Daily Briefs

School threats included photo of gun-toting Arroyo Grande student

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Lucia Mar Unified School district has disclosed it investigated two separate sets of purported threats on Monday, one of which involved...

Paso Robles woman dies following single-car crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Paso Robles woman who crashed her car into a tree in North County on Thanksgiving Day has died. Julia Martha Garcia,...

SLO County COVID-19 cases remain moderate, no new deaths

By KAREN VELIE New COVID-19 case rates have remained primarily unchanged at a moderate level for more than three weeks, with average daily rates from...

Funds from opioid case settlement available for Paso Robles

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of Paso Robles could receive more than $680,000 from a settlement to be paid by drug distributors and manufacturers over...

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Discovered

Ruddell’s Smokehouse in Cayucos bites the dust

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...

Trying on a new hip in Cayucos

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...

Official guide to furnishing a Cayucos beach shack

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...

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Uncovered SLO

SLO County supervisors vote again on redistricting, lawsuit threatened

By KAREN VELIE Amid threats of a lawsuit, on Tuesday the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors again voted 3-2 to make substantial changes...

SLO Black Lives Matter protester in line for a plea agreement

By KAREN VELIE One of the leaders of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests in San Luis Obispo is expected to plea to one felony...

Paso Robles school district responds to allegations of discrimination

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into allegations that the Paso Robles Joint Unified School...

SLO County’s district map selection process exposes political divide

By KAREN VELIE After months of debate and mudslinging, San Luis Obispo County has a new political map that makes major changes to the supervisorial...

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Opinion

Keep Diablo Canyon power plant open, support clean energy goals

Opinion by Jordan Cunningham and Dawn Ortiz-Legg to CalMatters California has established itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change. It has...

SLO County clerk’s hidden poll tax

OPINION by STEW JENKINS The evil of the poll tax was that it stifled a voter’s ability to vote. The SLO County clerk’s practice of...

Morro Bay violated laws in approval of wastewater treatment plant

Writer’s Note: This is part seven of a story, told in seven installments, about the corruption involved in Morro Bay’s water reclamation facility. Part one...

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