SLO County Farm Bureau, assessor win inheritance tax battle

OPINION by BRENT BURCHETT Farm and ranch families can once again pass along their land to the next generation, thanks to work by Farm Bureau and our very own San Luis Obispo County Assessor Tom Bordonaro. For those who don’t... (Continue reading)

Students walk out of SLO County schools to protest vaccine mandate

By JOSH FRIEDMAN At least hundreds, and possibly thousands, of San Luis Obispo County parents pulled their children out of school as part of a statewide walkout Monday in protest of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for schools. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

DUI driver crashes through fence at Chevron in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An allegedly intoxicated driver slammed into a dumpster and a chain link fence at a San Luis Obispo gas station Monday night. The individual was driving a black Chevrolet sports car near the Chevron station on Monterey... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill spent $40,000 in campaign money on his criminal defense

By KAREN VELIE If you were one of the donors to former San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s campaign in 2020, then along with the SLO County Deputy Sheriff’s Association you probably helped pay for his criminal defense attorney.... (Continue reading)

Dust storm shuts down Highway 41 near Cholame ‘Y’

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities closed Highway 41 between highways 33 and 46 Sunday night because of a dust storm in the area, Caltrans announced. Caltrans stated in a tweet that the dust storm was causing “zero visibility.” It is unclear... (Continue reading)

Two people killed, one wounded in shootings in Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two victims died and another person suffered injuries in a pair of shootings in Lompoc that occurred within a span of two and a half hours on Sunday. First, shortly before noon a caller reported a shooting... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Pismo Beach stabbing arrested

By KAREN VELIE One man is in jail and another is in the hospital following a stabbing in Pismo Beach on Saturday afternoon. Shortly after 2 p.m., a caller reported a stabbing in the 400 block of Price Street. Officers... (Continue reading)

Victorian style home and vineyard for sale in San Miguel

Surrounded by acres of rolling vineyards, this Victorian-style home is the ultimate wine country dream, currently on the market for $2,495,000. This picturesque 120-acre property in San Miguel offers it all, including a historic vineyard, vibrant garden, and beautiful barn... (Continue reading)

Firefighters quickly contain Pirate’s Cove and Paso Robles fires

By KAREN VELIE Firefighters quickly contained two fires during the past 24 hours, one in Paso Robles and the other at Pirate’s Cove near Avila Beach. At about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, a caller reported a fire burning at Pirate’s... (Continue reading)

Bicycle thefts remain rampant in SLO, though cases decreasing

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A total of 143 bike thefts have been reported in the city of San Luis Obispo thus far in 2021. [Mustang News] While bike thefts remain rampant in the city, the number of bicycles stolen over the... (Continue reading)