Daily Briefs

Appeals court orders new trial against Bakersfield police

A state appeals court has ordered a new trial against the Bakersfield police in the case of a man who an officer mistakenly determined was...

Stabbing at Isla Vista fraternity house

A knife fight in front of an Isla Vista fraternity house on Saturday has left one UCSB student in jail and another in the hospital....

Man beaten while confronting vandals

A Nipomo man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after he attempted to confront a man who threw beer on his car. At about 5 p.m.,...

Central Coast hospital worker accused of sexual assault

Ventura police arrested a 37-year-old man Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a patient at a Central Coast psychiatric hospital. [CBS] Police booked Juan Pablo Valencia...

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Discovered

Blackburn’s best-selling book released in Kindle version

Daniel Blackburn’s best-selling book, “Human Harvest: The Sacramento Murder Story,” has been republished in ebook (Kindle) version by Garrett County Press of New Orleans. Blackburn...

New Year’s brings freezing temperatures

Central Coast residents must brave cold, frost, ice and even snow for outdoor celebrations of the New Year. Northern Santa Barbara County’s Cuyama Valley received...

4 ways out of the doghouse

If one of these five great Christmas gifts doesn’t get you out of the doghouse, you might as well put on a flea collar and...

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Eye on the Coast

San Luis Obispo Christmas Parade, event photos

Hundreds of people marched in the 39th Annual Holiday Parade Dec. 5 while thousands of spectators watched. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar....

First Crush Cellars costume party, event photos

People came dressed in their wickedest costume on Nov. 2 at First Crush Cellars in Paso Robles. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar....

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Uncovered SLO

Sanitation district board pursues an audit

By KAREN VELIE After several years of voting against an audit, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board voted 3-0 on Wednesday to...

SLO police chief travels on the family plan

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell attended 13 conferences during 2014. Expense records show that some of the...

Steve Adams threatens to sue Arroyo Grande

BY KAREN VELIE Former Arroyo Grande City Manager Steve Adams filed a claim against the city last week threatening a lawsuit if the council does...

SLO hires controversial financial planner

San Luis Obispo has hired a former Carmel city administrator who left under allegations of misconduct as its interim director of information technology. San Luis...

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Opinion

Open letter to San Miguel

OPINION By RICHARD HARRISON I, Richard Harrison, am submitting my resignation from the San Miguel Community Services District Board of Directors, effective immediately. I regretfully...

Lawyers making bank with sanitation district

BY DEBBIE PETTERSON Wednesday night at 6 p.m. in the Arroyo Grande City Hall, 38,000 users of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District...

Homeless issues plague San Luis Obispo

OPINION BY COUNCILMAN DAN CARPENTER Now in the seventh year of SLO County’s “10 year plan to end homelessness,” it can hardly be labeled as...

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