January, 2019

San Luis Obispo City Council puts profits above habitat

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Terracide. Land killing. Earth murder. Only the most oblivious would deny that’s the crime we’re committing. To hear our SLO City Council – all self-proclaimed environmentalists — tell this story, environmentalism’s all about greenhouse gases and... (Continue reading)

Mayor Harmon opposed to statue of Roosevelt, noting gender

The city of San Luis Obispo is considering placing a monument to President Teddy Roosevelt in Mitchell Park, prompting Mayor Heidi Harmon to question why there is a need for “more monuments of white men.” [Cal Coast Times] In recent... (Continue reading)

Davis police officer shot and killed

Less than a month after a policeman was shot and killed at a traffic stop in the city of Newman, another Northern California police officer was shot and killed, this time in Davis. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7 p.m.... (Continue reading)

Nipomo rape allegations lead to class action lawsuit against Lyft

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Nipomo woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Lyft driver who brought her home after a night of drinking filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the rideshare company, as well as the driver. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Three men pilfer cash from jukebox in San Luis Obispo

A group of three men stole cash from a jukebox inside a San Luis Obispo bar on Wednesday, the bar’s manager announced in a Facebook post. The men entered The Mark at 673 Higuera Street, drank beers, took the money... (Continue reading)

Deputies search SLO County for missing Nipomo man

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives are coordinating a search across the county Thursday for a Nipomo man who has been missing since Monday. [KSBY] Saul Tiznado, Jr., 41, is a father of five. At about 6 p.m. on Monday, Tiznado... (Continue reading)

Atascadero woman loses baby after doctor mistakenly prescribe abortion pill

A San Luis Obispo doctor mistakenly prescribed an abortion pill, an Atascadero Rite Aid filled the prescription and a woman took the medication, killing her fetus, according to a lawsuit filed on Monday. [Cal Coast Times] Lorena Anderson of Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay fire captain files complaint against chief, gets fired

Less than a half-year after filing a complaint against his chief, a Morro Bay fire captain and former firefighter of the year was fired from the city’s fire department. [KSBY] Todd Gailey, who filed harassment paperwork against Morro Bay Fire... (Continue reading)

Shark attacks Cal Poly student surfing at Montana de Oro

A great white shark attacked a 19-year-old Cal Poly student who was surfing at Sandspit Beach at Montana de Oro State Park on Tuesday morning. [Tribune] At about 10 a.m., shark bit Nick Wapner’s right ankle and then clamped down... (Continue reading)

Sprouts Farmers Market to open in San Luis Obispo

Sprouts Farmers Market announced Tuesday it will open a store in the SLO Promenade shopping center. The location will be one of nine new The health foods supermarket chain stores that are scheduled to open across the United States in the... (Continue reading)