Los Angeles Times likes San Luis Creek Lodge

It is always interesting to see how San Luis Obispo is portrayed in the travel industry and which places seem to get the ink. Case in point: The decidedly upscale San Luis Creek Inn on Monterey Street which just earned... (Continue reading)

Bomb scare in Atascadero

UPDATE: The “bomb” turned out to be a firecracker. Atascadero police are reporting that a pipe bomb has been found Wednesday morning on the Santa Barbara overpass. The Highway 101 overpass at the south end of town remains closed off.... (Continue reading)

Whooping cough on the increase in San Luis Obispo County

County public health officials are continuing to investigate a major increase in the number of cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis. Locally, more than 100 cases of whooping cough have been identified, compared to 2 cases in 2009... (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)

And the winners are . . .

Here we are, live in CalCoastNews Election Central, waiting for the first returns to be posted. Check with us throughout the evening as we report on the results from today’s California primary. And feel free to add comments as we... (Continue reading)

Taking the pulse of National Public Radio

In a recent wide-ranging interview, Vivian Schiller, the CEO of National Public Radio (NPR) predicted that all cars will soon have Internet radio. [Barron’s] Interviewed at the D: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Schiller also predicted that... (Continue reading)

Search to replace Warren Baker at Poly continues

Cal Poly will continue searching for a new president. [Tribune] Three candidates were brought to campus last month as possible replacements for retiring president Warren Baker after an extensive national search. A fourth candidate had withdrawn from consideration before campus... (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)

Central Coast Fashion Week, May 29 event photos

LMFAO, an electric hop group out of Los Angeles, and Lucky Lulu’s introduced their 2010 line’s at the fifth Central Coast Fashion Show at Native Lounge in San Luis Obispo. Some key items noticed included ankle socks, 80’s retro style... (Continue reading)