Daily Briefs

Jury finds feces eating bank robber, sane

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a 40-year-old man who said the Virgin Mary ordered him to rob a bank and eat his own...

ISIS allegedly sets its sights on Solvang

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is reportedly targeting a resident of Solvang who is an active member or veteran of either the U.S....

Lucia Mar teachers endorse a strike

The South County teachers’ union currently engaged in a pay dispute with the Lucia Mar Unified School District voted Thursday to authorize a strike. Representatives...

Aspiring thief caught on camera in Paso Robles

Paso Robles police are searching for a man who has been scavenging for items to steal from vehicles at night. Early Wednesday morning, a resident...

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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

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...

San Luis Obispo dentist cited for safety violations

By KAREN VELIE The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed penalties totaling $8,100 against a San Luis Obispo dentist the state agency...

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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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