Daily Briefs


Driver slams into electrical box in SLO, knocking out power

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver lost control while going through a roundabout in San Luis Obispo on Sunday afternoon and slammed into an electrical box, knocking out power in the San Luis Ranch area. The driver of a black two-door... (Continue reading)

One person killed, two injured in crash in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE One person was killed and two others suffered serious injuries during a single vehicle crash in Paso Robles on Saturday. Shortly before 10 p.m., a caller reported a rollover crash near the intersection of Buena Vista Drive... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for vandal who targeted Frank’s Famous Hot Dogs

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police are asking the public for help with identifying a man who allegedly vandalized the sign at Franks’s Famous Hot Dogs on Thursday. The sign is situated outside the hot dog restaurant by the... (Continue reading)

Vehicle crashes into, injures man during altercation in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE A large fight on Friday in Paso Robles ended with one man in a hospital, a juvenile in detention and another suspect on the run. In response to a call reporting a large altercation, Paso Robles police... (Continue reading)

Officers arrest wrong-way drunk teen driver near San Miguel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN CHP officers arrested a Paso Robles teen who was allegedly intoxicated while driving the wrong way on Highway 101 near San Miguel early Friday morning. At approximately 2:37 a.m., 911 callers began reporting a wrong-way driver traveling... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria high school student hit by car, airlifted to Central Valley hospital

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver on Thursday morning struck a 16-year-old Santa Maria girl who was walking to school, leaving the teen with major injuries and leading to a helicopter airlifting her to a Central Valley hospital.  Shortly before 8... (Continue reading)

Firefighters extinguish blaze in area of San Luis Obispo homeless camp

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Firefighters extinguished a blaze near a homeless encampment along Santa Rosa Street in San Luis Obispo early Wednesday morning. Shortly before 2 a.m., a caller reported fire burning in an area near Mustang Village II apartment complex.... (Continue reading)

SUV overturns after vehicles collide in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two vehicles collided in a San Luis Obispo intersection Wednesday night, leaving one of them, an SUV, overturned in a crosswalk. Shortly after 9 p.m., a Dodger Challenger collided with a Subaru Outback at the intersection of... (Continue reading)

Tuberculosis cases rising in SLO County, California

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department is warning about tuberculosis cases increasing locally and statewide, though officials say numbers remain low. In 2023, health officials identified ten cases of active tuberculosis in SLO County. That... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man charged with attempting to meet a minor for sex

By KAREN VELIE Police arrested a 37-year-old Santa Maria man on Wednesday who was allegedly attempting to meet with what he thought was an 11-year-old girl and her mother for a sexual encounter with the child. While the man thought... (Continue reading)