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Is Diablo desal SLO County’s next water source?

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is slated to approve an agreement Tuesday that, in emergency situations, will allow the county’s branch of Cal Fire to purchase desalinated water from Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Pacific Gas & Electric... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured hiker who was halfway up... (Continue reading)

Munitions firing starts 3 fires near Camp San Luis Obispo

Cal Fire crews extinguished three separate vegetation fires Saturday night at Camp San Luis Obispo suspected to be caused by munitions firing. Shortly after 11 p.m., the first fire broke out, according to Cal Fire. Within the next three hours,... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman dies after Atascadero house fire

An 80-year-old woman died in the hospital Friday following an early morning house fire in Atascadero. Firefighters responded to the fire at 4510 Rosita Avenue around 4:34 a.m. They found the Shirley Martin, a former Templeton High School teacher, unconscious... (Continue reading)

Arsonist suspected of setting six fires in SLO

An arsonist or a group of arsonists is suspected of setting six small brush fires in San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening, including one behind the city’s police department. [Tribune] The fires occurred within a span of about four hours and... (Continue reading)

Crash near Cuesta College traps two in SUV

An SUV swerved off Highway 1 Saturday night and crashed in a creek bed near Cuesta College, trapping two people in the vehicle and critically injuring at least one person. [KEYT] The vehicle left the roadway around 10:15 p.m. and... (Continue reading)

Brush fire near Santa Margarita Lake

Firefighters are battling a small brush fire near Las Pilitas and Vista Del Lago roads in Santa Margarita. Shortly before noon on Sunday, CAL FIRE responded to reports of a fire with 10 engines, a dozer, an aircraft, a tanker... (Continue reading)

Fatal head-on accident near Paso Robles

Two people were killed and two others injured Monday in a head-on collision at the intersection of State Route 41 and State Route 46 in San Luis Obispo County east of Paso Robles. Shortly before 7 a.m., witnesses reported the... (Continue reading)

Teen killed in fall at Pirates Cove

An 18-year-old man died after falling from a cliff Friday afternoon at Pirates Cove. Shortly after 2 p.m., witnesses saw the man walking along the cliff’s edge. After he fell, one person swam out and pulled the man to the... (Continue reading)

Has fire season hit the Central Coast?

Three fires broke out on the Central Coast Thursday amid a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures. [KEYT] An apartment fire in Santa Maria displaced 40 residents and injured three people, while a riverbed blaze in Ventura County burned more than... (Continue reading)



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