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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)

Cal Fire sues local foundation

Cal Fire filed a lawsuit against the Hind Foundation this week for $2.5 million, the cost of putting out a fire that was started by a mower in 2012 in the Santa Margarita area. The lawsuit claims that the Hind... (Continue reading)

Plane veers off runway in SLO

A twin-engine plane veered off the main runway at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport after its front landing gear collapsed on Wednesday, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 3 p.m., the plane landed and as it was in... (Continue reading)

Fire burns trailer in Pismo Beach RV park

A fire burned an trailer in a Pismo Beach RV park early Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out around 2:19 a.m. in a 40-foot trailer at the Holiday RV Park located at 100 South Dolliver Street in Pismo Beach. No... (Continue reading)



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