Gunman shoots man in Santa Barbara

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A gunman shot and wounded a man in Santa Barbara on Monday evening. Shortly before 8 p.m., a caller reported a shooting in the 1200 block of San Pascual Street. Responders arrived at the scene and found... (Continue reading)

We are the parents

OPINION by SARA SEMMES Even as a homeschooling mom in San Luis Obispo County, I still can’t help but feel compelled to stand up against what is going on in our public schools. It just plain feels wrong to the... (Continue reading)

Adopt a cockroach at the Charles Paddock Zoo

By KAREN VELIE Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero is offering a unique way to show your true affection, with adopt-a-cockroach. During the month of February, you can give that special someone in your... (Continue reading)

Los Osos woman sentenced to six years for second DUI

By KAREN VELIE A judge sentenced a Los Osos woman to six years in state prison for driving while under the influence of alcohol, her second DUI conviction. In 2017, Gianna Brencola struck the bicycle of Kennedy Love while driving... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly lands former elite high school quarterback

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A once highly recruited quarterback announced Monday that he transferred from the University of Washington to Cal Poly. Sam Huard, the son of former NFL quarterback Damon Huard, entered college as a five-star recruit and rated as... (Continue reading)

Car flips over in Madonna Inn parking lot in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A car rolled over on the driveway in front of the Madonna Inn Sunday night. The driver hit landscape rocks in front of the hotel, causing the vehicle to flip, according to police. No one suffered injuries... (Continue reading)

Ruling describes failures of Paso Robles officers during rampage

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles police officers allegedly failed to do their jobs and confront an armed suspect firing shots at the station, instead electing to stand down for more than three hours, according to a ruling filed on Thursday.... (Continue reading)

More than a dozen SLO County roads remain closed

By KAREN VELIE More than two weeks after storms pounded San Luis Obispo County, state and local agencies have reopened the majority of road closed because of flooding, mudslides and damage. As crews remove debris, officials have reopened some roads... (Continue reading)

Gas prices rising in SLO County, find the best prices

By KAREN VELIE Normally prices fall during the winter months, but not in 2023. In San Luis Obispo County, and throughout the nation, gas prices are rising. The average price for a gallon of gas in San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Judge blocks law punishing doctors for differing views on COVID

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A federal judge temporarily blocked a California law that allows the state medical board to suspend or revoke the licenses of doctors who give patients information that contradicts the state’s officials stance on COVID-19 vaccines and other... (Continue reading)