Daily Briefs

Nipomo CSD grants water to development despite city protests

The Nipomo Community Services District board gave initial approval Wednesday to a request for water service at proposed housing development on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune]...

California breaks out Ebola hotline

The California Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that it has created an Ebola hotline and call center to ease public concern about the disease....

Atascadero man jailed for assault on a stranger

With one punch early Friday morning, a 21-year-old Atascadero man broke another 21-year-old’s jaw and eye socket in downtown San Luis Obispo. Atascadero resident Joshua...

California healthcare service cancelling undocumented residents

Covered California, the state health exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act, is threatening to terminate the insurance plans of more than 10,000 enrollees...

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Discovered

New red panda cubs at the Charles Paddock Zoo

The City of Atascadero and the Charles Paddock Zoo  announced Thursday the arrival of two new red panda cubs at the zoo. The cubs were...

San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum takes its auction online

The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum’s annual benefit is always the local party of the year, and this year promises to be a step back...

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...

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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

A crooked road to Arroyo Grande?

Editor’s note: The Arroyo Grande ordinance limiting how the mayor and city council members may legally interact with city staff is at the bottom of...

Wild high speed chase lands Los Osos woman in jail

By KAREN VELIE A Los Osos woman who led Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase with speeds that reached over a...

Big guns show for Arroyo Grande Council meeting

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Arroyo Grande city officials imported backup law enforcement fire power for Tuesday’s council meeting, but a tightly-regimented gathering of citizens remained in...

SLO’s police chief brings back Israeli lessons on suicide bombers, rioters

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo Police Chief Steve Gesell spent a week in Israel learning how its police agencies deal with...

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Opinion

Thanks to Carpenter and Smith for protecting SLO

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT The following letter was sent to the San Luis Obispo City Council regarding their “failure,” as the Tribune put it, to...

Pro-water district opinion full of holes

OPINION By CINDY STEINBECK If you read Ms. Gage’s recent pro AB2453 water district editorial you may have been as bemused as I was. In...

San Luis Obispo’s Laguna Lake needs dredging

OPINION By JIM FOLEY The Laguna Lake Natural Reserve Conservation Plan is long and complicated and the dredging permit process itself is also long and...

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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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