July, 2018

Three people displaced in Atascadero apartment fire

A fire broke out in a two-unit apartment building in Atascadero Wednesday afternoon, resulting in the structure being tagged and three residents being displaced. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1:15 p.m., the fire sparked around the back patio of one... (Continue reading)

Man taunts officers in chase from Pismo Beach to Cal Poly

A driver led officers on a bizarre chase Thursday morning that began in Pismo Beach and went all the way to the edge of the Cal Poly campus, yet by in large, remained within the speed limit and in compliance... (Continue reading)

County supervisor criminally charged for marijuana vote

Amid allegations that multiple public officials in California have financially benefited through their support of marijuana businesses, the Kern County District Attorney’s Office filed two conflict of interest charges against a county supervisor for conflicts of interest. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Description of suspect who killed elderly Santa Maria man released

More than a month after a surprising murder at a senior living facility, Santa Maria police have released a description of the suspected killer. Police are searching for a Hispanic man between the ages of 30 and 40. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Creston olive oil company rebuilding after tasting room burned down

A month and a half after a fire burned down the tasting room of Olivas de Oro Olive Company in Creston and destroyed all of the business’s inventory, the olive oil producer is throwing a party as part of an... (Continue reading)

SLO IWMA Board calls for special meeting to discuss criminal investigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a multi-part series of articles about San Luis Obispo County’s waste disposal agency. The first reported on the agency’s free-spending use of a public credit card and the lack of credit card documentation... (Continue reading)

SLO development plan would force out coffee shop

The latest of a barrage of mixed-used development proposals in San Luis Obispo would force a popular coffee shop out of one its locations. [Cal Coast Times] Faced with getting ousted from a lot at 790 E. Foothill Boulevard, the... (Continue reading)

One person killed after Humvee crashed into a sedan

A military Humvee blew a tire and crashed head-on into a small sedan near the Cholame “Y” Wednesday morning, leaving one person dead, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7:45 a.m., the Humvee blew a tire and... (Continue reading)

AWOL soldier from Fort Hunter Liggett caught in Bay Area

A possibly disgruntled soldier went missing from Fort Hunter Liggett in southern Monterey County on Tuesday, but was later caught by law enforcement in the Bay Area. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10 am., the soldier was determined to be... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student dies while surfing

A Cal Poly student and seasonal lifeguard died while surfing in the Bay Area on Sunday, according to the California State Lifeguards. [Cal Coast Times] Malcolm Feix, 20, was off-duty when he was surfing at Pomponio State Beach in San... (Continue reading)