Daily Briefs

Grass fire burns 1,410 acres in rural Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE The Bear Fire burning in rural Santa Margarita has burned 1,410 acres and is 50% contained, as of Wednesday evening. Shortly before...

San Luis Obispo County crime spree shooter sentenced to 54 years to life

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge has sentenced the man who shot two people during a crime spree in San Luis Obispo County last August to...

Arroyo Grande police arrest drunken suspect who locked himself inside stolen Tesla

By JOSH FRIEDMAN With some remote help from a Tesla dealership, Arroyo Grande police officers on Tuesday arrested an allegedly intoxicated suspect who locked himself...

Elderly Cambria woman suffers major injuries in Highway 101 crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An 83-year-old Cambria woman suffered major injuries in a crash on Highway 101 near Santa Margarita on Tuesday morning.  Shortly before 9...

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Discovered

The Cayucos Pirate makes it to 67

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

Cayucos history: Last of the great story tellers

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

Vile laundromat behavior

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

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Uncovered SLO

Paul Flores moves prisons following two attacks

By KAREN VELIE Following two brutal attacks, corrections officials transferred convicted Kristin Smart killer Paul Flores from a prison in Colinga to another Central Valley...

This week’s San Luis Obispo County government meetings

By CalCoastNews staff The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission will meet June 13 at 9 a.m. in the board of supervisors chambers. The Nipomo...

San Luis Obispo attorney loses $3.6 million lawsuit, selling assets

By KAREN VELIE Two weeks after losing a $3.6 million lawsuit, San Luis Obispo attorney John Belsher is selling his personal belongings, with plans to...

Did Atascadero councilwoman’s husband assault a 13-year-old?

By KAREN VELIE The controversy over whether or not locals should ride dirt bikes in the Salinas riverbed exploded into a criminal complaint against the...

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Opinion

Advocacy or news, what is the San Luis Obispo Tribune?

OPINION by ERIK GORHAM It’s a shame San Luis Obispo County’s oldest news source repeatedly attacks people for having views that differ from its one-sided...

Keep dogs out of Paso Robles parks

OPINION by JAN ALBIN Paso Robles has an ordinance against dogs in our parks. But the City Council wants to repeal that ordinance to now...

It’s time San Luis Obispo High School puts student safety over sports

OPINION by AMBER WILKERSON Why can’t San Luis Obispo High School and the district get it right and prioritize student safety over competitive athletics?  Or even...

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