Daily Briefs

Kelly Thomas in the hospital
California city to pay $4.9 million for killing of homeless man

The city of Fullerton has agreed to pay $4.9 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a homeless man whom...

Motorcyclist killed near Morro Bay

A motorcyclist died Monday afternoon in a head-on collision on Southbound Highway 41 near Morro Bay,  according to the California Highway Patrol. At about 3:36...

Paso Robles man killed in crash

A Paso Robles man was killed Sunday evening after he drove into a tree off Airport Road near Highway 46, according to a Paso Robles...

race relations
California student paper gives ‘safe space’ to minorities

In response to protests over issues pertaining to race, the student newspaper for California’s Claremont Colleges is offering ink and an unfiltered voice to people...

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Dr. Bradley Kurgis
7 tips for flawless skin

Lets be honest, everyone wants beautiful skin, but how do we make it happen? CalCoastNews staffers consulted with Dr. Bradley Kurgis, a Templeton board certified...

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Our attempted escape from the Locked Inn

Last month, a special group of CalCoastNews agents assembled together to escape the Locked Inn – a hotel themed escape game experience in Grover Beach....

Eyeball Cookies
11 spooky, fun recipes for fall

On Halloween, do cookies taste better when they’re topped with eyeballs or worms? You better find out. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh...

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Uncovered SLO

Ashley Madison
Rough waters continue for Ashley Madison cheaters

By KAREN VELIE Opening up his Earthlink account Monday, a San Luis Obispo based attorney found five threatening emails, each attempting to extort money because...

Mitch latting
San Luis Jazz Band leader pleads guilty to extortion

BY KAREN VELIE The leader of the San Luis Jazz Band plead guilty last month to three counts of extortion against his wife. Mitch Latting,...

Supervisor Adam Hill
Hill threatens Carpenter with beat down

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill allegedly threatened to kick a competing campaign candidate’s “ass” if the competitor did not stay...

Justin Fareed
Fareed skips debate for football game

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A young Republican congressional candidate skipped a debate hosted by the Santa Barbara County Young Republicans last month in order to attend...

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Peter Scheer
Do whining college students respect free speech?

BY PETER SCHEER There’s nothing like the massacre of 129 Parisian civilians at the hands of jihadi sociopaths, utterly convinced that their barbarism manifests the...

Going, going Monterey view. Steel framework encloses the disappearing view of San Luis Mountain.
Kiss your SLO views goodbye

OPINION BY RICHARD SCHMIDT “Amenity transfer” is an awkward term you’re probably not familiar with, but there’s an old saying in politics: if you’re not...

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The slandering of John Mack

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Why I believe Planning Commissioner John Mack was slandered — a malicious act to disgrace him in the Nov. 10 meeting...

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