Daily Briefs

Chuck Liddell settles lawsuit over mold in an Atascadero home

An Atascadero couple has reached a $70,000 settlement over a home they purchased from former champion wrestler Chuck Liddell because of a mold infestation. [Tribune] Liddell sold the Via Colonia Court home to Kenneth and Hayley Smith in 2015. The... (Continue reading)

Suspect evades Pismo Beach police

Pismo Beach police are searching for a suspect who managed to run away from officer on Highway 101 Sunday night. [KSBY] Shortly before 10 p.m., an officer pulled the man over on Highway 101 by Spyglass Drive across from the... (Continue reading)

Transport plane crashes at Santa Barbara Airport

A privately owned military transport plane crash landed at Santa Barbara Airport Sunday night and caught on fire, yet all seven individuals onboard the aircraft escaped uninjured. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 10 p.m., the C-130 aircraft made an emergency... (Continue reading)

California deputy admits lying about sniper shooting him

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy concocted a story Wednesday that a sniper shot him in the shoulder, and that he was saved by a ballistic vest he was wearing. [Cal Coast Times] Droves of law enforcement personnel searched for... (Continue reading)

Responders rescue resident in burning home in SLO

Rescue personnel woke a resident sleeping inside a house that caught on fire in San Luis Obispo early Saturday morning. The resident managed to escape uninjured, according to the city’s fire department. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 4:30 a.m., a... (Continue reading)

Weed abatement saves homes in rural Paso Robles

A brush fire that threatened two homes in rural Paso Robles on Friday, stopped at the fence line of a homeowner who created a defensible space around his property, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 3 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Man accused of hate crimes in arson at Orcutt church

Deputies arrested a 19-year old man for hate crimes after he allegedly set fire to a shed located behind the Winepress Church on Cambria Avenue in Orcutt on Friday afternoon. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after noon, witnesses called 911 to... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach massage parlors cited for lack of clothing

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A citywide investigation into Grover Beach massage parlors resulted in three people at two businesses receiving citations, including for sexually suggestive advertising and not wearing proper clothing. [Cal Coast Times] On Aug. 12, Grover Beach police and... (Continue reading)

SLO building inspector headed to pay-to-stay jail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge formally approved on Thursday a San Luis Obispo city building inspector’s request to serve time in a Seal Beach pay-to-stay jail for an assault conviction stemming from a violent attack in a SLO County bar.... (Continue reading)

SLO police chief loses her gun, and now her car

A little more than a month after San Luis Obispo Chief Police Deanna Cantrell’s gun was taken from a restaurant bathroom, her personal car was stolen from Santa Margarita, according to a law enforcement source. [Cal Coast Times] The chief’s... (Continue reading)