Wednesday Must Read: Oakland May Get Weed Farms After All; Claremont Hotel Files for Bankruptcy


We’re back! Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. Oakland’s revisiting its pot farm ordinance and could have a new policy in place within two weeks, according to the Trib. Provided it clears the Public Safety Committee and the City Council, the new ordinance would allow for five large-scale farms and could double the number of dispensaries in the city. The issue was shelved in December after D.A. Nancy O’Malley raised questions about legality, but Councilmember Desley Brooks, who introduced the new policy, said her plan would avoid those issues. We’ll keep you posted!