Daily Briefs

Alleged Paso Robles child porn distributer arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a 51-year-old Paso Robles man Tuesday for allegedly distributing child porn. After receiving tips that Eugene Virgil Rominger was...

California’s death row out of room

With the state tied up in litigation and about 20 newly condemned men arriving yearly, California’s death row has run out of room. [LA Times]...

Eight nurses sue Twin Cities Hospital

Eight nurses who work at Twin Cities Community Hospital are suing their employer claiming the hospital has denied them meal and rest breaks and has...

Paso Robles shoe store robbed

Paso Robles police are searching for a man who robbed Payless Shoe Source on Sunday afternoon. Shortly before 5 p.m., the suspect entered the business...

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Discovered

4 absolutely breathtaking Central Coast wedding venues

What better way to celebrate your love for one another then to say your vows amid the majestic hills and breathtaking scenery of California’s Central...

This is your ultimate SLO Film Festival

The 2015 San Luis Obispo Film Festival with over 100 new independent films and a party every night kicks off on Tuesday. Take a look...

Unmasking the ‘Hot Tub Capitalist’

By DANIEL BLACKBURN REVIEW: American Made — A Boomer’s Reflection, by Cliff Branch Long before he made his bones in the San Luis Obispo County...

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Uncovered SLO

EXCLUSIVE: Former sanitation plant manager tied to racially charged emails

By KAREN VELIE More than a dozen emails laced with racial epithets and allegations of wrongdoing have been sent to the South San Luis Obispo...

Dee Torres-Hill competes with CAPSLO while still on its payroll

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Months before Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO) demoted Dee Torres-Hill from her position as its...

Fifth SLO County Jail inmate dies

By KAREN VELIE A 33-year-old man died on Tuesday shortly after deputies found the unresponsive inmate kneeling on the floor of his cell with his...

Cash-strapped Oceano operating in the red

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Oceano Community Services District Board recently voted to raise water rates to reduce budget deficits. However, the amounts to be garnered...

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Opinion

Oceano board to blame for deficit

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Tonight’s Oceano Community Services District Board meeting will try to answer questions that have been posed to the district since the...

Marine mammal rescue is a problem

OPINION By STEVEN L. REBUCK It should be apparent that the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (MMPA) is now causing significant harm to some...

One Los Osos well is in danger, not the entire basin

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Henny Penny (aka Chicken Little) once said, “The sky is falling; the sky is falling.” The phrase has become a common...

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