Board votes to close Georgia Brown Elementary School in Paso Robles

By KAREN VELIE The Paso Robles Joint Unified School District voted 6-1 on Tuesday to close Georgia Brown Elementary School campus and disperse students and staff to one of the middle schools starting in the 2024-2025 school year, with Trustee... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria police arrest man over multiple sexual assaults

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Maria police arrested a man last week for allegedly committing multiple sexual assaults over a span of several years.  On Jan. 18, the Santa Maria Police Department Detective Bureau served search and arrest warrants in the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly protestors attempt to break into building, start riot – video

By KAREN VELIE Eight pro-Palestinian protestors were arrested at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo on Monday after they attempted to break into a building and started a riot. One suspect is charged with snatching an officer’s firearm. Aware of... (Continue reading)

Fatal crash in Atascadero, man charged with manslaughter

By KAREN VELIE California Highway Patrol officers filed manslaughter charges against a man involved in a fatal crash in Atascadero on Sunday. A Fresno woman, 32-year-old Edna Marquez Galindo, was killed in the crash, according to the CHP. Shortly before... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly strike over, faculty accepts less than previously offered

By KAREN VELIE Following a one-day strike and months of negotiations, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s faculty union and California State University management reached a tentative agreement on Monday. While faculty members went back to work on Tuesday, it appears... (Continue reading)

Jurors split on murder charge over SLO County fentanyl death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County jurors split on whether or not to convict a woman of murder for selling fentanyl that killed a Templeton man, but a judge has thus far refused to declare a mistrial. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)

Find San Luis Obispo County rainfall totals, reservoir levels

By KAREN VELIE A series of storms soaked San Luis Obispo County over the past five days, with the heaviest rain hitting on Monday morning. SLO County rainfall totals are slightly above average for this time of year. Local reservoir... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police arrest suspects for illegal clamming

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Pismo Beach police officers recently arrested several suspects for illegal clamming and seized more than 100 clams from them. Last Saturday, officers contacted several people who were illegally clamming north of the Pismo Beach Pier. Officers found... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man guilty of raping children

By KAREN VELIE A judge sentenced a 42-year-old San Luis Obispo man who pled guilty to raping children, burglary and other sex crimes to 80 years to life in prison plus four years, according to prosecutors. Juan Adriel CambrayMiranda pled... (Continue reading)

Faculty members picket outside Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE Dozens of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo faculty members walked the picket line in the rain on Monday morning, the start of a five-day protest. Nearly 30,000 professors, lecturers, librarians, counselors, and coaches across the 23-campus CSU... (Continue reading)