Daily Briefs


Manse on Marsh owner testifies in his manslaughter trial

The owner of the Manse on Marsh, who is on trial for manslaughter, took the stand in his own defense and testified that he was not involved in the decision to admit into his care facility a dementia patient, who... (Continue reading)

New city councils members sworn in SLO County

A pair of new council women were sworn in Tuesday as the new city councils in San Luis Obispo County are taking shape. [Cal Coast Times] In Paso Robles, Maria Garcia was sworn in as a council member, making her... (Continue reading)

SLO County handed at least 87 inmates to ICE in 2017

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office turned over at least 87 inmates to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last year, according to a report presented by Sheriff Ian Parkinson on Tuesday. [Cal Coast Times] Parkinson appeared at... (Continue reading)

Teen killed in crash on Highway 1 near Cal Poly

A teen died in a single car crash along Highway 1 by Stenner Creek Road near Cal Poly Monday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] KSBY reports the victim was a man in his late teens. At about... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande arsonist sentenced to 24 years in prison

A San Luis Obispo County judge sentenced an Arroyo Grande man on Monday to 24 years and 8 months in prison for setting fire to a vehicle and an occupied home. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov. 26, 2017, Jesse Lee... (Continue reading)

Man killed in head-on crash near Guadalupe

A man died Tuesday morning in a head-on collision with a pickup truck southeast of Guadalupe. [Cal Coast Times] At approximately 6:14 a.m., a Chevrolet pickup truck and a sedan collided on W. Betteravia Road near Brown Road, according to... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande alleged vandal bounces through courtrooms

A campaigner worker for Arroyo Grande Mayor-elect Caren Ray who is charged with felony Vandalism bounced around the San Luis Obispo courthouse Monday morning, twice switching courtrooms, once because of a judge recusing himself because of his political ties to... (Continue reading)

Intoxicated motorcyclist threatens to kill man in Arroyo Grande

An allegedly intoxicated motorcyclist pulled a gun on a man who warned him not to drive Sunday evening and threatened to kill him, according to the Arroyo Grande Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5:24 p.m., the intoxicated man... (Continue reading)

Man killed in accident at Santa Barbara construction yard

A man was crushed to death early Monday morning in an accident at a construction yard on the 600 block of East Montecito Street in Santa Barbara. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 7 a.m., Santa Barbara police responded to a... (Continue reading)

Phony attorney allegedly scammed Santa Maria farmworkers

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An unlicensed legal consultant pretending to be an attorney allegedly scammed immigrant farmworkers on the Central Coast, resulting in two individuals paying a combined total of $12,000 in legal fees, only to have deportation proceedings initiated against... (Continue reading)