June, 2020

Coronavirus cases spread among young adults in SLO County bars

By CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials have attributed the largest increases in coronavirus cases to community spread, including among people who reported going to bars. More than half of those infected are between the ages of... (Continue reading)

Firefighters investigating suspected arson in Paso Robles

Paso Robles fire investigators suspect an arsonist started a small blaze at an unidentified structure Monday evening. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., a 911caller reported the fire in the 1000 block of Vine Street. Firefighters arrived at the scene and found... (Continue reading)

Court rejects hemp grower’s attempt to halt restrictions

By CCN STAFF A group of San Luis Obispo County hemp growers lost their bid this week for a temporary injunction against the county’s restrictive hemp cultivation ordinance. A mere three weeks after the SLO County Board of Supervisors passed... (Continue reading)

Person dies after falling off Pismo Beach cliff

A person died Monday after falling off a cliff by the Shore Cliff Lodge on Price Street in Pismo Beach. At about 2:30 p.m., a 911 caller reported a person had fallen. Rescue workers climbed down the rocky cliffside and... (Continue reading)

Four people killed in Templeton crash

The California Highway Patrol confirmed four people died Monday evening in a crash in Templeton, a male driver and three female passengers. At about 9:30 p.m., the driver passed a vehicle at a high-rate of speed and then hit the... (Continue reading)

Three people killed in Templeton car crash

Three people were killed after a vehicle crashed into a tree Monday night in Templeton, according to Cal Fire. At about 9:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling at a high-rate of speed crashed into a tree on Neal Springs Road near... (Continue reading)

Closing the Oceano Dunes would be an economic disaster

OPINION by STACY KORSGADEN The heart and soul of any community is found in its strength of relationships. The Central Coast became my home over thirty years ago. While at Cal Poly, my affinity for the central coast grew so... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest a man who allegedly killed a witness

By CCN STAFF Paso Robles police arrested a man on Sunday for allegedly killing Trevon Perry, a witness in an ongoing murder case. Perry’s family reported him missing on March 16. Officers arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Ron of Paso Robles on... (Continue reading)

The regulators who cried wolf

BY KAREN VELIE For more than a decade, San Luis Obispo County’s Air Pollution Control District (APCD) warned about silica dust blowing inland from the Oceano Dunes. It causes cancers, and lung and kidney disease. It was the result of... (Continue reading)

Injured SLO County sheriff’s deputy escorted home

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the face during a manhunt earlier this month returned home from the hospital on Sunday. Law enforcement escorted the vehicle transporting Nichols Dreyfus home, while locals cheered and waved... (Continue reading)