51 min ago
Supervisors allow plan for Nipomo's Dana Adobe to move forward
After more than a year of delays and negotiations, plans to turn the historic Dana Adobe in Nipomo into a cultural center are ready to move forward.
51 min ago
Ex-SLO police detective gets 18 months in prison in extortion case
San Luis Obispo police Chief Steve Gesell and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson express their disappointment in the conduct of Cory Pierce, a SLOPD officer arrested by the FBI on Feb. 5. A former detective with the San Luis Obispo Police Department has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for extorting sources he cultivated ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Central Coast named a top tourist destination for 2014
Lonely Planet has named the Central Coast -- Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties -- its fourth top travel destination in the United States for 2014, behind Grand Rapids and Lake Michigan's Gold Coast, Yosemite National Park and Boston.
New Times SLO
Assistant D.A. Covello will run against Dow in June
Tim Covello, who was recently promoted to second in command at the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office, has thrown his hat into the ring to become the county's district attorney in 2015.
Cal Coast News
Former SLO police officer receives 18-month sentence
Prosecutors accused Pierce, a former narcotics detective, of stealing drugs from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Department's evidence locker and manipulating a probationer into selling drugs for him.
Covered California turns to local agents to deal with deluge of applications
Covered California has turned to local insurance agents for help as it struggles to process a backlog of 25,000 paper applications for individual health insurance.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
SLO County Farm Bureau elects new officers
The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau recently elected its 2013-15 Executive Board at its 91st annual membership meeting.
SLO County weather forecast for the week of Dec. 9
An upper-level disturbance out over the Pacific will spread high-level clouds over San Luis Obispo County through this morning.
Government meetings in SLO County the week of 12/9
Grover Beach City Council. Meets today. 473-4567. Receive presentation on local street conditions; review city's current street-repair program and review short- and long-term street-repair issues.
Sheriff's patrol car collides with vehicle in Los Osos
A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office vehicle was involved in a traffic accident Sunday night in Los Osos.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Plenty of chilly rain but no snow from latest storm
A cold early season low-pressure system raced through San Luis Obispo County on Saturday morning with much needed rain but no snow.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
High rate of cycling injuries in San Luis Obispo may be a "call to action for decision-makers"
This five-second long exposure shows the flow of traffic at the intersection of California Boulevard and Monterey Street, where bike lanes are painted green.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Freezing temperatures damage some local crops
As temperatures have plunged into the frigid 20s and 30s around the county the last couple of nights, Alan Cavaletto has counted himself among the fortunate.
Man barricades himself inside home at Oceano RV park
An Oceano man was taken into custody after San Luis Obispo County sheriff's deputies responded to a call of shots being fired in the Pismo Sands RV Park in Oceano on Thursday night.
Local leaders attend state meeting on school graduation rates
A group of San Luis Obispo County judges, educators and other community leaders attended a summit in Anaheim this week that was aimed at keeping students on track for graduation.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Make a big difference in Axels world adopt him
Shelter volunteer Ellen Perryess shares this week’s San Luis Obispo Animal Services featured feline Axel’s story.
Former healthcare trustee, Citizen of the Year Art James, 94, dies
Arthur "Art" James, 94, of Los Osos died Saturday, Nov. 16, at his home. He and his wife, Artie, lived in Cambria for decades.
History of the Dana Adobe shared, Disneyland proposed
In the mid-1950s the San Luis Obispo County Historical Society was hitting its stride.
Pacific Business Times
Paso groups agree on water plan
With potentially expensive lawsuits looming in the background, two of the groups jockeying to shape the future of a water district in Paso Robles wine country have put aside their differences in hopes of avoiding years in court and millions of dollars in legal fees.
Cal Coast News
Rally to free Karen Velie's grandchildren
The children at the SLO Children's Museum in June, after building their rendition of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.