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Jordan Cunningham bucks his base on cap-and-trade

While nationally Republicans are attempting to roll back climate polices, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham of Templeton joined seven other Republican legislators in voting to support Governor Jerry Brown’s cap-and-trade program. The vote has led to a... (Continue reading)

Delinquent Los Osos sewer bills heading for property tax roll

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is expected on Tuesday to place delinquent Los Osos sewer bills on the property tax roll. Out of the sewer charges billed for the... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Adam Hill excoriates Democratic leadership

By KAREN VELIE In a scathing email to a San Luis Obispo County Democratic party group list, Supervisor Adam Hill has charged Democratic legislators with “taking bribes” and failing to support local elected officials. Specifically,... (Continue reading)

Fired SLO police officer loses latest bid to get job back

By KAREN VELIE A former San Luis Obispo police officer who was fired from the department in 2014 appears to have lost his latest bid to get his job back, according to a tentative ruling... (Continue reading)

Man alleges torture in SLO County Jail

By KAREN VELIE Jeremiah Mobley knew he needed help. So, he called 9-1-1 to report he was having mental health issues and needed assistance. But instead of receiving mental health treatment, deputies placed the man... (Continue reading)

Tanker truck crashes in route to Phillips 66 oil refinery

A tanker-truck hauling 5,200 gallons of crude oil crashed near Highway 1 in Nipomo Friday evening causing a small leak. Approximately five gallons of oil leaked from the truck. The tanker truck was in route... (Continue reading)

Bwah! Hill loses vote; cancels trip with chamber

By KAREN VELIE County supervisor Adam Hill dropped out of a planned trip to Colorado with members of the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce after local business leaders failed to support Hill’s attempt to... (Continue reading)

Exclusive: Throat slashing victim tells his story

By KAREN VELIE A 40-year-old San Luis Obispo woman allegedly lured a former boyfriend to a secluded location, began rubbing his shoulders, tilted his head back and cut his throat from one side to the... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews staff appeals million-dollar libel award

CalCoastNews reporters have filed an appeal of a $1.1 million libel judgment in the case where much of the information used by Karen Velie and Dan Blackburn was kept from the jury. In 2012, CalCoastNews... (Continue reading)

Supervisors battle over roads, safety, housing and parks

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors sped through budget hearings Monday agreeing on most expenditures while having heated discussions over several proposals including Nipomo parks, road maintenance, housing and law... (Continue reading)

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