Daily Briefs

Supervisor Arnold to to interview SLO County administrator candidates

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors met last week to interview the final candidates for the empty county administrator position, however, Supervisor Debbie Arnold was unable to attend. The board then elected to provide Arnold... (Continue reading)

SLO County gas costs rising, find the lowest prices

By KAREN VELIE Gas prices are rising leisurely as more expensive summer blends hit the market. The average price for a gallon of gas in San Luis Obispo County increased two cents during the past week to $5.08, according to... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A driver struck and killed a male pedestrian in Santa Maria on Friday night. Shortly after 9 a.m., a caller reported a driver had hit a pedestrian in the 800 block of N. Broadway. Responders transported the... (Continue reading)

Puppy lost during rollover crash in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police are asking for the public’s help finding a puppy lost during a rollover crash on Friday. Shortly after noon, a driver with a 10-week-old Doberman puppy in his truck hit three parked cars... (Continue reading)

Moreno further expands lead in SLO County District 5 supervisor race

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Atascadero Mayor Heather Moreno further expanded her lead Friday in the race for the San Luis Obispo County District 5 supervisor seat. As of Friday, Moreno leads Atascadero Councilwoman Susan Funk by 1,267 votes, 54.79% to 45.21%. ... (Continue reading)

Gunman fires into occupied vehicle in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE Police are looking for a gunman who fired into an occupied vehicle in Paso Robles early Saturday morning. Shortly after midnight, callers reported hearing a single gunshot on Spring Street near 31st Street. Officers arrived to find... (Continue reading)

Man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for fatal Nipomo DUI crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County judge sentenced a Santa Maria man to 21 years and 8 months to life in prison for a second-degree murder conviction and other offenses stemming from him driving intoxicated and in the... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach police arrest two alleged car thieves

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach police officers arrested two men on Thursday who were caught while traveling in a stolen vehicle. On Thursday morning, an alert reporting a vehicle stolen in Santa Maria was sent to area law enforcement. Grover... (Continue reading)

McLintocks restaurant closed after nearly 40 years in Arroyo Grande

By KAREN VELIE F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining house in Arroyo Grande closed Wednesday after nearly 40 years in business. McLintocks’ locations in San Luis Obispo and Shell Beach remain open. With rising costs – such as food and insurance... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for suspects who damaged Costco parking lot

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking the public for help with locating three individuals who allegedly damaged the Costco parking lot last weekend. Police are circulating surveillance images of the suspects, as well as of... (Continue reading)