Daily Briefs

San Luis Obispo man convicted of manslaughter and elder abuse

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted the owner of the Manse on Marsh of manslaughter and elderly dependent abuse on Tuesday over the 2014 death...

Central Coast mother convicted of torturing and murdering her toddler

An Oxnard mother who had twice lost custody of her young daughter tortured and murdered her three-year-old girl in 2015, a Ventura County Jury decided...

California nuns allegedly embezzled school funds to go gambling in Vegas

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. In the case of Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang, their gambling trips to...

Paso Robles Unified School District facing $3 million shortfall

Paso Robles Unified School District Superintendent Chris Williams, who abruptly announced his resignation last week, is leaving the North County school district with depleted reserves...

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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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Uncovered SLO

Person killed in head-on collision on Highway 166

An oil tanker collided head on with a pickup early Wednesday morning on Highway 166 in Santa Barbara County, killing one person and resulting in...

Paavo Ogren to moonlight as advisor to Cambria

By KAREN VELIE Oceano Community Services District General Manager Paavo Ogren is slated to move to part-time at his current position and begin moonlighting as...

Strike looms in SLO County, what are both sides claiming?

Correction: The article initially stated SLOCEA’s demands would cost the county an estimated $2.86 million in the current fiscal year and an estimated $3.94 million...

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...

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Opinion

San Luis Obispo County needs a building moratorium

OPINION by JEFF HORTON Is it just me, or are things starting to look too “city” around here? At this time, I am beginning to...

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...

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