March, 2019

Deputies raid Santa Maria pot delivery service and clothing store

Authorities on Tuesday raided several locations connected to a Santa Maria-based marijuana delivery service that was operating illegally and arrested one man involved in the operation, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] Prompted by tips... (Continue reading)

Cambria man sentenced to a year in jail for sexual assault

A 73-year-old Cambria man who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female friend after she said no was sentenced Wednesday to 364 days in jail. [Cal Coast Times] In February, a jury composed of eight women and four men... (Continue reading)

Self described progressive promotes sweetheart deal for developers

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce is featuring State Senator Scott Wiener as their keynote speaker for their Friday, March 22, “Housing Summit” which will begin at 12:00 noon in Grace Church. Scott Wiener is... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Mayor pulls support from grieving parents

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande Mayor Caren Ray Russom ordered the parents of a Cal Poly student killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of El Campo Road and Highway 101 to remove a petition she earlier signed saying... (Continue reading)

Nipomo Mesa prowler caught by neighbor and camera

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man and woman who allegedly attempted to burglarize a Nipomo Mesa home on Monday and were confronted by a neighbor as they fled with an alarm sounding. A surveillance camera... (Continue reading)

Time to hold SLO County Supervisors accountable

OPINION by JUNE MCPHEE The residents of York Mountain in Templeton discovered this ill-conceived cannabis project at the 11th hour. When we objected, we were scolded by the County for not speaking up when the regulations were being formed! Shouldn’t... (Continue reading)

Two drunk men knock San Luis Obispo officer unconscious

Two men who were allegedly drunk in public on St. Patrick’s Day fought San Luis Obispo police officers, knocking one of the policemen unconscious, according to police. On Sunday, three San Luis Obispo men got into a verbal argument with... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria Goose dies ‘tragic’ death after eating trash

Is it a case of Darwinism in action or litterers killing an innocent animal? A goose ate a large pile of trash, including baby wipes and a latex balloon, at a Santa Maria park and died days later, despite an... (Continue reading)

Fire at Paso Robles apartment displaces 29 residents

A Paso Robles apartment fire destroyed just a single unit on Tuesday, yet it displaced a total of 29 residents as a result of damage to the building’s electrical system. [Cal Coast Times] At about 12:45 p.m., a fire broke... (Continue reading)

Two people injured in crash near SLO

Two people suffered serious injuries after a man drove a pickup truck off Highway 101 south of San Luis Obispo Monday evening. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:50 p.m., Enrique Santana, 32, of Santa Maria was driving a 1997 Chevrolet... (Continue reading)