Articles Tagged With ‘homeless’




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Fire breaks out at SLO homeless camp

A fire broke out at a homeless camp in San Luis Obispo early Thursday morning, and the blaze spread into thick vegetation. San Luis Obispo firefighters responded quickly, though, and extinguished the blaze. Fire officials say the blaze was started... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian hit and killed by train near Santa Barbara

A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian as it was pulling into the Santa Barbara station Wednesday evening. [KEYT] The collision pinned the victim under the train shortly before 6:30 p.m., Santa Barbara police said. The crash occurred in... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Homeless woman stabbed in Santa Maria

A homeless was stabbed early Monday while she was camping in a trashcan enclosure behind two businesses in Santa Maria. Police said the woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries, but she is reportedly recovering from surgery. [KSBY] Santa Maria police and... (Continue reading)

Man attempts to set self on fire in protest

A man doused his body with lighter fluid Sunday and then attempted to light himself on fire in protest against the San Luis Obispo Police allegedly pushing homeless people out of the city. On Sunday morning, the man was attempting... (Continue reading)

Homeless man found dead at SLO bus stop

A local homeless man in his late 40s was found dead at a San Luis Obispo bus stop Thursday morning, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. At about 9:45 a.m., the police department received a call for a... (Continue reading)

Another homeless man arrested for arson in SLO

San Luis Obispo police arrested a homeless man for starting fires in a dumpster and two trash cans on Madonna Road Tuesday morning. The incident marked the second time this year police accused a homeless man of starting a fire... (Continue reading)

SLO homeless man arrested for stabbing another transient

San Luis Obispo police arrested a 27-year-old man who stabbed a 22-year-old man following an argument early Wednesday morning. Police describe both the suspect and victim as transients from San Luis Obispo. Around 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a report... (Continue reading)

Hill changes course on homeless, Torres-Hill gets funding

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has altered his stance on solving the county’s homeless crisis, shifting from advocating for a new shelter to pushing for permanent housing. Hill’s stance has changed as his wife, Dee... (Continue reading)

Officers pose as homeless people to entrap unsuspecting drivers

Regina, Canada police officers have discovered a new way to increase revenue, pose as a homeless person in an attempt to set up kind-hearted individuals willing to help those in need. Officers, wearing old clothes and holding cardboard signs, stand... (Continue reading)



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