Daily Briefs


Page 1 of 68812345...101520...Last »

Fishermen upset as water flows out of Lopez Lake

Lopez lake

About 3 million gallons of water are released daily from Lopez Lake in order to satisfy legal mandates, including environmental laws and groundwater requirements. The dumping of water is upsetting fishermen, who despite the recent rain, still do not have... (Continue reading)

Carbajal to go to inauguration but not in support of Trump

Salud Carbajal and Rep. John Lewis

Freshman Congressman Salud Carbajal will not join many of his fellow House Democrats in boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. Despite vowing to attend the inauguration, Carbajal is adamant the president-elect is a man he does not respect. “I... (Continue reading)

One arrested, one evades capture in South County chase

Derek Smith

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies chased two alleged gang members Tuesday from rural Arroyo Grande to Pismo Beach. During the chase, the suspects ran stops signs and red lights and crashed into several vehicles. Shortly after 6 p.m. on... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach elementary school hit with profane graffiti

Fairgrove Elementary

Vandals sprayed graffiti on a Grover Beach elementary school campus twice in a period of three days last week. The graffiti contained messages like “smoke weed everyday” and “fuck the pig,” as well as numerous images of the number 666.... (Continue reading)

SUV hits pedestrian on Madonna Road in SLO

ambulance 4

A man suffered head trauma and possibly a broken leg after being hit by an SUV while trying to cross a San Luis Obispo street Monday evening. [KSBY] Shortly after 6 p.m., the pedestrian attempted to cross Madonna Road near Los... (Continue reading)

Officer who owned killer dog wanted a Grover Beach K-9 unit

Kings County Deputy Sheriff Alex Geiger and "Boss" with a  demonstration at Hidden Valley Park in Hanford, California in 2013.

Soon after arriving on the Central Coast, the Grover Beach police officer who owned the dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old man was lobbying his boss to launch a K-9 unit. [Tribune] Alex Geiger was sworn in as a... (Continue reading)

Carbajal appointed to House Committee on Budget

Congressman Salud Carbajal

Recently elected Congressman Salud Carbajal has been appointment to the House Committee on Budget. The Budget Committee is responsible for drafting an annual concurrent resolution that provides a congressional framework for spending, revenue levels and public debt. Carbajal’s assignment was... (Continue reading)

Will a billionaire Republican run for California governor?

Peter Thiel

After a billionaire Republican completed an improbable run to the White House, another billionaire Republican is considering a possible bid for governor of Democrat-controlled California. [Politico] Peter Thiel, a libertarian-leaning gay Republican, is a co-founder of PayPal and was an... (Continue reading)

Skinned zebra found on the beach near San Simeon

Surfers spotted a skinned zebra lying dead on a beach near San Simeon, snapped a photo. The photo of the zebra then made rounds on social media, prompting angry reactions from numerous Central Coast residents. Local and state officials are... (Continue reading)

Government on the hook for water diverted for endangered fish

pipelines

After a federal court judge ruled that the government must pay for depriving a property owner of their water rights, the California State Water Resources Control Board extended the time to finalize its Bay-Delta Plan. The Bay-Delta-Plan includes mandates to... (Continue reading)



Page 1 of 68812345...101520...Last »