Daily Briefs

SLO County COVID hospitalizations at all time high, 9 new deaths

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County health officials announced a grim milestone on Friday, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations are at an all time...

Morro Bay City Council adopts resolution supporting reproductive rights

By KAREN VELIE The Morro Bay City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to adopt a resolution supporting reproductive rights. Councilman Heller dissented arguing the resolution...

Arsonist suspected of setting fire at resort in Avila Beach

By KAREN VELIE Investigators are trying to identify the person who started an arson fire at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa in Avila Beach...

Is San Luis Obispo’s downtown losing its allure?

By KAREN VELIE For years, travel writers have produced glowing reviews of San Luis Obispo’s downtown, at times referred to as the best downtown in...

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Discovered

A pox on pickleball in Cayucos

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...

The young wives of Cayucos rule

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...

Happy holidays and seasonal happenings in Cayucos

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

Judge in the SLO County redistricting lawsuit disqualified himself

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo Superiors Court Judge Hernaldo Baltodano disqualified himself on Tuesday from hearing a lawsuit challenging SLO County’s redistricting map. Erica...

Coastal Commission’s authority over Oceano Dunes in litigation

By KAREN VELIE Friends of the Oceano Dunes recently slapped the Coastal Commission with another lawsuit, this one for allegedly overstepping its authority to permit...

SLO County’s open judge seats, 2 judicial candidates emerge

By KAREN VELIE For the first time in decades, there are two open seats for judges in San Luis Obispo County, meaning the voters will...

Attorneys seek temporary restraining order against SLO County’s redistricting map

By KAREN VELIE Attorneys for a group challenging San Luis Obispo County’s new redistricting map are seeking a temporary restraining order against the supervisors’ adoption...

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Opinion

Can SLO County staff competently construct rural camping ordinance?

OPINION by CLIVE PINDER Thank you for prioritizing this issue and placing on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor agenda for the Jan....

State agency recognizes SLO County Supervisor Bruce Gibson

OPINION by GRAHAM KNAUS The California State Association of Counties (CSAC), the voice of California’s 58 counties, would like to thank San Luis Obispo County...

San Luis Obispo’s streets and walkways are becoming more hazardous

Opinion by KEN HERRMANN Simple and safe? Not in San Luis Obispo. Have you noticed changes as you move around in SLO lately? There are...

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