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What does it mean to shelter at home in SLO County?

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County officials have issued their most stringent restrictions yet to stop coronavirus cases from escalating and overwhelming the healthcare system. SLO County does not currently have the resources, including ventilators, to handle a surge... (Continue reading)

We can address the pandemic while deterring climate change

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Catastrophic events involving profound threats to our livelihoods, to our environment and to our health are converging into a perfect storm. More than ever, we now depend on our essential service providers – our health workers,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police seeking help in finding missing man

By CCT STAFF Paso Robles police are searching for a missing man who was last seen early Sunday morning. Trevon Perry, 27, was last seen in the area of Poppy Lane after leaving a friend’s house. Perry’s friends and family... (Continue reading)

SLO County orders bars closed, restaurants restricted

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County shelter-in-place rules, which include closing all bars and restricting restaurants to carry out and delivery only, are scheduled to begin Thursday at 5 p.m and stay in effect until further notice. Seven people... (Continue reading)

California schools likely to close for rest of academic year

By CCT STAFF California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday schools will likely remain closed for the rest of the academic year, which would amount to a much longer closure than previously expected. [Politico] A months-long closure of statewide schools has... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County to enact shelter-in-place

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County plans to order a shelter-in-place for all residents following the lead of multiple other counties in California in response to the coronavirus, according to several public officials. A statement will be released later... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County sheriff and court staffers in isolation

By CCT STAFF Positive coronavirus test results from two San Luis Obispo County residents has led to the isolation of more than a dozen government employees in Santa Barbara County, according to a press release. On March 12, an employee... (Continue reading)

Los Osos must protest the substantial sewer rate increase

OPINION by JULIE TACKER Los Osos is in the throes of a sewer rate increase already. The 218 process is supposed to end in a public hearing before the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on April 21. Currently,... (Continue reading)

The number of coronavirus cases in SLO County double in one day

By CCT STAFF There are currently six confirmed cases of coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County, up from three reported cases on Monday, according to the county public health department. Two of the infected people live in Nipomo, three live... (Continue reading)

Police looking for suspects in Paso Robles Lowe’s fire

By CCT STAFF The fire at Lowe’s home improvement store Sunday night was set intentionally by thieves who used the blaze to distract workers as they stole a pipe threader, according to the Paso Robles Police Department. Police are now... (Continue reading)