April, 2018

Santa Maria man killed in Nipomo crash

A 34-year-old Santa Maria man died Wednesday evening after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing in Nipomo. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7:30 p.m., the motorcyclist was riding eastbound on Los Berros Road near Dale Avenue west of Highway... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man sentenced to 27 years to life for child molestation

A judge sentenced a 28-year-old Arroyo Grande man to 27 years to life in prison on Monday for a host of child molestation convictions. [Cal Coast Times] Last month, a San Luis Obispo County jury convicted Cody Adam Julian of... (Continue reading)

Three attack and stab homeless man in Santa Maria

Santa Maria police are searching for multiple suspects following a stabbing Tuesday evening. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 5 p.m., two men and a woman were spotted beating up a homeless man. The victim yelled, “Stop! Stop!.” One of the... (Continue reading)

District attorney slaps sanitation district with notice of violation

By KAREN VELIE The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation Board agreed to correct violations of the Ralph M. Brown Act last week after receiving a notice of violation from the SLO County District Attorney’s Office. The Ralph M. Brown... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Lynn Compton listens

Opinion by Dennis and Delores Bryan This is an election season that has been a bit hard to understand since we have experienced first hand support from our San Luis Obispo County Fourth District Supervisor Lynn Compton. We need to... (Continue reading)

Five Oceano men attempt to kidnap and rape two women

Five Oceano men are in jail after they snatched two victims from a Santa Maria night club Sunday with the intent to rape them, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2:30 a.m., the two... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly police arrest teen protester

A 15-year-old animal rights activist chained herself to a gate outside the Cal Poly meat processing center in attempt to stop the slaughter of a cow on Monday. University police arrested the girl for trespassing, video shows. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Couple found dead in Grover Beach identified

Grover Beach police have identified a man and woman who died earlier this month in a suspected drug overdose. [Cal Coast Times] On the evening of April 12, Grover Beach officers found the bodies of Randy Stroub, 61, and Christine... (Continue reading)

More allegations of abuse and neglect at the SLO County Jail

The family of a man who stabbed his wife during a mental health crisis has filed claims against the City of Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo County for the “horrible and inhumane treatment and the death of Russell Hammer.”... (Continue reading)

DA’s expert witness never earned her college degree

By KAREN VELIE A woman who has testified in dozens of cases and been offered as an expert witness by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office does not have a college degree that she has claimed in court.... (Continue reading)