Articles Tagged With ‘Surprise’

North County probation sweep nets 19 arrests

A probation sweep of Northern San Luis Obispo County netted 19 arrests of probationers Tuesday. Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, in partnership with several local law enforcement agencies, contacted a total of 61 probationers... (Continue reading)

Twin Maras born at the Atascadero Zoo

The Charles Paddock Zoo announced the unexpected birth of twin baby Maras on July 6. Maras, or Patagonian Cavies, are small rodents native to South America. The twin’s birth came as a complete surprise to staff who had not noticed... (Continue reading)

Bill Benica signs off from KYNS

San Luis Obispo County veteran radio broadcaster Bill Benica said goodbye to his listeners last Friday before leaving his keys at the front desk. Benica, who has been on the San Luis Obispo airwaves for more than 35 years, said... (Continue reading)

Drunk driver crash-lands into San Luis Obispo home

An intoxicated San Luis Obispo driver did not make it home Wednesday night, but did find a garage to park her car. Cassandra Cheatham, 23, launched her vehicle into the air near the corner of Orcrutt Road and Johnson Avenue... (Continue reading)

Family Ties director says she was never on board

Keeping them homeless By KAREN VELIE, JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN (Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series about San Luis Obispo County Homeless Services and the nonprofits managing the program.) Family Ties, the local nonprofit charged with... (Continue reading)

Truck crashes into Paso Robles home

A driver crashed into a home on Veronica Street in Paso Robles Friday afternoon rendering the home uninhabitable The driver lost control of his truck, drove through a fence, through an exterior wall into the homes living room and then... (Continue reading)

Political sign thief caught on video

For weeks, signs promoting council candidates Kevin Rice and Dan Carpenter and mayoral candidate Steve Barasch have been disappearing from yards around the city of San Luis Obispo. Earlier today, a local man captured a video of a woman attempting... (Continue reading)

FBI busts sheriff’s deputy Goossens for child porn

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriff Bryan Goossens was arrested Monday by federal agents as part of a widespread roundup of suspected members of a child pornography ring. Two other county men also have been... (Continue reading)