Daily Briefs

Deputies searching for the robber of a convenience store in Oceano

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County sheriff deputies are looking for a man who robbed the Oceano Market on Monday morning. Shortly before 9...

Deputies rescue three people stranded near Soda Lake

Authorities located three individuals over the weekend who were stranded in a vehicle near Soda Lake on the Carrizo Plain in Eastern San Luis Obispo...

Breaking news on Kristin Smart expected soon

The mother of Kristin Smart, the former Cal Poly student whose disappearance in 1996 remains unsolved, said authorities plan to announce a development in the...

Two injured in hit-and-run at Cal Poly

By CCT STAFF Two people were injured in an alleged hit-and-run on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo on Saturday night. Shortly before...

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Discovered

Cayucos by the sea’s model citizens

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

Rejects of a former Morro Bay tavern

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes...

Merry Christmas, Cayucos ne’er-do-wells

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

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Uncovered SLO

Candidates took the gloves off during SLO County supervisor debate

By CCT STAFF Two candidates with sharp contrasts; a focus on social services and the economy; and personal jabs. These were some of the notable...

Cayucos Sanitary District set to pay manager $216,000 a year

By CCT STAFF The Cayucos Sanitary District Board is planning to make their contract general manager an employee with a salary of $216,000 a year...

Sanitation district lawyer accused of conflict of interest

By CCT STAFF South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District legal counsel Gilbert Trujillo announced plans to terminate his contract with the district shortly after...

What’s driving SLO County’s erratic marijuana oversight?

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County supervisors will not only consider extending the time marijuana growers can continue to operate without a land use...

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Opinion

Oceano board needs to respect free speech

OPINION by CYNTHIA REPLOGLE Since I joined the Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) Board in 2018, I’ve been working to make our meetings more accessible...

Don’t let unscrupulous cannabis growers hijack SLO County

OPINION by DREW VAN DUREN An open letter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors: The unscrupulous cannabis hijack of the Board of...

Government watchdog challenges career politician

OPINION by ANDY CALDWELL I identified as a traditional democrat for half my life because then and now, I wanted the little guy to have...

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