Daily Briefs

Nipomo board seeking water rate increase

The Nipomo Community Services District is seeking a water rate increase that would raise costs about 30 percent for the average rate payer. If approved,...

Mayor Ferrara responds to vote of no confidence

Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara responded in writing Sunday to the city’s police officer association’s complaint against the mayor and the city manager. On Thursday,...

AG council weekend meeting targets Adams’ job

Seeking to head off a growing firestorm of community anger, the Arroyo Grande City Council has announced a special meeting Saturday at 1 p.m. to...

Peace officers accused of murdering San Miguel man

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested two peace officers who allegedly killed a man in a bar fight in San Miguel earlier this month....

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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

AG council yields to officer probe demands

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE Prodded for weeks by growing sentiment to deal publicly with a prickly situation involving City Manager Steve Adams, the...

Who fashioned the Arroyo Grande coverup?

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN As Arroyo Grande officials prepare for their third review in weeks of City Manager Steve Adams, municipal employees are...

Sex scandal sinks AG police officer confidence

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Arroyo Grande police officers lodged a formal complaint and a vote of no confidence Thursday against City Manager Steve...

Is law enforcement using Facebook to bust pot users?

By KAREN VELIE Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are using Facebook to help them catch criminals, and on the Central Coast, officers may have...

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Opinion

Did PG&E and the NRC work together to spin news on Diablo Canyon quake safety?

OPINION By FRIENDS OF THE EARTH Last week the Nuclear Regulatory Commission denied a dissent by the former chief inspector at the Diablo Canyon nuclear...

San Luis Obispo residents facing tax fatigue

OPINION By SLO COUNCILMAN DAN CARPENTER On Nov. 4, San Luis Obispo voters will be voting on three local tax/bond measures. A new ½ percent...

Climate change revisited

OPINION By DR. RAY WEYMANN In January 2010 I wrote an essay for CalCoastNews entitled “The Climate Change Challenge.” It is interesting but sobering to...

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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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