Uncovered SLO

Downtown Brew clears rumors of closure

For 16 years, notable performers have made music and revelry at San Luis Obispo’s Downtown Brew, but a few days ago, rumors started circulating that the popular night spot had closed its doors. And while the club is in the... (Continue reading)

Assault victim’s lawyer fights for 911 tape

The lawyer for a developmentally disabled Atascadero man, who was physically assaulted in March by an off-duty San Luis Obispo police officer, is planning on suing Atascadero police to make the 911 call of the incident public. The... (Continue reading)

Grand Jury gives a failing grade to Atascadero school officials

A new report by the San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury reprimands Atascadero school officials for failure to “exercise due diligence” in promoting a staff member to principal of the high school. [SLO Grand Jury] Following up on a story... (Continue reading)

Questions surround Santa Margarita woman’s death

On the morning she died, Janet Lucille McCarthy had planned to take flight from a tumultuous marriage, friends told CalCoastNews. The 44-year-old Santa Margarita woman, and mother of three, was planning an extended vacation to her parents' home in Ohio to... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s controversial dean of engineering dismissed

After years of controversy, high staff turnover and faculty discontent, Mohammad Noori, the controversial dean of Cal Poly’s College of Engineering, was asked last week to step down as the head of the university’s most prestigious college, CalCoastNews has learned. The... (Continue reading)

New Arroyo Grande councilwoman leads a harried secret life

Scandal ridden former councilmember Ed Arnold stepped down to allow the Arroyo Grande City Council to avoid distraction related to his personal life, and at his replacement’s first council meeting, questions about her lifestyle started a confrontation between her supporters... (Continue reading)

Bordonaro steps down as local Republican chair

Former state assemblyman and current county assessor Tom Bordonaro is no longer chair of the county Republican Central Committee. Bordonaro, who remains on the committee, recently gave up the chairmanship, according to multiple sources, in order to endorse Katcho Achadjian... (Continue reading)

Update: Details about Bolts DUI arrest

San Luis Obispo Undersheriff Steve Bolts is currently on vacation without pay and his DUI arrest Saturday night is scheduled to be the subject of an internal investigation by the Sheriff’s department [Tribune] Two Atascadero police officers responded to an... (Continue reading)

Undersheriff arrested for DUI, but not jailed

Atascadero Police arrested San Luis Obispo Under Sheriff Steve Bolts for driving under the influence on El Camino Real near Del Rio Road on Saturday night at 8:30 p.m., according to the police log. Bolts, 56, was booked at the Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Taxi shortage fueling disorder?

Despite the fact that cab owners in San Luis Obispo say there’s no shortage of taxis in the area, local bar owners and others contend there is a big shortage, especially on weekends when some patrons physically try to flag... (Continue reading)