17 hrs ago
15 arrested in bust of heroin-trafficking operation in SLO County
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson, center, answers questions during a news conference Wednesday, Dec. 4, about a drug-trafficking bust that resulted in the arrest of 15 suspects and the seizure of weapons, cash and drugs.
19 hrs ago
Cal Coast News
Gambling addiction leads to bank robbery?
Investigators are looking at a Paso Robles man's gambling addiction as a possible motive for his alleged robbery of a Cambria bank.
22 hrs ago
Gift certificates for 2014 California Mid-State Fair are for sale
The California Mid-State Fair is selling gift certificates that can be used for admission to this summer’s fair or for any of the performances at the fair’s 2014 Bud Light Concert Series.
22 hrs ago
Salvation Army bell ringers prohibited from some local stores
Simone Viola volunteers to ring the bell for Salvation Army donations outside the Farrell Smyth office in the Village of Arroyo Grande.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Paso group offers another water talk
A Paso Robles agricultural group is holding a second open house to discuss its plans to form a groundwater management district.
Wines to give as gifts
You know the type: She/he already has a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, 65 corkscrews, a dozen too-cute wine posters and subscriptions to wine mags from seven continents.
HUNNEMAN: Fledgling region critical of Temecula's Wine Country
The concept, as I understand it, is no matter what differences or internal squabbles Republicans, or in a broader sense any group, may have it is always best to be supportive and present a united front.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Light Up A Life for loved ones
In a unique collaboration this holiday season, Hospice of San Luis Obispo County and Wilshire Hospice will combine efforts at four of nine sites presenting Light Up A Life memorial ceremonies.
Cause of Paso fire being investigated
The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services is investigating the cause of a residential structure fire that took place early Sunday morning in a single-family home with no operational smoke detectors.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
December will make or break this year's title as driest on record
From January through November, only a meager 4.2 inches of rain has fallen in San Luis Obispo, the least amount of the wet stuff to date since record keeping began in 1870 at Cal Poly, home of climatology.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Santa Barbara Independent
Give the Gift of Wine Blending
During the past six years, Billy Dim has worked almost every Santa Barbara wine country job imaginable, from tasting rooms to restaurants to kitchens to cellars, and he's noticed a common refrain in all of them.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Owner water rights in peril
Water is California’s gold. Groundwater basins are a battleground where landowners must protect their water rights from modern-day claim-jumpers who include well-financed entrepreneurs seeking to sell or export our water.
It's time to shop and dine, and shop again, in SLO County
Waiting Thursday at the Atascadero Kmart at 6 a.m. are, from left, Tanisha Contreras and son, Ethan Rendon, 3, and Tammy Tucker and sons Bayden Meystedt, 11, and Camden Meystedt, 12, all of Paso Robles.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
La Panza, SLO County's lost boomtown
Grass pokes through the tumbled rocks that mark the early placer diggings near the lost community of La Panza.
Lawsuits filed against emergency ordinance on Paso Robles basin
Two lawsuits were filed in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court late Monday challenging a county emergency ordinance that limits pumping from the Paso Robles groundwater basin.
Town hall meeting on new school standards set in Paso Robles
Paso Robles Joint Unified School District will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the California Common Core State Standards implementation and the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium testing program that will be used to assess the new standards.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Roxbury Russets great to eat or make into cider
Apples grown from seed almost always grow entirely differently than their parents.
Cal Coast News
Water conservation does not work
A water company is comparable to an oil company. Both companies provide vital liquids.