Articles Tagged With ‘Creston’




Sniper facing criminal charge in Creston dog shooting

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A Creston ranch owner who shot and killed a neighbor’s prize Rhodesian Ridgeback from atop a sniper’s tower has been charged with one misdemeanor count of cruelty to an animal, according to a district attorney’s criminal complaint... (Continue reading)

Are officials planning to export water from the Paso Robles basin?

OPINION by JIM OLESNANIK On Oct. 8, I attended a meeting at the Creston Elementary School. The meeting was billed as a “workshop” on “Sustainable Management Criteria” and presented by the Paso Basin Cooperative Committee. The workshop was presented by... (Continue reading)

Creston man facing prosecution after killing dog

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A criminal prosecution will proceed against a Creston man who admitted to shooting and killing a prize Rhodesian Ridgeback owned by a neighbor. District Attorney Dan Dow has passed the case along to a deputy, according to... (Continue reading)

Prized dog gunned down, prosecutor ponders charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN The morning’s first sunlight was barely peeking through the oaks as Snoop Dogg, a 2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, nosed open a sliding glass door and began his usual morning duties, consisting primarily of patrolling the perimeter of the... (Continue reading)

Electrical outage leaves more than 4,000 without power

A power outage in Atascadero, Creston and rural Santa Margarita is affecting 4,139 PG&E customers. [Cal Coast Times] The outage was first reported at 6:48 p.m. PG&E officials estimate power will be restored by 10:15 p.m. The cause of the... (Continue reading)

Victim of Creston DUI crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified a 28-year-old Shandon man as the person killed when an intoxicated driver wrecked an SUV near Creston on Sunday. Artemio V. Pacheco died in the crash, while the driver, 31-year-old Eusebio Ruizluis of Shandon,... (Continue reading)

Passenger dies in DUI crash near Creston

A person died Sunday afternoon in a crash north of Creston on Creston Road near Highway 41, according to the CHP. The driver of a Ford SUV allegedly wrecked the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, killing the lone... (Continue reading)

Creston man killed in Highway 58 crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man killed in a crash east of Santa Margarita on Friday as John Elton Suhrke, 69, of Creston. At 4:15 p.m., Suhrke was driving eastbound on Highway 58 in a 2007 Kia when... (Continue reading)

Creston baby drowned at the hands of her mother

A newborn baby who died in a bathtub shortly after birth on Saturday drowned at the hands of her mother, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Coroner’s Office. The mother also died on Saturday, and the cause of... (Continue reading)

Deputies investigating death of mother and infant

The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Creston woman and her newborn baby who both died on Saturday. Early in the morning, Brandy Stanton, 37, was taking a bath at her home in Creston when... (Continue reading)