Daily Briefs

Good Samaritan killed on Highway 101 in Paso Robles

A wrong-way driver crashed into an oncoming vehicle on Highway 101 in Paso Robles early Monday morning, killing one person, according to the California Highway Patrol. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., the two vehicles collided on northbound Highway... (Continue reading)

Los Osos toddler hospitalized after burning her feet in a fire pit

A Los Osos mother of a 3-year-old girl is asking people to extinguish their fire pits after her daughter burned her feet in a covered fire pit, according to a Facebook post. On July 7, Kaycee Gonzales’ daughter Alivia was... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in possible DUI crash in rural Paso Robles

A woman was killed and a man suffered major injuries Saturday evening in a single vehicle crash on Union Road in rural Paso Robles, according to the CHP. [KSBY] At about 6:30 p.m., the man was driving a vehicle westbound... (Continue reading)

Teen killed at the Oceano Dunes

An 18-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash at the Ocean Dunes on Saturday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 3 p.m., the teen was riding a motorcycle behind another rider on a 30 foot dune when the teen lost... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission approves Morro Bay sewer project

The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously on Thursday evening to approve a proposed $124 million new Morro Bay sewer project. [Cal Coast Times] After years of planning, city officials plan to build a 15 acre wastewater treatment and water reclamation... (Continue reading)

Off-roading will continue at Oceano Dunes, for now

By JOSH FRIEDMAN At the conclusion of a daylong hearing on Thursday that drew hundreds of people from across the state, the California Coastal Commission decided to postpone a plan to begin phasing out off-road vehicle riding at the Oceano... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man returns chief’s missing gun

A little more than a day after apparently stealing San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell’s gun, which she left in an El Pollo Loco bathroom stall, a man turned in the weapon at the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Fifth person killed this year at Oceano Dunes

On the same day the California Coastal Commission met to discuss limiting Oceano Dunes access to off-road vehicles, a man died in a motorcycle crash at the dunes. [Cal Coast Times] Officials have identified the man who died Thursday as... (Continue reading)

SLO police chief loses her gun in restaurant bathroom

San Luis Obispo Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell left her gun in an El Pollo Loco restroom stall on Wednesday, after which it was promptly stolen, and the police department is now asking for help from the public in retrieving... (Continue reading)

Downtown SLO scraps property tax initiative

The organization pushing for a downtown San Luis Obispo property tax measure has scrapped the initiative following protest from some property owners and businesses. [Cal Coast Times] Downtown SLO, a nonprofit that organizes Farmers’ Market and other events in the... (Continue reading)