Daily Briefs

San Luis Obispo County COVID cases continue steady rise, 2 new deaths

By KAREN VELIE For the third week in a row, the average number of new COVID infections in San Luis Obispo County rose slightly, according...

North County distillery in hot water over hand sanitizer production

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A North County distillery that joined in the emergency hand sanitizer production effort in 2020 has come under investigation by the Food...

Santa Barbara County reports 2 new cases of monkeypox

By KAREN VELIE The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department confirmed two new cases of monkeypox, raising the number of cases in the county to...

Firefighters extinguish residential fire in Paso Robles

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire damaged a house in Paso Robles Tuesday morning. A caller reported the fire burning at a home by the intersection...

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Discovered

A pox on pickleball in SLO County II

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

Unbearable Cayucos school board boredom

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

Fourth of July parades and festivities in Atascadero and Templeton, photos

By CCN STAFF In a blast from a different era, locals greeted friends and neighbors at Templeton’s Fourth of July Parade. The parade included musicians,...

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Uncovered SLO

SLO County upstarts grab a slice of cannabis kingpin’s empire

By KAREN VELIE When San Luis Obispo picked the people who would operate three marijuana retail shops in the city, they selected Helios Dayspring and...

Unsealed documents reveal discrepancies in Paul Flores’ story

By KAREN VELIE Unsealed court documents in the Kristin Smart murder case, including a 1996 interview with Flores, reveal the suspect’s repeated attempts to deceive...

SLO County fails to provide adequate mental health services, Grand Jury finds

By KAREN VELIE A resent Grand Jury investigation determined San Luis Obispo County has failed to create and maintain a safe, orderly, effective and efficient...

Friends of Oceano Dunes accuses Tribune of defamation, demands retraction

By KAREN VELIE Friends of Oceano Dunes has told the SLO Tribune that it wants a retraction and apology for an article accusing the group...

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Opinion

Making progress on lowering costs and making communities safer

Opinion by Congressman Salud Carbajal A lot has happened in Washington these past few weeks, so I wanted to take a moment to share a...

SLO County’s clerk-recorder counts on herself

OPINION by CYNTHIA MUIR It’s amazing that San Luis Obispo County’s appointed clerk recorder Elaina Cano, relatively unknown, who barely campaigned if at all, would...

Support vehicles on the Oceano Dunes, win a trailer

OPINION by JIM SUTY The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area has been under constant threat of closure which forced a grassroots organization, Friends of...

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