Daily Briefs

Person dies after falling off Pismo Beach cliff

A person died Monday after falling off a cliff by the Shore Cliff Lodge on Price Street in Pismo Beach. At about 2:30 p.m., a 911 caller reported a person had fallen. Rescue workers climbed down the rocky cliffside and... (Continue reading)

Four people killed in Templeton crash

The California Highway Patrol confirmed four people died Monday evening in a crash in Templeton, a male driver and three female passengers. At about 9:30 p.m., the driver passed a vehicle at a high-rate of speed and then hit the... (Continue reading)

Three people killed in Templeton car crash

Three people were killed after a vehicle crashed into a tree Monday night in Templeton, according to Cal Fire. At about 9:30 p.m., a vehicle traveling at a high-rate of speed crashed into a tree on Neal Springs Road near... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest a man who allegedly killed a witness

By CCN STAFF Paso Robles police arrested a man on Sunday for allegedly killing Trevon Perry, a witness in an ongoing murder case. Perry’s family reported him missing on March 16. Officers arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Ron of Paso Robles on... (Continue reading)

Injured SLO County sheriff’s deputy escorted home

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the face during a manhunt earlier this month returned home from the hospital on Sunday. Law enforcement escorted the vehicle transporting Nichols Dreyfus home, while locals cheered and waved... (Continue reading)

California governor orders bars in seven counties to close

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all bars in seven counties to close, and recommended closures in eight others counties on Sunday, citing a surge in new coronavirus cases. The state ordered bars in Los Angeles, Fresno, Kern, San Joaquin, Tulare,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles weed abatement blamed for blaze that destroyed homes

The preliminary findings of a county fire investigation team suggest a Paso Robles weed abatement program likely caused a blaze earlier this week that destroyed two homes and damaged nine other structures. Shortly before 2 p.m., the fire started in... (Continue reading)

State prison escapee captured in Nipomo

San Luis Obispo County deputies captured a fugitive on Friday who escaped from the Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad several days earlier. Edgar Delgado, 37, walked out of the prison’s Minimum Support Facility on June 23, according to the... (Continue reading)

SLO County hits record high for hospitalized coronavirus cases

BY CCN STAFF San Luis Obispo County health officials reported 12 coronavirus patients hospitalized on Friday, a record number. During the past four days, there have been 66 newly confirmed coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo County, or 16.5 per... (Continue reading)

No charges for driver who plowed through protesters in Ventura, video

By CCN STAFF Ventura County prosecutors announced Friday they will not prosecute a man who slowly plowed through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters who where blocking the street, injuring at least one protester, according to the Ventura County... (Continue reading)