Daily Briefs

Arroyo Grande man stabs EMT in the back

An Arroyo Grande man who called 911 to request medical assistance for his elderly mother, became agitated and stabbed an EMT in the back Tuesday evening. A standoff ensued as Thomas Kadota, 38, took refuge in a home on Left... (Continue reading)

Explosion at San Luis Obispo mobile home park

UPDATE: Following multiple explosions at the Laguna Lake Mobile Park in San Luis Obispo, firefighters arrived to find a mobile home fully engulfed in flames that were spreading to another trailer. Four firetrucks and a total of 25 public servants... (Continue reading)

Cayucos votes to pull sewer permit application

Cayucus Sanitary District Board voted 4-1 on Monday to withdraw its application with the Coastal Commission to build a new sewer plant at the site of the current plant in Morro Bay. In 2003, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman dies in RV fire

An elderly woman died in a recreation vehicle fire Monday night at a Morro Bay mobile home park. [KSBY] The fire occurred at the Rancho Colina Moblie Home Park in the 1000 block of Atascadero Road, according to Cal Fire.... (Continue reading)

Cody Miller pleads guilty to murder

Cody Miller pled guilty to participating in the murder of Dystiny Myers on Monday in exchange for a prison term of 39 years. Miller reached an agreement with the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office to plead guilty to... (Continue reading)

New Board of Supervisors takes form

Following the swearing in of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Debbie Arnold for her first term and Supervisor Adam Hill for his second, the board voted 3-1 to make Teixeira chair and Gibson vice chair. The vote sets up Gibson... (Continue reading)

Hit and run driver arrested

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man on Saturday who crashed into the back of a San Luis Obispo police vehicle before fleeing the scene. On Dec. 31, shortly after Sgt. Jeff Booth entered the highway from the Prado Road... (Continue reading)

Achadjian to lead effort to change rape law

Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian plans to introduce a bill that would expand the definition of rape to include impersonating the victim’s boyfriend, fiancé or significant other. [LA Times] Last week, a California state appeals court overturned the rape conviction... (Continue reading)

Fire extinguished at student housing near Cal Poly

San Luis Obispo firefighters extinguished a fire Sunday at a student housing complex near Cal Poly. The “suspicious” fire started on top of a mattress in a vacant, locked bedroom at Stenner Glen apartments, the San Luis Obispo Fire Department... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man foils carjacking attempt

A 22-year-old Santa Maria man fought back and was able to foil an attempted carjacking Saturday night. [Noozhawk] The unnamed 22-year-old was at Jones Street and College Avenue when he agreed to give a man and woman a ride, said... (Continue reading)