Daily Briefs

SLO approves excessive drinking regulations

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to endorse new rules to be placed on bars and restaurants serving alcohol after 11 p.m. Councilwoman Kathy Smith dissented. [Tribune] New establishments will now be required to procure a conditional... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man accused of murdering his mother

A 23-year-old Los Osos man is being charged with murdering his mother who died earlier today from injuries she sustained from an assault last month. On April 27, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrived at a Los Osos home... (Continue reading)

Atascadero has new pension plan

A two-tiered pension system has been adopted by the Atascadero City Council in what city officials term a “cost containment measure.” Current public safety officers can still retire at age 50, and these employees receive a pension computed on last... (Continue reading)

Shark attacks kayak in Cambria

A great white shark took a bite out of the kayak of a Paso Robles man who was fishing with friends off the waters of Cambria on Saturday at about 1:30 p.m. Joey Nocchi, 30, of Paso Robles was fishing... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Nipomo hit and run

A man walking along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 off ramp near State Route 166 was hit and killed by driver who fled the scene on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Officials with the California Highway Patrol are asking for the... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach developer files lawsuit against county board

A Pismo Beach developer filed a lawsuit against the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) saying members of the board abused their authority in order to promote their own political careers. [Tribune] In March, LAFCO members voted... (Continue reading)

Students lacking science skills

Science is not one of California students’ better subjects, according to results of the “Nation’s Report Card” issued last week. (Orange County Register] Students from the Golden State ranked 48th among states in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, with... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man battles city building officials

An Arroyo Grande man attempting to put a surf shop in the Village has called it quits and posted on the window of his property, “Building for sale. Thanks city of AG.” [Tribune] Doug DeBerti, who moved his family to... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly turkey attacks

A Cal Poly employee was knocked unconscious when he tripped and hit his head while backing away from an aggressive female turkey who was protecting her young. [KCOY] When the turkey, who was nesting with her eight poults, saw the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County healthier than most

San Luis Obispo County is ranked the 13th healthiest California County out of the 56 ranked in an annual report by the University of Wisconsin Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In California, Marin County is ranked the... (Continue reading)