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Gearharts want their wedding ring back

By KAREN VELIE Former north San Luis Obispo County developer Kelly Gearhart and his wife Tamara Gearhart have asked a federal bankruptcy court in Ohio to allow them to purchase her wedding ring back for $814. As the result of... (Continue reading)

More and more people call the streets home

OPINION By NOOZHAWK COLUMNIST KEN WILLIAMS Still again, harsh voices are raised against those who find the streets home. For some, there is an underlying assumption that the poor are, at best, a nuisance, and at worst, a threat. Certain... (Continue reading)

Los Osos doctor develops diet drug

A diet drug created by a Los Osos doctor was approved Tuesday by the The Food and Drug Administration. Doctor Thomas Najarian developed the diet pill Qsymia, which was originally dubbed Qnexa. This makes the first time in 13 years... (Continue reading)

Probation sweep nets 23 people and one artillery shell

A probation sweep on Tuesday in north San Luis Obispo County resulted in the arrests of 23 people for probation or parole charges or new criminal charges. Officers discovered weapons, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, stolen property and a 155 mm... (Continue reading)

Pride after party at Novo, event photos

A diverse crowd of entertainers, locals and out-of-towners packed the Novo Restaurant in San Luis Obispo for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance’s annual pride after party. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to buy a... (Continue reading)

Witness disputes officer’s account of Los Alamos shooting

The woman whose boyfriend was shot three times in the chest after she called 911 to report he had a knife is disputing the California Highway Patrol officer’s account of the event. [KCOY] CHP officials said the officer was responding... (Continue reading)

Atascadero businessman allegedly claimed to be a doctor

An Atascadero business owner is under a fraud investigation by the California Department of Consumer Affairs for allegedly claiming to be an audiologist. [KSBY] A search warrant obtained by KSBY says that Aaron Marquis of Advanced Hearing Aid in Atascadero... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors pass smoking ban

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to ban smoking at all parks, county parking lots and at other outdoor locations Supervisors Bruce Gibson, Adam Hill and Jim Patterson voted in favor of the ordinance that... (Continue reading)

Pride in the Park, event photos

The San Luis Obispo County Gay and Lesbian Alliance celebrated 16 years of pride with Pride in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you would like to buy a high resolution print... (Continue reading)

CMC inmate uses cell phone to set up robbery

An inmate at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) in San Luis Obispo County is facing additional prison time after he allegedly used a contraband cell phone to rob a man of a Rolex watch. Jermaine Shermal Nelson, who is currently... (Continue reading)