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Woman dies after being hit by a car in Grover Beach

By KAREN VELIE The woman hit by a car while walking in Grover Beach died after being transported to a local hospital with critical injuries on Wednesday evening, police said. Shortly after 7 p.m., a caller reported a pedestrian injured... (Continue reading)

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Tianna Arata case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The California Supreme Court decided it will not hear a case on whether San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow’s personal political opinions jeopardized seven Back Lives Matter defendants’ rights to a fair trial, requiring state... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck by car in Grover Beach, life-threatening injuries

By KAREN VELIE A female pedestrian was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision with a vehicle Wednesday evening in Grover Beach, police said. Shortly after 7 p.m., a caller reported a pedestrian injured at the intersection... (Continue reading)

Emergency crews continue search for missing child, photos

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office resumed searching Wednesday for the missing 5-year-old boy who was swept away on Monday by raging floodwaters near San Miguel. Emergency workers searched for Kyle Dorn for most of the... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies Avila Beach woman killed in storm

By KAREN VELIE Officers identified the woman killed by storm waters on Monday as 60-year-old Karen Buccat of Avila Beach. Shortly after noon, Buccat was driving on Avila Beach Drive when flood waters overtook her SUV. She attempted to roll... (Continue reading)

Nearly 10,000 gallons of sewage spill into creek in Morro Bay

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Nearly 10,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a creek in Morro Bay amid the storm on Monday, according to San Luis Obispo Public Health Department. At about 11 a.m., sewage began spilling into Morro Creek at 160... (Continue reading)

Los Osos retention basin bursts, 20 homes damaged

BY KAREN VELIE Heavy rains destroyed a retention basin in Los Osos on Monday, leading to hundreds of thousands of gallons of water and mud crashing into Vista de Oro Estates. The force of the rushing water and mud filled... (Continue reading)

Tree falls on grocery store in SLO, damages building

By KAREN VELIE As strong winds and heavy rainfall flooded city streets, a tall tree uprooted and toppled onto the Smart & Final store in San Luis Obispo on Monday. The large eucalyptus tree was growing in the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Body found in boat in Morro Bay

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The body of a 78-year-old man was found on Tuesday inside a boat that was being stored on commercial property in Morro Bay. Shortly before 8 a.m., a 911 caller reported a man had possibly died inside... (Continue reading)

Search for missing San Miguel boy continues

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office resumed searching Tuesday morning for the missing 5-year-old boy who was swept away on Monday by raging floodwaters near San Miguel. Law enforcement identified the missing boy as Kyle Doan.... (Continue reading)