Daily Briefs

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Arroyo Grande police probe shooting after bullets found in neighborhood

Police have launched an investigation into a shooting that took place Saturday night in a quiet Arroyo Grande neighborhood. Some neighbors initially mistook the gunshots for fireworks, but a woman later discovered two bullets lodged... (Continue reading)

Bookkeeper allegedly embezzled more than $1 million from Cambria business

A former bookkeeper embezzled more than $1 million from a Cambria construction business, according to a criminal complaint filed last week by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Elizabeth Edith Shaw, 68, embezzled... (Continue reading)

Man snatches woman in SLO, tries dragging her into home

A 40-year-old man allegedly grabbed a 30-year-old woman who was walking on a San Luis Obispo sidewalk on Friday and tried to drag her into a nearby apartment. But, a friend of the victim interrupted... (Continue reading)

Ventura woman arrested for beating officer with big stick

A woman with a four-foot stick interrupted a traffic stop in Ventura on Saturday and attacked an officer. Despite coming in the line of fire of a Taser, the woman managed to strike the officer... (Continue reading)

Hundreds partake in SLO’s “March for Science”

Hundreds of science supporters marched the streets of San Luis Obispo on Saturday in a march to raise awareness of the importance of science in addressing society’s largest and complex issues. At the rally that... (Continue reading)

Three fires break out in SLO County on Sunday

Three fires broke out in San Luis Obispo County on Sunday. One fire occurred early Sunday morning in Oceano, while two blazes burned on opposite ends of the county in the afternoon. Around 4 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

State audit slams Cal Poly for management pay and hiring

An audit of the California State University system singles out Cal Poly several times over its practices of hiring unnecessary management personnel and increasing their pay, sometimes in violation of state regulations and CSU policy.... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Paso Robles plane crash

A 54-year-old man was killed Sunday morning when his single-engine biplane crashed into a field near Highway 46 in Paso Robles, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department. Javier Fernando Arango of Los Angeles... (Continue reading)

SLO medical examiner tied to another questionable autopsy finding

San Luis Obispo County’s medical examiner is under fire for an autopsy he performed on a man who died in Lemoore police custody. The decedent’s family has since filed a wrongful death claim against the... (Continue reading)

2 people arrested for buying alcohol for minors

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Friday for agreeing to purchase alcohol for a minor during a local sting operation. The minor, who was working undercover for the sheriff’s department, approached... (Continue reading)

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