Teen threatens gun violence at Arroyo Grande High School

By CCT STAFF Posing with what appeared to be a 1911 handgun, a 17-year-old male threatened to carry out acts of violence at Arroyo Grande High School. On Friday, the teen posted the threat of violence on social media. Throughout... (Continue reading)

Kenneth Schwartz, a true SLO visionary

OPINION by T. Keith GURNEE On Oct. 19, we lost Kenneth E. Schwartz who served as one of Cal Poly’s most respected former professors in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Ken also served the city of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Firefighters rescue hiker who fell at Bishop Peak in SLO

By CCT STAFF Firefighters rescued a hiker who was rendered unconscious after falling approximately 20 feet at Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo on Sunday, according to Cal Fire SLO. Shortly before noon, Cal Fire and San Luis Obispo firefighters... (Continue reading)

Car hits toddler in Santa Maria, child airlifted to hospital

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Emergency crews transported a two-year-old child who had been struck by a vehicle  in Santa Maria on Saturday to a hospital. After the car hit the child in the 800 block of W. Barrett Street, a CalStar... (Continue reading)

SLO Tribune parent company’s stock crashes

By CCT STAFF McClatchy stock dropped 65 percent on Friday, two days after the SLO Tribune’s parent company reported a net loss of $304.7 million in the third quarter of 2019. McClatchy’s stock closed at 49 cents on Friday, its... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly police accused of racial profiling

By CCT STAFF The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) has accused campus police of racial profiling, according to a letter the CFA sent members on Thursday. [Cal Coast Times] A faculty member of... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest suspected bank robber

By CCT STAFF Police arrested a man suspected of robbing the Pacific Premier Bank in Paso Robles at gunpoint on Friday morning, hours after the robbery. At 9:20 a.m., two masked men entered the bank holding handguns, and demanded cash.... (Continue reading)

Storage yard fire destroys motorhome in Atascadero

By CCT STAFF A fire at a storage yard in Atascadero burned a motorhome, a car, grass and a metal building on Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 10 a.m., firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a... (Continue reading)

Armed bandits rob Paso Robles bank

By CCT STAFF Police are searching for two men who robbed the Pacific Premier Bank on 12th Street in Paso Robles at gun point on Friday morning. [Cal Coast Times] At 9:20 a.m., two masked men entered the bank holding... (Continue reading)

Several SLO County cities seeking an increase in sales tax

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Several San Luis Obispo County cities are considering pursuing sales tax increase initiatives that could appear on the 2020 ballots. [KSBY] On Tuesday, the Atascadero City Council approved allocating $25,000 for a consultant to survey residents about... (Continue reading)