Daily Briefs

Highway 101 crash sparks car fire near Goleta

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A car ignited after colliding with a pickup truck on Highway 101 near Goleta late Saturday night. Shortly before midnight, the car, a Subaru sedan, collided with a pickup on Highway 101 near Las Varas Canyon. Firefighters... (Continue reading)

Atascadero City Council approves large mixed-use project

By KAREN VELIE The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously last week to approve the Dove Creek Mixed-Use project, which has been in the permitting pipeline for two decades. The project site sets on a 5.19-acre property located at the northwest... (Continue reading)

Two suspects stabbed during altercation in Morro Bay

By KAREN VELIE Two people were stabbed during an altercation under the Main Street underpass of Highway 1 in Morro Bay on Friday evening. Shortly after 9 p.m., a caller reported an assault with a deadly weapon near the Taco... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys building, multiple vehicles north of Paso Robles

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire destroyed a building and multiple vehicles north of Paso Robles early Saturday morning at an auto wrecking business. Shortly after 2 a.m., a caller reported the fire burning at 5755 Monterey Road, according to Cal... (Continue reading)

Police searching for suspects who robbed Arroyo Grande 7-Eleven at gunpoint

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police officers are searching for a trio of suspects who robbed an Arroyo Grande 7-Eleven store at gunpoint early Friday morning. Shortly after 1 a.m., a 911 caller reported an armed robbery at the 7-Eleven located at... (Continue reading)

Man threatens people with loaded shotgun, arrested in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE A 46-year-old Paso Robles man landed in jail after he pointed a loaded shotgun at two people near his home on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., two victims reported that the man pointed a loaded shotgun... (Continue reading)

Alleged child molester arrested in South County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN South County law enforcement personnel on Wednesday arrested an alleged child molester who is wanted in Washington State. On Tuesday, a detective from the Ellensburg Police Department notified Grover Beach police that a man with a nationwide... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County deputies warn about hidden camera in home landscaping

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies are warning the public about the discovery of a hidden camera in the landscaping of a home in the Goleta area. South American theft rings are known to use the cameras to... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in crash in rural Arroyo Grande

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a collision with a pickup truck in rural Arroyo Grande on Tuesday evening.  Shortly before 6 p.m., the motorcyclist, a 54-year-old Arroyo Grande man, was riding a 1972 BMW R75-5 eastbound... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police ask for person missing cash to come forward

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles police are asking for a person who reportedly lost a significant amount of cash to come forward so the money can be returned. Recently, a good Samaritan found a significant amount of cash and sought... (Continue reading)