June, 2020

Hundreds of protestors march in SLO, business owners board up windows

Hundreds of protestors marched through San Luis Obispo on Wednesday afternoon in support of police reform in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. At 2 p.m., protestors met outside SLO City Hall, and then marched south on Higuera... (Continue reading)

SLO Mayor Heidi Harmon calls for $100,000 in racial equality funding

Amid a pandemic and ongoing protests, San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon has called for the city of SLO to set aside $100,000 to fund the promotion of social and racial equality. [KCOY] Harmon said she would request that city... (Continue reading)

Sex, lies, and voting irregularities embroil Avila Beach company

By KAREN VELIE The general manager of a water company in Avila Beach stepped down after it was discovered he was secretly married to an employee. Rick Koon, who also is a company board member, voted on raises for his... (Continue reading)

SLO police arrest four teens for looting

San Luis Obispo police arrested four juveniles, whom they say are responsible the looting of businesses on Monday night and early Tuesday morning. At about 10:15 p.m. on Monday, a witness reported eight to 10 suspects were smashing windows at... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman sentenced to year in jail for fatal DUI

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced a Paso Robles woman on Monday to one year in SLO County Jail for causing a deadly hit-and-run that killed a man who tried to stop her from driving intoxicated. [Tribune] On the evening... (Continue reading)

National Guard deployed to Paso Robles for protests

Update: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson said he believes the National Guard is in the area for training at Camp Roberts. Bastian stands by his story. By Richard Bastian What started off as a peaceful protest over the... (Continue reading)

San Miguel man’s body found a day after fatal crash

A 50-year-old San Miguel man was killed May 31 in a single car accident. A day later, a rancher found the crashed vehicle at the bottom of a steep arroyo. Shortly before 7 a.m. on Sunday, Daniel Koudelka was driving... (Continue reading)

Protesters block traffic on Highway 101, vandals break windows in SLO

Protesters blocked traffic on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo on Monday and later engaged in a standoff with officers near the police station, while vandals and looters focused on the downtown area. Hundreds of people protesting the death of... (Continue reading)

New SLO County coronavirus cases continue to decrease

It has been more than eleven weeks since San Luis Obispo County had its first confirmed coronavirus case, and the number of new cases is at an all time low. During the month of May, the county noted a surge... (Continue reading)

Hundreds in SLO protest George Floyd’s death

A crowd in the hundreds protested peacefully in San Luis Obispo on Sunday as violent protests and riots continued in major cities across the United States in the aftermath of the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd. Protesters gathered at... (Continue reading)