July, 2018

Did SLO History Center staffers fabricate a homophobic tale?

By Cal Coast Times Staff The History Center of San Luis Obispo is facing allegations of mismanagement and political partisanship. Allegations the Tribune blames on anti-gay sentiment but others say was concocted to cover up existing problems. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man dies following mysterious incident in Arizona

A 22-year-old Arroyo Grande man died in a Phoenix, Arizona hospital after being found last week on the side of a highway with critical head injuries. [Cal Coast Times] Jordan Boner was found early Friday morning with a severe head... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police chief stepping down after brief tenure

Following a little more than a year on the job as Morro Bay’s top cop, Police Chief Gregory Allen has announced he is leaving his position with the coastal San Luis Obispo County city. [Cal Coast Times] Allen, who had... (Continue reading)

Two vehicles crash on Highway 1 in SLO County

Two separate rollover crashes, one of which involved a big rig truck, occurred on Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo County Tuesday morning. At about 5:30 a.m., the big rig rolled over on Highway 1 in rural Arroyo Grande near... (Continue reading)

California spending millions on cars and drivers for state officials

The state of California is spending a combined total of more than $1 million a year on providing cars and drivers for just six top government officials. [Cal Coast Times] Earlier this month, some observers of California politics took note... (Continue reading)

South County crashes cause fire, injuries

A pair of injury collisions occurred in South County Sunday, one of which left a motorcyclist hospitalized and the other ignited a blaze. [Cal Coast Times] First, a pickup truck and a motorcycle collided one mile east of Arroyo Grande... (Continue reading)

Bank robbery suspect kills himself while evading arrest

A man suspected of robbing a Robobank in Goleta shot and killed himself while fleeing from deputies on Friday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 11 a.m., an armed suspect in his mid-30s passed a teller at the Rabobank located... (Continue reading)

Two Oceano Community Services District directors resign

Two Oceano Community Services District Board members have recently resigned leaving two vacancies on the five-person board. [Cal Coast Times] Because of the timing of the resignations, the appointment of one seat will be for four months while the other... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell fined in conflict of interest case

A San Diego County judge fined Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell $3,500 over his failure to disclose ex-parte communications as a member of the California Coastal Commission. [Cal Coast Times] In a case relating to alleged pervasive conflicts of interest... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles sales tax hike on the November ballot

Despite public outcry against the potential tax hike, the Paso Robles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to place a half percent sales tax measure on the November ballot. [Cal Coast Times] If passed by voters, the tax hike would give... (Continue reading)