Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’

Nipomo cockfighting ring uncovered

Sheriff’s deputies discovered a cockfighting ring while serving a search warrant at Orchard Road in Nipomo on Friday morning. During their search, deputies from San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s offices discovered two large compounds that were walled... (Continue reading)

Oceano’s unapproved water sale pursuit

OPINION By JULIE TACKER We are all aware of the decade’s long water shortage in Nipomo. For years the community has struggled with basin management, litigation and rising costs, a plight that will continue into the future. In November the... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes truck in Santa Maria after fleeing CHP

A man driving a stolen truck crashed into several vehicles and injured three people Sunday while leading the California Highway Patrol on a chase from Nipomo to Santa Maria. [KSBY] A CHP officer attempted to stop 21-year-old Juan Benitez around... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Parkinson admits to officer brutality

By KAREN VELIE In response to a citizen complaint, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson  confirmed that under the color of authority a deputy used excessive and unnecessary force in dealing with a minor traffic violation. Under former sheriff... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy assault was family affair

By KAREN VELIE Driving from a celebration at a local church, donning a dress shirt and tie, a 5 foot 3 inch Nipomo man was not worried when a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy pulled behind the car he... (Continue reading)

Ty Hill pleads guilty to murder, no death penalty

Ty Hill pled guilty to participating in the murder of Dystiny Myers on Wednesday in exchange for taking the death penalty off the table. Hill was facing the death penalty while his four co-defendants are facing murder charges in the... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man killed on Highway 101

A 25-year-old Nipomo man died in a car crash on Highway 101 Tuesday in south San Luis Obispo. The Ford Ranger driven by Bryden Reid collided with a semi truck around 4:30 p.m. just north of the Higuera exit. The... (Continue reading)

Armed robbery at Nipomo market

Two masked men armed with handguns robbed the La Placita Market in Nipomo on Saturday at about 10 p.m. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the robbers fled on foot onto Orchard Avenue to a getaway car. San Luis... (Continue reading)

Southern California embracing water desalination

A Southern California water agency approved a contract Thursday to buy the entire output of what would be the Western Hemisphere’s largest seawater desalination plant, clearing the way for construction to begin early next year. [TimesUnion] The San Diego County... (Continue reading)

Woman arrested in fatal Nipomo hit-and-run

California Highway Patrol officers tracked down the alleged driver of a Toyota Prius who crashed into and killed a man walking on the shoulder of a Nipomo road. [SLO Tribune] Officers arrested Marie M. Coyner, 23, Tuesday evening on suspicion... (Continue reading)