SLO grants more than $200,000 to CAPSLO

The San Luis Obispo City Council approved more than $200,000 in funding to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo Tuesday evening after acknowledging allegations that the nonprofit is fraudulently handling homeless clients’ accounts. The council unanimously approved $125,988... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man arrested for burglary

An Arroyo Grande man who had been arrested for shooting a man in San Luis Obispo in 2011 is now in jail for attempted robbery. Sepehr Moarefy, 22, of Arroyo Grande and Jeffrey Marqell Hawkins, 28, of Long Beach attempted... (Continue reading)

Three SLO County flu deaths in two weeks

San Luis Obispo County public health officials said Tuesday that three people who tested positive for the flu virus have died in the county in the past two weeks and warned that this flu season is an especially harsh one.... (Continue reading)

Price Canyon debate continues in Pismo Beach

People for and against the Spanish Springs development are talking about potential transformations to the community if the Pismo Beach project proposal successfully finds its way through the process. Both sides have made claims. Proponents and city staff have been... (Continue reading)

FBI agents arrest San Luis Obispo Police officer

FBI agents arrested a San Luis Obispo Police officer earlier today following an approximately two-week sting into allegations of police misconduct, sources said. Officer Cory Pierce allegedly took drugs from criminals and the evidence locker in order to resell. He... (Continue reading)

SLO council considering grant money for CAPSLO

The San Luis Obispo City Council will consider giving more than $200,000 Tuesday evening to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo. As part of a yearly Community Development Block Grant, from the Department of Housing and Urban Development,... (Continue reading)

Three women sexually assaulted in SLO

Sexual assaults of three college age women occurred late Saturday night and early Sunday morning on Foothill Boulevard in San Luis Obispo. Around 11 p.m. Saturday, a male suspect approached two women near the corner of Foothill and California boulevards,... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district superintendent resigns

Amid lawsuits, state fines and notices of violation the superintendent of the South San Luis Obispo Sanitation District has tendered his resignation. Sanitation plant superintendent Bob Barlogio’s last day is slated to be March 22. Barlogio stepped in as interim... (Continue reading)

California lawmaker proposes earthquake warning system

State Senator Alex Padilla has introduced a bill to create a statewide early warning system for earthquakes that would cost at least $80 million. [Mercury News] The proposed system would warn residents up to 60 seconds in advance of an... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes truck in Santa Maria after fleeing CHP

A man driving a stolen truck crashed into several vehicles and injured three people Sunday while leading the California Highway Patrol on a chase from Nipomo to Santa Maria. [KSBY] A CHP officer attempted to stop 21-year-old Juan Benitez around... (Continue reading)