Daily Briefs

Arroyo Grande plans to ban growing pot

The Arroyo Grande City Council plans to ban cultivation of medical marijuana. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the council ordered staff to draft an ordinance banning residents...

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Inmate dies on Thanksgiving in Santa Barbara County Jail

An inmate died Thursday morning after collapsing in Santa Barbara County Jail. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office reported that the 49-year-old inmate appeared to...

Environmental group appeals new oil wells in Price Canyon

The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity has appealed a decision by the San Luis Obipso County Planning Commission to let an Arizona natural resources company...

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San Miguel man allegedly molested girls as young as 1

A 58-year-old San Miguel man, whom deputies arrested earlier this month on child molestation charges, allegedly molested a total of at least 12 girls. The...

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Dr. Bradley Kurgis
7 tips for flawless skin

Lets be honest, everyone wants beautiful skin, but how do we make it happen? CalCoastNews staffers consulted with Dr. Bradley Kurgis, a Templeton board certified...

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Our attempted escape from the Locked Inn

Last month, a special group of CalCoastNews agents assembled together to escape the Locked Inn – a hotel themed escape game experience in Grover Beach....

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11 spooky, fun recipes for fall

On Halloween, do cookies taste better when they’re topped with eyeballs or worms? You better find out. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh...

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Uncovered SLO

Adam Hill speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for a PB Companies project.
Hill won’t address questions; he’s changing addresses

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill changed the mailing and work address for a consulting company he works for, the same...

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Rough waters continue for Ashley Madison cheaters

By KAREN VELIE Opening up his Earthlink account Monday, a San Luis Obispo based attorney found five threatening emails, each attempting to extort money because...

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San Luis Jazz Band leader pleads guilty to extortion

BY KAREN VELIE The leader of the San Luis Jazz Band plead guilty last month to three counts of extortion against his wife. Mitch Latting,...

Supervisor Adam Hill
Hill threatens Carpenter with beat down

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly threatened to kick a competing campaign candidate’s “ass” if the competitor did not stay...

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SLO Councilman Dan Carpenter
Carpenter asks supervisors to publicly condemn Hill

OPINION By DAN CARPENTER Open communication from San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Good...

Peter Scheer
Do whining college students respect free speech?

BY PETER SCHEER There’s nothing like the massacre of 129 Parisian civilians at the hands of jihadi sociopaths, utterly convinced that their barbarism manifests the...

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Kiss your SLO views goodbye

OPINION BY RICHARD SCHMIDT “Amenity transfer” is an awkward term you’re probably not familiar with, but there’s an old saying in politics: if you’re not...

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