April, 2018

Huge home development proposed in Paso Robles

The city of Paso Robles is taking public input on a proposed 915-home development along the city’s southeastern edge. [Cal Coast Times] Known as the Beechwood development, the project is located on an approximately 236-acre property between Meadowlark Road, Beechwood... (Continue reading)

Truck fire and four vehicle crash shut down Highway 101

An oil tanker truck caught on fire early Tuesday morning on Highway 101 in Pismo Beach. During lane closures caused from the fire, there was a four-vehicle crash on southbound Highway 101. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 1 a.m., the... (Continue reading)

SLO County public works director’s hefty starting salary

San Luis Obispo County selected a Santa Cruz County official to be its next public works director, and on Tuesday, the board of supervisor approved a contract which calls for him to receive a total compensation of $272,950 a year.... (Continue reading)

Body found in Prefumo Canyon identified as missing SLO woman

Kristen Marti had been missing for almost three months when San Luis Obispo police officers found a body in a creek near Prefumo Canyon Road on March 25. But because of the condition of the body, the coroner’s office was... (Continue reading)

SLO Progressives protest at local meetings, but is it working?

Even as the SLO County Progressives are celebrating their well attended rallies for change, their protests for the resignation of the sheriff because of the death of Andrew Holland at the county jail have resulted in outrage from other attendees... (Continue reading)

Marijuana thief stabs man trying to protect neighbor’s plants

A Lompoc man noticed a pair of thieves stealing marijuana plants from his neighbor’s pot garden Friday night and tried to protect the backyard grow. But, one of the thieves stabbed the man, and both ran away, according to the... (Continue reading)

The perils of Paulding

By T. KEITH GURNEE It’s a well-known fact that supervisorial candidate Jimmy Paulding is joined at the hip with the SLO County Progressives co-chaired by Nick Andre. In fact, Nick Andre is Jimmy Paulding’s campaign manager. Paulding seems like a... (Continue reading)

Transient arrested for burning a confederate flag in Oceano

A 20-year-old transient from Seattle is in jail after he allegedly set a confederate flag on fire in Oceano on Friday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] The suspect ran away and managed to... (Continue reading)