Students are settling in at Cal Poly and police are easing restrictions on partying near campus. Things have gotten out of control at the start of previous school years and a so-called Safety Enhancement Zone aimed to stop it.
National Voter Registration Day brought out many volunteers and election workers to encourage residents to officially take part in the upcoming election. Sign up tables and workers were set up at major government buildings, schools and transportation sites.
A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before a tense Charlotte City Council meeting.
Protesters continued to march in Charlotte past midnight, when authorities had said a curfew would go into effect.