Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’




Investigators destroy nearly 1,600 marijuana plants

A newly formed cannabis compliance team seized and destroyed nearly 1,600 marijuana plants last week from illegal cultivation in an investigation that included sites in Santa Barbara County and Nipomo, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Nipomo men accused of committing Santa Maria murder

A pair of brothers living in Nipomo are alleged to have committed a murder in Santa Maria early Saturday morning in which a 49-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death. One of the brothers, who is currently on the... (Continue reading)

Amid sexual abuse allegations, Nipomo coach paid severance

The Lucia Mar Unified School District cut ties in June with a former girls wrestling coach accused of sexual abuse and paid him $31,812 as part of a settlement agreement. [Cal Coast Times] Justin Magdaleno, a former wrestling coach and... (Continue reading)

Inmate gets 12 years in prison for attacking SLO County Jail guard

A Nipomo man was sentenced Thursday to 12-years in prison for assaulting a San Luis Obispo County Jail correctional deputy earlier this year, an incident that left the guard with a broken nose and other major injuries. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Gloria Allred files suit accusing Nipomo wrestling coach of sexual abuse

Renowned feminist lawyer Gloria Allred has filed suit on behalf of a Nipomo High School student who was allegedly abused  by one of the school’s former wrestling coaches. [Cal Coast Times] The suit alleges Justin Magdaleno sexually molested the girl... (Continue reading)

Paulding and Compton battle over Trilogy project

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 last week to deny an appeal of the final phase of the Trilogy development in Nipomo, a vote that is now being dubbed unethical by District 4 supervisor candidate Jimmy... (Continue reading)

Deputy shoots and kills Nipomo man after Orcutt bank robbery

A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Nipomo man who was fleeing after allegedly robbing a Coast Hills Credit Union at knifepoint in Orcutt. On Tuesday morning, deputies arrived at the Coast Hills Credit Union in the... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman arrested after wild cross-county chase

A Nipomo woman transporting a wanted suspect led several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase Thursday that started and ended in Santa Barbara County and traversed southern San Luis Obispo County. Though officers arrested the driver and another suspect,... (Continue reading)

Fire burns 47 acres on Nipomo Mesa

A fire burned 47 acres on the Nipomo Mesa on Thursday. Firefighters have reportedly stopped the progress of the blaze, but they have yet to reach full containment. At approximately 2:43 p.m., the fire broke out off of Zenon Way,... (Continue reading)

Officers chase parolee around South County and on Oceano Dunes

A parolee who is wanted in two counties led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase around South County and onto the Oceano Dunes on Wednesday. After driving the wrong way on the highway and speeding by families on the... (Continue reading)