Silly String altercation leads to injuries

A Los Osos man, angered over a previous road rage incident, crashed into an uninvolved motorist who was knocked unconscious at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Chorro Street on Thursday at about 9 p.m. Several pranksters playing with Silly... (Continue reading)

This Weekend: Clams, Beer, and Open Studios

“Clam to the Past” is the theme for this weekend’s 65th Annual Pismo Beach Clam Festival being held on the pier and throughout the downtown. Scheduled highlights include the festival parade beginning Saturday at 10 a.m., followed by the world-famous... (Continue reading)

Seven arrested in Paso Robles drug raid

Officers arrested seven people for various drug offences following an early morning raid of a home on the 500 block of Beverly Drive in Paso Robles. At about 7 a.m. today, officers with the Paso Robles Police Department the San... (Continue reading)

FEMA may want Paso Robles earthquake monies returned

The city of Paso Robles is getting a double wave of bad financial news — not only is the city already facing a $2.1 million budget shortfall, but the feds may be looking for the return of more than $1... (Continue reading)

This is not an ad for marijuana

Escalating their war against medical marijuana in California, federal officials now will try to put a lid on newspaper, radio, and other media advertising of medical marijuana. U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy, whose district includes Imperial and San Diego counties,... (Continue reading)

Celebrating 100 years of woman voting, event photos

San Luis Obispo celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historic election that secured the right of California women to vote and run for office with skits, speeches wine and cake. Find local events as at CalCoastNews’ Event Calendar. If you... (Continue reading)

Brown caves to police, vetoes bill to restrict searches of cellphones

OPINION By PETER SCHEER Jerry Brown, as you may have heard, has vetoed SB 914, a bill sponsored by the First Amendment Coalition that would have required police to get a warrant before searching through cellphones or other digital devices... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly sorority pledge pushed to drink in possible hazing

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Alpha Phi sorority pledge who ended up with alcohol poisoning said her sorority sponsor encouraged her to drink in an alleged hazing. [MustangDaily] Following a call from the unnamed pledge’s mother, Cal Poly officials... (Continue reading)

Knife attack in Goodwill parking lot

San Luis Obipso Police say a 46-year-old man attacked another man with a knife in the Goodwill Industries parking lot Tuesday morning. Martin Macarena started arguing with Aaron Schriner, a man he has an ongoing civil dispute with, as they... (Continue reading)

Atascadero dad tricks kids into believing in Ewoks

Atascadero graphic designer Anthony Herrera likes to play a game called “Find the Ewok” with his daughter. So on a recent trip to Sequoia National Park, Herrera told her that Ewoks, made popular through the “Star Wars” movies, lived among... (Continue reading)