Daily Briefs

Three injured in head-on crash near San Luis Obispo

Three people suffered minor to major injuries in a head-on crash on Los Osos Valley Road near Foothill Boulevard outside San Luis Obispo on Sunday, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 5 p.m., a black Jeep swerved into a turn... (Continue reading)

Police searching for Arroyo Grande shooter

Police are searching for the suspect who shot a person Saturday afternoon in a parking lot in Arroyo Grande. [KSBY] At approximately 3:40 p.m., a caller reported a shooting in the McDonald’s parking lot on Grand Avenue. Officers arrived to... (Continue reading)

Man seriously injured in stabbing in San Luis Obispo

By CCN STAFF A stabbing Saturday afternoon at a bus stop in San Luis Obispo left one man hospitalized and another in jail on an attempted murder charge. Both men live in SLO. During an altercation between Israel Velasques, 28,... (Continue reading)

Jordan Cunningham’s lead increases over Dawn Addis

Incumbent Jordan Cunningham’s lead over challenger Dawn Addis widened Saturday, making it likely he will retain his California Assembly seat. On Nov. 3, Cunningham, a Republican, ended the night 6,523 votes ahead of Addis, a Democrat. As of Saturday, Cunningham’s... (Continue reading)

Man steals Trump supporter’s hat, assaults him, video

By CCN STAFF Santa Barbara police arrested a 32-year-old man who allegedly snatched a MAGA hat and an American flag from drivers participating in a Trump rally, before assaulting a Trump supporter and fleeing officers. The former bar owner turned... (Continue reading)

Races in Atascadero, Pismo Beach and SLO too close to call

By KAREN VELIE There are still no clear winners for contested seats on the Atascadero, Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo city councils. With large disparities in candidate choices separating early and late voters, at least one election night underdog... (Continue reading)

Weiss closing in on Morro Bay Mayor Headding in latest report

By KAREN VELIE Incumbent Morro Bay Mayor John Headding’s lead over his opponent John Weiss has shrunk as more ballots are counted. On election night, Headding led by 327 votes, or 52.48% to 47.46%. While Heading led in early mail... (Continue reading)

Up to 16-foot waves coming to SLO and Santa Barbara counties

A storm blowing down from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to deliver large breaking waves of 12 to 16 feet with dangerous rip currents to both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, according to the National Weather Service.... (Continue reading)

Thief steals ATM from drug store in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A thief or thieves broke into a CVS in San Luis Obispo early Friday morning and stole an ATM, only to leave it behind at a nearby location while fleeing. [KSBY] Shortly before 4:30 a.m., a break-in... (Continue reading)

Four homes in San Luis Obispo evacuated because of fire

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Tree trimming in San Luis Obispo downed power lines and ignited a fire, resulting in the evacuation of four homes Thursday afternoon. At about 1:35 p.m., a resident was cutting a branch off a tree behind a... (Continue reading)