Person dies in head-on collision between oil tanker and pickup on Highway 166

Person dies in head-on collision between oil tanker and pickup 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 a road closure. Shortly before 2 a.m., the tanker and the truck collided Read More ...
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Manse on Marsh owner convicted of manslaughter and elder abuse

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 ...
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Oxnard mother convicted of torturing and murdering her 3-year-old daughter

Oxnard mother convicted of torturing and murdering her 3-year-old daughter

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 on Monday. Read More ...
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California nuns allegedly embezzled Catholic school funds to go gambling in Vegas

California nuns allegedly embezzled Catholic 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 Las Vegas have not only been discovered, but
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Oceano administrator to Moonlight in Cambria

Oceano administrator to Moonlight in Cambria

Oceano Community Services District General Manager Paavo Ogren is slated to move to part time at his current position and begin moonlighting as an advisor to the Cambria Community Services District, according to the districts’ websites. Read More ...
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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 …

Paso Robles superintendent to depart as district faces nearly $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 and an approximately $3 million shortfall over the next couple years. Read More …

SLO County and employees at odds over pay raises

As about half of the San Luis Obispo County government workforce prepares to go on strike this week, union members are not only arguing they are underpaid, but are pointing the finger at county management for giving themselves raises. Meanwhile, county officials say they have already granted union members raises, and the additional pay increases being demanded are not affordable. Read More …

SLO 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 lose the idea that it is just me because I hear the same complaints everywhere I go. These factors that have lowered our quality of life can be reduced or even removed. Read More …