Daily Briefs

Former Diablo Canyon inspector urges shut down

A former federal inspector at the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant has asked regulators to shut down the plant until it can be determined if...

Biotoxins killing Central Coast sea life

An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attacks the brain is killing sea life along the Central Coast of California and also poses a risk to...

Hoppe’s Garden Bistro in Cayucos closing

The owners of Hoppe’s Garden Bistro in Cayucos are closing the restaurant and bakery after more than 20 years in business to spend more times...

Atascadero student arrested first day of school

Before the start of the first day of school on Monday, Atascadero High School administrators discovered a video online that they determined posed a possible...

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Discovered

Paso Robles announces wine app

Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance is making it easy for people to find their favorite North County winery with its new PasoWineApp. The app, free...

Doc Burnstein’s hosting Scholarship Day

For the ninth year in a row, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab will be awarding scholarships to its hardworking college employees. On Aug. 12, all...

Cuesta students travel world studying global climate change

Led by Cuesta College physics instructor Dr. James Eickemeyer, two groups of Cuesta College students recently traveled to multiple countries around the world to study...

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Eye on the Coast

Cal Poly green knockout, event photos

Cal Poly students attempted to break the official world record for the largest knockout basketball game Thursday night. Participants showed their team spirit by wearing...

The walking dead, event photos

The Walking Dead? More like the running dead. Saturday morning Cal Poly students dressed up in their goriest zombie costumes to run a 5K on...

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Uncovered SLO

Arroyo Grande council eyes reopening Adams inquiry

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Stung by accusations of a cover-up, the Arroyo Grande City Council Tuesday decided to probe further into a late-night rendezvous between two...

Ashbaugh votes in disregard of state ruling

By KAREN VELIE (Editor’s note: A ruling from the California Fair Political Practice Commission regarding San Luis Obispo City Council Members John Ashbaugh and Dan...

Morro Bay cop caught asleep at the wheel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Shortly after Morro Bay police officers do late night bar checks and roust homeless people they find sleeping in their cars, some...

Ferrera defends couple’s City Hall caper

By CCN STAFF Two top Arroyo Grande officials discovered by emergency workers near midnight last month in a darkened City Hall were said Wednesday by...

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Opinion

Amid drought, why waste water

By TOM SALMON In the daily newspaper on Aug. 19, Lynette Tornatsky took issue with “Too little, too late”, my letter to the editor at...

Arroyo Grande’s timeline reveals inconsistencies

By JULIE TACKER Arroyo Grande needs an independent investigation into what began at the “soft opening”, as characterized by KSBY news, of Robert’s Restaurant in...

The cover-up of the alleged Arroyo Grande indiscretion

OPINION By OTIS PAGE Open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: It is my reluctant judgment offered here — considering the tragedy of this...

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Literary Corner

Season of the Beast, chapter 4

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

Season of the Beast, chapter 3

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

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