Daily Briefs

Wayne Padilla
Another SLO finance boss departing

Wayne Padilla, director of finance and information technology for the city of San Luis Obispo, has resigned his post. Padilla told CalCoastNews Friday he will...

Kathryn Steinle
California bill calls for restrictions on releasing illegal immigrants

As a response to the killing of Cal Poly grad Kathryn Steinle, Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill restricting transfers of illegal immigrants from federal...

Bruce Davis
Manson follower again eligible for parole from CMC

Prison officials have again found Manson family member Bruce Davis eligible for parole from the California Men’s Colony. Davis, 72, has been serving life sentences...

Matt Makowetski
Morro Bay councilman requests time off

Morro Bay Councilman Matt Makowetski is requesting up to 90 days off as he battles what he describes as a “very persistent eye infection.” In...

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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...

Tablas
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

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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....

Mission Prep
Mission Prep bedeviled by lawsuit, Reagan trip sexual misconduct

By KAREN VELIE Officials at Mission Prep in San Luis Obispo announced last week there will not be a junior varsity football team when the...

Lee Collins
SLO County goofs, then threatens the messenger

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The head of the San Luis Obispo County Department of Social Services threatened a citizen with prosecution for revealing a privacy breach...

John Wallace
Sanitation district wiped away records, audit finds

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Four and a half years of accounting data were wiped away from South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District computers under the...

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Opinion

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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...

Matt Kokkonen
Corker’s bill turns the Constitution upside down

OPINION By MATT KOKKONEN The Constitution of the United States of America was adopted 13 years after the Declaration of Independence of 1776. It established...

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Why throw the book at the disabled?

OPINION By MICHELLE CHRISTIAN I have a son, Tyler, who was born with a rare syndrome, Prader-Willi. It is a medical condition along with severe cognitive...

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