June, 2018

Fire at Lake Nacimiento Resort destroys two homes

A fire broke out at Lake Nacimiento Resort Sunday afternoon and ended up burning 20 acres, as well as destroying two modular homes. [Cal Coast Times] At about 4:45 p.m., a caller reported a fire burning in a modular home... (Continue reading)

SLO County Jail inmate sent to hospital in critical condition

First responders transported an inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail to the hospital in critical condition on May 22, according to a press release. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6 p.m., cellmates informed correctional deputies that Bruce McKnight,... (Continue reading)

23-year-old dies after attending Lightning in a Bottle music festival

In a swimming related accident, a 23-year-old man died last Sunday after attending this years Lightning in a Bottle music festival in Monterey. [Cal Coast Times] Though details about the death are limited, while alone in the water, Tyler Schripsem... (Continue reading)

SLO staffers seeking $1 million fund for economic downturn

The city of San Luis Obispo may set aside $1 million in a reserve that could be used to backfill the city’s general fund to prepare for a possible national recession. [Cal Coast Times] At a 2018-2019 budget adjustment meeting... (Continue reading)

Marti murder suspect extradited to SLO County

The man accused of killing San Luis Obispo woman Kristen Marti is currently in SLO County Jail after having been extradited from Minnesota. Robert Koehler, the owner of a mobile mechanic service that operated in northern Santa Barbara and southern... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police arrest wanted Paso Robles man

A Paso Robles man with two felony warrants led police officers on a chase in Atascadero  Thursday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] At 3:25 p.m., the Atascadero Police Department’s special enforcement team noticed Justin Lee Ladd, 37, a wanted man, in... (Continue reading)