January, 2020

Once upon a time in the Cayucos Tavern

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN Once upon a time, and especially... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police arrest burglars posing as maintenance workers

By CCT STAFF A man and woman allegedly wore yellow vests and posed as workers Thursday while burglarizing a facility’s laundry room in Morro Bay, but they were confronted by a witness and later arrested. Shortly before 5 p.m., the... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man suspected of shooting projectiles at vehicles

Officers arrested a Nipomo man on who is suspected of shooting projectiles at vehicles driving on several highways in Monterey  and San Benito counties, according to the CHP. Since Feb. 19, 2019, the CHP has investigated 69 incidents of projectiles... (Continue reading)

Deputies searching for armed man who robbed Oceano store

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in identifying the man who robbed an Oceano convenience store Monday morning. Sheriff’s officials have released images from surveillance footage showing the suspected robber and the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police arrest unruly man found with meth and heroin for sale

By CCT STAFF A disturbance at a Morro Bay business Tuesday evening resulted in the arrest of an alleged DUI driver who was in possession of more than 20 grams each of heroin and methamphetamine. Shortly before 9 p.m., a... (Continue reading)

Candlelight vigil in Oceano for Larry Bross

It has been one year since 90-year-old Larry Bross was violently murdered in his Oceano home. In remembrance, the Oceano Beach Community Association is holding a candlelight vigil in his honor on Jan. 25 at the end of Pier Avenue... (Continue reading)

SLO Tribune’s growing credibility problem

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT What happens when a community’s newspaper abdicates its responsibility to watchdog local government and seek the truth? You get the messy arrogant cliquish partisan exclusionary faction-serving politics we have in San Luis Obispo instead of government... (Continue reading)

Illegal cannabis lab ignites house fire in Arroyo Grande

By CCT STAFF A marijuana honey oil lab explosion sparked an Arroyo Grande house fire on Monday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. At about 4:30 p.m., a caller reported a fire at a home in the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police arrest armed felon

By CCT STAFF Morro Bay police arrested a convicted felon early Sunday morning after a traffic stop revealed the man was in possession of a gun and drug paraphernalia. Shortly after 1 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle Jesse Franklin... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed by vehicle in Grover Beach

By CCT STAFF A vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Grover Beach on Tuesday evening. Shortly before 7 p.m., callers reported a vehicle crashed into a man near the intersection of North Oak Park Boulevard and Brighton Avenue. First... (Continue reading)