California Coastal Commission approves Morro Bay sewer project

The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously on Thursday evening to approve a proposed $124 million new Morro Bay sewer project. [Cal Coast Times] After years of planning, city officials plan to build a 15 acre wastewater treatment and water reclamation... (Continue reading)

Off-roading will continue at Oceano Dunes, for now

By JOSH FRIEDMAN At the conclusion of a daylong hearing on Thursday that drew hundreds of people from across the state, the California Coastal Commission decided to postpone a plan to begin phasing out off-road vehicle riding at the Oceano... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man returns chief’s missing gun

A little more than a day after apparently stealing San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell’s gun, which she left in an El Pollo Loco bathroom stall, a man turned in the weapon at the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Fifth person killed this year at Oceano Dunes

On the same day the California Coastal Commission met to discuss limiting Oceano Dunes access to off-road vehicles, a man died in a motorcycle crash at the dunes. [Cal Coast Times] Officials have identified the man who died Thursday as... (Continue reading)

SLO police chief has committed a crime and should be terminated

OPINION by KEVIN RICE The San Luis Obispo City Manager’s attempt to write the “rest of the story,” seal it with a kiss, and close the book is a disingenuous sham. This criminal act is not cured with an apology... (Continue reading)

SLO police chief loses her gun in restaurant bathroom

San Luis Obispo Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell left her gun in an El Pollo Loco restroom stall on Wednesday, after which it was promptly stolen, and the police department is now asking for help from the public in retrieving... (Continue reading)

Downtown SLO scraps property tax initiative

The organization pushing for a downtown San Luis Obispo property tax measure has scrapped the initiative following protest from some property owners and businesses. [Cal Coast Times] Downtown SLO, a nonprofit that organizes Farmers’ Market and other events in the... (Continue reading)

Mother kidnaps her child at knifepoint from social worker in Paso Robles

A woman whose 1-year-old son had been removed from her custody kidnapped her child at knifepoint during a supervised visit in Paso Robles Wednesday morning, but she was ultimately caught after authorities issued an Amber alert. [Cal Coast Times] At... (Continue reading)

SLO developer sentenced to 270 days in jail for assault

Correction: Ryan Petetit’s four-year sentence was stayed and he is to serve 270 days in jail. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County developer was sentenced Wednesday to four-years in prison for five felonies related to the violent assault... (Continue reading)

The state is taking our right to use the Oceano Dunes

OPINION by PETER KEITH Ok, you own an ‘off road’ recreational vehicle and you enjoy recreating on Oceano beach or the adjoining sand dunes. You don’t mind paying the standard few bucks to enter the official ‘off road’ area for... (Continue reading)