Daily Briefs

Man killed in Los Osos hit-and-run

An intoxicated woman crashed into and killed a man walking on the 500 block of Ramona Avenue in Los Osos Sunday evening. The woman then...

Will Los Osos hold a special election?

San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong reversed his position on holding an entirely new election for three seats on the Los Osos Community...

Judge rules Dan Dow can personally prosecute case

Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled Friday that San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow can personally try a sexual assault case against a Cambria man....

Agents capture escaped CMC inmate

Officers captured a minimum security inmate on Friday who had escaped more than two weeks ago from the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo....

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Discovered

Templeton to celebrate 132 years since its founding

The construction of a rustic train station brought more than trains to Templeton. Shortly after the first passenger train arrived at the Templeton train station...

Central Coast winemakers create Firestone Walker’s anniversary ale

A late grape harvest in the Paso Robles wine country this year paved the way for a boisterous group of winemakers to help blend “XXII”—Firestone...

SLO woman celebrates 100th birthday

Surrounded by her family and friends, Dolores Thomas celebrated her 100 birthday at Las Brisas Retirement Community on Saturday. The San Luis Obispo centenarian commemorated...

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Eye on the Coast

Holiday Fire in Goleta, video and photo gallery

A wildfire burning in the foothills above Goleta has consumed 50 to 80 acres and destroyed 20 structures.Santa Barbara County Fire produced the following videos...

Templeton High School seniors graduate, photos

Photos by Richard Bastian On Thursday evening, 188 Templeton High School graduating seniors received diplomas at the Eagles Stadium in the small community of Templeton....

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Uncovered SLO

Linda Austin accused of inciting threats and aggression

By KAREN VELIE Earlier this year, the state mounted an investigation into alleged conflicts of interest by Oceano Community Services District Director Linda Austin because...

Developer Ryan Petetit pleads guilty to felony assault

By KAREN VELIE Developer Ryan Petetit plead guilty Tuesday to five felony counts regarding a domestic violence incident in 2015 that sent a 23-year-old woman...

More alarming SLO County IWMA credit card abuses

By KAREN VELIE Remember when Cal Coast Times’ reporters found San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority’s (IWMA) employees were using the government credit...

San Luis Obispo County public defenders sued for malpractice

By KAREN VELIE The family of a mentally ill man who died in the San Luis Obispo County Jail is suing two San Luis Obispo...

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Opinion

A failed try to kill CalCoastNews

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Six years ago today, an article was published on CalCoastNews that would forever reshape the lives of its authors and their...

Let’s stop wasting our votes

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT My votes for San Luis Obispo City Council just got wasted again. Just like in 2016. Just like before that. Election...

T. Keith Gurnee
Reflecting on the SLO mayor’s race

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE When I announced my candidacy for mayor of San Luis Obispo on May 13, I thought I had a chance....

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