Gov. Gavin Newsom slams PG&E’s bankruptcy plan

By JOSH FRIEDMAN California Gov. Gavin Newsom voiced strong opposition to PG&E’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy, raising questions about the viability of the company’s reorganization effort. In January, faced with approximately $30 billion in wildfire-related liabilities, PG&E filed for... (Continue reading)

Scrooge to raise trash rates on Los Osos

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Merry Christmas Los Osos. Here we go again, prepare yourselves for coal in your stocking as the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor will raise garbage rates by 25.31 percent, both inside and outside the... (Continue reading)

Garbage rates to go up 25 percent in Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE Los Osos residents will be paying more for garbage collection next year if the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors votes to approve a more than 25 percent increase requested by Mission Country Disposal (MCD). [Cal... (Continue reading)

Missing 2-year-old child found in Cambria

By CCT STAFF Officers arrested a 24-year-old man in Cambria on Monday for allegedly kidnapping his 2-year-old daughter. Early Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for Bethanie Carraza, who was taken by her father over the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man killed in Highway 101 crash identified

By CCT STAFF Officials have identified the 35-year-old Atascadero man who 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, Jose Toral was traveling in a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles bank robbery suspect surrenders

By KAREN VELIE On the lam for almost a month, a suspect in a Paso Robles bank robbery turned himself in on Friday, with the assistance of a local bounty hunter. On Nov. 15, two masked men entered the Pacific... (Continue reading)

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)