Daily Briefs


Camp Fire smoke moves into SLO County

Conditions were smoky across San Luis Obispo County on Monday as a result of a wind pattern that blew smoke from the Northern California Camp Fire to the Central Coast. [Cal Coast Times] The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution... (Continue reading)

Two shootings in Lompoc neighborhood near children

Unknown suspects carried out two shootings on a single block in Lompoc on Monday, the first of which occurred while children were playing in the area. Both shootings occurred in the 700 block of N. E Street, which is in... (Continue reading)

Police capture wanted parolee from Texas in Atascadero

A traffic stop conducted by an Atascadero police officer Friday evening netted drugs, cash and stolen items, as well as a wanted parolee from Texas and a second suspect, according to police. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 5 p.m., an... (Continue reading)

PG&E divulges another outage near start of Camp Fire

Amid concerns over PG&E possibly being held liable for starting the deadliest blaze in state history, the Northern California Camp Fire, the utility disclosed it experienced a second power outage around the location and time the blaze began. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed in Los Osos identified as was Morro Bay pastor

The 67-year-old man who was struck and killed by an alleged DUI driver in Los Osos Sunday evening was the pastor of a Morro Bay church. [Cal Coast Times] Pastor Dale Paulsen of the Morro Bay Presbyterian Church, was walking... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Los Osos hit-and-run

An intoxicated woman crashed into and killed a man walking on the 500 block of Ramona Avenue in Los Osos Sunday evening. The woman then fled the scene, but was discovered shortly afterwards and arrested, according to the CHP. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Will Los Osos hold a special election?

San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong reversed his position on holding an entirely new election for three seats on the Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors and announced Friday that he will confirm the election of... (Continue reading)

Judge rules Dan Dow can personally prosecute case

Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled Friday that San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow can personally try a sexual assault case against a Cambria man. [Cal Coast Times] Last month, attorney Ilan Funke-Bilu filed a motion that Dow should be... (Continue reading)

Agents capture escaped CMC inmate

Officers captured a minimum security inmate on Friday who had escaped more than two weeks ago from the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo. [Cal Coast Times] David Gray Hall was last seen at 10 a.m. on Oct. 30.... (Continue reading)

Jury finds San Miguel man guilty of attempted murder

Even though his former girlfriend refused to testify against him, on Friday a jury found a San Miguel man guilty of attempted murder. [Cal Coast Times] Jim Pinedo is facing up to 30 years in prison. The jury found him... (Continue reading)