Drunk taxi driver crashes into small child, flees in Lompoc

A “very intoxicated” taxi driver struck a child while driving in Lompoc Tuesday morning and then fled the scene, but ultimately returned and was arrested, police said. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 10 a.m., a small child was walking with... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly baseball coach’s son turns down $2 million to play for father

The star of the San Luis Obispo High School baseball team and son of Cal Poly’s head coach has turned down approximately $2 million and the chance to become a professional as a teenager in order to play for his... (Continue reading)

Creston man drives truck into Santa Margarita Lake

A Creston man momentarily lost consciousness and drove a truck into Santa Margarita Lake Monday morning, but managed to escape the submerged vehicle with a little help from a Good Samaritan. [Cal Coast News] At about 9 a.m., Todd Moore,... (Continue reading)

California tech elites influential at Bilderberg conference

By JOSH FRIEDMAN As the spotlight on the shores of scenic Lake Geneva shined on United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and son-in-law of President Donald Trump Jared Kushner, close observers of the elite and influential Bilderberg group focused... (Continue reading)

SLO county accused of bypassing environmental laws for pot growers

By KAREN VELIE A citizens group from Nipomo filed a lawsuit last week against San Luis Obispo County over a permit issued to a marijuana cultivator, arguing county officials gave the green light without environmental reviews required by state law.... (Continue reading)

Shandon murder victim identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 23-year-old man who was stabbed to death during a fight in Shandon on Saturday as Christopher Vento Wilson of Paso Robles. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 p.m., a 9-1-1... (Continue reading)

Man stabbed to death in Shandon

A 26-year-old man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stabbing a man to death during a fight in Shandon, according the the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] At about 5 p.m., a 9-1-1 caller reported two... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Santa Barbara assault

Santa Barbara police are investigating the murder of a man early Saturday morning on the city’s Eastside. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 1 a.m., a 9-1-1 caller reported an assault that occurred on the 1300 block of Cacique Street. Officers... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man captured after three-day search

A Paso Robles man who was allegedly holding a knife to his throat near Templeton Middle School was arrested on Thursday after evading arrest for several days. [Cal Coast Times] Wanted under an active probation warrant, Daniel Jay Romo, 25,... (Continue reading)

California Democrats consider resolutions critical of Israeli government

At the state party convention taking place this weekend in San Francisco, California Democrats may debate and adopt a variety of resolutions critical of the Israeli government, one of which indirectly links Israel to the massacre of Jews at a... (Continue reading)