Daily Briefs

California deputy admits lying about sniper shooting him

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy concocted a story Wednesday that a sniper shot him in the shoulder, and that he was saved by a...

Responders rescue resident in burning home in SLO

Rescue personnel woke a resident sleeping inside a house that caught on fire in San Luis Obispo early Saturday morning. The resident managed to escape...

Weed abatement saves homes in rural Paso Robles

A brush fire that threatened two homes in rural Paso Robles on Friday, stopped at the fence line of a homeowner who created a defensible...

Man accused of hate crimes in arson at Orcutt church

Deputies arrested a 19-year old man for hate crimes after he allegedly set fire to a shed located behind the Winepress Church on Cambria Avenue...

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Discovered

Beer can Bessie at Happy Jack’s in Morro Bay

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes...

Cayucos faces inviting a smile and a hug

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...

Mitzi to the rescue at Happy Jacks Saloon in Morro Bay

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes...

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Uncovered SLO

Did Morro Bay officials exploit pot shop permitting process?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Morro Bay city officials inappropriately manipulated results of marijuana permit applications to reward a pair of favored groups, a lawsuit filed this...

Orcutt school pays $75,000 after teacher allegedly punches student

By CCT STAFF The Orcutt Union School District paid a $75,000 settlement to a student last month whom a high school teacher allegedly bullied and...

Three gang members arrested for murder of Oceano man

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo sheriff detectives arrested three men on Friday for the murder of an Oceano man who was shot multiple times...

Couple caught in SLO chief’s gun fiasco granted visitation

By KAREN VELIE The couple swept up in the search for the gun that San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell lost in a restaurant...

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Opinion

SLO City’s latest illogical planning proposal

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Every so often, it’s fun to pop over to slocity.org, our fair city’s official spokes-site, to check out “What’s New In...

Civility, transparency, or hypocrisy?

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE San Luis Obispo’s city government has to feel that it’s under siege these days. Recent revelations by CCN about the...

San Luis Obispo remains silent on new electric providers

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT With the calendar running downhill to year’s end, the city of San Luis Obispo still hasn’t told us much about our...

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