Daily Briefs

Ag executive arrested in Morro Bay for embezzlement

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The longtime vice president of a Central Valley agriculture company was arrested at her vacation home in Morro Bay on Tuesday for allegedly embezzling more than $300,000. Denise Franks allegedly embezzled the money over the last four... (Continue reading)

Police identify woman found dead in San Luis Obispo

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo police have identified Nicole Cordone as the 29-year-old woman whose body was found on a city sidewalk. Shortly before 6 a.m. on Saturday, a caller asked the San Luis Obispo Police Department to perform... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach council supports Oceano fire tax

By CCT STAFF Despite opposition from some residents, the Grover Beach City Council voted Monday night to endorse a tax measure in Oceano that would keep the South County community a part of the Five Cities Fire Authority. [KSBY] With... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach bank robber sentenced to seven years

By CCT STAFF A 45-year-old man who robbed a Grover Beach bank was sentenced on Monday to seven years in federal prison. Dino Tabar Trias plead guilty to robbing banks in both Grover Beach and Long Beach while wielding a... (Continue reading)

North County man killed in Paso Robles crash

By CCT STAFF A 32-year-old San Miguel man was killed Sunday night in a crash in Paso Robles. At about 10:20 p.m., the man was driving southbound on Airport Road near Dry Creek Road, when he drove off the roadway... (Continue reading)

Propane tank ignites fire in pickup in SLO

BY CCT STAFF A propane tank ignited in the bed of a pickup truck in San Luis Obispo Monday morning, sparking a fire near a construction site. At about 8 a.m., a caller reported the fire in the back of... (Continue reading)

SLO police suspect no foul play in woman’s death

By CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo Police Department officials do not believe foul play was involved in the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found Saturday morning on a city sidewalk. Shortly before 6 a.m., a caller... (Continue reading)

Another body found in San Luis Obispo

By CCT STAFF The San Luis Obispo Police Department is investigating the death of a person whose body was found on a city sidewalk Saturday morning. Shortly after 6 a.m., a caller reported a body on the 4400 block of... (Continue reading)

Fire damages mobile home in Pismo Beach

By CCT STAFF A fire broke out in a mobile home at a Pismo Beach trailer park on Friday. Early Friday morning, callers reported a blaze at the Hacienda Del Pismo mobile home park, according to Cal Fire. Firefighters contained... (Continue reading)

Harrison resigns from SLO County Planning Commission

By CCT STAFF Shortly after declining a Nipomo Citizen of the Year award, Jim Harrison resigned from the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. Community members have voiced outrage over a group of Facebook posts Harrison shared which were highly... (Continue reading)