October, 2020

SLO Mayor Harmon’s rhetoric is dangerous and divisive

OPINION by DISTRICT ATTORNEY DAN DOW It has come to my attention that a local incumbent mayoral candidate pulled a political campaign stunt over the weekend by using my name and office to make preposterous false allegations. The San Luis... (Continue reading)

SLO City responds to diversity task force chair’s criminal charge

By CCN STAFF In response to the criminal charge filed against Amman Asfaw, the chair of San Luis Obispo’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force and a vocal supporter of Mayor Heidi Harmon’s campaign, the city issued a press release... (Continue reading)

Another Subway restaurant in SLO robbed at gunpoint

Ten days after an armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop in San Luis Obispo, police are again searching for a gunman who robbed a Subway in SLO. [Tribune] At about 7 p.m. Sunday, a white man entered the Subway located... (Continue reading)

Divers searching for man suspected of drowning in Lopez Lake

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Dive Team is searching  for a suspected drowning victim after a man was reported to have been struggling to stay above water in Lopez Lake Sunday afternoon. [KSBY] Shortly before 4 p.m., a 911... (Continue reading)

SLO Mayor Harmon accuses district attorney of voter suppression

By KAREN VELIE In a scathing letter to District Attorney Dan Dow, San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon accuses the county’s top prosecutor of voter suppression based on her belief Dow filed charges against a man, not because he violated... (Continue reading)

A sales tax increase will generate enormous benefits to all SLO residents

OPINION by JEFF BUCKINGHAM Anybody who knows me might expect me to agree with Keith Gurnee’s opposition to San Luis Obispo City’s Measure G-20. Indeed, as a registered Libertarian, I generally lean against taxes. But I couldn’t disagree more with... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man arrested for shattering glass on a child

By KAREN VELIE CHP officers arrested an Atascadero man Friday who allegedly smashed a car window onto a 4-year-old boy during a protest in San Luis Obispo on July 21. Prosecutors have charged eight protesters for a variety of alleged... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police searching for two men tied to deadly shooting

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles police have identified two persons of interest in the fatal shooting of a man at the JnJ Liquor & Deli on Spring Street on Thursday. Police have identified the persons of interest as Jose Campoverde,... (Continue reading)

Scott Peterson murder convictions under review

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a trial judge to consider whether the murder convictions of Scott Peterson should be overturned, potentially resulting in a new trial over the killing of Laci Peterson and the couple’s unborn child. [LA... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police identify victim of deadly shooting

By CCN STAFF Paso Robles police identified the man shot and killed at the JnJ Liquor & Deli on Spring Street on Thursday as Oliver Nungaray, 27, from Hanford. Shortly after 5 p.m., three individuals exited a vehicle in the... (Continue reading)