Charles Monson

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine Guilty Of All Counts in Long Beach Pot Trial

    ​Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine, who operated a pair of Long Beach cannabis clubs as well as Garden Grove's Unit D collective until they were raided and arrested along with all of their employees two years ago this month, were found guilty by a jury today of selling marijuana, tax evasion, and electri ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine Are Buds

    The two thought they were doing the people of Long Beach a favor. Then they became targets in the city's weird war on weed

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Medical Marijuana Activists to Storm Long Beach City Council Tonight

    ​The Long Beach City Council is going to get an earful at its meeting tonight, courtesy of angry medical marijuana activists who are still angry at the city's December 2009 raid on dispensaries there. Among the speakers will be attorney Matthew Pappas, who will discuss a recent raid on a client of ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Wheel of Misfortune

    Advocate for the disabled Charles Monson was also a medical-marijuana patient—until late last month

  • Columns

    September 6, 2007


    I hate Mexicans