Daily Briefs

Pot grow 9
SLO County debates marijuana regulations as growers rush in

With marijuana growers and armed guards flooding into California Valley, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors discussed putting a halt to new cannabis...

Mario Furtado
Another homeless man arrested for arson in SLO

San Luis Obispo police arrested a homeless man for starting fires in a dumpster and two trash cans on Madonna Road Tuesday morning. The incident...

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SLO County fires burn mobile homes and firefighter facility

An early morning fire near Camp San Luis Obispo and an afternoon fire in Atascadero resulted in the destruction of a firefighter training facility and...

Jail bars
Suicidal inmate sends three deputies to the hospital

An inmate at the Santa Barbara County Jail injured three deputies Sunday evening who were attempting to keep the prisoner from committing suicide, according to...

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Discovered

Youth Golfers
3 Arroyo Grande golfers heading to Kid’s Golf World Championships

Next month, three of Arroyo Grande’s top junior golfers will head to the U.S. Kids World Championships in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Elias Moncrief, 6, Shane...

Rodeo LaRae Luis
Paso Robles teen wins spot on California rodeo team

A 9th grade student at Independence High School in Paso Robles qualified as a member of the California National High School Rodeo Team to compete...

Greek Yougurt w Blackberries
6 delicious dishes made with seasonal fruits and vegetables

Peaches, blackberries and watermelon are three seasonal favorites for July. The following recipes were provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria,...

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Uncovered SLO

Deforestation by Justin Vineyards
Animal sanctuary sold to the Resnicks, deforested

By KAREN VELIE Trustees of a San Luis Obispo County animal sanctuary sold 1,100 acres of the reserve to Justin Vineyards and Winery, a company...

More than 100 pot farms of varying sizes and levels of sophistication have quietly sprung up in the California Valley, with little or no effort to conceal what likely are legal growing operations. Photos by Daniel Blackburn
California Valley sprouting pot farms

  By DANIEL BLACKBURN Isolated and sparsely populated California Valley, on the eastern edge of San Luis Obispo County, is parched, flat terrain, part of...

Cambria General Manager Jerry Gruber
Cambria manager gets raise despite financial discrepancies

Editor’s Note: The CalPERS audit is at the bottom of the article. By JOSH FRIEDMAN A series of financial blunders committed by the Cambria Community...

Jason Robert Porter
Paso Robles man allegedly molested multiple children

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles police arrested Jason Robert Porter early Saturday morning on 23 charges related to the alleged sexual molestation of multiple local...

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Opinion

Dr. C. Hite
Is journalism dead in SLO County?

Opinion by Dr. C. Hite I knew journalism was dead in SLO County the day the Tribune published a meandering feature story on the front...

Gordon Mullin
Mixing words and deceiving SLO County voters

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Our SLO county council of government (SLOCOG) and seven cities have recently agreed to put a sales tax measure before the...

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant
Diablo Canyon is closing, but its negative footprint will linger

OPINION by JIM GRIFFIN Diablo Canyon Power Plant is finally shutting down. It should never have been built in the first place, especially over two earthquake...

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