Daily Briefs

Three vehicles crashed in front of San Luis Obispo fire station

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Three vehicles collided Tuesday morning in front of San Luis Obispo Fire Station 1 by the intersection of Broad Street, South Street and Santa Barbara Avenue, sending a wheel from a Tesla shooting across the roadway. At... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man arrested for shooting 15-year-old girl

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police arrested a Santa Maria man on Tuesday for a drive-by shooting that wounded a 15-year-old girl earlier this year.  At approximately 3:15 a.m. on Feb. 1, a 911 caller reported a shooting in the 800 block... (Continue reading)

Driver who struck and killed SLO couple sentenced to prison

By KAREN VELIE The 24-year-old man who struck and killed a San Luis Obispo couple while speeding on Sacramento Drive last fall was sentenced Tuesday to five years and four month in prison. He pleaded guilty earlier this year to... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County appoints new new human resources director

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint current Deputy Human Resources Director Jamie Russell to head the department. Russell replaces Human Resources Director Tami Douglas-Schatz, who is leaving the county after 15... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student dies in Big Sur accident

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student died on Saturday following an undisclosed accident during a trip to Big Sur, the university has announced.  Officials have identified the victim as third-year mechanical engineering student Kenneth Taylor, who... (Continue reading)

Police searching for driver who vandalized ballpark in SLO

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police officers are asking for the public’s help finding a driver who spun donuts on a ball field at Santa Rosa Park over the weekend. The vandal caused significant damage to the turf. On... (Continue reading)

Sharp increase in arrests, citations at Deltopia in Isla Vista

By KAREN VELIE Tens of thousands of people people gathered last weekend in Isla Vista for the annual spring break event known as Deltopia, leading to a sharp increase in arrests and citations. Rain and wind on Friday made for... (Continue reading)

Two men shot at Minami Park park in Santa Maria

By KAREN VELIE A shooting at Minami Park in Santa Maria left two men suffering from gunshot wounds on Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m., 911 callers reported a shooting at the park, located near the intersection of Battles Road... (Continue reading)

Missing man’s body found at Pismo Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police found the body of a man who had just been reported missing washed ashore at Pismo Beach on Friday. [KSBY] Shortly before 4 p.m., a 911 caller reported spotting the body on the beach. Pismo Beach... (Continue reading)

Santa maria police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

By KAREN VELIE The Santa Maria Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing 12-year-old girl, who is possibly in Arroyo Grande. The missing girl, Zayra Santos-García, was last seen on Saturday night. Investigators describe her as... (Continue reading)