June, 2019

PG&E considering changing its name

A group of PG&E creditors has created a $30 billion plan to bring the utility out of bankruptcy, and one of the recommendations in the proposal is that the company rebrand by changing its name. [SF Chronicle] On Tuesday, a... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission wants to ban off-road vehicles from the Oceano Dunes

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The California Coastal Commission is considering settling the decades-long dispute over usage of the Oceano Dunes by the outright banning off-road vehicle riding on the South County beach. On July 11, the Coastal Commission plans to discuss... (Continue reading)

Two people shot in an alley in Santa Maria

Less than a week following the shooting and mobile home fire that left five people dead, another two individuals were shot in Santa Maria. [Cal Coast Times] At about midnight on Wednesday, two individuals were shot in an alley in... (Continue reading)

Shandon stabbing suspect charged with murder

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors filed a murder charge on Tuesday against a North County man accused of stabbing to death a 23-year-old Paso Robles man in Shandon. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 p.m. on June 1, a 9-1-1... (Continue reading)

Elderly man crashes into county workers in Cayucos

An 81-year-old man crashed into and seriously injured two San Luis Obispo County workers on Tuesday afternoon in Cayucos. [Cal Coast News] Shortly after 1 p.m., Michael Engelberg was driving northbound on Highway 1 at about 65 mph when he... (Continue reading)

SWAT team descends on Grover Beach for domestic violence suspect

For the second time in the span of a week, the regional SWAT team came out to a Grover Beach home, arriving early Sunday morning to help arrest a man who allegedly tied up his female partner, beat her and... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria gunman allegedly killed his wife and son

The gunman who shot and killed two elderly men at a Santa Maria mobile home park on Friday is also believed to have killed his wife and son, according to police. [Cal Coast Times] Police found the bodies of the... (Continue reading)

Thieves go on shopping spree in SLO with stolen credit cards

Police are searching for a man and woman who stole two wallets from shoppers near Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo on Sunday, then purchased thousands of dollars of products, mostly from large stores in the area, according... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles fires destroy mobile home, vehicle and more

Two fires burned a combined total of about five acres near Paso Robles on Sunday, with the second blaze also destroying a mobile home and a car. [Cal Coast Times] First, a caller reported a fire east of Paso Robles... (Continue reading)

SLO County unemployment rate drops to record low

Unemployment tumbled to an all time low in San Luis Obispo County in May as the region gained about 200 new jobs during the past month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. [Cal Coast Times] With more jobs available... (Continue reading)