Atascadero man hit by vehicle in critical condition

A 46-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Atascadero Monday night. Shortly after 6 p.m., the Atascadero man was attempting to cross Morro Road near a McDonalds restaurant when he was struck by the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly considering campus pub

Cal Poly officials are asking students if they are in favor of changing the school’s dry designation as they consider adding an on-campus pub. [MustangNews] According to a Mustang News poll of 100 students, 76 percent were in favor of... (Continue reading)

Phony audiologist in jail

A man who falsely claimed to be audiologist and his wife turned themselves in Tuesday after police showed up to arrest them at their Atascadero home. On Monday, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy issued arrest warrants... (Continue reading)

Pit bull bites three-year-old boy in the face

A pit bull attacked a three-year-old boy in Southern San Luis Obispo County Sunday night, sending him to the emergency room with severe injuries. [KSBY] Just before midnight, the three-year-old and his mother were visiting the home of family friend... (Continue reading)

SLO courthouse evacuated after fire alarms go off

Fire alarms sounded at the San Luis Obispo courthouse Tuesday morning, prompting the evacuation of about 100 people. [Tribune] A burnt out air blower caused smoke that set off the fire alarms, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department.... (Continue reading)

California health exchange concealing insurance ratings

California’s newly created health insurance exchange is withholding quality ratings of health plans, irking companies offering highly rated plans. [LA Times] Covered California, the state exchange created under the Affordable Care Act, offers customers a variety of plans provided by... (Continue reading)

Arrest warrant issued for fake San Luis Obispo audiologist

A man who claimed to be an audiologist and his wife failed to appear at San Luis Obispo County Superior Court for an arraignment Monday prompting a judge to file arrest warrants for the pair. Aaron Marquis, 46, is accused... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay to fire city attorney

The Morro Bay City Council decided to fire City Attorney Rob Schultz during a closed session meeting Monday. After more than three hours of closed session discussions, the council directed its outside legal counsel, San Luis Obispo attorney Steven Simas,... (Continue reading)

Heritage Oaks Bancorp and Mission Community Bancorp plan merger

Mission Community Bank and Heritage Oaks Bank announced on Monday plans to merge, which could create the largest community bank headquartered on the Central Coast. Heritage Oaks Bancorp is purchasing Mission Community Bancorp for approximately $56.4 million. After the merger,... (Continue reading)

Hydrogen highway coming to California

Governor Jerry Brown has approved a plan to construct 100 hydrogen fueling stations in California in the next 10 years. [SB Sun] Currently, there are about 300 hydrogen-powered cars in operation in California with only nine fuel stations statewide. But,... (Continue reading)