May, 2020

Man slams on brakes, causes four car crash in Paso Robles

A 21-year-old man, who slammed on his brakes after spotting a California Highway Patrol officer in Paso Robles, caused a four car accident on Friday evening, according to the CHP. Shortly before 8 p.m., Nicholas Mccollum of Citrus Heights was... (Continue reading)

SLO County sending law enforcement to LA as looting, violence escalates

San Luis Obispo County law enforcement agencies are sending 48 deputies and officers to Los Angeles after primarily peaceful protests on Saturday afternoon over the death of George Floyd, turned violent. On Saturday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked the... (Continue reading)

Sheriff releases identification of woman found dead in Nipomo

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman found dead in a Nipomo home on Wednesday as 68-year-old Debra Glenn. At about 2:30 p.m., deputies responding to a 911 call at a home on the 100 block... (Continue reading)

George Floyd killing sparks nationwide protests, including in SLO

The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked nationwide protests, including a small demonstration in San Luis Obispo and mass rioting and the burning of a police station in Minnesota. About 20 protesters gathered in downtown... (Continue reading)

SLO County hotel restrictions extended, one more week

San Luis Obispo County Public Health officials continued an executive order on Friday that limits all hotels to 50 percent occupancy until at least next Friday. At that time, if there is an uptick in new coronavirus cases the order... (Continue reading)

Napa winery sues over closure rules, is SLO County next?

A Napa County winery owner filed suit on Thursday against state officials over what he calls unfair restrictions regarding reopening businesses. While the state is permitting wineries that serve meals to reopen, wineries that do not serve food cannot open... (Continue reading)

Atascadero bank robber on the loose

Atascadero police are looking for the man responsible for robbing the Golden 1 Bank on El Camino Real on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 4 p.m., the man entered the bank, produced a note demanding money, and said he had a... (Continue reading)

Suicidal woman fires firearm inside Atascadero home

With help from a robot, Atascadero police officers subdued and took a gun away from a suicidal woman who fired shots inside an occupied home on Wednesday. After the woman allegedly fired gunshots, officers arrived at a home in the... (Continue reading)

The 2020 Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles canceled

Because of coronavirus restrictions, the 2020 California Mid-State Fair, scheduled to take place July 22 through Aug. 2, has been canceled. The 16th District Agricultural Association Board of Directors based their decision on the current restrictions from state and local... (Continue reading)

Heat brings more fires to San Luis Obispo County

A day after three fires broke out in San Luis Obispo County, more blazes ignited on the Central Coast, including at Camp Roberts. The Camp Roberts fire broke out at about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday and burned an estimated 4,000... (Continue reading)