Daily Briefs

Two men shot and killed in Santa Maria in two days

An 18-year-old Santa Maria man died of gunshot wounds early Saturday, just two days after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed. [Cal Coast Times]...

SLO County deputies arrest Paso Robles shooting suspect

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected of firing a bullet into his neighbor’s mobile home in rural Paso Robles on Friday....

Armed man robs Rabobank in Grover Beach

A bald man who made no attempt to hide his identity robbed the Rabobank in Grover Beach on Friday and has since managed to evade...

Paso Robles man fires shot into neighbor’s home, flees deputies

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies are searching for an armed and possibly suicidal man who fired a bullet into his neighbor’s mobile home in...

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Discovered

Templeton to celebrate 132 years since its founding

The construction of a rustic train station brought more than trains to Templeton. Shortly after the first passenger train arrived at the Templeton train station...

Central Coast winemakers create Firestone Walker’s anniversary ale

A late grape harvest in the Paso Robles wine country this year paved the way for a boisterous group of winemakers to help blend “XXII”—Firestone...

SLO woman celebrates 100th birthday

Surrounded by her family and friends, Dolores Thomas celebrated her 100 birthday at Las Brisas Retirement Community on Saturday. The San Luis Obispo centenarian commemorated...

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Eye on the Coast

Holiday Fire in Goleta, video and photo gallery

A wildfire burning in the foothills above Goleta has consumed 50 to 80 acres and destroyed 20 structures.Santa Barbara County Fire produced the following videos...

Templeton High School seniors graduate, photos

Photos by Richard Bastian On Thursday evening, 188 Templeton High School graduating seniors received diplomas at the Eagles Stadium in the small community of Templeton....

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Uncovered SLO

Sniper facing criminal charge in Creston dog shooting

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A Creston ranch owner who shot and killed a neighbor’s prize Rhodesian Ridgeback from atop a sniper’s tower has been charged with...

Belsher, Petetit accused of bilking millions from investors

By KAREN VELIE Multiple investors in projects by developers John Belsher and Ryan Petetit have filed lawsuits against the pair for allegedly bilking them out...

Why were violent Paso Robles bank robbery suspects released?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two of the three suspects arrested for robbing Chase Bank in Paso Robles last week have been let out of jail, and...

Arroyo Grande campaign worker charged with vandalism

By KAREN VELIE A Caren Ray for mayor campaign worker with a history of vandalism and stealing campaign signs has been charged with felony vandalism...

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Opinion

Twitter struggles to keep up with spammers

OPINION by PATRICK BLACKBURN It has been two years since the United States held a presidential election that was likely influenced by reams of misinformation...

T. Keith Gurnee
San Luis Obispo Mayor Harmon, please keep your promise

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Now that the dust has settled on our local elections (with the notable exception of the Los Osos Community Services...

A failed try to kill CalCoastNews

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Six years ago today, an article was published on CalCoastNews that would forever reshape the lives of its authors and their...

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