Daily Briefs


Paso Robles police arrest three men for arson and theft

Paso Robles police arrested the men who allegedly conspired to ignite a fire inside Lowe’s home improvement store Sunday night in order to create a distraction as they stole a pipe threader. Shortly after 8 p.m., a man entered the... (Continue reading)

Coronavirus cases up to 16 in SLO County

San Luis Obispo County health officials confirmed 16 cases of the coronavirus as of Friday afternoon, at a time most county residents are abiding by shelter at home rules. Of those who have tested positive for the virus: seven live... (Continue reading)

Trump shuts United States-Mexico border to non-essential travel

Starting Saturday, tourists and shoppers will not be allowed to cross the United States-Mexico border. On Friday morning, the Trump Administration announced the closure of the border to all travel deemed non-essential. Earlier in the week, the same restriction was... (Continue reading)

Mistrial for Atascadero man accused of sexual assault

The case of an Atascadero man accused of breaking into the apartment of a female Cal Poly student in 2017 and sexually assaulting her ended in a mistrial on Wednesday. [Tribune] However, Tryone Anderson was simultaneously being tried for a... (Continue reading)

Gov. Gavin Newsom orders statewide shelter in home order

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered all California residents to shelter at home in response to the coronavirus. The order takes effect immediately and will last until further notice. While specific details are not yet available, it is likely  Newsom’s... (Continue reading)

Coronavirus infections continue to soar, 13 in SLO County

There are currently at least 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus in San Luis Obispo County, up from seven case yesterday, according to the county health department. People from throughout the county haves tested positive for the virus. Five of the... (Continue reading)

Airline suspends its San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara routes

By CCT STAFF Amid chaos in the airline industry and the closure of the Las Vegas strip, regional carrier Contour Airlines is suspending its service to both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. Contour has been providing nonstop flights from... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police seeking help in finding missing man

By CCT STAFF Paso Robles police are searching for a missing man who was last seen early Sunday morning. Trevon Perry, 27, was last seen in the area of Poppy Lane after leaving a friend’s house. Perry’s friends and family... (Continue reading)

SLO County orders bars closed, restaurants restricted

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County shelter-in-place rules, which include closing all bars and restricting restaurants to carry out and delivery only, are scheduled to begin Thursday at 5 p.m and stay in effect until further notice. Seven people... (Continue reading)

California schools likely to close for rest of academic year

By CCT STAFF California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday schools will likely remain closed for the rest of the academic year, which would amount to a much longer closure than previously expected. [Politico] A months-long closure of statewide schools has... (Continue reading)