Daily Briefs

Mark Andrews
Son of woman killed by Atascadero man to receive $1 million

The son of an Atascadero woman who was shot and killed by her mentally-ill neighbor will receive $1 million over the course of his life....

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Creston baby drowned at the hands of her mother

A newborn baby who died in a bathtub shortly after birth on Saturday drowned at the hands of her mother, according to the San Luis...

California Fresh
California Fresh to replace Haggen in SLO

California Fresh Markets, a locally-owned grocer, will open a new store in the Foothill Boulevard location vacated by Haggen. Last year, Haggen filed for bankruptcy...

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Atascadero city clerk and treasurer positions go up for votes

Atascadero voters will decide whether the city clerk and treasurer roles remain elected positions or will become jobs controlled by the city manager. The Atascadero...

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Discovered

Snoop Dogg
That’s a rap from Pozo

By COLIN JONES Life is a series of contradictions and ironies, and I don’t mean those sophomoric ones from that catchy Alanis Morissette song. My...

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8 delicious dishes you can make with seasonal foods

Strawberries, avocados and corn are three locally grown favorites for April. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa...

Ace Frehley
Original KISS guitarist coming to the Ranch in San Miguel

By Colin Jones Founding member and former KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley, currently a successful solo artist, will headline a rare central coast performance at the...

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Uncovered SLO

John Peschong
Arnold, Hill, Peschong lead campaign contribution battles

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A clear fundraising leader has emerged in each of the three San Luis Obispo County supervisor races. Incumbent supervisors Debbie Arnold and...

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber
Cambria general manager’s raise scrapped, for now

By KAREN VELIE Amid growing outrage, the Cambria Community Services District will not be voting Thursday to approve a contract giving the district’s general manager...

President Jeffrey Armstrong
Cal Poly gives TV deal to president’s friend

By KAREN VELIE (Editor’s note: In the interest of transparency, readers should know that Cal Coast News editor Bill Loving is a tenured professor in...

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber
Cambria general manager to get a 38 percent pay increase

By KAREN VELIE Less then two months after the implementation of a 116 percent water and sewer rate increase, the Cambria Community Services District is...

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Opinion

Jim Duenow
Adam Hill must go

OPINION by JIM DUENOW The election season is upon us and I fear disasters are in store for us. The worst will be the likely...

Adam Hill
Media collusion cultivates corruption

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Let’s not parse words: the local daily newspaper is the leading cause of widespread governmental corruption so widely associated with San...

Mayor John Shoals
Is Oceano the tail that wags the dog?

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals, as chair of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, has directed the abandonment of the...

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