Two teens arrested for burglary spree in Los Osos

A teen burglarized three Los Osos businesses this week and attempted to burglarize a fourth prior to getting caught and arrested, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The teen is also accused of stealing a car, and a second teen is, too, in custody over a couple of the incidents. Read More …

SLO County DA accused of politicizing decision to prosecute sex case

Threatened with bad publicity just days before Election Day, San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow politically commandeered a sexual assault case and became a soldier of the Me Too movement, a defense attorney alleged in a court motion this week. Read More …

EVC ousted from $1 million Diablo Canyon closure study

A leadership change is in the works for a study of the economic impact of the planned closure of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The cost had ballooned to approximately $1 million while the state of California is in the process of creating a near-duplicate report. Read More …

Central Coast sea lions hit by infectious disease outbreak

The outbreak of a potentially fatal bacterial infection is causing some sea lions to curl up in a fetal position on California beaches, including on the Central Coast.

Recently, there has been a surge in cases of California sea lions contracting leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that affects the kidneys and can be lethal Read More …