Daily Briefs

Francisco Javier Chavez
Paso Robles man arrested for felony child abuse

Paso Robles arrested the father of a 2-year-old girl Wednesday on felony child abuse charges. The mother of the child and her live in boyfriend,...

CaliforniaCourts
Man who attacked Sikh clerk in Pismo Beach convicted

A San Luis Obispo County jury has convicted a 24-year-old man of two crimes stemming from an incident earlier this year in which he attacked...

Supervisor Bruce Gibson
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Public speaks on water issue, despite Gibson’s objection

A week after County Supervisor Bruce Gibson said the public had already spoken on the issue of Paso Robles groundwater basin restrictions, the San Luis...

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Alleged 16-year-old pimp identified

A 16-year-old boy accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution faces human trafficking charges in adult court in San Luis Obispo. Nikko Anaya, a...

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Discovered

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Def Leppard redeems and delivers

By COLIN JONES After Saturday night’s Motley Crue fiasco which left many fair goers seething with anger and frustration, rock fans and California Mid-State Fair...

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Motley Crue burns midnight oil, fans at fair

By COLIN JONES I love those UPS ads that talk about their dedication to logistics. It’s probably something nobody but those in the delivery biz...

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Inside Paso Robles’ newest restaurant: Nosh

Nosh by chef Ester Abobo brings the culinary expertise of two top Las Vegas chefs to the Central Coast. Is Nosh a traditional breakfast stop,...

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Uncovered SLO

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SLO County Counsel threatens CalCoastNews

UPDATE: Statements by CalCoastNews editor Bill Loving have been added to this story. By CalCoastNews staff A deputy county attorney has sent a threatening email...

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A twisted road into the hands of a child rape suspect

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Editor’s Note: This is part two in a three-part series on how three children were taken from their parents...

The Carroll family before the court terminated Richard and Elizabeth Carroll's parental rights.
Exclusive: County put children into hands of man accused of rape

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Editors Note: This is first in a three-part series on how three children were taken from their parents and...

Shelly Higginbotham
Higginbotham leaves Supervisor race amid alleged bullying

Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham announced Friday that she would no longer be a candidate for the San Luis Obispo County District 3 supervisor seat...

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Opinion

Ross Moriarty
Ross Moriarty is not guilty

STATEMENT By PATRICK FISHER Ross Moriarty vehemently asserts that he is guilty of no crime. The fact that, following many months of inquiry, Farmer’s Insurance...

Julie Tacker
Civility starts at home

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In his most recent regular Tribune column, political campaign consultant Tom Fulks asks, “Who would take issue with civility?” He points...

Michael Nowak
Question for the SLO Symphony musicians: WTF?

OPINION By DAVID CONGALTON I called former San Luis Symphony conductor Michael Nowak at home Wednesday morning. Michael had invited me to serve as emcee...

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