August, 2019

Trump sues California over tax return law

President Donald Trump and the Republican Party filed lawsuits on Tuesday against the state of California for enacting a law that requires presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the ballot in California. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Apartment fire in SLO started by plastic food containers left on stove

Plastic food containers left on a stove sparked an apartment fire in San Luis Obispo Monday evening, according to the city’s fire department. [KSBY] At about 8:00 p.m., a fire broke out inside an apartment in the 800 block of... (Continue reading)

Mitzi to the rescue at Happy Jacks Saloon in Morro Bay

Editor’s Note: The following series of tales from behind the bar, “Happy Jacks Saloon: The Last Morro Bay Fisherman’s Dive,” to be posted bi-weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. By DELL... (Continue reading)

Two people injured in DUI crash in SLO

A man allegedly driving under the influence Saturday night veered into oncoming traffic on Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo, colliding with one vehicle and crashing head-on into an SUV, the driver of which was ejected and suffered... (Continue reading)

The SLO police chief, her lost gun, and a conflux of failures

By KAREN VELIE For more than a year, Cheyne Orndoff has asked the county to correct an error that lists him as a convicted man on probation in a law enforcement database, when he was actually the victim of the... (Continue reading)

Los Osos general manager’s raise rejected by board

Just one month after the Los Osos Community Services District announced it is severing ties with General Manager Renee Osborne, on Aug. 1 Osborne submitted an invoice for work done in July at five percent over her contracted wages. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Alex Bar-B-Q owners suing contractor for destroying iconic building

The owners of the former Alex Bar-B-Q property in Pismo Beach filed a lawsuit on Aug. 2 against the construction company that tore down the historic building, which squelched their plans to remodel the iconic bar and restaurant. During what... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police arrest stabbing suspect

Arroyo Grande police arrested a man Saturday for allegedly stabbing a man Friday evening near the pike. [Cal Coast Times] Matthew Leroy Ehens ais accused of stabbing a 36-year-old man in the 600 block of Lancaster Drive. Before officers arrived,... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande police searching an assailant with a knife

Arroyo Grande police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a man Friday evening and then fled the scene. [KSBY] At about 6:30 p.m., the suspect stabbed a 36-year-old man in the 600 block of Lancaster Drive near The Pike.... (Continue reading)

Thief leads officers on chase from Pismo Beach to the forest

An alleged truck thief led officers on a chase Friday that started in Pismo Beach and ended in a crash in the Los Padres National Forest. [Cal Coast Times] On Friday afternoon, a Pismo Beach police officer spotted the stolen... (Continue reading)