Daily Briefs

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Alamo Fire scorches 23,867 acres

The fast moving Alamo Fire has scorched 23,867 acres and is 10 percent, according to a Sunday morning report from Cal Fire. The fire ignited Thursday afternoon off Highway 166 near the Twitchell Reservoir in... (Continue reading)

Firefighter injured in fire outside San Miguel

One person has been injured and one structure destroyed in the fast moving Parkfield Fire. The blaze, burning between San Miguel and Parkfield, has scorched 1,500 acres and is 30 percent contained, according to Cal... (Continue reading)

Alamo Fire rages burning 6,000 acres

The fast moving Alamo Fire doubled in size Friday night to 6,000 acres. The fire was 10 percent contained Saturday morning. The fire ignited Thursday afternoon off Highway 166 near the Twitchell Reservoir in San... (Continue reading)

Multiple Central Coast fires and car crashes

A vehicle plunged about 200 feet off Highway 166 east of Santa Maria Friday morning. Rescue workers then found a dead body in the wreckage. The crash occurred around 7 a.m. near Rock Front Ranch.... (Continue reading)

SLO resident loses $20,000 after thief uses stolen wallet to cash out

A day after losing a wallet, a San Luis Obispo resident lost a combined $20,000 from multiple bank accounts, according to SLOPD. Police are now searching for a suspected identity thief who made the cash... (Continue reading)

Fleeing couple caught in Fresno after evading officers in SLO County

A 25-year-old man who had felony warrants out for his arrest in Fresno County and a pregnant girlfriend at his side led officers on a high-speed chase from Morro Bay to Atascadero on Wednesday. The... (Continue reading)

Cayucos Fire Department preparing to dissolve

More than a year following the failure of a tax measure aimed to preserve the Cayucos Fire Department, the agency is now in the process of dissolving. San Luis Obispo County is expected to take... (Continue reading)

Burglars break into Morro Bay pharmacy

Morro Bay police are searching for a man and woman who broke into a pharmacy Monday morning. The burglary occurred around 6:15 a.m. Officers arrived at the scene after an alarm went off, but they... (Continue reading)

SLO High tree removal sparks protest

The San Luis Coastal Unified School District has angered neighbors of San Luis Obispo High by announcing plans to cut down large trees on campus and replace them with new buildings. Protesters expressed their outrage... (Continue reading)

Nipomo murder suspect turned over to ICE after DA drops charges

A 24-year-old man who was accused of murdering his girlfriend in Nipomo less than a year after he was deported to Mexico was released from San Luis Obispo County Jail on Wednesday after local prosecutors... (Continue reading)

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