Daily Briefs

Elderly man crashes into county workers in Cayucos

An 81-year-old man crashed into and seriously injured two San Luis Obispo County workers on Tuesday afternoon in Cayucos. [Cal Coast News] Shortly after 1...

SWAT team descends on Grover Beach for domestic violence suspect

For the second time in the span of a week, the regional SWAT team came out to a Grover Beach home, arriving early Sunday morning...

Santa Maria gunman allegedly killed his wife and son

The gunman who shot and killed two elderly men at a Santa Maria mobile home park on Friday is also believed to have killed his...

Thieves go on shopping spree in SLO with stolen credit cards

Police are searching for a man and woman who stole two wallets from shoppers near Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo on Sunday,...

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Discovered

The pirate, a Cayucos celebrity

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

A wasted, empty gym in Cayucos

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

Happily homeless in Cayucos

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

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Uncovered SLO

Templeton man agrees not to grow cannabis outdoors, plants 15 acres

By KAREN VELIE Shortly after negotiating an agreement not to grow cannabis outdoors for 20 years, the owners of an indoor marijuana grow in Templeton...

Kelly Gearhart’s sentence reduced five years

By KAREN VELIE Notorious North County developer Kelly Gearhart won a five-year sentence reduction on June 11. He is now scheduled for release on March...

SLO County promoting marijuana over hemp

By KAREN VELIE While growing and selling marijuana is legal in San Luis Obispo County, officials are planning to place a temporary moratorium on the...

Cal Poly awards Carson Starkey a degree posthumously

Cal Poly awarded a degree posthumously to Carson Starkey, the victim of a 2008 fraternity hazing incident, at the university’s graduation ceremony held over the...

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Opinion

San Francisco vape ban embraces harm over science

OPINION by YAËL OSSOWSKI In an attempt to curb youth vaping, the Board of Supervisors of the city of San Francisco voted yesterday to ban...

Proud to say I have committed to play baseball for my dad at Cal Poly

OPINION by BROOKS LEE Cal Poly is an amazing school with resources that apply to everyone who goes there. For me, the one resource I...

T. Keith Gurnee
Governor Newsom and the sanctuary state

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Gov. Gavin Newsom, having recently released his revised 2019-2020 California budget with its highly touted $21.5 billion surplus, is doubling-down...

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