Daily Briefs

Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Pismo beach

By KAREN VELIE Two people landed in jail on Tuesday night after Pismo Beach police officers found them transporting mutiple illegal drugs packaged for sale. Late Tuesday night, officers pulled over a vehicle and discovered a large amount of marijuana,... (Continue reading)

Camarillo man targeted seniors, guilty of embezzlement

By KAREN VELIE A Camarillo man who targeted seniors he met at places of worship and through a legal aid hotline was found guilty last week of 29 counts of embezzlement, fraud, burglary, elder abuse, grand theft and money laundering,... (Continue reading)

Man shot, wounded at house party in Nipomo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A gunman shot and wounded a man at a house party in Nipomo on Tuesday night. Deputies are searching for the shooter. Shortly after 9 p.m., mutiple callers reported hearing shots fired in the 300 block of... (Continue reading)

California approves $35 million for Highway 46 improvements

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN The California Transportation Commission last month approved $35 million in construction funds for the first phase of a Highway 46 improvement project in northeastern San Luis Obispo County near the Kern County line.  Caltrans District 5... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo firefighters revive person injured in house fire

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A person stopped breathing amid a house fire in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday, but firefighters performed CPR and managed to revive the victim. Shortly before 1 p.m., a caller reported a fire at a single-family home... (Continue reading)

Trapped motorists escorted out following Highway 1 collapse

By KAREN VELIE Convoys on Monday escorted people trapped after a landslide led to the closure of a 40-mile stretch of Highway 1 near Big Sur. On Saturday, approximately 1,600 tourist and workers were trapped after heavy rains led to... (Continue reading)

Driver suffers medical emergency, crashes into house in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a house in San Luis Obispo on Monday morning. Shortly before noon, the driver of a gray sedan slammed into a house at the intersection of Broad and... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man brandishes gun at Atascadero bar, lands in jail

By KAREN VELIE After pulling out a gun amid a bar fight at Whiskey and June Cocktail Bar in Atascadero on Sunday morning, a Nipomo man was arrested on multiple charges. Shortly before 2 a.m., mutiple 911 callers reported an... (Continue reading)

Find San Luis Obispo County rainfall totals, reservoir levels

By KAREN VELIE Stormy weather over the weekend saturated San Luis Obispo County and added to already healthy reservoir levels. Climate scientists track rain from July 1 through June 31. Rainfall totals from July 1 through April 1, along with... (Continue reading)

Man threatens to jump off bridge in Paso Robles onto highway

By KAREN VELIE A man threatened to jump off the Niblick Bridge onto Highway 101 in Paso Robles on Saturday morning. Shortly before 11 a.m., mutiple 911 callers reported a man on the railing of the Niblick Bridge. Officers arrived... (Continue reading)