Daily Briefs


Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero offering summer camp

Summer camp returns to the Atascadero Zoo in 2021. After a year of primarily staying at home, children can learn through special animal meet and greets, keeper chats, crafts, zoo tours, games and more. Campers will learn about the world’s... (Continue reading)

SLO County cannot lift mask mandate until after June 15

By KAREN VELIE Health officials announced Monday that California will not follow updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on wearing masks until possibly after June 15. “Following recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles couple charged after infant dies of a drug overdose

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested the parents of a 7-month-old girl after the infant died from ingesting fentanyl and methamphetamine, SLO County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced Monday. On Feb. 4, Shawn and Kayla Luhn reported their daughter Lilith... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest those accused in the death of a Paso Robles infant

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow will announce Monday afternoon arrests made over the death of a seven-month-old infant in Paso Robles. Authorities have yet to release additional details about the... (Continue reading)

Pro-Palestinian protesters march in San Luis Obispo

Amid nationwide protests against Israel, demonstrators marched through downtown San Luis Obispo on Sunday in a show of support for Palestinians. [KSBY] Demonstrators called for the United States government to cut off all aid to the Israeli government and for... (Continue reading)

Man shot and killed during argument in Santa Maria

A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning in Santa Maria, in at least the seventh fatal shooting in Santa Barbara County in 2021. During a verbal altercation between a group of people, another man brandished a gun and... (Continue reading)

Over 5,000 rounds of ammunition explode during fire in Atascadero

More than 5,000 rounds of ammunition exploded and one person was injured during a residential fire on Valle Avenue in Atascadero on Friday. Shortly before 5 p.m., firefighters responded to a residence with heavy fire in over half of the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police save unresponsive teen

Paso Robles Police officers discovered a 15-year-old girl unresponsive and not breathing from an apparent overdose last week at a local residence. Officers and paramedics treated the teen, who was in stable condition before her transport to a local hospital.... (Continue reading)

Hundreds attend cruise and vigil honoring SLO officer Benedetti

Hundreds of people gathered Friday to honor the life and service of San Luis Obispo police officer Luca Benedetti, who died in the line of duty last week. People assembled at the Madonna Inn for a cruise that wound through... (Continue reading)

Watch video of a deadly police shooting in Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Lompoc Police Department has released footage of a shooting in March in which officers killed a 26-year-old man. On the evening of March 28, a 911 caller reported a man wearing dark clothing and a mask... (Continue reading)