Daily Briefs

Wind and surf advisories as storm moves towards SLO County

By KAREN VELIE Along with heavy rains, a storm blowing down from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to deliver strong winds and large breaking...

SUV crashes into San Luis Obispo apartment injuring occupant

By KAREN VELIE An SUV crashed into an apartment building in San Luis Obispo injuring one occupant on Saturday. Shortly before noon, the silver SUV...

Armed man robs San Luis Obispo cigar store

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police are searching for an armed man who robbed a cigar store Friday evening. At about 8:30 p.m., a...

Alcohol and reckless driving lead to three-vehicle crash in Morro Bay

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A DUI driver allegedly blew through a stop sign after exiting Highway 1 in Morro Bay Friday evening, causing a three-car collision,...

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Discovered

Official guide to furnishing a Cayucos beach shack

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

Victorian style home and vineyard for sale in San Miguel

Surrounded by acres of rolling vineyards, this Victorian-style home is the ultimate wine country dream, currently on the market for $2,495,000. This picturesque 120-acre property...

Cayucos’ lone bank is closing

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

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Uncovered SLO

Marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring pleads guilty, sentencing hearing set

By KAREN VELIE Marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring pleaded guilty to one count of bribery and one count of filing a false tax return on Friday...

FPPC slams San Simeon official, focuses on harm to community

By KAREN VELIE The California Fair Political Practices Commission voted Thursday not to approve a penalty agreement with San Simeon’s general manager because it did...

San Luis Obispo rejects pot shop’s attempt to sway city officials

By KAREN VELIE In what appeared to be a staged attempt, more than 30 employees of cannabis businesses tied to Helios Dayspring protested in front...

Adam Hill spent $40,000 in campaign money on his criminal defense

By KAREN VELIE If you were one of the donors to former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s campaign in 2020, then along with...

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Opinion

SLO County Farm Bureau, assessor win inheritance tax battle

OPINION by BRENT BURCHETT Farm and ranch families can once again pass along their land to the next generation, thanks to work by Farm Bureau...

Should SLO County leadership cut ties to corruption?

OPINION by STEW JENKINS An open letter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors: Just days ago the governor signed 10 sweeping bills...

Why did Morro Bay officials select the site of the water recycling plant?

Writer’s Note: This is part five of a story, told in installments, about the corruption involved in Morro Bay’s water reclamation facility. Part one is...

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