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Pedestrian killed in Los Osos

A 24-year-old Los Osos man died Tuesday night after being struck by a car on Los Osos Valley Road in front of the Trinity United...

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Assisted suicide legalized in California

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. The End of Life Option Act will allow...

Cal Poly police crack down on off-campus parties

Under a new agreement with the city of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly police have begun targeting partiers up to a mile from the university...

Bicyclist killed near Cuesta College identified

A San Luis Obispo man who died in a bicycle accident near Cuesta College has been identified as 69-year-old Eugene George Sprull Jr. [Tribune] A...

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7 great things you can buy at this SLO online auction

You might have heard about the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum’s yearly fund-raising auction, but this year the non-profit is auctioning an interesting mix, from...

Rocktober comes to the Central Coast

By COLIN JONES After a busy summer of festivals and fair shows, live entertainment on the Central Coast keeps its mojo going with an fresh...

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Susan said, Cliff said

By KAREN VELIE Accomplished novelist Susan Branch’s latest work, a memoir very thinly disguised as fiction, provides readers a rare look under the covers and...

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SLO City orders PB Companies to tear down project

By KAREN VELIE The City of San Luis Obispo has shut down a construction project by PB Companies, a finance and investment firm. On Sept....

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Los Osos GM overpaying herself, payroll shows

By JOSH FRIEDMAN In less than two full years on the job, Los Osos Community Services District General Manager Kathy Kivley has overpaid herself by...

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SLO County Sheriff’s K9 attacks officer

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department K9 tasked with catching a fleeing car thief in Arroyo Grande attacked a...

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Tribune columnist is a paid lobbyist

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A regularly-featured columnist for San Luis Obispo County’s daily newspaper, who is a vocal critic of a controversial rail spur project proposed...

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What happened to ethics?

OPINION by TOM SALMON The Los Osos Community Service District does more disservice than service to our community. Now it appears its General Manager, Kathy...

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Tompkins’ Arroyo Grande project to be reheard

OPINION by JULIE TACKER The public is invited and encouraged to attend the Special Meeting of the Arroyo Grande City Council on Oct. 8 at...

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Arroyo Grande interchange study makes sense

OPINION by JIM GUTHRIE and JIM HILL Over the next few months the City Arroyo Grande will be making one of the most important decisions...

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