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SLO binding arbitration debate

A debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters gave the public a chance to hear both sides of the arguments on two San Luis Obispo contentious ballot measures on Tuesday. [KSBY] If passed, Measure-A would give the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Movie Review: Horrible Bosses

By MIRANDA FORESMAN Leave the kids at home. Have a responsible glass of wine or bottle of beer. Go to the cinema, get good seats, and see the most depraved good time you can have in a movie theater this... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles City Council adjourns in memory of George Ramos

The Los Angeles City Council adjourned today’s meeting in memory of George Ramos, a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for the Los Angeles Times, Cal Poly professor, and CalCoastNews editor who was more comfortable referring to himself as... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly tennis coach resigns as NCAA investigates

Cal Poly men’s tennis coach Justin McGrath resigned recently as the NCAA investigates allegations of unethical conduct and complaints from players that their scholarships were reduced. [Tribune] McGrath confirmed his resignation on Monday, but told the Tribune that the investigation... (Continue reading)

Death penalty possible in Dystiny Myers’ murder

A San Luis Obispo attorney’s motion to rule out the death penalty for one of the alleged killers of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers was denied Monday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. William McLennan, the attorney for Ty Michael Hill of... (Continue reading)

Budget woes jeopardize plans for California’s bullet train

Plans to build a high-speed rail system in California that would transport passengers from San Diego to San Francisco on a bullet train traveling 220 mph have been beset by a series of roadblocks that are now exacerbated by budget... (Continue reading)

Democrats battle for ballot initiative reform

One hundred years after California adopted the ballot initiative process, legislation to reform it is steadily making its way through the state Legislature. Reform proponents hope they have a new opportunity to change the process with Gov. Jerry Brown, after... (Continue reading)

Two teens struck by truck in Grover Beach

Two local teenage girls are in the hospital with major injuries after being hit by a truck in Grover Beach. [KCOY] The  17 and18-year-old girls were walking in a crosswalk  at the intersection of Grand Avenue and 7th Street at... (Continue reading)

George Ramos remembered as tough reporter, tough teacher

CalCoastNews editor George Ramos, who was found dead at his Morro Bay home over the weekend, is being remembered by a former Los Angeles Times colleague as “a tough guy reporter with a big heart.” [LA Observed] Frank Sotomayor, a... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews editor George Ramos dead at 63

George Ramos, best known for being a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times journalist, a Cal Poly journalism department chair, and CalCoastNews Editor has died. He was 63 years old. Police officers found Ramos’ body in a hallway of his Morro... (Continue reading)