Daily Briefs

SLO hires firm to investigate Lichtig, Olson and ‘sexist’ video

The city of San Luis Obispo will pay a Santa Ana law firm up to $50,000 to investigate personnel complaints...

Paso Robles council adopts smoking ban

The Paso Robles City Council adopted an ordinance this week banning smoking in public places. Paso Robles’ ordinance bans smoking...

Man charged with murder over crash that killed Nipomo native

A Santa Maria man who crashed in Orcutt after allegedly driving drunk at speeds above 125 mph is facing murder...

Cunningham introduces bill on studying Diablo Canyon desal

Central Coast Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduced a bill this week calling for the state of California to conduct a study...

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Uncovered SLO

Five alarm photos start firestorm

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Garret Olson is under fire yet again after several racy photos surfaced...

SLO rental inspection initiative headed to the ballot

UPDATE: Mayor Heidi Harmon responded with a claim that the city council had already voted to repeal the rental ordinance....

Cambria facing almost $600,000 in fines

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s Note: The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s complaint and notices of violation are included...

Allegations of misconduct ignite Arroyo Grande Council

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council will consider hiring an outside investigator to look into allegations of misconduct...

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Opinion

SLO County planning priorities reconsidered

By T. KEITH GURNEE Today, Feb. 21, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will hear yet another report...

For whom do Berkeley’s bells toll?

OPINION by MIKE F. BROWN Editor’s note: A column by Republican Mike Brown will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday,...

Instead of Measure J, let’s try zero budgeting

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Defeat of Measure J puts transportation projects at risk, a front page editorial by the Tribune’s...

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