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High-speed chase ends in arrests in Paso Robles

By CCT STAFF Officers arrested two men who led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that started in Monterey county and ended in Paso Robles on Friday, for allegedly transporting drugs for sale with a sawed-off shotgun in... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria couple’s death determined to be murder-suicide

By CCT STAFF A husband and wife were found dead inside a Santa Maria home Thursday afternoon in what police say appears to be a murder-suicide. [KSBY] Santa Maria police officers found the bodies of the man and woman inside... (Continue reading)

Deputy foils SLO County Jail inmate’s escape

By CCT STAFF A woman who previously witnessed a local murder allegedly attempted to escape San Luis Obispo County Jail custody last week by climbing through the ceiling of a local hospital bathroom. On Jan. 9, inmate Ashley Marie Moss... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police suspect couple of a scam, arrest for drugs

By CCT STAFF Morro Bay police arrested a man and woman Wednesday morning, who were initially suspected of running a gift card scam in a shopping center parking lot, but were eventually arrested on drug-related charges. Nonetheless, following the incident,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman charged with attempted murder

By CCT STAFF Paso Robles police officers arrested a 24-year-old woman on Wednesday for the attempted murder of a 16-year-old boy. On Tuesday, Michaela Twyman allegedly stabbed the teen in the neck  in a trailer parked in the Woodland Plaza... (Continue reading)

Cayucos Sanitary District set to pay manager $216,000 a year

By CCT STAFF The Cayucos Sanitary District Board is planning to make their contract general manager an employee with a salary of $216,000 a year plus benefits at their Thursday board meeting. Since 2012, General Manager Rick Koon has worked... (Continue reading)

SLO County awards 7 percent pay increases to union members

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A little more than a year after conducting the first strike in county government history, San Luis Obispo County’s largest labor union reached a deal that will enable its members to receive raises of at least 7... (Continue reading)

Oceano board needs to respect free speech

OPINION by CYNTHIA REPLOGLE Since I joined the Oceano Community Services District (OCSD) Board in 2018, I’ve been working to make our meetings more accessible and inclusive. I firmly believe in participatory democracy and that government bodies should always act... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach pot shop runs dance studio out of business

By CCT STAFF The Coastal Dance and Music Academy in Grover Beach announced they are shutting down in February because of issues with Natural Healing Center, a recreational marijuana shop. After Natural Healing Center purchased the property where the dance... (Continue reading)

DA seeks life in prison for Oceano gang-related murder

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo District Attorney Dan Dow announced today his decision to seek life in prison without the possibility of parole for the three gang members who allegedly murdered Daniel Fuentes last year. Shortly after 12 p.m.... (Continue reading)