Daily Briefs

Toddler injured in hit-and-run in SLO

A search is on for a driver who struck a 3-year-old pedestrian in San Luis Obispo on Friday and then fled the scene. [Cal Coast...

Thomas Fire triggers new evacuations in Santa Barbara County

The Thomas Fire has scorched more than 173,000 acres and has moved into Santa Barbara County, according to a Sunday afternoon report from Cal Fire....

SLO Food Bank shut down for food quality issues

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has shut down the SLO Food Bank’s warehouse because of issues with food safety and for operating without...

Illegal immigrant acquitted of murder of Cal Poly grad

A San Francisco jury acquitted a Mexican national Thursday of murdering Cal Poly grad Kate Steinle, prompting an angry reaction from President Donald Trump and...

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Discovered

5 spooky and fun fall recipes

On Halloween, do cupcakes taste better when they’re topped with candy corn? You better find out. Find the perfect Halloween recipes with a little help...

6 fabulous summer recipes

So many fabulous dishes. Find the perfect season fruit and vegetable recipes with a little help from Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa...

What should you do when stopped by law enforcement?

While we all rely on law enforcement to keep us safe and protect us, it is important to know your right during encounters with officers....

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Uncovered SLO

Atascadero officials vote against competitive bidding

During an Atascadero City Council meeting in November, city staff and officials claimed it would cost $150,000 and take about three years to allow for...

SLO considers raising taxes and marijuana to cover budget deficit

San Luis Obispo City staff is recommending that city officials agree to raise property taxes, promote marijuana businesses, reduce services and increase employee benefit contributions...

Mission College Prep administrator back on leave

An administrator accused of assaulting a student at Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School in San Luis Obispo was placed on administrative leave after his...

Charles Tenborg pays restitution to CalRecycle for false claims

A CalCoastNews investigation has led to the payment of almost $35,000 to CalRecycle in a false claim investigation of Charles Tenborg, a contractor working with...

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Opinion

Run for something, today’s the day

OPINION by STEW JENKINS The election of Democrat Doug Jones, as Alabama’s Senator, is the beginning of the middle of a national sea change. All...

I’m pissed off, James Duenow says

OPINION by JAMES DUENOW In what I believe was a travesty of justice, reporters Karen Velie and Daniel Blackburn lost a libel lawsuit for $1.1...

Hill’s reelection, what were the voters thinking?

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Next Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks the one-year anniversary of a decision some San Luis Obispo County voters have come to...

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