Former teacher to spend two weeks in jail for lewd act in Cal Poly library

A former Guadalupe junior high school teacher will spend a couple weeks in San Luis Obispo County Jail for committing a lewd act in the Cal Poly library.

On Oct. 18, 2017, Cal Poly police arrested James Ungricht, then 35, described as a solo sex act, which reportedly occurred on Oct. 3. Prosecutors said there were no victims, only witnesses. Read More …

Burglars nail SLO Apple Store again, other downtown phone store hit too

For the third time in a span of less than a month, a burglar or burglars stole expensive equipment from the Apple Store in downtown San Luis Obispo. Also on Thursday, separate burglars stole iPhones from the T Mobile store in downtown SLO, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Read More …

FPPC investigating Oceano director for conflicts of interests

The state’s Fair Political Practices Commission has mounted an investigation into Oceano Community Services District Director Linda Austin concerning conflict of interest allegations. In a written complaint, activist Julie Tacker accused Austin of voting on multiple projects that could financially impact properties owned by Austin in and around the community of Oceano. Read More …

Grover Beach council approves train station expansion project

The Grover Beach City Council approved construction contracts Tuesday for an approximately $3 million expansion of the train station in the South County city.

For years, Grover Beach officials have discussed renovating the Amtrak train station, which is located near the southeast corner of the intersection of Highway 1 and Grand Avenue. Read More …

$26 million conference center could be coming to Paso Robles

An approximately $26 million conference center could be coming soon to the grounds of the California Mid-State Fair.

The city of Paso Robles, the Paso Robles Event Center and Travel Paso, the city’s tourism marketing organization, are exploring the possibility of building a full-scale conference center, which would be the first of its kind in San Luis Obispo County. Read More …