September, 2019

Chase ends in head-on collision in SLO, arrest

By CCT STAFF A pursuit that started Monday near Avila Beach ended in a head-on collision on Olive Street in San Luis Obispo. At 11:14 a.m., a CHP officer spotted a gray Hyundai headed the wrong way on Highway 101... (Continue reading)

Judge rules Paso Robles slum lords can evict tenants

By CCT STAFF A San Luis Obispo County judge is allowing the owners of a Paso Robles apartment complex that is infested with vermin and plagued with numerous other hazards to evict their tenants. On Friday, the owners of the... (Continue reading)

Car plunges 500 feet off Highway 46 cliff, two injured

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle drove off Highway 46 West Saturday evening and then plunged approximately 500 feet off a cliff, according to Cal Fire. The crash was not reported until early Sunday morning. Two people survived the crash with... (Continue reading)

Car crashes into child in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An eight-year-old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle on the 300 block of E. Betteravia Road in Santa Maria Sunday evening, according to the city’s fire department. Initially, police told KSBY the... (Continue reading)

Neighbors rally against protected bike paths in Grover Beach

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach City Council members traded barbs with residents of a Grover Beach neighborhood on Monday over the city’s ongoing to construction of a protected bike path in their neighborhood. Several weeks ago, construction workers began reconfiguring... (Continue reading)

Deputies raid illegal cannabis grows in Santa Barbara County

By CCT STAFF Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 62-year-old man on Monday for illegally cultivating and selling marijuana. On Sept. 23, deputies raided a property on Winchester Canyon Road in rural Goleta. The deputies seized 900 plants in... (Continue reading)

Dogs dies after officer involved shooting in SLO

BY CCT STAFF A 7-year-old pit bull/boxer mix died shortly after a San Luis Obispo Police officer shot him multiple times while responding to a false report of a burglary. After receiving the report of a possible burglary at a... (Continue reading)

Los Osos woman pleads to manslaughter

A Los Osos woman who struck and killed a Morro Bay pastor while driving intoxicated reached a plea agreement with prosecutors that will result in her going to prison, though possibly for a just a fraction of the more than... (Continue reading)

Officer Josh Walsh shoots dog at SLO apartment

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo woman was surprised, but not worried, to see several officers approaching her Santa Rosa Street apartment; she had broken no laws. Within minutes, an officer following up on a tip of a possible... (Continue reading)

Grant family sues SLO County, Arroyo Grande, others

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The parents of the Cal Poly student who was killed in a crash at a deadly Highway 101 intersection in Arroyo Grande filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against several government agencies, as well as the other driver... (Continue reading)