Daily Briefs

Santa Maria robbers evade capture

Two robberies took place in a span of about 15 minutes in Santa Maria Monday night, and police have yet to catch any suspects. [KSBY]...

SLO man receives three-year sentence for pimping teen girl

A 20-year-old San Luis Obispo man received a three-year prison sentence Tuesday for pimping a 16-year-old girl. [Tribune] San Luis Obispo police arrested Douglas James...

Californians can seek gun restraining-orders

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Tuesday that will allow family members to seek court orders temporarily prohibiting their relatives from possessing...

Water board lifts septic tank orders on 38 Los Osos homes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Against the recommendation of its staff, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has rescinded orders that required some Los Osos...

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Discovered

AmpSurf hosts big events this weekend

By COLIN JONES Operation Restoration, AmpSurf’s signature event, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 5 and takes place over three days this weekend with several happenings...

Def Leppard to perform at Chumash Casino in October

By COLIN JONES Venerable eighties hard rock icons Def Leppard will make a rare Central Coast appearance on Oct. 30 at the Chumash Casino Resort...

Paso Robles announces wine app

Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance is making it easy for people to find their favorite North County winery with its new PasoWineApp. The app, free...

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Eye on the Coast

Macaroni & Cheese Festival, event photos

American General Media Radio produced the grand foodie event of the year on the Central Coast, the Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese Festival at Avila Beach...

Cal Poly green knockout, event photos

Cal Poly students attempted to break the official world record for the largest knockout basketball game Thursday night. Participants showed their team spirit by wearing...

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Uncovered SLO

Los Osos woman victim of suspected homicide

By KAREN VELIE The body of a 27-year-old Los Osos woman was discovered in a Nevada desert on Thursday, she appears to be the victim...

Supervisor candidates argue over proposition 13

By KAREN VELIE The latest skirmish in the contentious battle for San Luis Obispo County’s District 4 Supervisor seat is over the meaning of Proposition...

Battle to replace Arroyo Grande mayor begins

By KAREN VELIE Following police officer allegations that Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara participated in a cover-up over a city sex scandal, a group of...

Drought means opportunity for some

PART ONE: Water, money, need, and greed By DANIEL BLACKBURN California’s persistent 30-month dry period has provoked statewide cries for major changes in current water...

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Opinion

AG officer raises pale in comparison to Adams

OPINION By JULIE TACKER In spite of City Manager Steve Adams attempt to characterize events surrounding his own bad judgment on July 3 by insinuating...

Jim Hill on issues facing Arroyo Grande

OPINION By JIM HILL Brown Act – California’s Ralph M. Brown Act, also known as the “open meetings act,” makes it illegal for a majority...

My daughter’s health insurance company couldn’t care less

OPINION By HILARY GRANT Looking back, it all began when my smart, beautiful and spirited teenage daughter was in first grade. Her teachers told me...

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Literary Corner

Season of the Beast, chapter 4

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

Season of the Beast, chapter 3

(Editors note: Season of the Beast is chilling tale of a gripping evil that blossoms in an unfortunate autumn for the residents of a small...

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