July, 2018

Jimmy Paulding throws his hat into the Arroyo Grande Council race

Weeks after narrowly suffering a defeat in the San Luis Obispo County District 4 supervisor race, Jimmy Paulding has thrown his hat into the Arroyo Grande City Council race, adding to a growing field of candidates. [Cal Coast Times] An... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay fire injures 1, displaces 8

A fire burned a home in Morro Bay on Saturday afternoon injuring one person and displacing eight, according to the Morro Bay Fire Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10 p.m., witnesses reported the home on 300 block of Jamaica... (Continue reading)

Solvang man threatens to shoot victim, meet in the afterlife

A 57-year-old Solvang man pointed a loaded handgun at a person’s head while making threats on Friday morning. An intoxicated Timothy Johnson also posted plans on Facebook to see his victim in the afterlife, according to the Santa Barbara County... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach marijuana dealer accused of fraud, labor violations

By KAREN VELIE A former employee of House of Holistics is suing the marijuana company and several affiliated cannabis growers for allegedly failing to pay him for his work, and for multiple labor violations. [Cal Coast Times] In the past,... (Continue reading)

Poor planning is destroying SLO

Opinion by Ben DiFatta I was driving through San Luis Obispo at about 2 p.m.on a Thursday on my way to a doctor’s visit when I hit just about every red light making me almost late for my appointment. I... (Continue reading)

Man arrested after high-speed chase in stolen Cal Fire Truck

A man accused of stealing a Cal Fire truck, and involvement in a theft in Pismo Beach, led police on a high-speed chase before he was arrested at gunpoint near Vandenberg Air Force Base Friday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] On... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man stabs his brother in the back, arrested

Paso Robles police arrested a 20-year-old man on Thursday for allegedly stabbing his brother in the back. [Cal Coast Times] An argument between Matthew Meyer and his 18-year-old brother turned into a fight and the police were called. Matthew Meyer... (Continue reading)

SLO History Center needs to get back on track

Opinion by A.Z. Duesenberg Open letter to SLO County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton: I am writing due to the deplorable state of the History Center of San Luis Obispo County which is largely funded by SLO County taxpayers. The... (Continue reading)

Second find of human remains discovered in Isla Vista

Investigators found two batches of human remains this week in and around the ocean in Isla Vista. Authorities have indicated the remains may belong to the same person. [Cal Coast Times] On Tuesday evening, a head and torso were found... (Continue reading)

Santa maria police arrest three for murder

Santa Maria police have arrested three men who are accused of involvement in an apparently gang related murder that occurred last September. [Cal Coast Times] Early in the morning On Sept. 3, 2017, Edward Ramirez, 19, was shot and killed... (Continue reading)