Human bones found during SLO County search, not Kyle Doan

By KAREN VELIE Adult human bones were found along the Salinas River amid an ongoing search for missing 5-year-old Kyle Doan, who was not located during the two-day search, said San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson. On July 7th... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for identity theft, counterfeiting suspects

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police officers are searching for a man and woman who allegedly used stolen credit cards to purchase more than $1,000 of gift cards.  On Saturday afternoon, a burglar smashed the window of a vehicle... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 355 acres near San Miguel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire that started on Sunday near San Miguel has burned 355 acres and is 80% contained, as of Monday morning.  Shortly before 4 p.m., a caller reported a fire burning close to Indian Valley and Vineyard... (Continue reading)

SLO County dining and other specials in July

Find great local deals on dining, entertainment, legal services, automotive, landscaping and more while supporting San Luis Obispo County businesses and the local economy. Shin’s Sushi restaurant in San Luis Obispo Shin’s offers discounts on select rolls Sunday through Thursday.... (Continue reading)

14-year-old shot and killed in Santa Maria

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A shooting amid a large gathering in Santa Maria Friday night left a 14-year-old boy dead and a 21-year-old man wounded. A group had gathered in a parking lot near the 1300 block of S. Bradley Road... (Continue reading)

SLO High School’s former athletic director accused of sexual misconduct, on leave

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo High School’s head basketball coach and former athletic director, who also is a history teacher, was suspended from his duties and placed on administrative leave earlier this year amid allegations of sexual misconduct regarding... (Continue reading)

Franklin’s Hot Springs, a Paso Robles treasure

OPINION by GLEN O’HAGAN Franklin’s Hot Springs in Paso Robles has been a local staple for over 60 years. It all began with an oil company, the discovery of the springs and an old man named Franklin who had an... (Continue reading)

Guadalupe man suspected of murdering his wife, on the run

By KAREN VELIE Police are searching for a Guadalupe man who is suspected of murdering his 32-year-old wife and leaving her body in San Diego near a United States-Mexico border crossing. On July 4, a security guard found Leyva Oregel... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man killed while allegedly fleeing a crash in Modesto

By KAREN VELIE A car crashed into and killed a 27-year-old Paso Robles man who was allegedly attempting to flee the scene of an accident on Highway 99 in Modesto on Thursday evening. Shortly before midnight, Christopher Graham was headed... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys structures, vehicles and memorabilia in Templeton

By RICHARD BASTIAN A fire in Templeton on Thursday destroyed a barn, garage, three outbuilding and multiple vehicles including a Model T. Shortly before noon, Frank Pfizer and a friend were sitting outside when they noticed smoke coming from a... (Continue reading)