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Munitions firing starts 3 fires near Camp San Luis Obispo

Cal Fire crews extinguished three separate vegetation fires Saturday night at Camp San Luis Obispo suspected to be caused by munitions firing. Shortly after 11 p.m., the first fire broke out, according to Cal Fire. Within the next three hours,... (Continue reading)

Soldier run over by truck at Camp San Luis

A truck crashed into a female National Guard soldier at Camp San Luis Obispo on Monday and then rolled over her lower body. The 31-year-old soldier suffered major injuries and was airlifted to a Fresno hospital for emergency surgery. Her... (Continue reading)

Dracula Spectacula, event photos

The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum is known for its fun themed fundraisers, and this year’s event topped them all. Dracula Spectacula drew more than 200 vampires and their victims to the Officer’s Club at Camp San Luis Obispo for... (Continue reading)

Governor Brown approves whistleblower protection, military reform

By LISA RIZZO The California Military Whistleblower Protection Act, prompted by an investigation at Camp San Luis Obispo into bonus and incentive fraud among the ranks of the California National Guard, was signed into law Friday. The military reform package,... (Continue reading)

Firefighter dies on hike

A California Men’s Colony inmate firefighter on a routine training hike collapsed and died Tuesday at Camp San Luis National Guard Base, according to a Cal Fire press release. The man, whose name has not been released pending notification of... (Continue reading)

Camp San Luis Obispo whistle-blower spurs military reform

In response to bonus and incentive fraud plaguing the California National Guard and revealed by a federal auditor working at Camp San Luis Obispo, reform may soon be enacted if three “urgency” bills moving through the state legislature become law. The... (Continue reading)

Camp San Luis Obispo office OK’d $15.2 million in fraudulent claims

A former California National Guard manager admits she submitted $15.2 million in false and fraudulent claims to the United States Department of Defense (USDOD)—all of which was approved at an office at Camp San Luis Obispo, then wrongfully paid out... (Continue reading)

The shame of Camp Roberts

The California Army National Guard has come to depend upon Camp Roberts, on the northern tip of San Luis Obispo County, as its primary training facility, but a new investigation reveals a facility in great disrepair amid waste on a... (Continue reading)