Correctional officer allegedly assaulted banker in Grover Beach

BY KAREN VELIE Grover Beach police today arrested a correctional officer at California Men’s Colony who is accused of making a racial slur against a manager at the Grover Beach Wells Fargo branch, and then attacking the bank employee as... (Continue reading)

Fire destroyed building at Camp San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE A fire destroyed a building at Camp San Luis Obispo Monday night, located near the intersection of O’Connor Way and Sutter Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the camp to find the 40 foot by 40 foot building engulfed... (Continue reading)

Deputies searching for Templeton fire training ground vandals

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities are searching for suspects involved in repeated vandalism of the Templeton fire department’s training grounds. Over the past month, fire crews have discovered large amounts of graffiti and broken tools at the training grounds located at... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies San Luis Obispo teen killed in crash

By JOSH FRIEDNAN The California Highway Patrol has identified the 17-year-old San Luis Obispo boy killed in a three-car crash near Cal Poly on Saturday as Finnegan Lee Hartford Osbaldeston. Shortly before 7 a.m., Osbaldeston was driving a white Volvo... (Continue reading)

California man caught with bayonet and machete near DNC headquarters

By JOSH FRIEDMAN United States Capitol Police officers arrested a California man who was armed with a bayonet and machete outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters early Monday morning and who allegedly promoted white supremacist ideology while claiming to be... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s waste agency to pay $44,670 to settle lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County’s waste management agency has agreed to release records and pay $44,670 in legal costs in an agreement to resolve a public records request lawsuit brought by private investigator Carl Knudson. The agreement also... (Continue reading)

Who is San Simeon CSD’s general manager?

OPINION by HENRY KRZCIUK “My name is Charles Grace … .” Please watch the video. You decide if Charles Grace is the San Simeon Community Services District general manager. District board chair Gwen Kellas, the other directors, district counsel, and... (Continue reading)

Two people injured in shooting in Lompoc

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A gang-related shooting in Lompoc Saturday evening left one man in critical condition and another victim hospitalized. A caller reported a shooting at about 9:30 p.m. in the 500 block of North M. Street, according to the... (Continue reading)

Power outages impact thousands of SLO County residents

By KAREN VELIE For the third time in five days, thousands of San Luis Obispo County residents lost power on Sunday. Shortly after 6 p.m., more than 3,000 PG&E customers lost power in Atascadero, Creston and San Luis Obispo. PG&E... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County pushed Dan DeVaul to sell Sunny Acres

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Amid its ongoing spat with SLO rancher Dan DeVaul, San Luis Obispo County reportedly pushed for the sale of DeVaul’s property to a Santa Margarita couple, a deal DeVaul has rejected. DeVauls’s 72-acre ranch lies on the... (Continue reading)