Holier than thou Cayucos crusaders

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  By DELL FRANKLIN Happily Homeless Dave, about whom I’ve... (Continue reading)

One person killed in crash on Highway 101 in Paso Robles

By CCT STAFF One Person died early Saturday morning in a two car crash on Highway 101 near the Target in Paso Robles. Shortly after 11 p.m. on Friday, two vehicles collided in the northbound lanes of Highway 101 near... (Continue reading)

Man gets 5 years for snatching tr-tip from SLO grocery

By CCT STAFF A 30-year-old man was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for using a deadly weapon in the theft of $150 worth of tri-tip from the Smart and Final on Johnson Avenue in San Luis Obispo.... (Continue reading)

Sex offender caught peeping into Grover Beach homes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Surveillance cameras caught a sex offender peering into Grover Beach homes early Friday morning, and with the help of a witness, police promptly arrested the man. Shortly before 7 a.m., a resident spotted a man prowling in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles coaches forced out, at least temporarily

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An audit conducted in the aftermath of allegations of mismanagement has abruptly forced the Paso Robles High School football and swimming coaches out of their jobs, though they could possibly get them back. In recent years, there... (Continue reading)

Oceano votes against freedom of speech

By KAREN VELIE In an attempt to control a director’s speech, the Oceano Community Services District Board voted 3-2 on Wednesday to bar Director Cynthia Replogle from any committee, liaison or subject matter assignments for one year. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Surgeon arrested after attempting to kidnap her son in Goleta

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An orthopedic surgeon attempted to kidnap her 12-year-old son during a supervised visit Sunday morning in Goleta, then escape to Montana aboard a private jet, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Theresa Colosi’s plans materialized... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo considering 1 percent sales tax increase

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emboldened by apparent voter support, the city of San Luis Obispo is not only considering a new sales tax measure, but one that would hike the current rate by a full percent. San Luis Obispo officials have... (Continue reading)

Slide closed at Sinsheimer Park in SLO because of vandalism

By CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department has closed a slide for three to four weeks because of vandalism, the second time since October that someone has damaged park property. It appears someone burned portions of... (Continue reading)

Man sentenced to life for killing his mother in Grover Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 27-year-old Indiana man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering his mother at her Grover Beach home. In Oct. 2018, Levente Laszlo Lazar drove from Indiana to his mother’s... (Continue reading)