October, 2017

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 from Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria. Pumpkin Cream Sandwiches Ingredients: 3... (Continue reading)

SLO City’s assault on our neighborhoods

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Could it be that the city of San Luis Obispo– once considered the “happiest place in America”– is now declaring war on its neighborhoods? Despite the seemingly good intentions of our council members, it would... (Continue reading)

John Shoals and Lindsey Miller laid off from PG&E

In what appears to be another round of layoffs, PG&E terminated Grover Beach Mayor John Shoals and Lindsey Miller from its support services department for San Luis Obispo County and Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. Both Miller and Shoals worked... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man kills romantic interest and then himself

A 63-year-old Pismo Beach man is suspected of shooting and killing a 58-year-old Grover Beach woman he had been dating and then turning the gun on himself, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday at... (Continue reading)

Is Adam Hill crying wolf over budget deficit?

The discovery of a San Luis Obispo County accounting error has led staff to revise a projected budget surplus of $3 million to $5 million into a $4.8 million shortfall. An error Supervisor Adam Hill is blaming on his political... (Continue reading)

More than $800,000 unaccounted for at sanitation district

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation Districts expenditures and bank balances show that during the past 15 months there is over $800,000 in money that is not accounted for, according to a presentation by Director Jim Hill. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Speaker accuses SLO County of conflicts of interest in cannabis rules

San Luis Obispo County supervisors continued sparing over marijuana regulations on Friday. After a full day of contentious debate and allegations of conflicts of interest, the supervisors voted to limit the number of pot grows and reaffirmed plans to ban... (Continue reading)

Pretend-lefties Adam Hill and Tom Fulks attack critics

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER When a prominent public official and a newspaper columnist, posing as Democrats, turn out to be shills of the development community, then it is the public’s First Amendment right and duty to call them out. Case... (Continue reading)

ICE arrests Santa Maria woman following release from jail

A former Santa Maria daycare provider who was accused of torturing young children received a five-year prison sentence on Wednesday, but was then freed from custody because of credits she accumulated for time spent in jail and good behavior. [Cal... (Continue reading)

SLO County board tussles over marijuana regulations

Civil discourse dissolved into angry attacks as San Luis Obispo County Supervisors argued over marijuana regulations on Tuesday, a discussion set to continue Friday morning. [Cal Coast Times] For almost a year, the board has attempted to direct staff to... (Continue reading)