Two injured in San Luis Obispo plane crash

Two people were injured when the single engine vintage plane they were flying crashed Thursday morning in the 1100 block of Stenner Creek Road on the Cal Poly campus. The pilot radioed controllers at the San Luis Obispo County Regional... (Continue reading)

Home invader found in bed

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a man they found in a bed at a Los Osos residence he had broken into on Wednesday morning. The occupants of the home told deputies a man they did not recognize was... (Continue reading)

American Perspective Bank president resigns

American Perspective Bank announced the resignation of Thomas J. Beene, the bank’s president and chief executive officer, who decided to leave the bank to pursue other professional opportunities, according to a press release. Mr. Beene began working for the Bank... (Continue reading)

PG&E ordered to reduce gas pressure limits

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has ordered PG&E to reduce pressure on four natural gas transmission lines, saying the utility ran the safety lines well above legal safety levels. [SF Chronicle] Two of the pipes are located in the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Council seeks end to binding arbitration

Voters may get another chance to vote on binding arbitration, a mandate that resulted in public safety employees receiving a 30 percent raise in 2008. [Tribune] San Luis Obispo Council members Andrew Carter, Dan Carpenter and Kathy Smith voted in... (Continue reading)

Some state parks to close

Plans are currently underway to close some California state parks due to budget problems. [San Francisco Chronicle] California Natural Resources chief John Laird told reporters Monday night that a number of state parks are currently being considered for closure. “An... (Continue reading)

Monterey County ranks highest in youth murders

Monterey County ranked highest in California youth murders rates in 2009, according to a new study released this month by the Violence Policy Center. [TheCalifornian] The study, “Lost Youth” is a county-by-county analysis of homicide victims ages 10 to 24.... (Continue reading)

PG&E weather forecast for Tuesday February 1

Inland Temperatures, Paso Robles Actual Predicted Mon Tue ... (Continue reading)

Butterflies at Pismo Beach Monarch Grove, photos

From late October through February, experience the wonder of the Monarch Butterfly migration to the groves of eucalyptus trees at Pismo Beach State Park. With an average count of 25,000 butterflies arriving a year, Pismo Beach is arguably the largest... (Continue reading)

Northern California continues to protest Smart Meters

As PG&E continues to install wireless Smart Meters across San Luis Obispo County, the debate surrounding the controversial equipment continues to spark across northern California. [NY Times] An eclectic mix of right-wing Tea Party members and left-leaning environmentalists are joining... (Continue reading)