Daily Briefs

Two people shot in an alley in Santa Maria

Less than a week following the shooting and mobile home fire that left five people dead, another two individuals were shot in Santa Maria. [Cal...

Shandon stabbing suspect charged with murder

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors filed a murder charge on Tuesday against a North County man accused of stabbing to death a 23-year-old Paso Robles...

Elderly man crashes into county workers in Cayucos

An 81-year-old man crashed into and seriously injured two San Luis Obispo County workers on Tuesday afternoon in Cayucos. [Cal Coast News] Shortly after 1...

SWAT team descends on Grover Beach for domestic violence suspect

For the second time in the span of a week, the regional SWAT team came out to a Grover Beach home, arriving early Sunday morning...

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Discovered

The pirate, a Cayucos celebrity

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

A wasted, empty gym in Cayucos

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

Happily homeless in Cayucos

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted weekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an...

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Uncovered SLO

Coastal Commission wants to ban off-road vehicles from the Oceano Dunes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The California Coastal Commission is considering settling the decades-long dispute over usage of the Oceano Dunes by the outright banning off-road vehicle...

Templeton man agrees not to grow cannabis outdoors, plants 15 acres

By KAREN VELIE Shortly after negotiating an agreement not to grow cannabis outdoors for 20 years, the owners of an indoor marijuana grow in Templeton...

Kelly Gearhart’s sentence reduced five years

By KAREN VELIE Notorious North County developer Kelly Gearhart won a five-year sentence reduction on June 11. He is now scheduled for release on March...

SLO County promoting marijuana over hemp

By KAREN VELIE While growing and selling marijuana is legal in San Luis Obispo County, officials are planning to place a temporary moratorium on the...

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Opinion

San Francisco vape ban embraces harm over science

OPINION by YAËL OSSOWSKI In an attempt to curb youth vaping, the Board of Supervisors of the city of San Francisco voted yesterday to ban...

Proud to say I have committed to play baseball for my dad at Cal Poly

OPINION by BROOKS LEE Cal Poly is an amazing school with resources that apply to everyone who goes there. For me, the one resource I...

T. Keith Gurnee
Governor Newsom and the sanctuary state

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Gov. Gavin Newsom, having recently released his revised 2019-2020 California budget with its highly touted $21.5 billion surplus, is doubling-down...

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