Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’

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Nipomo man arrested after 11-hour standoff


After a Nipomo man allegedly beat his wife, he barricaded himself in his home during an 11-hour standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies. The suspect, who was reportedly armed with a knife, remained closed up inside his house... (Continue reading)

Steve Martin flips on Nipomo rail spur

Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin

Paso Robles mayor and San Luis Obispo County supervisor candidate Steve Martin has changed his position on the Nipomo rail spur project. Martin initially supported the Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur, but he now says, if elected, he would most... (Continue reading)

Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants


By KAREN VELIE Almost a dozen deputies served a search warrant at the Clearwater Nursery in Nipomo last month and discovered approximately 52,000 marijuana plants worth about $104 million at $2,000 a plant. Nevertheless, nursery staff provided the deputies with... (Continue reading)

Creepy clown craze hits the Central Coast

Purported Paso Robles clown

Hysteria over scary clowns, which has recently been spreading around the world, has reached the Central Coast and particularly Nipomo. A video purportedly showing a creepy clown scaring two men driving in rural Nipomo has been viewed nearly 100,000 time... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man stabbed to death in Santa Maria

Anthony Arguijo

A 42-year-old Nipomo man was stabbed to death in Santa Maria Sunday evening. The killing marks the 10th homicide in the city this year. Around 8:41 p.m., Santa Maria police received a call about a stabbing in the 500 block... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man killed in motorcycle crash on Highway 101

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A 29-year-old Nipomo man died after crashing his motorcycle on Highway 101 in Carpinteria Wednesday morning. David Jacob Franks crashed his bike while trying to ride between lanes of traffic. [KCOY] Around 7:40 a.m., Franks was riding a 2003 Suzuki... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors reject Laetitia Winery development


Citing concerns about water use, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed housing development at Laetitia Vineyard and Winery. Laetitia winery is located on a 1,910-acre property between Arroyo Grande and Nipomo. The vineyard is zoned... (Continue reading)

Burglars snatch narcotics from Nipomo drug store

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Two men broke into a Nipomo drug store early Sunday morning and stole $1,900 worth of narcotics. The suspects were caught on surveillance footage, but authorities did not manage to locate the thieves. [KSBY] Around 1:30 a.m., San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Gang members convicted of Nipomo beating

Javier Chang

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted two gang members last week of multiple crimes stemming from a Jan. 2015 beating of a non-gang member in Nipomo. The convictions included charges of assault with a deadly shoe. Then on Tuesday, the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo city inspector charged with burglary

Mark Williams

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a San Luis Obispo city engineering inspector for allegedly burglarizing a home in Nipomo. Deputies arrested Mark Williams on Sunday in Atascadero, according to an incident report. On Saturday, Williams, 56, allegedly went... (Continue reading)

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