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Driver takes aim at downtown SLO law firm

A speeding driver crashed through a white picket fence in downtown San Luis Obispo Monday and came to a stop on the lawn in front of a law firm. [KSBY] On Monday afternoon, a driver in a white car was... (Continue reading)

Cuesta places $275 million bond on ballot

The Cuesta College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to place a $275 million bond measure on the November ballot. If 55 percent of voters approve of the initiative, San Luis Obispo County property owners will receive annual assessments of... (Continue reading)

Soldier run over by truck at Camp San Luis

A truck crashed into a female National Guard soldier at Camp San Luis Obispo on Monday and then rolled over her lower body. The 31-year-old soldier suffered major injuries and was airlifted to a Fresno hospital for emergency surgery. Her... (Continue reading)

Robert’s Restaurant owner sentenced to one year for theft

The owner of Robert’s Restaurant and Wine Bar in Paso Robles was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail for stealing from a 99-year-old woman. Robert Clouston, 50, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of theft from an elderly... (Continue reading)

Sunken car in Laguna Lake had been stolen

The Subaru station wagon found in Laguna Lake on Sunday had been missing since 2006 and was previously stolen, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Police officials said that the station wagon had been reported stolen in Pismo... (Continue reading)

Average California teacher makes approximately $85,000

The average full-time public school teacher in the state of California earns $84,889 a year. [LA Times] That figure and many others detailing school district employee pay are available in an online database recently released by Transparent California, an offshoot... (Continue reading)

Attack outside Mid-State Fair deemed a hate crime

A 25-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted an African-American man while yelling racist remarks outside the California Mid-State Fair last week. [Tribune] On July 20 shortly after 10 p.m., Ernest Martin, 50, left the fair and was walking... (Continue reading)

Victim of suspicious death in SLO identified

San Luis Obispo police identified the man found dead at the Silver City Mobile Home Park on South Higuera Street of suspicious circumstances as Nickolas Rudolph Camara, 66. Early Friday morning, the man’s neighbors called police to report they hadn’t... (Continue reading)

Car discovered in Laguna Lake

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s dive team is checking out a car found in Laguna Lake on Monday. San Luis Obispo police and firefighters are also at the lake. Though very few detail are currently available, officials said the... (Continue reading)

PG&E’s cozy relationship with public officials

After reading thousands of emails received as part of a California Public Records Act lawsuit settlement, San Bruno officials announced that state utility regulators were advising PG&E on ways to fend off a legal challenge following the deadly gas-pipeline explosion... (Continue reading)



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