Daily Briefs


Pot deliveries allowed everywhere in California, for now

A California regulation allowing home deliveries of marijuana statewide faces challenges both in the legislature and the courts, but it has temporarily overcome one of the tests. [LA Times] Earlier this year, the state Bureau of Cannabis Control adopted a... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man critically injured in crash with a food truck

A Morro Bay man suffered life threatening injuries in a crash with a food truck in Santa Maria on Thursday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after noon, Michael Fort, 73, was driving westbound on... (Continue reading)

Los Osos woman killed in crash

A 67-year-old woman was killed in a crash with a utility truck Thursday morning near a construction zone in Los Osos. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 9 a.m., Catherine Zwart Hein, of Los Osos, was driving a black Volkswagen on... (Continue reading)

Another Cal Poly fraternity revoked over alcohol and push-ups

In the latest move to sanction a Greek organization, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo revoked its recognition of a fraternity chapter for two years as punishment for forcing underage pledges to drink alcohol and do push-ups. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

McClatchy downsizing, SLO Tribune moving headquarters

As part of a downsizing of the newspaper’s operation, the San Luis Obispo Tribune is moving to a new, smaller office. [Tribune] In an article penned by The Tribune’s local editor Joe Tarica, the newspaper announced it will move on... (Continue reading)

Fire damages garage at Grover Beach apartment

Firefighters evacuated residents from two apartment units in Grover Beach early Wednesday morning after a blaze broke out in the garage of the residential building. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 3 a.m., a caller reported a fire at an apartment... (Continue reading)

Central Coast yearbook consultant arrested for sex with teen boys

A 52-year-old school yearbook consultant sought out teenage boys using a social media app and engaged in sex acts with at least three minors, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] Greg Scott Ray lives in... (Continue reading)

Hackers targeted California’s motor voter system

California’s problem-plagued rollout of its motor voter system included an incident in which it appears foreign hackers targeted the state voter registration data, a security breach officials refrained from disclosing to the public. [LA Times] On Oct. 10, 2015, former... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student’s senior project documents school’s ‘rape climate’

A Cal Poly student and alleged rape victim has released a report containing interviews with 61 alleged victims of sexual assaults who are either current Cal Poly students or graduates of the university. [Cal Coast Times] Amelia Meyerhoff compiled the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student in critical condition following head-on collision

Three Cal Poly students survived a fatal crash on Highway 166 in Santa Barbara County on Saturday, and one of them may still be in critical condition. [Mustang News] At about 12:30 p.m., Cal Poly art and design juniors Erica... (Continue reading)