Daily Briefs

First he confessed, now he says he is not guilty

A San Luis Obispo man, who recently turned himself in to San Luis Obispo police claiming he robbed a bank in Atascadero, now claims he is innocent. [KCOY] On Friday, Steven Celaya pled not guilty to two charges of bank... (Continue reading)

Central Coast founded website provides free breast implants

A website founded on the Central Coast provides women the opportunity to get free breast implants. [KCOY] MyFreeImplants.com is part of a new growing social media trend – where women ask potential benefactors to pay for their surgeries. After surgeries,... (Continue reading)

Los Osos church vandals found but not arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s investigators found two suspects who admitted to vandalizing a Los Osos church Sunday morning, but they did not make any arrests. An 18-year-old Morro Bay man and a 19-year-old Los Osos man admitted to vandalizing... (Continue reading)

Adult day care funding scuttled

A plan to reinstate state budget funding for adult day care centers has been abandoned after the bill’s author refused to accept suggested amendments. (Sacramento Bee) Mariko Yamada, a Democrat from Yolo County, declined to remove wording in the proposal... (Continue reading)

Two dead bodies found in tent at Los Padres campground

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found two dead bodies Thursday in a tent at a Los Padres National Forest Campground east of Santa Margarita Lake. Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the Sheriff’s Office received notification of two bodies in a... (Continue reading)

Jury awards half million to tech exec fired by Paso Robles firm

A former Paso Robles technology firm executive has received a $500,000 judgment against his former employer for wrongful termination. Paso Robles law firm Kinman and Curry successfully sued Applied Technologies Associates on behalf of Mark Kenyon, whom the company fired... (Continue reading)

Humane Society wants Morro Bay Aquarium shut down

The Humane Society of the United States released a statement Wednesday asking the city of Morro Bay not to renew the Morro Bay Aquarium’s lease. The run down aquarium is the home to sea lions, otters and other marine animals.... (Continue reading)

Meth intoxication blamed for fatal Grover Beach accident

Grover Beach police said that methamphetamine played a role in the crash that killed two people in Grover Beach on April 2. Police said Raymond Cano, 49, was driving a 1994 Ford pickup truck that veered off the road, slammed... (Continue reading)

Stalker stabbed in Oceano

A 43-year-old man stopped by his girlfriend’s house early Wednesday morning and left with a hunting knife stuck in the right side of his body. On Tuesday, Donald Ralph Juarez left San Luis Obispo County Jail went to visit his... (Continue reading)

Big employers exploiting Medi-Cal?

Supporters of a legislative plan called “the Walmart bill” demonstrated at the state capitol Wednesday, hoping to punish big employers for paying wages so low that workers are forced onto Medi-Cal rolls. (SacBee) Heavily backed by labor unions, the bill,... (Continue reading)