June, 2019

Body of a 44-year-old man found in Lake Nacimiento

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies found the body of a 44-year-old man believed to have drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Nacimiento, according to a press release. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, Armando Loa Ramos of King City fell... (Continue reading)

Officers arrest SLO man for threatening to shoot minorities

San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a 62-year-old man on Sunday for threatening to shoot minorities moving into his neighborhood, police said. [Cal Coast Times] Richard Vincent Orcutt allegedly sent several threatening letters to area property managers and homeowners saying... (Continue reading)

Woman injured in rollover crash at the Oceano Dunes

A 23-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when the ATV she was riding in rolled over at the Oceano Dunes on Saturday afternoon, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] A CHP helicopter crew landed on the dunes and then provided... (Continue reading)

Airport shuttle thief caught in Grover Beach

Grover Beach police officers arrested a man over the theft of a Smart Shuttle van, while also recovering the stolen vehicle, according to the city’s police department. [Cal Coast Times] Smart Shuttle, an airport transfer service that operates on the... (Continue reading)

SLO police arrest wanted parolee with dagger

A wanted parolee who was reportedly in possession of a dagger tried running away from San Luis Obispo police Friday evening but was eventually captured and arrested. [KSBY] As authorities were searching for the parolee, an officer spotted the man... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest Paso Robles man for dealing drugs

Detectives arrested a Paso Robles man on Wednesday after twice witnessing him dealing drugs and then finding him in possession of methamphetamine, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] A few weeks ago, Sheriff’s Narcotics... (Continue reading)

California to ban hairstyle discrimination

The California Legislature has passed a bill that would ban discrimination against hairstyles and enshrine equal rights protections in law for individuals who have afros, braids and other types of hair on their heads. [Cal Coast Times] Following a 37-0... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver allegedly kills man at the Oceano Dunes

A man who was allegedly operating an off-road vehicle while intoxicated went airborne at the Oceano Dunes last weekend and struck another rider in the helmet, killing him, according to California state parks. [Cal Coast Times] At about 7:25 p.m.... (Continue reading)

Estimated economic impact of Diablo closure smaller than expected

A state-commissioned UC Berkeley report has found the economic impact of the closure of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant will be significantly less than a previously circulated estimate of approximately $1 billion. Previously, a report commissioned by PG&E and authored... (Continue reading)

Judge says woman can sue Paso Robles over alleged rape by cop

A San Luis Obispo judge has tentatively ruled that the woman whom a former Paso Robles police officer allegedly raped can sue the North County city, despite not filing a claim within the normal time frame. [Cal Coast News] Judge... (Continue reading)