Daily Briefs

Surgeon arrested after attempting to kidnap her son in Goleta

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An orthopedic surgeon attempted to kidnap her 12-year-old son during a supervised visit Sunday morning in Goleta, then escape to Montana aboard...

San Luis Obispo considering 1 percent sales tax increase

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emboldened by apparent voter support, the city of San Luis Obispo is not only considering a new sales tax measure, but one...

Slide closed at Sinsheimer Park in SLO because of vandalism

By CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department has closed a slide for three to four weeks because of vandalism, the second...

Man sentenced to life for killing his mother in Grover Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 27-year-old Indiana man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering his mother at her...

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Discovered

San Luis Obispo’s holiday festivities have begun

By CCT STAFF Celebrate the holiday season with a parade, a visit with Santa Claus,  a carousel and much more in San Luis Obispo. These...

Happy hour at Happy Jack’s in Morro Bay

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes...

Cayucos’ most influential smoker

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

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Uncovered SLO

Former Grover Beach mayor resigns amid sexual harassment determination

By KAREN VELIE A former mayor of Grover Beach sexually harassed women at his job with Santa Barbara County, including one employee he would ask...

Grover Beach marijuana shop stolen by partners, lawsuit claims

By KAREN VELIE Besieged with allegations of pay-to-play, perjury, and illegal possession of marijuana for sale, the owners of 805 Beach Breaks in Grover Beach...

Red-legged frog slows another SLO County sewer project

By CCT STAFF For the second time this month, a major sewer construction project in San Luis Obispo County is delayed after a red-legged frog...

Arroyo Grande top staffer let go, SLO creates a position

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande’s Community Services Director Teresa McClish was the first of three top staffers to leave the city this month. All three...

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Opinion

Why is Andy Caldwell running for Congress?

OPINION by ANDY CALDWELL Something happened that has caused me to do something I never intended to do, and that is declare my candidacy to...

SLO Housing agency’s disgusting pre-Christmas rent increases

Opinion by James Lopes, an open letter to the San Luis Obispo City Council I recently learned that my affordable housing neighbors are being slapped...

Former Grover Beach mayor’s plan to control dunes dust

Opinion by Peter Keith, an open letter to State Parks I am the former mayor of Grover Beach, and current ‘charter member’ of the Technical...

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