February, 2020

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)

Motorcyclist who twice evaded arrests, caught near Orcutt

By CCT STAFF A motorcyclist fled CHP officers in the Santa Maria area twice in the span of a week, getting away the first time and then being caught following both a vehicle and foot pursuit on Tuesday. [KSBY] Last... (Continue reading)

California Lottery shortchanging schools millions of dollars, audit finds

By CCT STAFF The California State Lottery has failed over the last four years to provide schools with millions of dollars required by law to go toward education, according to an audit released Tuesday. [LA Times] State auditors determined the... (Continue reading)

Crazy robocall stuns San Luis Obispo County voters

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Many San Luis Obispo County voters were shocked when they answered the phone Tuesday afternoon and received a robocall purportedly instructing them to reelect Supervisor Adam Hill that in actuality highlighted and exaggerated some of the supervisor’s own... (Continue reading)

Coronavirus cases rise to 57 in the United States, CDC warns of pandemic

By CCT STAFF The number of coronavirus cases in the United States has increased to 57, with most repatriated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those cases, 40 people... (Continue reading)

Intoxicated Nipomo man dies in the SLO County Jail

By CCT STAFF A 62-year-old man died in San Luis Obispo County Jail Monday night, shortly after a DUI arrest in Nipomo. At 3:10 p.m., a deputy arrested Gregory Luis Trujillo in front of the Nipomo Elementary School for suspected... (Continue reading)