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Cayucos firefighter accused of rape

A Cayucos firefighter was arrested Thursday for rape, sodomy and oral copulation by force or fear. After a short investigation into reports of child abuse, San Luis Obispo Sheriff deputies arrested Oscar Higueros, Jr., 38. Neighbors said Hiqueros had been... (Continue reading)

Kayaker airlifted off coast of Montana de Oro

An emergency crew airlifted a kayaker trapped off the coast of Montana de Oro on Monday afternoon. [Tribune] Lompoc resident Guy Harvell, 43, abandoned his kayak after overturning it shortly after noon Monday. Harvell then clung to a rock about... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in Central Valley car crash

A Paso Robles man died in a head-on collision Friday night in Fresno County, according to the California Highway Patrol. [Fresno Bee] The Paso Robles man was driving a 1994 Mazda on Highway 33 near Coalinga when he veered out... (Continue reading)

Truck crashes into Arroyo Grande house

An old-fashion pickup truck crashed into an Arroyo Grande home Monday night. [KSBY] Around 9 p.m., an short-bed Ford pickup swerved off the 900 block of Farroll Avenue in Arroyo Grande, crossed a lawn and slammed into the wall of... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly trying to rid Moriarty’s name from football scoreboard

A bankruptcy judge may soon decide whether the scoreboard at Cal Poly’s football stadium will display the name of a convicted felon at upcoming home games. [Tribune] The university recently filed a motion in bankruptcy court requesting that a judge... (Continue reading)

Water rates hike in Cambria

Water rates will effectively double in Cambria Monday, as utility users begin paying for an emergency water system. Previously, the average residential water bill in Cambria was $48.02. It is now $109.02 when the water system is in operation and... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man loses it at sheriff’s station

Amid a family dispute, a 20-year-old Atascadero man allegedly vandalized the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s North Patrol Station in Templeton during a standoff on Saturday. At 1:10 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call reporting a family disturbance in the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo seeking Styrofoam container ban

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City Council is scheduled to discuss the banning of Styrofoam products on Tuesday evening. In March, the city council asked staff to look into banning Styrofoam products. In California, 80 cities and counties... (Continue reading)

Oceano home burns amid dispatch phone tag

While emergency calls went from agency to agency, a fire in an outdoor shed spread to a home in Oceano on Aug. 21. [KSBY] Neighbors of the Beach Street home began calling 911 at 12:09 p.m. to report the shed... (Continue reading)

Code enforcement check leads to drug bust

Grover Beach police assisting a city code enforcement officer at a home on the 400 block of 3rd Street Thursday morning discovered heroin, methamphetamine, a shot gun and drug paraphernalia. Officers also found four adults in the home. Police arrested... (Continue reading)



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