Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’

Fire severely damages Nipomo home

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire caused damage to 60% of the structure of a Nipomo house on Tuesday.  Shortly before 2 p.m., a caller reported the blaze burning at a home in the 800 block of Inga Road, according to... (Continue reading)

Nipomo hires new general manager

By KAREN VELIE The Nipomo Community Services District Board voted on Wednesday to appoint Raymond Dienzo as general manager. Dienzo replaces Mario Iglesias who announced plans to retire last February. After six months of recruiting efforts, the Nipomo board determined... (Continue reading)

Person injured in Nipomo house fire

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN A fire broke out at a house in Nipomo Tuesday evening, resulting in one person suffering burns.  A caller reported the blaze shortly after 5 p.m. at a home near the 300 block of W. Tefft... (Continue reading)

Hancock College instructor accused of drugging, raping Nipomo woman

By KAREN VELIE A former Hancock College instructor is battling allegations he drugged and raped a Nipomo woman. While working as an instructor at Hancock College in Santa Maria, 29-year-old Kevin Daily allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at her home... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 planning demolition, remediation of Nipomo refinery

By KAREN VELIE Phillips 66 shut down its refinery in Nipomo in January and then applied for permits in March to demolish the facility and restore the land. San Luis Obispo County plans to host multiple public scoping meetings in... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man arrested for seeking teen boy for sex

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Maria police detectives arrested a 58-year-old Nipomo man on Tuesday who allegedly attempted to meet a 14-year-old boy in order to engage in sex acts.  Richard Cavazos arranged on social media to meet with a person... (Continue reading)

Ex-Nipomo pastor arrested for child molestation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday arrested a former Nipomo pastor for child molestation that allegedly occurred years ago over an extended period of time. Last September, sheriff’s detectives received a report about child molestation... (Continue reading)

Deputies nab two people with drugs and firearms in Nipomo

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people they found with a large amount of drugs and firearms during a traffic stop in Nipomo on Tuesday. On Feb. 21, a deputy pulled over a vehicle for... (Continue reading)

One person stabbed during New Years gathering in Nipomo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 20-year-old man allegedly stabbed another man at a New Year’s gathering in Nipomo early Sunday morning, according to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office. Shortly before 1 a.m., a 911 caller reported a disturbance in the... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in possible DUI crash in Nipomo

A 23-year-old man is suspected of driving under the influence when he crashed his car head-on into a vehicle carrying two women in Nipomo, causing one death, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10:30 p.m., Edgar Morales... (Continue reading)