Articles Tagged With ‘Guns’




Santa Maria man shot, stabbed, killed

Santa Maria police are investigating the violent murder of a man who was found with gunshot and stabs wounds early Saturday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 1 a.m., dispatchers sent officers to the area of Sunrise Drive and Bradley... (Continue reading)

Several people injured in gang violence in Santa Maria

In separate incidents, one man was shot multiple times and another was stabbed multiple times in Santa Maria on Tuesday. Shortly before 11 a.m., a caller reported a shooting in the area of Western Avenue and Battles Road. Officers arrived... (Continue reading)

Armed Santa Maria gangster flees police

A gathering of gang members at a local park morphed into a police chase and six arrests on Wednesday, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 3:30 p.m., gang members were reportedly gathered at Preisker... (Continue reading)

AG felon caught with meth, heroin and gun at traffic stop

A traffic stop conducted Wednesday afternoon in Oceano netted 9 grams of methamphetamine and approximately 6.5 grams of heroin, as well as a loaded handgun, each of which were found inside the vehicle of a felon from Arroyo Grande, according... (Continue reading)

Solvang man threatens to shoot victim, meet in the afterlife

A 57-year-old Solvang man pointed a loaded handgun at a person’s head while making threats on Friday morning. An intoxicated Timothy Johnson also posted plans on Facebook to see his victim in the afterlife, according to the Santa Barbara County... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest teens over Snapchat gun threat

A Snapchat threat that led to the lockdown of four Paso Robles schools on Tuesday has resulted in the arrest of two teens on a firearm charge. [Cal Coast Times] On Tuesday morning, a Paso Robles High School student met... (Continue reading)

SLO County sheriff deputy’s history of shooting suspects

One of the San Luis Obispo County deputies who shot and killed a man driving on Highway 101 last year, was sued four years earlier after he shot an unarmed man in the back. While the district attorney in Los... (Continue reading)

The nation’s focus on gun violence is misdirected

OPINION by RON ARNOLDSEN This opinion piece will stir the “pot” and will have some saying I am bizarre. However, I choose to think that I have vision and the rest of the country wears bifocals. I am somewhat amazed... (Continue reading)

Man attacked Chumash security guard before being shot and killed

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man shot and killed by a Chumash Casino security guard early Tuesday morning as a Santa Barbara resident who was permanently banned from the casino property. Prior to being shot and... (Continue reading)

Arming school staff could prevent tragedy

OPINION by JODY LANGFORD Predictably, after every mass shooting, most recently the tragedy in Florida, the same anti-gun talking heads spew the same talking points. They call for “reasonable” gun laws and blame the NRA and the “gun culture” for... (Continue reading)