Daily Briefs

North County mother and son killed in accidents last weekend

Just hours after his mother died in a car crash in Santa Margarita on Saturday, an Atascadero man died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday....

Morro Bay Recreation and Parks Director ousted

After more than 26 years with the City of Morro Bay, Recreation and Parks Director Joe Woods was dismissed from his position on Friday. Woods...

California college students displaced amid alleged financial aid scam

A popular for-profit college chain is shutting down than two dozen campuses and displacing more than 10,000 California students. [LA Times] Orange County company Corinthian...

Small quake shakes North County

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter near San Simeon shook areas of Northern San Luis Obispo County and Southern Montery County early Monday morning....

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Discovered

What is the difference between a lady and a flower girl?

“The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated,” said Henry Higgins as he made...

Steely Dan reels them in at Vina Robles

By COLIN JONES It’s another routine Tuesday night in mid-April, do you know where your intrepid, independent central coast music critic is? I’ll tell you...

4 absolutely breathtaking Central Coast wedding venues

What better way to celebrate your love for one another then to say your vows amid the majestic hills and breathtaking scenery of California’s Central...

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Uncovered SLO

San Luis Obispo County leads California in bike deaths

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Motor vehicle crashes are a frequent sight for many California motorists, but state roads are also plagued with bicycle collisions, and the...

Out with the old, in with the new in Arroyo Grande

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council has hired Dianne Thompson to replace ousted city Manager Steve Adams and plans to replace long-term city...

Appellate court rejects APCD rehearing request

By KAREN VELIE After spending less than two days reviewing the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s request for a rehearing on the...

1 man killed and 4 injured while four-wheeling

UPDATE: The driver of the Jeep that crashed into a Ravine Saturday night was  Andrew Joseph Kruep, 25, from Orinda. He died Saturday night. Krueps...

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Opinion

Here’s the best motive to love or hate a new water district

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Advocates of a proposed Paso Robles basin water district trooped to the microphone Tuesday like dutiful crusaders, all to inform San...

Stop the Laetitia development

Opinion By TIM TOOMEY The Laetitia proposed ag cluster project, which has been pending since 2004, intends to build 102 estate homes on minimum one...

Dissolution of Los Osos is the only solution

OPINION By TOM SALMON The Los Osos Community Services District was created in 1999 based on the premise of “local control.” When formed, the original...

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