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Fire burns small Los Osos home

A small home burned in Los Osos Wednesday as firefighters struggled to avoid a downed power line that was obstructing their path to the blaze. Shortly before 3:30 p.m, an electrical issue sparked the fire that burned a 1,000 square-foot... (Continue reading)

Firefighters rescue hikers from Bishop Peak

Two fire agencies teamed up with an air rescue service to save a couple hikers who lost track of time and their location Saturday evening on Bishop Peak in San Luis Obispo. Around 8 p.m., the San Luis Obispo Fire... (Continue reading)

Rural Morro Bay home catches fire

A fire broke out at a barn adjacent to a rural Morro Bay home early Thursday morning, and the blaze spread into the house. Cal Fire received a report of the blaze at 1:17 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters responded to 1407... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 11 acres on Nipomo Mesa

A fire broke out Sunday afternoon on the Nipomo Mesa and burned about 11 acres of land before firefighters contained it. [KSBY] The fire began around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Camino Mariposa and Scenic View Way. It quickly... (Continue reading)

Should Los Osos be managed by the county?

OPINION By TOM SALMON The Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD) has proven to be a failed experiment. Formed in 1998 under the guise of obtaining “local control” the LOCSD has been whittled down to a shell of its former... (Continue reading)

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)

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)

Morro Bay to contract out emergency dispatch services

The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously during a special meeting Monday to contract out the city’s police and fire dispatch services to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office and Cal Fire respectively. The move, which also pertains to... (Continue reading)

Fire breaks out by Oceano Dunes

A fire broke out close to the Oceano Dunes around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. [KEYT] The blaze occurred in an area of brush in the 300 block of Pier Avenue. Cal Fire and Five Cities firefighters responded and extinguished the flames... (Continue reading)

Shark spotted in Avila Beach

A fisherman reported seeing a great white shark near the Avila Beach Pier early Sunday afternoon. The shark was swimming just south of the pier around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Cal Fire. The great white was reported to be... (Continue reading)



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