Find dining, drink and other specials in SLO County

Find great local deals on dining, entertainment, legal services, automotive, landscaping and more while supporting San Luis Obispo County businesses and the local economy. Cafe Roma Restaurant in San Luis Obispo Happy hour on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with half... (Continue reading)

Friends of Oceano Dunes wins another victory against Coastal Commission

By KAREN VELIE Friends of the Oceano Dunes won another contentious legal battle against the California Coastal Commission on Wednesday. A judge denied the state’s motion for summary judgement in a quiet title lawsuit. In an attempt to have portions... (Continue reading)

Crews search Santa Maria water basin for missing man

By Josh Friedman Rescue crews are searching for a man who went missing after possibly entering a water catchment basin in Santa Maria Tuesday night. Shortly before 11 p.m., a 911 caller reported her acquaintance, 32-year-old David Navarro, could not... (Continue reading)

Central Coast reservoirs show remarkable recovery

By KAREN VELIE After years of critically low-levels at reservoirs, water storage levels throughout the Central Coast have show remarkable recoveries. In Nov. 2022, most of California was in moderate to extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. As... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for burglarizing storage units

By KAREN VELIE Paso Robles police officers arrested a 28-year-old man on Tuesday who rented a storage unit before allegedly burglarizing other units at the facility. After several people reported their storage lockers at a facility on Union Road had... (Continue reading)

Mudslide, downed trees close Highway 41 in Atascadero

By KAREN VELIE Highway 41 remains closed in both directions from San Gabriel Road to Los Altos Road in Atascadero because of slide activity, downed trees and electric wires. The section of road closed during the atmospheric river storm on... (Continue reading)

Man sentenced to 142 years to life for sexually abusing two children

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County judge on Wednesday sentenced a San Jose man to more than 142 years to life in prison for molesting two children.  Marco Antonio Navabarrera, 47, committed the crimes between 2015 and 2019,... (Continue reading)

Wrong-way DUI driver arrested for DUI after fatal Paso Robles crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Investigators have determined the driver who went the wrong way on Highway 101 in Paso Robles Tuesday night and killed a person was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.  Alvaro Alvizo Diaz,... (Continue reading)

Is Wade Horton’s job on the chopping block?

By KAREN VELIE A new majority on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will likely determine the fate of County Administrative Officer Wade Horton during a closed session meeting on March 21. The meeting agenda refers to an... (Continue reading)

How much rain fell on SLO County during latest atmospheric river?

By KAREN VELIE Heavy rains and winds pummeled San Luis Obispo County during the latest atmospheric river with one area of the county recording more than 5 inches. Here is a look at how much rain fell in your area.... (Continue reading)