The Waldos

The legend of 420 goes all the way back to Fall of 1971 in San Rafael, CA. It begins with five homies (Dave Reddix, Larry Schwartz, Steve Capper, Mark Gravitch and Jeffrey Noel) from Marin County, CA named the Waldos. One of the five Waldos had a friend whose brother was in the Coast Guard. That brother had been growing lil’ patches of cannabis in secret for years on the Point Reyes Peninsula. For some reason, the cadet got spooked that he may be caught; so instead of harvesting his last patch, he gave the Waldos a treasure map to where the patch was located, along with permission to keep… Read more
In the cannabis community, 7/10 has become an unofficial second holiday; the first being 4/20 (or 4:20 if you celebrate on the daily). If 4/20 is cannabis Christmas, 7/10 is like cannabis Flag Day. It’s not really that widely celebrated, but extraction enthusiasts, like flag enthusiasts, really want it to be taken seriously.  So what’s the deal with 710? How did it get started? The story of 710 can’t be told without first telling the story of 420. Brief History of 420 In 1971, a few high school students in San Rafael, California (just outside San Francisco) would meet at a statue dedicated… Read more