Daily Briefs

Dustin Thomas Maloney
Felon with a gun runs and hides from SLO police

A felon allegedly carrying a 40 caliber handgun outran San Luis Obispo police officers, but did not manage to hide from them for long. Around...

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Arroyo Grande man pleads to child molestation

A former Arroyo Grande resident plead no contest Thursday to nine felony counts of child molestation in a 1999 case involving an 8-year-old victim John...

Kathryn Steinle
Trump condemns murder of Cal Poly grad

Donald Trump has renewed his calls for tougher immigration laws after an illegal Mexican immigrant allegedly shot a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduate on a...

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Nipomo pot shop proposal heads to planning commission

San Luis Obispo County planners are recommending approval of a Santa Cruz woman’s plan to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Nipomo near the Santa...

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4 great recipes for summer entertaining

Some recipes are a must during summer cookouts. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria. Backyard Jerk...

Belinda Carlisle
Go-Go’s singer to headline SLO Pride in the Plaza

By COLIN JONES Belinda Carlisle, lead singer for eighties, all-girl pop group the Go-Go’s, headlines ‘Pride in the Plaza’ on July 12 with a concert at...

David Broadwater
There’s a sinkhole in my chest

OPINION By DAVID BROADWATER, Salty waves burn my cheeks – boiled by the seething rage in my gut. I was 16 years old when four...

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SLO fire chief to get pay raise of more than $20k

By JOSH FRIEDMAN About 28 employees of the city of San Luis Obisop are slated to receive pay raises of at least 10 percent over...

Kelly Gearhart
Gearhart sentenced, cuffed, headed to prison

Updated at 6 p.m. By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Notorious North County developer Kelly Gearhart was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison Thursday...

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SLO Laureate School shuttered, no warning to parents

By KAREN VELIE Parents attempting to drop their children off on Wednesday morning at the Laureate School in San Luis Obispo were informed the owners...

Kelly Gearhart
Judge asks why Cuesta Title was not indicted

By KAREN VELIE During the first day of former North County developer Kelly Gearhart’s sentencing hearing, Gearhart’s attorney attempted to paint his client as a...

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Opinion

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Sanitation district should not yield to Ogren’s outrageous demands

OPINION By MAYOR JIM HILL As a member of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board, I am committed to minimizing costs and...

Peter Scheer
Secrecy surrounding pay and benefits mocks democracy

OPINION By PETER SCHEER Local officials talk a good game about government transparency and accountability. And while city council members and county supervisors often go...

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PG&E contractor trashes garden

OPINION By PEG PINARD A few days ago I received a call from Manuel, from Davey Tree Co., saying that they would be trimming the...

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