Daily Briefs


Central Coast man found guilty in fentanyl death

By KAREN VELIE A jury found a Central Coast man guilty on Friday of aiding and abetting the distribution of fentanyl that resulted in the death of a fellow inmate at a Santa Barbara County jail and in the serious... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed in Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Atascadero on Friday evening. Shortly before 8:30 p.m., the vehicle hit a man on El Camino Real near the intersection with San Gabriel Road. Police officers and firefighters arrived... (Continue reading)

Young woman found dead in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officers found the dead body of a young woman in San Luis Obispo on Friday. [KSBY] Police found the deceased woman in the area of the Righetti Ranch neighborhood, according to police. The San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Firefighters extricate person after crash in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Firefighters extricated one person, and responders transported two individuals to the hospital following a car crash in San Luis Obispo Friday morning. At about 10:30 a.m., a Dodge pickup truck and a Mini Cooper collided near the... (Continue reading)

Crew rescues man stranded on Central Coast cliff, video

By JOSH FRIEDMAN More than 30 hours after a man drove his car over the side of a Central Coast cliff, a rescue crew hoisted him off the location — about 400 feet below Highway 1 — where he was... (Continue reading)

Resnicks donate $20 million to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE After receiving a $20 million donation, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo is honoring the donors by naming the new facility the “Lynda and Stewart Resnick Student Success Center.” The center will prioritize personal and professional development... (Continue reading)

Car strikes bicyclist in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A car collided with a bicyclist in San Luis Obispo on Thursday, causing the person on the bicycle to suffer minor injuries. Shortly before noon,  a caller reported the crash at the intersection of S. Higuera Street... (Continue reading)

Adventist Health buys 2 hospitals in San Luis Obispo County

By KAREN VELIE Adventist Health has agreed to pay Tenet Healthcare $550 million for Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo and Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton. The purchase includes the related physician practices and imaging centers.... (Continue reading)

Car collides with motorcycle by Highway 101 in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A car collided with a motorcycle by a Highway 101 off-ramp in San Luis Obispo on Thursday morning.  Shortly before 10 a.m., the vehicles crashed on Madonna Road near the northbound off-ramp. The crash resulted in minor... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man killed in crash at Oceano Dunes identified

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officials have identified the 31-year-old Atascadero man killed in an off-roading crash at the Oceano Dunes on Sunday afternoon as Taylor Brard as the person. At about 2 p.m., Brard crashed his vehicle near Post 22 at... (Continue reading)