Daily Briefs

Morro Bay named one of America’s top beach towns

Morro Bay is one America’s 14 best small beach towns, according to the online travel publication Thrillist. “The best place to stop along the Pacific...

Paso Robles police tase drunk driver on the run

A Paso Robles man reportedly driving under the influence of alcohol crashed his gold Cadillac Escalade into a street sign and a tree on Thursday...

Coast Guard busts 3 smugglers off San Simeon

U.S. Coast Guard crews disrupted an apparent drug smuggling operation off San Simeon on Tuesday, according to a press release. During a routine patrol, a...

SLO Symphony will no longer work with the board

In response to the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s Board of Directors firing longtime director Michael Nowak, the symphony’s musicians said in a press release on...

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Discovered

4 reasons not to miss the Pismo Beach Chardonnay Symposium

In the end of May, for four days only, dozens of winemakers from around the globe will treat the Central Coast to an exclusive tasting...

Stills, Cray complete Mid-State Fair lineup

By COLIN JONES Stephen Stills and Robert Cray will co-headline the final open date at the California Mid-State Fair, CalCoastNews has learned. The concert will...

Annual Amgen tour returns to Pismo Beach and Avila Beach

The annual Amgen Tour of California bike races have kicked off in Northern California and will arrive in San Luis Obispo County on May 13....

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Uncovered SLO

SLO City Council, a bizarre reality show

By KAREN VELIE It was supposed to be a workshop about the San Luis Obispo City Council working together with an acceptable level of decorum....

Mike Seitz resigns from sanitation district

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District legal counsel Mike Seitz announced his resignation Wednesday shortly after an outside investigator began an audit...

SLO County Jail procedures deemed unconstitutional

By STEW JENKINS California’s 3rd District Court of Appeal recently upheld a ruling barring a county jail from requiring glass partitions between inmates and lawyers,...

SLO County’s disappearing budget surplus

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than six months after the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors awarded extra pay to all employees after staff claimed...

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Opinion

How do we create a post-fossil fuel society?

Opinion by Fielding Graduate University President Katrina Rogers, PhD The oil spill the occurred off 20 miles north of Santa Barbara on May 19 raises once again...

We will get Maestro Nowak back

OPINION By NANCY DAHL Is the San Luis Obispo Symphony Board so out of touch with the musical world that they learned nothing from the...

Open letter to the SLO Symphony director

OPINION By DIANE BLAKESLEE BROCATO Mr. Feingold, Although you’ve now had the job of executive director of the San Luis Obispo Symphony for approximately a...

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