Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




SLO burglar caught on pawn shop cam

A Costa Mesa man tried to pawn several pieces of unique jewelry that disappeared in a San Luis Obispo home burglary earlier this month, according to SLOPD. San Luis Obispo police officers did not catch the man, but he has... (Continue reading)

Soldier from SLO dies in Afghanistan

A United States Army soldier from San Luis Obispo died Sunday in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Boniface, 34, died in a non-combat related incident in Logar Province, according to a Department of Defense press release. Boniface’s death is currently... (Continue reading)

Crime rising in SLO, but violent crime down

Crime in San Luis Obispo increased by 11 percent in 2016, according to the city’s police department. Violent crime, however, decreased by 7 percent. On Friday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department issued a news release detailing 2016 crime statistics... (Continue reading)

Man accused of following women, masturbating in SLO

A 26-year-old man who recently served a prison sentence in Los Angeles for robbery, allegedly followed several women in downtown San Luis Obispo, masturbated in public and solicited sex. [Tribune] On the evening of March, 10, John Kirk Hatley followed... (Continue reading)

Man tries to sell stolen iPhone back to owner

A Santa Maria man tried to sell an iPhone stolen in San Luis Obispo back to its rightful owner. Rather than completing the transaction, the man found himself in handcuffs after mistaking an undercover police officer for the owner of... (Continue reading)

SLO begins talks on new marijuana rules

With recreational use of marijuana now legal in California, the San Luis Obispo City Council held a special meeting Tuesday to begin talks on adjusting the city’s cannabis regulations. Currently, San Luis Obispo prohibits all commercial and industrial recreational and... (Continue reading)

Special election on SLO rental inspections still looms

Though the San Luis Obispo City Council is currently in the process of repealing the city’s controversial rental inspection ordinance, it appears the council must soon choose between adopting an alternative ordinance pushed by opponents of the inspection program and... (Continue reading)

Video shows Cal Poly police pinning man during disputed arrest

Many Cal Poly students are enraged over footage showing university police pinning a 21-year-old man to the ground outside a San Luis Obispo liquor store. Friends of the suspect allege an undercover officer placed him in a chokehold and tackled... (Continue reading)

SLO police searching for suspects with counterfeit $100 bills

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man and a woman who tried to spend counterfeit $100 bills at two separate downtown stores around the same time Thursday morning. Both suspects were caught on surveillance footage. At about 10:28... (Continue reading)

Hundreds show up in SLO for “Day Without a Woman”

At least a couple hundred demonstrators gathered in downtown San Luis Obispo Wednesday to participate in “A Day Without a Woman.” Participants marched from Meadow Park to Mission Plaza, where they held a rally and a moment of silence. The... (Continue reading)