Daily Briefs

Templeton seeking new tax to fund firefighter pay

Faced with fiscal troubles and apparent staff shortages, the Templeton Fire Department is asking property owners in the North County community to vote for a...

SLO County probation sweep nets 13 suspects

Several law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a probation sweep in North County on Monday. Deputies and officers arrested 13 suspects on charges including...

Good Samaritan killed in Paso Robles crash identified

The Good Samaritan who was killed in the aftermath of a wrong-way driver, hit-and-run crash on Highway 101 in Paso Robles early Monday morning was...

Central Coast protesters rally against immigration enforcement

As part of nationwide protests against raids planned to be conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), demonstrations took place in Santa Maria, Arroyo Grande...

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Discovered

Skippers in Cayucos bites the dust

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

Empty castles and ghost streets in Cayucos

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

The pirate, a Cayucos celebrity

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

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Uncovered SLO

Battle over Grover Beach church exposes income tax issues

By KAREN VELIE The ongoing fight over the fate of the Bethel Baptist Church of Grover Beach has been complicated by an IRS decision to...

SLO developer sentenced to 270 days in jail for assault

Correction: Ryan Petetit’s four-year sentence was stayed and he is to serve 270 days in jail. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County developer...

SLO County clerk recorder’s wife charged with embezzlement

The wife of San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong was charged Monday with embezzling more than $32,000 from the Atascadero High School Band...

Los Osos plans to terminate manager, replace with Ron Munds

By KAREN VELIE For the 17th time in less than 20 years, the Los Osos Community Services District Board plans to sever ties with its...

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Opinion

SLO police chief has committed a crime and should be terminated

OPINION by KEVIN RICE The San Luis Obispo City Manager’s attempt to write the “rest of the story,” seal it with a kiss, and close...

The state is taking our right to use the Oceano Dunes

OPINION by PETER KEITH Ok, you own an ‘off road’ recreational vehicle and you enjoy recreating on Oceano beach or the adjoining sand dunes. You...

Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong requests privacy

OPINION by TOMMY GONG My wife, Sherry Gong, is being charged for some criminal actions. I was not aware of this matter until I received...

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