Daily Briefs

Multiple SLO County residents without power because of wind, planned outages

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Residents across several areas of San Luis Obispo County have lost power on Tuesday, a result of both high winds and preemptive power cuts by PG&E. Hundreds or more residents have lost power in the Templeton and... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man killed in crash identified

The 83-year-old man killed in a crash on Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo last week has been identified as Frederico R. Porter, according to the CHP. Shortly before 7 p.m. on Jan. 15, Porter was headed northbound in a... (Continue reading)

New coronavirus cases drop 27% in SLO County

The average weekly number of new coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo fell by 27% in the past seven days, better than the state’s seven day average which is down approximately 10%,according to the California Department of Public Health. With... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s vaccination sites opened Monday for people over 75

It’s an exciting time for people 75 and above as the county officially opened vaccination sites in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo on Monday morning. CalCoastNews co-founder Daniel Blackburn was one of the first members of the public to... (Continue reading)

PG&E now includes 373 San Luis Obispo County in blackout list

After removing San Luis Obispo County from the possible blackout list, PG&E has now listed 373 county residents who could have their power turned off on Tuesday Morning. One resident is in San Luis Obispo and the remaining properties are... (Continue reading)

Ventura County filing suits against 18 businesses for operating indoors

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Ventura County is in the process of filing lawsuits against 18 businesses — 14 gyms and four restaurants — for operating indoors in violation of Coronavirus-related public health orders. [VC Star] On Jan. 5, the Ventura County... (Continue reading)

No PG&E blackouts planned for the Central Coast

Pacific Gas and Electric management warns of possible blackouts on Monday evening for a portion of customers in five counties, because of the risks of fires, according to PG&E. San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties were removed from the... (Continue reading)

Man killed in two car crash in San Luis Obispo

A man was killed Friday evening in an accident on Highway 1 in San Luis Obispo, according to Cal Fire. Shortly before 7 p.m., the man was driving a black Toyota Corolla near Stenner Creek Road that drifted off the... (Continue reading)

SLO County residents over 75 sign up for coronavirus vaccines

More than 4,000 San Luis Obispo County residents over the age of 75 signed up for their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, fully booking the county’s two vaccine clinics for next week. Residents over 75 can book appointments at... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay City Council supports impeachment and removal of Trump

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Thursday to send a letter to federal offices and other elected officials supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump and his removal from office. A draft... (Continue reading)