Land surveyor injured in Templeton hit-and-run

A driver fled the scene after striking a land surveyor in Templeton Friday morning and causing the worker to roll over the hood of his car. [KSBY] At about 10 a.m., the worker was doing land surveying on Main Street... (Continue reading)

Cambria agrees to abide by open meeting laws

The Cambria Community Services District agreed to stop charging for emailed agendas after receiving a cease and desist letter from activist Julie Tacker. [Cal Coast Times] Last month, Assistant General Manager Monique Madrid invited the public to go to the... (Continue reading)

SLO city worker’s assault victim seeking restitution

The woman assaulted by a San Luis Obispo employee at an Avila Beach bar is seeking restitution in the aftermath of the city worker’s conviction. [Cal Coast Times] On May 28, 2016, Chris Olcott, a city planning and building department... (Continue reading)

Suspect allegedly steals car, hits bicyclist and sets tree on fire in SLO

A Bakersfield man embarked on a crime spree in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, during which he stole a car, crashed it into a bicyclist, fled the scene and later set a tree on fire, according to police. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Human skull found in Morro Bay

Caltrans workers found a human skull while doing maintenance work alongside Highway 101 in Morro Bay on Thursday. [Cal Coast Times] The San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s pathologist determined the skull has been in the area from several months to... (Continue reading)

Templeton man killed in Santa Barbara County crash

The CHP has identified the man killed in a crash on Highway 101 near Buellton on Saturday morning as 79-year-old Pietro Boumpensiero of Templeton. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 a.m., Boumpensiero was driving a Chevrolet Silverado southbound while a... (Continue reading)

PG&E agrees to $1 billion fire settlement with local governments

PG&E has reached a $1 billion settlement with local governments in Northern California over wildfires the utility caused, with more than one quarter of the funds slated to go to Paradise, community that was ravaged by the 2018 Camp Fire.... (Continue reading)

San Francisco vape ban embraces harm over science

OPINION by YAËL OSSOWSKI In an attempt to curb youth vaping, the Board of Supervisors of the city of San Francisco voted yesterday to ban all sales of vaping devices and e-cigarettes. The ban was passed unanimously and will apply... (Continue reading)

Drunkenness and rule-breaking mar Cal Poly graduation

Graduation festivities at Cal Poly last weekend did not go exactly as planned, with a pair of arrests for public intoxication and numerous complaints about how the event was organized and run. This year, the university reduced the number of... (Continue reading)

SLO council approves another water and sewer rate increase

As it has done repeatedly in recent years, the San Luis Obispo City Council on Tuesday approved water and sewer rate hikes. [Cal Coast Times] The council unanimously approved a 5.5 percent water rate hike for this year, followed by... (Continue reading)