Daily Briefs

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)

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)

Central Coast Target stores limit shopping because of looting

Amid ongoing civil unrest over the death of George Floyd, Target has modified hours or temporarily closed more than 200 stores nationwide, including stores in Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles, Target announced Saturday. Hundreds of people peacefully... (Continue reading)

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)

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)