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Who is attempting to rig the jury in the Tianna Arata case?

By CCN STAFF After attending rallies supporting protesters’ assertions they did not break the law when they blocked traffic on Highway 101, attorneys representing SLO protest leader Tianna Arata are requesting that a judge impose a gag order on both... (Continue reading)

San Simeon CSD misled grant providers

OPINION by JULIE TACKER “This land is your land, this land is my land,” oops, no, it’s not and San Simeon Community Services District got caught. San Simeon CSD, without approval, placed a large part of its desalination facility on... (Continue reading)

Suicide by cop attempt in Cambria fails

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A reportedly suicidal Cambria man who was wearing a shirt with the handwritten words “COP KILLER” on it and who had access to weapons engaged in a standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles officers awarded medals of valor

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles Police Chief Ty Lewis on Tuesday presented three employees with medals of valor for their actions during an active shooting event in June that left two people dead and four suffering from gunshot wounds. Dispatcher... (Continue reading)

Civility in SLO has become a political mantra

OPINION by JOHN EWAN While practicing civility is admirable, it is time to move beyond simple civility and embrace respectfulness. Respectful of our history Respectful of our environmental legacy Respectful of our neighborhoods Respectful of our diversity Respectful of our... (Continue reading)

Oceano gang murder linked to beef about the victim’s daughter

By CCN STAFF A longstanding beef, in part over a runaway relative, may have been the motive for three Oceano gang members to shoot and kill a 41-year-old man last year, court testimony suggests. [Tribune] Shortly after 12 p.m. on... (Continue reading)

Congressman Salud Carbajal tests positive for coronavirus

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal tested positive on Tuesday for coronavirus, days after possibly coming into contact with Republican Sen. Mike Lee, who contracted the virus around the same time President Donald Trump did. Carbajal, who represents all... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo woman arrested for felony hit and run

BY CCN STAFF CHP officers arrested a 49-year-old San Luis Obispo woman on Tuesday who allegedly crashed into a bicyclist in Los Osos and then fled the scene. Shortly before 11 a.m., Erin Aversano drove into the bicycle lane and... (Continue reading)

SLO County football players return to practice without footballs

San Luis Obispo County high school athletes on Monday returned to practice for the first time since coronavirus measures took effect in March. They did so without using any balls. [KSBY] In addition to not being allowed to use balls... (Continue reading)

Oops, San Simeon built a water facility on Hearst Ranch property

By KAREN VELIE It was the dream of fresh water that bedazzled San Simeon Community Services District officials: water that did not taste bad during dry spells because of high chloride levels. Build a reverse osmosis unit and have drinkable... (Continue reading)