Daily Briefs

California Men’s Colony sewage spill contaminates Chorro Creek

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County health officials are warning the public to avoid Chorro Creek and the estuary after 33,000 gallons of sewage...

Small earthquake shakes Pismo Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 2.6 magnitude earthquake woke up some Pismo Beach residents late Wednesday night. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before midnight, the quake, with...

Pismo Beach police identify man found in the surf

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities have confirmed the man whose dead body was discovered in the surf off Pismo Beach on Tuesday as missing 28-year-old Costa...

Atascadero Council votes to approve micro-home development

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Atascadero City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the planned development of a community of micro-homes along El Camino Real. Grand...

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Discovered

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...

The legend of Morro Bay’s Tack Snead

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...

In Cayucos, Patrick knows

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

Arroyo Grande Council votes to raise mayor’s pay 97 percent

By KAREN VELIE Following pleas from the public not to raise their salaries, the Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to give themselves...

Arroyo Grande City Council seeks a 60 percent pay raise

By CCT STAFF The Arroyo Grande City Council will consider granting itself a 60 percent pay raise at its meeting on Tuesday, according to the...

Paso Robles High School parents angry over locked bathrooms

By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of drug dealing, vaping and sex in bathrooms, Paso Robles High School administrators are locking the bulk of student restrooms...

Politics, loopholes and research exempt hemp

Editor’s note: This is part two in a series about a loophole in state and county hemp regulations and those taking advantage of the lack...

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Opinion

Police chief responds to report on criminal cops

Opinion by Chief Ronald Lawrence, California Police Chief Association president As police chiefs, it is our sworn responsibility to protect the public, which includes holding...

San Luis Obispo’s affordable housing farce

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT My fascination with tiny-houses-on-wheels goes way back, before that term existed. Hippie vans of the late ‘60s and ‘70s lit the...

Arroyo Grande raising costs on residents

Opinion by Jim Hill and Julie Tacker As moms and dads are adding the finishing touches to costumes two days before Halloween, on Oct. 29,...

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