Arroyo Grande man killed in crash identified

CHP officials identified the Arroyo Grande man who died Friday after his motorcycle collided with a tractor on the outskirts of San Luis Obispo as Christopher James Crimmins, 48. Shortly after 1 p.m., Crimmins was driving northbound on Orcutt Road... (Continue reading)

Nipomo residents displaced after house fire 

An early Monday morning car fire spread to a home in Nipomo, leaving two residents displaced. At about 2.m., a 911 caller reported a vehicle fire at 431 Bar K Lane, according to Cal Fire. KSBY reports the vehicle became... (Continue reading)

16-year-old boy falls off cliff near Cayucos

Cal Fire personnel rescued a teen who fell off a cliff northwest of Cayucos near Highway 1 and N. Ocean Avenue on Saturday evening. At about 8 p.m., a caller reported the 16-year-old teen had fallen, according to Cal Fire.... (Continue reading)

Teen accused of arson at Paso Robles Smart & Final

Paso Robles police arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly starting a fire Thursday morning at the Smart & Final on Spring Street, according to fire officials. At about 5:30 a.m., before the store had opened to the public, an employee... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County’s unemployment rate continues to decline

BY CCN STAFF The California Employment Development Department on Friday announced San Luis Obispo County’s unemployment rate in August fell to 7.8 percent. That is still far above pre-coronavirus levels, but a sign the county’s economy is improving. In August,... (Continue reading)

SLO County could reopen more businesses soon

If San Luis Obispo County continues to maintain an average of 19.5 coronavirus cases or less a day for another four days, multiple businesses can either reopen or relax restrictions as the county moves from purple to the red tier.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man killed in crash

A 48-year-old Arroyo Grande man died Friday after his motorcycle collided with a tractor outside of San Luis Obispo. Shortly after 1 p.m., the motorcyclist was headed northbound on Orcutt Road when he encountered a slow-moving John Deere tractor. The... (Continue reading)

Man survives shooting on San Ysabel Avenue in Paso Robles

By CCN STAFF A Paso Robles man was shot outside his home on San Ysabel Avenue on Thursday evening. He is expected to survive his injuries. Shortly before 10 p.m., a vehicle drove up to David Chavez ‘s house, and... (Continue reading)

Attorney says police targeted San Luis Obispo protest leader

By CCN STAFF Attorneys for San Luis Obispo BLM protest leader Tianna Arata are seeking to have her charges of disturbing the peace, obstruction and false imprisonment dismissed, asserting her actions are protected under the First Amendment and that she... (Continue reading)

Armed man robs convenience store in Orcutt

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven in Orcutt early Tuesday morning. At about 3:25 a.m., the suspect entered the store, threatened the clerk with a gun and fled with an undisclosed amount... (Continue reading)