Students evacuated following bomb threat at Templeton High School

By KAREN VELIE Following a bomb threat, Templeton High School staff evacuated students onto the football field on Wednesday while law enforcement searched the school. At about noon, students found a note that threatened a bomb would detonate at 1:15... (Continue reading)

Cambria and Cayucos residents facing huge garbage rate increases

By KAREN VELIE Amid public outrage, officials in Cayucos and Cambria have agreed to raise trash rates over 40%. While trash rates throughout the state are increasing because of new regulations regarding food waste and increases in gas prices, Cambria... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver slams into pillar outside SLO mortuary

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An allegedly intoxicated driver slammed into a pillar outside Reis Family Mortuary in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday. Just before 4 p.m., a person crashed a red car into a fence pillar outside the mortuary on Nipomo... (Continue reading)

Bruce Gibson’s campaign attacks former mayor’s book on corruption

By KAREN VELIE The campaign for San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson lashed out at former Grover Beach Mayor Debbie Peterson over her book about corruption in the county in a campaign Facebook post rife with misinformation. Gibson’s campaign... (Continue reading)

SLO County gas prices skyrocketing, find the lowest prices

By KAREN VELIE Gas Prices throughout the United States are now soaring, primarily spurred by refinery issues. During the past week, the average price of gas in San Luis Obispo County increased 26 cents to $5.97 a gallon, according to... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara police arrest four home invaders in three days

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Barbara Police officers arrested four people who were involved in three unrelated residential burglaries in three days. [KCOY] Early Saturday morning, robbers conducted two separate home invasions. First, a 29-year-old Summerland man entered a home on... (Continue reading)

Driver hands SLO officer half-smoked joint, arrested

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo Police officer arrested a 40-year-old man on Saturday who handed a half-smoked joint to a officer during a traffic stop. Officer Paul Sisemore stopped David Villers for speeding on Los Osos Valley Road... (Continue reading)

SLO County man injured in skydiving landing at Lompoc Airport

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 36-year-old San Luis Obispo County man suffered leg injuries and was transported to the hospital after a skydive ended in accident at the Lompoc Airport on Sunday afternoon. The man had an issue with his parachute,... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man killed in crash on Highway 41

By KAREN VELIE A 20-year-old Los Osos man was killed in a crash on Highway 41 near Bear Ridge Road on Monday morning, according to the CHP. Shortly before 7 a.m., a caller reported a single vehicle  crash on Highway... (Continue reading)

Power outage in SLO impacts more than 1,600 customers

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A total of 1,642 PG&E customers in San Luis Obispo lost power Sunday night. The outage occurred at approximately 10:48 p.m., according to PG&E. It stretched from downtown SLO to the Sinsheimer Park area. Power returned to... (Continue reading)