Behind the Badge: Christmas bike giveaway

Now that the holiday season is upon us, I want you to think back to when you were a child opening up your presents on Christmas morning. Remember that feeling? Your eyes would grow big. A smile would spread across your face. Maybe even a shout of joy would escape from...
Solarponics: diffused grid turns to batteries

Solarponics: diffused grid turns to batteries

With the shutdown of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant being rolled out through 2025, and the State of California striving to meet 100 percent renewable energy goals by 2045, it’s time to start thinking about personal energy production and storage, not just our use,...
In service to our entire educational community

In service to our entire educational community

San Luis Obispo County school districts and Cuesta College recently celebrated the success of many talented educators and support staff at the Fall Employee of the Year Gala. Central Coast schools employ a well-trained, dedicated and inspiring educational workforce....

Coastal Clean-up Day: Saturday, Sept. 16

Sullie, an aging gull, is distressed and angry about the trash left by people on the beach. Sullie’s granddaughter was permanently crippled after her entanglement in plastic waste— or so goes the story, “Sullie Saves the Sea,” a children’s book by ocean activist...
Behind the Badge: Sheriff’s office has an app now

Behind the Badge: Sheriff’s office has an app now

First came the website. Now here comes the Sheriff’s app. The Sheriff’s Office recently debuted its new mobile phone app. We understand people are on the go a lot these days. Now you’ll be able to take the Sheriff’s Office along with you to stay connected to us...
For the children: SLO County CASA turns 25!

For the children: SLO County CASA turns 25!

The police found 4-year-old Sammy and her baby sister crying hysterically in a blood-spattered motel room; a disheveled stranger lay on the floor. The baby was filthy and hungry, with no food–just a bottle of spoiled, moldy formula. Mom was incoherent. That...