Daily Briefs


Santa Barbara County deputies arrest man, then reverse his overdose

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Deputies arrested a man in Isla Vista on Sunday, resulting in his life being saved, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Shortly before 10 a.m., deputies encountered a man in the roadway of Camino Lindo... (Continue reading)

Seven arrested in child predator sting in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE As part of a multi-agency child predator sting, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested seven people over three days for attempting to meet with a child for sexual purposes. From May 15 through May 17, law... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys home in Los Osos

By KAREN VELIE A fire destroyed a home in Los Osos on Tuesday morning, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 10 a.m., a caller reported a house at 634 Santa Lucia Avenue near the Audobon Overlook was on fire. Firefighter... (Continue reading)

Oceano Community Services District to hire a new general manager

By KAREN VELIE Oceano Community Services District board members have selected a new general manager to replace Paavo Ogren who quit in April without notice. Peter Brown, currently the City of Belmonts’ public works director, is in line for approval... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man accused of stabbing teen over a stolen bike

By KAREN VELIE A 39-year-old Atascadero man is in jail after he allegedly stabbed a teen during an argument over a stolen bicycle on Monday. Shortly after 11 a.m., a caller reported an assault with a deadly weapon in the... (Continue reading)

Harbor Patrol rescues man in water off Cayucos

By KAREN VELIE The Morro Bay Harbor Patrol rescued a man in the water near Cayucos early Sunday morning. While attempting to check the gas on his inflatable powerboat, a fisherman in his 50s fell into the ocean. He then... (Continue reading)

Man and woman hospitalized after head-on crash in Orcutt

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A head-on crash in the Orcutt area Sunday night left a man and woman hospitalized. Shortly after 9 p.m., two sedans — one black and one white —collided at the intersection of Union Valley Parkway and Highway... (Continue reading)

Norovirus outbreak temporarily closes Luna Red Restaurant

By KAREN VELIE Dozens of people who worked or ate at Luna Red Restaurant in San Luis Obispo last week became ill with the Norovirus, according to staff. The restaurant was temporarily closed, but opened back on Sunday with workers... (Continue reading)

Driver killed in head-on crash on Highway 1 in Cambria

By KAREN VELIE One driver was killed and three people injured in a head-on crash on Highway 1 in Cambria on Sunday afternoon, according to the CHP. Shortly after 3 p.m., a 20-year-old driver was headed northbound when she swerved... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County sees unemployment rate drop

By KAREN VELIE Unemployment tumbled in San Luis Obispo County in April even though the region lost about 1,000 jobs during the past month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday. A 1,600 person reduction in the workforce drove the... (Continue reading)