March, 2019

Police identify suspect who stabbed a man in his car

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials have identified a 25-year-old Morro Bay resident as the suspect who allegedly stabbed a man in the chest while the victim was driving in his car in Los Osos last month. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Teen entices man to Grover Beach park where he is beaten

A 19-year-old woman lured a man to a Grover Beach park on Sunday where he we jumped by three men he did not know. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 6 p.m., Madison Minet brought the unidentified victim to Mentone Basin... (Continue reading)

Time to rewrite SLO County’s cannabis ordinance

OPINION by SLO Cannabis Watch Group Concerned SLO County citizens have formed a “watchdog” organization, SLO Cannabis Watch Group (SCWG). We are committed to a collaborative relationship between residents, the cannabis industry, and government for controlled and responsible cannabis operations... (Continue reading)

SLO County homeless advocates compete for grant funds

In addition to a North County project, a South County effort to construct transitional housing financed largely by one-time grant money is likewise underway. [KSBY] North and South County agencies are vying for Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) funds that... (Continue reading)

Elderly Paso Robles woman facing vehicular manslaughter charges

A 77-year-old Paso Robles woman, who drove her SUV in front of a man riding a motorcycle on Highway 46, is facing misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges. [KSBY] On the afternoon of Feb. 8, Barry Stephenson, 68, of Atascadero was headed... (Continue reading)

One killed two injured in collision on Highway 46

One person died and three others were injured in a collision on Highway 46 near the Cholame Y Saturday morning, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:26 a.m., Holga Godinezxochitla, 33, of Wasco was attempting to turn... (Continue reading)

PG&E clashes with federal judge over fire prevention measures

Amid a wildfire-driven bankruptcy process, PG&E has entered a spat with a federal judge over probation terms stemming from the utility’s conviction over a deadly gas explosion in 2010. While the judge is calling for PG&E to be more vigilant... (Continue reading)

Public concerns raised at contentious forum on deadly Arroyo Grande intersection

By JOSH FRIEDMAN During a San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) public outreach meeting Thursday on potential fixes for a deadly Highway 101 intersection in Arroyo Grande, parents of a Cal Poly student who died in a crash at... (Continue reading)

Suspects in Nipomo attempted burglary arrested

The man and woman who allegedly attempted to burglarize a Nipomo Mesa home on Monday and were confronted by a neighbor as they fled with an alarm sounding were arrested on unrelated charges in Northern California. [Cal Coast Times] At... (Continue reading)

Teen found dead from a gunshot wound at Guadalupe home

A 17-year-old boy was found dead of a gunshot wound in Guadalupe on Thursday, prompting police to deem the death suspicious. Officials have asked the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department to conduct an investigation. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:30... (Continue reading)