SLO County specials and deals, from dining to automotive

Find great local deals on dining, entertainment, legal services, automotive, landscaping and more while supporting San Luis Obispo County businesses and the local economy. During January, several restaurants are providing three-course meal deals, with savings of up to 35%. Gardens... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies Paso Robles man killed in crash

By KAREN VELIE The California Highway Patrol identified the 70-year-old Paso Robles man who died in a crash on Highway 46 on Tuesday afternoon as Richard Clement. Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Clement was headed westbound on Highway 46... (Continue reading)

Update: SLO County crews open previously flooded roads

By KAREN VELIE As multiple storms pounded San Luis Obispo County last week, state and local agencies closed roads and highways because of flooding, mudslides and damage. As rain water subsides and crews remove debris, officials have reopened some roads... (Continue reading)

Woman leads officers on chase from Santa Maria to Arroyo Grande

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A woman led officers on a chase from Santa Maria to Arroyo Grande Tuesday night, culminating with her arrest at a Chevron station. Shortly before 11 p.m., the woman headed northbound on Highway 101 with several officers... (Continue reading)

Driver attempts to drive around barricade in Arroyo Grande, gets stuck

By KAREN VELIE After multiple local drivers drove around road closed signs, San Luis Obispo County Public Works placed a concrete barrier at Corbett Canyon Road near Corbett Highlands Place in rural Arroyo Grande during last weeks storms. The driver... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in single car crash on Highway 46

By KAREN VELIE A 70-year-old Paso Robles man died in a crash on Highway 46 west of Highway 101 on Tuesday afternoon, according to the CHP. Shortly before 2 p.m., the Paso Robles man was headed westbound on Highway 46... (Continue reading)

SLO County sheriff deputies resume search for missing boy

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Rescue crews have resumed searching for the missing 5-year-old boy, after a temporary halt in the search because of the storm on Saturday. On the morning of Jan. 9, Lyndsy Doan drove through the San Marcos Creek... (Continue reading)

Two more bodies found in SLO County hotel room

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande police found two bodies in a room at the Aloha Inn on Jan. 7, police said. There are now two cases of multiple bodies found in a hotel room in SLO County on a Saturday... (Continue reading)

Construction site fire injures three people in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire at a construction site injured two men and a woman in Santa Maria early Tuesday morning. Shortly after midnight, a caller reported a recreational vehicle engulfed in flames at a construction site in the 3500... (Continue reading)

IRS extends tax deadlines for people in SLO and Santa Barbara counties

By KAREN VELIE The Internal Revenue Service is providing a one-month extension for residents and businesses in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties because of the recent storms, the IRS announced last week. Federal taxpayers in 31 California counties... (Continue reading)