Daily Briefs

Car fire and crash back up Highway 101 in South County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A car fire followed by a two-vehicle crash caused significant delays on Highway 101 south of Arroyo Grande Wednesday morning. [KSBY] At...

Affordable small-home development proposed in Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A development firm is seeking permission to build a community of micro-houses along El Camino Real in Atascadero. [Tribune] Cal Coastal Properties’...

SLO County students score above average, but lagging in math

By Josh Friedman San Luis Obispo County students tested slightly above pupils statewide in English and mathematics over the last year, even though fewer than...

Santa Barbara County deputies searching for murder suspect

CCT STAFF Deputies are looking for a man suspected of murdering a woman at a Hope Ranch residence Tuesday evening, according to the Santa Barbara...

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Discovered

Black bear and bald eagles spotted at Santa Margarita Ranch

By SEAN WEIR Jody Langford couldn’t believe his eyes earlier this week when he spotted and photographed a large black bear on the Santa Margarita...

El Nino is coming! El Nino is coming!

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...

Cayucos dog poop police

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 orders SLO prosecutors to provide records, again

By KAREN VELIE Judge Timothy Covello granted a motion on Tuesday to compel prosecutors to provide phone records and other evidence in the case against...

Oceano residents rejected fire tax, officials giving it another try

By CCT STAFF Five years ago, Oceano residents said no to an annual fire tax, and in 2020 they will have another opportunity to approve...

IWMA votes for San Luis Obispo County-wide Styrofoam ban

BY CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) voted Wednesday to approve a countywide ban on Styrofoam. The ban is...

Suit challenges cannabis bureau over marijuana billboards

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo man with two teenagers is suing the California Bureau of Cannabis Control over marijuana business billboards that he...

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Opinion

More poor planning by SLO City Council

By ALLAN COOPER You probably know that the State of California has “gifted” housing developers a series of special concessions which are meant to incentivize...

Peschong plagues his constituents with next-door cannabis

Opinion by SLO Cannabis Watch Group Following our last opinion, we expected San Luis Obispo County Supervisor John Peschong to disavow himself of his assertion...

Cannabis grows destroy Los Osos Valley Road viewshed

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Over 10,000 commuters travel Los Osos Valley Road every day. As one who travels that road on a daily basis, to...

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