Food, Drinks With Weed
The Amsterdam-style cannabis cafe could be coming to California under a new Assembly bill from Matt Haney, and you’d be able to have regular food and beverages while toking up, but alcoholic drinks would not be in the mix.
Off-the-Job Marijauna Use Will No Longer Get You Fired in California, Thanks to New State Law
The old “marijuana pee test” will soon be effectively a thing of the past in California, as Gavin Newsom just signed a law saying cannabis users cannot be fired from their jobs over enjoying their marijuana off-the-clock.
Three People Shot In Unsuccessful Robbery Attempt at San Leandro Marijuana Grow
What may or may not have been a legal indoor cannabis grow facility suffered an armed robbery attempt where plenty of gunfire was exchanged Sunday morning, with one of the suspects and two facility workers now hospitalized.
The OG Cannabis Delivery Service Eaze Turns 8, and It's Still Growing Like a Weed
The first-ever online cannabis delivery platform Eaze was born right here in San Francisco, so we’re blazing up some candles to look at the first eight years of its high life. Plus, they are offering up some discounts.
California State Fair Announces Cannabis Competition Winners, Here’s Where to Buy Them in the Bay Area
60 different strains of weed just won official competitive honors in the California State Fair’s extremely awesome new marijuana category, and several of these winners can be found on SF and Oakland dispensary shelves.
High Times on the Hook For $5 Million In Unpaid Rent at Failed Union Square Dispensary Space
High Times magazine’s foray into cannabis dispensaries has been fraught with troubles, and a judge just ruled they have to pay up the $5 million in back rent they’ve racked up on the former John Varvatos space in Union Square.
Carnaval SF Might Have Legal Cannabis Sales At Its 2022 Street Fair Later This Month
Permit applications have been submitted to bring legal cannabis sales to Carnaval SF on May 28-29, and there’s a high likelihood that Carnaval will be the first California street fair with legal, regulated cannabis use.
Watch: Hippie Hill Blazes Up in Smoke as Nearly 20,000 Stoners Celebrate First 4/20 With Legal Weed Sales in Park
The first-ever 4/20 with dispensaries legally selling pot in Golden Gate Park was the bomb, and Goapele wowed the crowd with a surprise set, though Berner seemingly did not realize it was 4:20 when the clock struck 4:20.
A San Francisco 4/20 Event Guide (For People Who Have No Interest In Going to Hippie Hill)
A San Francisco 4/20 Preview (For People Who Have No Interest In Going to Hippie Hill) Plenty of SF dispensaries and venues are counterprogramming against the Hippie Hill high jinks with live music, comedy, and even “Wings, Weed & Waffles.”
World Turned Upside-Down: SF Chamber of Commerce to Ring In 4/20 With a Week-Long Weed Festival
The 4/20 bacchanalia has officially transformed from outlaw menace to a squeaky-clean tourist attraction, as SF Travel and the Chamber of Commerce have organized a high-end, “multi-day celebration tied to 420.”