Daily Briefs

Joshua Lee Drinnon
Prisoner who robbed Motel 6 in Morro Bay escapes in Illinois

A California inmate who robbed Motel 6 in Morro Bay escaped captivity Wednesday evening and disappeared into an Illinois cornfield while being transported across the...

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Suspect in Goleta police chase falls on his knife

A Goleta man repeatedly stabbed himself in the chest and neck Thursday, but he survived with help from officers who were trying to arrest him....

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Sanitation district votes to complete audit

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board vote 3-0 Wednesday to pay an additional $22,500 to complete an audit of district finances and...

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Prison guard avoids jail time for gun crime

A former prison guard who was convicted of a felony for pointing a loaded gun at a vehicle during a Paso Robles road rage incident...

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Susan said, Cliff said

By KAREN VELIE Accomplished novelist Susan Branch’s latest work, a memoir very thinly disguised as fiction, provides readers a rare look under the covers and...

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Tablas Creek Vineyard wins top winery award

Tablas Creek Vineyard was awarded the top spot on Daily Meal’s list of 101 Best Wineries in America for 2015. Wineries were selected based on input...

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Boston brings home the bacon

By COLIN JONES If I said it once, I’ll say it a hundred times: there’s no bigger, better event in San Luis Obispo County than...

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Uncovered SLO

Supervisor Bruce Gibson is an advocate for lessening the public's water rights.
Paso Robles property owners win water rights battle

By KAREN VELIE A group of Paso Robles property owners won a major court battle in their war against several water purveyors who contend they have...

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Haggens files $1 billion lawsuit against Albersons

By KAREN VELIE Haggen, a Washington-based chain of grocery stores, filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking more than $1 billion in damages against Albertsons. In Dec....

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Sanitation board shuffle costing ratepayers

By JOSH FRIEDMAN It is often a mystery who will appear behind the dais at the next South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District board...

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1001 Ashley Madison users in SLO County

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF In San Luis Obispo County, of the 1001 participants on the hookup website Ashley Madison, 978 are men and 23 are women....

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Opinion

Julie Tacker
Los Osos scrambles to pass a budget

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In order to comply with state law, on Tuesday the Los Osos Community Services District held a special meeting to adopt...

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Cambria’s unethical waste of water

OPINION BY JULIE TACKER The Cambrian recently reported that the Cambria Community Services District has eased their rule on outdoor irrigation. Though the district claims...

The sanitation district should finish what it started

OPINION by MARK LONDON and PATRICIA PRICE We served on the nine member citizen committee selected by the board of the South San Luis Obispo...

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