Daily Briefs

California drivers to face fines for coming close to bicyclists

Motorists in California must now stay three feet away from bicyclists when passing them on the road or risk receiving traffic tickets. A new state...

Avila Beach partygoers protest Forever Never Land

Upset partygoers are taking to social media and threatening a lawsuit over a 21-and-up festival in Avila Beach over the weekend that did not deliver...

California nudists accused of stealing public water

Rangers for a Northern California open space district raided a nudist colony Thursday, accusing the residents of stealing water from a district waterfall. [Mercury News]...

Arroyo Grande council teetering over tree removal policy

While reluctant to do so, the Arroyo Grand City Council may amend city policy in order to make the process of removing problematic oak trees...

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Discovered

AmpSurf hosts big events this weekend

By COLIN JONES Operation Restoration, AmpSurf’s signature event, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 5 and takes place over three days this weekend with several happenings...

Def Leppard to perform at Chumash Casino in October

By COLIN JONES Venerable eighties hard rock icons Def Leppard will make a rare Central Coast appearance on Oct. 30 at the Chumash Casino Resort...

Paso Robles announces wine app

Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance is making it easy for people to find their favorite North County winery with its new PasoWineApp. The app, free...

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Eye on the Coast

Macaroni & Cheese Festival, event photos

American General Media Radio produced the grand foodie event of the year on the Central Coast, the Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese Festival at Avila Beach...

Cal Poly green knockout, event photos

Cal Poly students attempted to break the official world record for the largest knockout basketball game Thursday night. Participants showed their team spirit by wearing...

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Uncovered SLO

Cal Poly football players plead not guilty to robbery charges

Four Cal Poly football players accused of involvement in an August robbery of a fraternity house pleaded not guilty to a host of charges Monday...

San Luis Obispo County makes the top 5 student truancy list

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County made the top-five list of California counties with the highest student truancy rates, according to a report released...

A.G. won’t pursue investigation of Adams

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Two top Arroyo Grande officials escaped further sanctions late Tuesday after council members veered from promises to probe deeper into the pair’s...

Arroyo Grande tape missing 80 minutes

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Surveillance video provided by Arroyo Grande officials showing interior and exterior views of City Hall on July 3 —...

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Opinion

Cambria’s $15 million toilet to tap emergency water project

OPINION By EUGENE BLANCK Did you ever wonder why your due process rights were usurped by the Cambria CSD (CCSD) when you were not asked...

SLO’s Measure G deserves a yes

OPINION By CLINT PEARCE, ANDREA PEASE and PIERRE RADEMAKER As the co-chairs of SLO Citizens for Measure G, we firmly believe that Measure G will...

Arroyo Grande City Council lied to the public

OPINION By OTIS PAGE In the Arroyo Grande City Council meeting of Aug. 26 the Council unanimously agreed to a hold special session regarding the...

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Literary Corner

Season of the Beast, chapter 4

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

Season of the Beast, chapter 3

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

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