October, 2018

Cambria CSD approves another water and sewer rate hike

As it has done multiple times in recent years, the Cambria Community Services District Board of Directors approved water and sewer rate increases last week. On Oct. 4, the CSD held a ratepayer protest hearing, as required by California’s Proposition... (Continue reading)

Why are middle-class families leaving San Luis Obispo County?

OPINION by JASON ANDERSON As a small business owner, I have experienced firsthand how difficult it is to run a business on the Central Coast. But the cost of running a business here is only part of the problem. The... (Continue reading)

SLO police arrest pimp for allegedly trafficking 14-year-old girl

A traffic stop conducted early Friday morning resulted in officers catching a 35-year-old man who was pimping and trafficking a 14-year-old girl, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1:40 a.m., a police officer... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies motorcyclist killed Tuesday in Arroyo Grande

The CHP has identified the 49-year-old motorcyclist who died Tuesday morning after colliding with a deer on Highway 101 near El Campo Road in Arroyo Grande as Johnny Dale Trujillo of Los Osos. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:30 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

Second motorcyclist killed in Arroyo Grande in two days

A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into a deer Tuesday morning in Arroyo Grande. Also in South County, a deer in the roadway led to a four-car collision. [KSBY] The motorcyclist collided with a deer on southbound Highway 101 in Arroyo... (Continue reading)

Donnelly vying for Congress in California’s only Republican-on-Republican race

In California’s only Republican-on-Republican congressional race this year, former assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate, Tim Donnelly, is taking aim at a three-term incumbent congressman and retired marine colonel. [Cal Coast Times] The campaign for California’s 8th District congressional seat has been... (Continue reading)

Who is Caren Ray working for?

OPINION by SHARLOTTE WILSON It’s a silly season again, campaign rhetoric about who’s supporting whom — when the signs say it all. A quick drive around Arroyo Grande and you’ll see Caren Ray signs on developer owned vacant properties. On... (Continue reading)

Thieves snatch $1,000 in electronics from the Target in SLO

A pair of thieves made a break out the emergency exit of the San Luis Obispo Target store Sunday night while stealing $1,000 worth of electronics, SLO Police Chief Deanna Cantrell announced in a tweet. [Cal Coast Times] At about... (Continue reading)

SpaceX rocket lights up Central Coast sky

  Falcon 9’s first West Coast land landing pic.twitter.com/zObJgzLI0C — SpaceX (@SpaceX) October 8, 2018 Hundreds of spectators gathered outside of Lompoc while countless other people watched and took photos and videos from up and down the California Coast Sunday... (Continue reading)

One killed, another injured in Arroyo Grande crash

One person was killed Sunday evening and another was injured when a car and motorcycle crashed on Highway 101 near El Campo Road in Arroyo Grande. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 5 p.m., the vehicle and the motorcycle collided in... (Continue reading)