January, 2019

Male corpse found at Santa Barbara beach

A male corpse was discovered on Hendry’s Beach in Santa Barbara on Saturday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] The body was located just above the shoreline about a mile away from Hendry’s Beach. Detectives... (Continue reading)

Skateboarder hit and killed in Nipomo

A 24-year-old skateboarder who had previously appeared in articles about the need for a safe place to skateboard in South County was hit and killed by a vehicle Friday night in Nipomo. [Cal Coast Times] Matthew Diaz was headed southbound... (Continue reading)

Woman stabbed in rural Nipomo

An assailant stabbed a woman walking to her car after working in a field in rural Nipomo on Friday afternoon. [KCOY] At about 2:30 p.m., the woman suffered non life-threatening injuries at a field near Division and Oso Flaco Lake... (Continue reading)

Man and dog escape fire in Paso Robles

A man and his dog managed to escape a motorhome that caught on fire in Paso Robles on Thursday evening. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:30 p.m., a witness reported that a 1979 Dodge motorhome was on fire. Firefighters contained... (Continue reading)

Illegal San Luis Obispo County marijuana delivery service busted

While writing a speeding ticket in Buelton, a deputy discovered the teen driver was transporting a large amount of marijuana products for an illegal cannabis delivery service that operates out of San Luis Obispo County. [Cal Coast Times] The 18-year-old... (Continue reading)

More bad planning in San Luis Obispo

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Let’s get real. The City of San Luis Obispo is giving away the farm. Our pro-development, pro-growth and so-called “progressive” City Council is conspiring with a certain developer to over build (even by State standards) on... (Continue reading)

Former San Luis Obispo company employee guilty of embezzlement

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced a former employee of the San Luis Obispo electronics repair business iFixit for embezzling almost $100,000 from the company. [Cal Coast Times] Alexandre Soria, 25, pleaded guilty to embezzling the funds from iFixit between... (Continue reading)

SWAT team storms Atascadero drug house, nine people arrested

Officers arrested nine suspects at two adjacent drug houses in Atascadero on Wednesday after the county sheriff’s SWAT team conducted a search of the location, according to the Atascadero Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] Early in the morning, the SWAT... (Continue reading)

Another raw sewage spill in San Luis Obispo

For the second time in two days, health officials are asking people to avoid contact with creek water because of a sewage spill in San Luis Obispo. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, 15,000 gallons of sewage... (Continue reading)

SLO firefighters rescue hikers and homeless swept up in storm

San Luis Obispo firefighters came to the rescue of a person on Bishop Peak Wednesday night, as well as multiple homeless individuals who were stranded by the storm early Thursday morning. [KSBY] Fire crews started the night by helping a... (Continue reading)