Daily Briefs

Car windows shot in San Luis Obispo, TikTok stunt suspected

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Possibly as part of an ongoing TikTok challenge, a suspect or suspects shot projectiles into a parked car in San Luis Obispo earlier this week. Late Tuesday night, a vehicle parked in the 100 block of S.... (Continue reading)

Sheriff identifies Santa Barbara man who drowned

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officials have identified a 37-year-old Santa Barbara man as the person who drowned on Sunday in the Santa Ynez River just west of the Gibraltar Reservoir. [Santa Ynez Valley News] Shortly before 3 p.m., a caller reported... (Continue reading)

Oceano teen dies following crash in Arroyo Grande

By KAREN VELIE An Oceano teen died Thursday from injuries she suffered during a single-car crash in Arroyo Grande two days earlier, according to the CHP. On March 15, 18-year-old Hector Resendiztabares of Oceano was driving westbound on Noyes Road... (Continue reading)

Fraudsters pretending to be Morro Bay lottery winner

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Scammers are attempting to seize upon the charitable efforts made by the Morro Bay man who won the largest California Lottery jackpot in state history, while stealing money from those seeking to receive financial help. [KSBY] Last... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria teen shot in the temple in alleged TikTok stunt

By JOSH FRIEDMAN As part of an apparent TikTok stunt on Friday, a teenager allegedly shot a Santa Maria student about seven times with a pellet gun, including once in the temple. [KSBY] The student was walking outside Righetti High... (Continue reading)

Record number of freshman applicants apply to Cal Poly

By KAREN VELIE For the second year in a row, Cal Poly has set a record for the number of applicants wanting to attend the San Luis Obispo County campus. More than 69,000 first-time freshman applicants applied to attend Cal... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man sentenced to 32 years to life for sex crimes

By KAREN VELIE A 26-year-old Nipomo was sentenced on Monday to 32 years to life in state prison for a series of 2021 residential burglaries, sexual assaults and petty theft. Kammeron Isaac Anderson was convicted by a San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Man dies in the Ocean near Big Sur

By KAREN VELIE A man fishing off rocks at Sand Dollar Beach near Big Sur died after falling into the ocean on Sunday afternoon. [KSBW] Shortly after noon, a 911 caller reported a man had fallen into the ocean. Employees... (Continue reading)

SLO County gas over $6 a gallon, here are the best prices

By KAREN VELIE The average price of gas in San Luis Obispo County has surged to over $6 a gallon, though the percentage of increase continues to slow. During the past week, the average price of gas in SLO County... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest 2 catalytic converter thieves, recover stolen converters

By KAREN VELIE Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies captured two alleged catalytic converters thieves and recovered two converters on Saturday morning. Shortly before 6 a.m., a Carpenteria resident heard what sounded like a saw cutting metal and called 911. The... (Continue reading)