Daily Briefs

SLO McLintocks’ temporarily closes over liquor license suspension

By JOSH FRIEDMAN F. McLintocks’ Saloon and Dining House in downtown San Luis Obispo has temporarily closed after the state of California suspended its liquor license.  McLintocks’ closed its bar and restaurant on Higuera Street, rather than operating without alcohol.... (Continue reading)

Attempted murder suspect arrested near Nipomo

By KAREN VELIE Santa Barbara County sheriff deputies arrested an attempted murder suspect near Nipomo on Feb. 2. On the afternoon of Feb. 1,  a caller reported a shooting outside Guadalupe near the Point Sal Trail. Deputies arrived to find... (Continue reading)

Police arrest Santa Maria murder suspect

By KAREN VELIE Santa Maria police arrested a 23-year-old man on Thursday for allegedly murdering a teen last year in a suspected gang related shooting. Shortly after midnight on Aug. 14, a caller reported hearing shots fired in an alleyway... (Continue reading)

Two candidates running for seat on the Paso Robles school board

By KAREN VELIE Two candidates are running for an open seat on the Paso Robles Joint Unified School Board – rancher Kenny Enney and retired nonprofit manager Angela Hollander. In a 4-2 vote, the district board of trustees selected Enney... (Continue reading)

California governor takes aim at concealed carry, Fresno DA

By JOSH FRIEDMAN In response to recent deadly shootings in the state, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new legislation this week that would make obtaining concealed carry permits more difficult. Likewise, he engaged in a war of words with the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man flees police, ends up in jail

By KAREN VELIE A 36-year-old Paso Robles man is in jail after he tossed a stolen gun out of a car window and led officers on a chase on Tuesday. Shortly before 5 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for... (Continue reading)

Residents in SLO neighborhood warned about discolored water

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo utilities officials warned residents in the area of Madonna Road and Tonini Drive that they may see a decrease in water pressure and discolored water flowing out of their taps after something struck a... (Continue reading)

KSL Resorts takes over five boutique hotels in SLO County

By KAREN VELIE Adding to its growing portfolio of premier resorts and hotels, KSL Resorts has taken over the day-to-day management of five San Luis Obispo County boutique hotels previously operated by Martin Resorts. The new properties include Avila Lighthouse... (Continue reading)

Burglar targets post office in Santa Margarita

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are looking for a burglar who broke into the Santa Margarita Post Office on the evening of Jan. 26. Shortly after 5 a.m. on Jan. 27, a 911 caller reported a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for child molestation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles police officers arrested a 42-year-old man on Tuesday for allegedly molesting a child on an ongoing basis over the last four years. Officers first learned of the molestation on Tuesday, police said. Police located Pablo... (Continue reading)