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Two people killed in DUI accident in Orcutt

A big rig Sysco truck collided with several vehicles Thursday morning in an apparent DUI crash in Orcutt that killed two people. [Cal Coast Times] A total of six vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. Another eight people sustained... (Continue reading)

Treasurer of Nipomo FFA nonprofit convicted of embezzlement

The former treasurer of a nonprofit associated with the Nipomo High School FFA program pleaded no contest Tuesday to felony embezzlement. Chandra Dee Mehlschau, 48, stole approximately $11,000 from Ag Friends between Dec. 15, 2015 and April 10, 2018 while... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council endorses another mixed-use development

Amid an ongoing wave of mixed-use and high-density housing projects coming to San Luis Obispo, the SLO City Council gave initial approval on Tuesday to another planned development, this one consisting of nearly 250 small to mid-sized apartments, as well... (Continue reading)

Hose leads to a lockdown and SWAT team at Santa Barbara school

A SWAT team, as well as officers from multiple law enforcement agencies, came out to a Santa Barbara school on Tuesday after a student reported seeing a man in a campus parking lot who appeared to have a gun. The... (Continue reading)

Multiple accidents and snow in North County

Snow fell in some areas of San Luis Obispo County, leaving various hilltops with patches of snow on Tuesday. Meanwhile, ice spots on Highway 101 led to multiple accidents Wednesday morning from the Cuesta Grade to north of Atascadero, according... (Continue reading)

Man struck, killed by train in Paso Robles

A man who walked onto the railroad tracks in Paso Robles was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Tuesday evening. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 p.m., the train crashed into the man near Highway 101 and Niblick Road.... (Continue reading)

Judge rules alleged Arroyo Grande rapist will stand trial

An Arroyo Grande man broke into two San Luis Obispo homes last July and held a knife to the throat of two women while they were in bed, raping one of the victims, police investigators testified on Monday. [Tribune] Last... (Continue reading)

Los Osos official questions SLO County’s legal authority

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District is planning to keep Christine Womack on the board for four more years after questioning the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ authority to rescind her appointment, according to a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles murder suspect arrested in Mexico

A man who had been on the run in Mexico for nearly six years is now in the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a murder charge after being caught by Mexican authorities and extradited to the United States. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman rescued from Salinas River

Amid flooding Monday afternoon, a woman became stranded neck deep in the Salinas River in Paso Robles, but was eventually saved by rescue workers. [Cal Coast Times] Local contractors heard the unidentified woman crying for help and spotted her with... (Continue reading)