Daily Briefs

Photo sharing app helps deputies catch Los Osos burglar

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies caught an alleged burglar in Los Osos on Tuesday with a little help from residents circulating photos of the suspect on a neighborhood app. [Cal Coast Times] At about 4 p.m., a thief burglarized... (Continue reading)

Shandon fire burns 2,000 acres

The vegetation fire scorching an area around Shandon has burned 2,000 acres and is 75 percent contained, as of late Thursday morning, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1 p.m. Wednesday, the McMillan Fire was reported burning... (Continue reading)

Fast moving fire in Shandon burns 1,000 acres

A vegetation fire quickly spread across the Shandon area Wednesday afternoon, burning approximately 1,000 acres. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1 p.m., the McMillan Fire was reported burning east of McMillan Canyon Road on Highway 46. Breezy conditions are helping... (Continue reading)

Two people killed in head-on crash on Highway 101 in SLO

Two people were killed Wednesday morning in a head-on collision on Highway 101 south of Hiquera Street in San Luis Obispo, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 2:30 a.m., a 22-year-old Washington woman was driving southbound in... (Continue reading)

Deputies bust another illegal pot operation in Santa Barbara County

Less than a week following its last pot bust, Santa Barbara County’s Cannabis Compliance Team again seized marijuana from an illegal grow, this time just outside the city of Goleta, according to the sheriff’s office. [Cal Coast Times] On Monday,... (Continue reading)

Woman injured in 50 feet fall from Bishop Peak

Crews from @SLO_City_Fire and Santa Barbara County Fire rescue female hiker who fell approximately 50 feet on Bishop Peak. Pt. Has been air lifted and transported to Sierra Vista Hospital. Crews working their way down now. pic.twitter.com/qJhMK28bTD — SLO City... (Continue reading)

Lompoc woman accused of murdering her elderly neighbor

Lompoc police have arrested a 35-year-old woman for allegedly murdering her elderly neighbor, whose body was found in the suspect’s home over the weekend. [Cal Coast Times] Last week, 74-year-old Lompoc woman Eldri Jauch went missing. Late Saturday evening, detectives... (Continue reading)

Six fires burn 120 acres in Shandon

Six fires broke out near Shandon on Monday and burned a combined total of 120 acres before firefighters extinguished them. [Cal Coast Times] The six vegetation fires started at about 12 p.m. south of Shandon on Bitterwater Road, according to... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman murdered in Lompoc

Days after a 74-year-old woman went missing last week, Lompoc police found her dead body inside a home, and authorities say the death was a homicide. [KCOY] On Friday, Lompoc police asked for help from the public in locating Eldri... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest nine at checkpoint

Paso Robles police conducted a DUI checkpoint Saturday night and early Sunday morning that netted nine arrests, albeit only three for DUI, and numerous citations. [Cal Coast Times] Police conducted the checkpoint on Niblick Road from 7 p.m. to 2... (Continue reading)