Central Coast agencies targeted in nationwide bitcoin bomb threat

Central Coast agencies targeted in nationwide bitcoin bomb threat

A Central Coast school and a hotel received emails Thursday demanding bitcoin payments and threatening to detonate bombs if their demands were not met, as part of a possibly worldwide failed extortion
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Nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to county supervisor’s farm

Nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to county supervisor’s farm

Federal investigators have traced a nationwide E. coli outbreak involving contaminated romaine lettuce, in part, to a Santa Maria farm that is owned by the family of Santa Barbara County Supervisor Peter Adam. Read More ...
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Man who threatened Women’s March trolls judge during sentencing

Man who threatened Women’s March trolls judge during sentencing

The Atascadero man convicted of making criminal threats on Facebook against the organizers of the Women’s March San Luis Obispo appears to have a habit of trolling. Read More ...
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California considering taxing text messages

California considering taxing text messages

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is proposing a fee on text messages that would fund public telecommunications programs such as subsidized phone rates for low-income residents. Read More ...
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Marshalls Jewelers to close after 129 years in business

Marshalls Jewelers to close after 129 years in business

San Luis Obispo’s oldest store celebrates its 130th and final Christmas with a liquidation sale before closing it doors. Founded in 1889 by Manuel Marshall, Marshalls Jewelers is SLO’s oldest continuously operating store. Read More ...
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As strike ends, SLO County administration signals fiscal troubles ahead

Following the first strike in SLO County government history, officials are not planning on any further salary negotiations for the current fiscal year. Early next year, the county will discuss increases in pay for the 2019/2010 fiscal year. Read More …

Manse on Marsh owner 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 of a dementia patient who walked away from the assisted living facility and was struck by a car. Read More …