Morro Bay drug bust produces meth, pot and weapons

Authorities confiscated methamphetamine, marijuana and a variety of weapons during a drug bust Tuesday morning in Morro Bay. The drug bust also netted three arrests.

For several weeks, Morro Bay officers had been investigating reported drug activity at a home in the 2300 block of Hemlock Avenue. Read More …

Grover Beach to permit recreational pot shops

Not to be outdone by the city of San Luis Obispo, the Grover Beach City Council is set to add recreational pot shops to its existing marijuana regime.

Last fall, the Grover Beach City Council voted to award four medical marijuana dispensary licenses, and the pot shops are expected to open soon in the South County city. Read More …

Chinese crime group allegedly turned California homes into large pot grows

A Chinese-funded transnational organized crime group has been purchasing homes in the Sacramento region and converting the houses into marijuana grows, United State prosecutors allege.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, federal agents and local law enforcement searched about 74 homes and two business offices in the Sacramento area. Read More …

San Luis Obispo considering allowing three pot shops

San Luis Obispo’s city staff is recommending that SLO allow up to three brick and mortar marijuana dispensaries under new pot regulations that are currently being drafted.

If the regulations are passed, the city of SLO could become the first jurisdiction in San Luis Obispo County to permit recreational marijuana dispensaries. Read More …