Daily Briefs

Nine students ill at Paso Robles middle school from vaping

Emergency medical personnel responded to Daniel Lewis Middle School in Paso Robles on Friday after a student fell ill after vaping at school. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 11 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the school and discovered a total... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man accused of burglarizing Pismo Beach home

Police arrested a Santa Maria man for allegedly burglarizing a Pismo Beach home early Wednesday morning. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2:15 a.m, a burglar kicked in a side door on the garage of a Pismo Beach home. During the... (Continue reading)

Serial thief captured in Arroyo Grande, school on lockdown

Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies chased an alleged serial auto thief through an Arroyo Grande residential neighborhood Thursday morning, prompting the lockdown of a middle school. [Cal Coast Times] At about 9:30 a.m., San Luis Obispo officers, Arroyo Grande... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria Uber driver wanted for rape, caught at Mexican border

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities have arrested another Santa Maria Uber driver for allegedly raping a passenger, this time taking the suspect into custody at the United States-Mexico border. [Cal Coast Times] Late last month, a woman told police she had... (Continue reading)

Atascadero High School students evacuated because of fire

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officials evacuated Atascadero High School Thursday morning for about 20 minutes after a fire was found burning in a trash can in a boy’s restroom. [Cal Coast Times] At about 9:30 a.m., fire alarms rang throughout the... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist injured in crash near Ragged Point

A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to San Luis Obispo after crashing into a vehicle near Ragged Point Wednesday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] The motorcyclist was riding southbound on Highway 1 north of Ragged Point when he crossed... (Continue reading)

Robles man opts to defend himself in child molestation case

A Paso Robles man, who allegedly molested or secretly recorded numerous people, including toddlers, has ousted his public defender and opted to represent himself at trial. [Tribune] Jason Robert Porter stated he disagreed with his attorney on aspects of his... (Continue reading)

Thief steals sex toy in Grover Beach, leads police on chase

A San Miguel man stole a sex toy from Diamond Adult World in Grover Beach Tuesday evening, which prompted a police chase that ultimately led to his arrest in Atascadero. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 8 p.m., Joseph Frank Hyde,... (Continue reading)

Hundreds gather at abortion rights rally in SLO

Several hundred people gathered in front of the San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Tuesday for a rally in response to the recent wave of anti-abortion legislation that has been passed in several states. [Cal Coast Times] The local rally... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police identify man found dead on the tracks

Paso Robles police have identified the man whose body was found on the railroad tracks near the train station last Friday at Donald Frank Hughes, 70. [Cal Coast Times] Hughes, of Paso Robles, was a well-known member of the North... (Continue reading)