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Machete wielding man arrested near Atascadero Middle School

Atascadero police arrested a man swinging a machete near Atascadero Middle School on Thursday afternoon. Shortly before noon, reports of a man with a machete...

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Home invasion robbery in Los Osos

Four masked men forced their way into a Los Osos man’s home Thursday morning and robbed the home, according to the San Luis Obispo County...

Morro Bay man tries to self-immolate to protest Trump

NEW VIDEO #BREAKING: Man says Trump is a dictator. He tried to light himself on fire at #TrumpInternationalHotel for #TrumpInauguration pic.twitter.com/laJDUPepO6 — Shomari Stone (@shomaristone)...

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Fishermen upset as water flows out of Lopez Lake

About 3 million gallons of water are released daily from Lopez Lake in order to satisfy legal mandates, including environmental laws and groundwater requirements. The...

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Music icons invade the Central Coast this winter

By COLIN JONES If you like rock, pop, folk, country, electronica or all of the above, our very own Central Coast is the place to...

6 great places to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Central Coast

With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, it is time to finalize your plans for welcoming the New Year in style. On the Central Coast, there...

9 festive foods to make during the holidays, recipes

There are many wonderful things about the holidays like presents, parties and lights. But the best is great food shared with family and friends. Find...

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Cayucos’s own Hatfields and McCoys

By KAREN VELIE For almost a decade, Cayucos neighbors John Black and Dr. Marshall Lewis have feuded over fence lines, views and property rights. A...

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Arrested as a man, booked into jail as a woman

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Grover Beach police arrested a suspect Sunday, who they determined was a man from Arroyo Grande, for allegedly impersonating...

Peschong and Nipomo win amid contentious supervisor meeting

By KAREN VELIE At a particularly ugly and contentious San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, the board voted to award the...

John Wallace
CCN’s top 10 stories in 2016

By JOSH FRIEDMAN 2016 was a turbulent year nationally and on the Central Coast. Reporters focused on elections. Even so, while election news cracks CCN’s...

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Mike Brown
Hill and Gibson espouse their political virginity

OPINION by Michael F. Brown During the recent debate over selection of the chairman of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, District 3...

Sheriff Ian Parkinson
Sheriff Ian Parkinson’s Amerika

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN In a jam-packed San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday that was testy from the start, an incident occurred...

Stew Jenkins
Hill holding back local Democratic Party progress

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Editor’s note: A column by Democrat Stew Jenkins will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Republican...

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