February, 2020

A night with Dave and Bear at Happy Jack’s 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. The following... (Continue reading)

Deputies searching for woman accused of Cayucos assault

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a woman accused of assaulting another woman in the Cayucos Pier parking lot Thursday night. [Tribune] At about 9:30 p.m., a 911 caller reported an assault in the... (Continue reading)

Activist Kevin Rice behind controversial SLO County voter robocall

By CCT STAFF Activist Kevin Rice informed the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office Thursday evening that he was responsible for a controversial robocall sent to some voters on Tuesday. The homophobic call purportedly asked residents to vote for... (Continue reading)

Odious Adam Hill-house emails hint of much bigger problem

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Recent revelation of repugnant emails sent to KVEC radio personality Dave Congalton created a bit of a stir among locals. And given Adam Hill’s lengthy history of penning poisonous prose and shoving it into the public’s... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed in apparent suicide in SLO

In an incident suspected to be a suicide, a 50-year-old man died after being struck by a car on Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo Thursday night. [KSBY] Shortly before 8 p.m., the man was walking close to... (Continue reading)

Sender of a vile robocall sent to SLO County voters explains call

By CCT STAFF The woman who sent a homophobic and vile robocall purportedly asking voters to reelect San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has recorded a new message, this one explaining her affiliation with the Klu Klux Klan and... (Continue reading)

SLO County deputies bust drug network with alleged ties to Mexico

By CCT STAFF Following a nearly year-long investigation, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit seized more than $600,000 worth of drugs last week from a pair of SLO residents whom authorities claim were bringing narcotics directly from... (Continue reading)

SLO County DA opens investigation into alleged KKK robocall

By CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it has opened an investigation into a homophobic, vulgar and deceptive robocall that was sent to voters throughout the county on Tuesday afternoon. In the call, a... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor candidate asks DA to investigate hateful robocalls

OPINION by STACY KORSGADEN Yesterday, a robocall was made, purporting to be in support of Adam Hill, and delivered to a significant number of homes in our community. The message was hateful and meant to divide our community. Supposedly from... (Continue reading)

SLO County delays discussion on Adam Hill’s alleged bullying until after election

By CCT STAFF During a contentious public comment period on Tuesday, San Luis Obispo County officials announced plans to wait until after the March 3 election to discuss allegations Supervisor Adam Hill sent harassing and perverse emails to a member... (Continue reading)