Daily Briefs

Person killed on crash on the Cuesta Grade near Santa Margarita

By JOSH FRIEDMAN One person was killed Sunday morning after a vehicle spun out on the Cuesta Grade near Santa Margarita and was struck by an oncoming car. [KSBY] Shortly after 9:45 a.m., a person was driving a Nissan on... (Continue reading)

SLO County gas prices down slightly, find the best prices

By KAREN VELIE The average price of gas in San Luis Obispo County fell slightly to $6.04 a gallon on Sunday, according to figures from AAA. During the past week, the average price of gas in SLO County decreased by... (Continue reading)

Multi-casualty incident declared at Deltopia in Isla Vista

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Multiple people suffered serious injuries at the annual, unsanctioned Deltopia party in Isla Vista on Saturday. Heavy crowds and overcrowded balconies led to multiple medical emergencies, including severe trauma cases, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire... (Continue reading)

One person injured in shooting in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A gunman shot and wounded a man in Santa Maria Saturday night. At about 9:30 p.m., a caller reported a shooting near the 600 block of S. Pine Street, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. Officers... (Continue reading)

Judge rejects lawsuit against SLO County official: What’s next?

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County judge rejected a lawsuit over the way the county clerk-recorder chose to designate herself on the ballot for the June 7 primary. Keith Gurnee alleges SLO  County Clerk-Recorder Elaina Cano made a... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police warn of prowlers near Cal Poly

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo Police Department is warning residents of an individual or individuals prowling around the neighborhood adjacent to Cal Poly. Over the past several months, the police department has received three reports of late night... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for two alleged thieves

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking the public for help with identifying four thieves who allegedly stole a wallet and used credit cards inside it to make fraudulent purchases. On March 25, the suspects allegedly... (Continue reading)

SLO County alleged rapist captured attempting to flee the country

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo County man accused of raping a child under 10 years of age was captured attempting to flee to South America on Thursday. On Tuesday, after receiving a report that an 11-year-old female had... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County coastline granted wine region designation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The United States Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau earlier this month designated the San Luis Obispo Coast, also referred to as SLO Coast, as an American Viticultural Area (AVA). An AVA is a region with... (Continue reading)

Gov. Gavin Newsom reverses parole for Dystiny Myers killer

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday reversed a parole board decision to grant parole to Jason Greenwell, one of the killers of 15-year-old runaway Dystiny Myers. In Sept. 2010, firefighters found Myers’ body burned and buried in a... (Continue reading)