Daily Briefs

Bomb squad investigates suspicious liquid at Grover Heights Elementary

A bomb squad came out to Grover Heights Elementary School Monday morning after a two-liter bottle containing an unknown liquid was discovered. [Cal Coast Times] The bottle was located near the school gate on Seabright Avenue. In addition to the... (Continue reading)

PG&E shuts off power to preempt wildfires

Tens of thousands of California residents found their power shut off Sunday or Monday as a result of a surprise preemptive move to curtail wildfires by PG&E. [Cal Coast Times] The utility shut off power in extreme fire-risk areas of... (Continue reading)

Heritage Ranch mobile home destroyed by fire

A fire completely destroyed a mobile home in Heritage Ranch early Monday morning, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after midnight, a caller reported a fire at 2395 Little Creek Lane near Lake Nacimiento. Firefighters contained the blaze... (Continue reading)

Nipomo spa owner accused of running a brothel

After conducting a sting this week, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives discovered a Nipomo spa is doubling as a prostitution business, according to the sheriff’s department. [Cal Coast Times] Recently, the sheriff’s office received an anonymous tip that employees... (Continue reading)

Who is shooting protected birds in Oceano?

State investigators are looking for the person who illegally shot and wounded several California Gulls with metal darts over the last month at the Oceano Dunes, according to Pacific Wildlife Care. [Cal Coast Times] California Gulls are native to western... (Continue reading)

Bay Area gang members allegedly burglarized Pismo Beach homes

A crew of Bay Area gang members allegedly burglarized Pismo Beach homes this summer and stole items including jewelry and cash, according to the city’s police department. [Cal Coast Times] In July, multiple daytime burglaries occurred in unoccupied homes in... (Continue reading)

Man struck and killed while walking in Paso Robles, driver flees

A driver fled the scene after striking and killing a 22-year-old homeless man who was walking on Highway 101 in Paso Robles early Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 a.m., Nathaniel J. Weatherly, 22, was attempting to walk... (Continue reading)

Chevy truck stolen from Grover Beach found in Mexico, returned to owner

Nearly three years after Bob Brown of Grover Beach had his 1957 red Chevy pickup truck stolen from a grocery store parking lot, the vehicle owner has been reunited with his classic pickup. A quite improbable chain of events led... (Continue reading)

Two suspicious fires break out by railroad tracks in SLO

San Luis Obispo firefighters suspect a person started two fires that broke out near the railroad tracks in southern SLO Wednesday evening. [KSBY] At about 7:15 p.m., fires were reported burning on both the north and south sides of where... (Continue reading)

Marijuana delivery service seeking to set up shop in Santa Margarita

A mobile medical marijuana service is seeking to create a delivery hub in Santa Margarita, which would be the first pot business to open in the community. [KSBY] Sungrown Wellness has applied for a conditional use permit that would allow... (Continue reading)