Articles Tagged With ‘Guns’




To reduce violence, solve issues with people not guns

OPINION by OTIS PAGE While President Barack Obama cites Climate Change as our nation’s greatest threat, he rationalizes the San Bernardino massacre as a gun issue initially discounting the terrorist implications. His insistent conclusion that the guns are the problem... (Continue reading)

Kern County leads the country in homicides by cops

Law enforcement officers in Kern County have killed more people per capita than in any other county in the United States this year. Kern County officers killed 13 people in 2015. [Guardian] By comparison, NYPD officers killed nine people across... (Continue reading)

17 wounded, 14 killed in San Bernardino shooting

UPDATE: Two suspects in the San Bernardino shooting, a man and a woman, were killed in a gun fight with police officers after a car chase Wednesday. The male suspect has been identified as Syed Farook, a San Bernardino County... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria locals demonstrate for peace

Amid a weekend that included four separate shootings with five gunshot victims – one fatal – about 60 residents of Santa Maria participated in a demonstration at the corner of Broadway and Main streets. Attendees prayed in English and Spanish... (Continue reading)

5 shot, 1 killed in Santa Maria

One person was killed and four others suffered gunshot wounds during three separate gang related shootings in Santa Maria on Friday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., a gunman shot a man in the upper torso at 1240 W. Bethel Lane.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles clairvoyant charged with murder

The 61-year-old woman arrested for murdering a man at the Dancing Horse Retreat in Paso Robles on Saturday has been identified as Nicole Honait Luxor, a self described clairvoyant. San Luis Obispo County deputies booked Luxor, who was sporting a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles standoff ends, one dead

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a woman in her early 60s on Saturday following a nine hour standoff at a home in rural Paso Robles. Inside the home on the 4200 block of Old Nacimiento Road, Deputies found... (Continue reading)

One person killed in Paso Robles standoff

UPDATE: 8 p.m., San Luis Opispo County Sheriff deputies entered the rural Paso Robles home and discovered the male victim had died. His name is not being released at this time and his body remains in the home. Deputies continue... (Continue reading)

Armed robber sought in Shell Beach holdup

Pismo Beach police are seeking an armed man who stole a woman’s purse at gunpoint in Shell Beach Saturday night and has since evaded capture. At about 10:30 p.m., the woman was getting out of a car in the 300... (Continue reading)

Murder suicide in Santa Ynez

For the second time in less than a month, family members have died in apparent murder suicides in the Santa Ynez Valley. This weekends victims are the estranged wife and son of Steve Pappas, a 2008 and 2012 candidate for... (Continue reading)