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Funeral Services For Rick Martel Were Held Yesterday


Funeral services for longtime KSBY anchor Rick Martel were held yesterday at a church in Arroyo Grande. Remembrances for the singer and entertainer were offered by Dave Congalton and former KSBY sports anchor Mitch Massey. Martel, who anchored KSBY News from 1980 to 1995 and KCOY for two years after that, died a couple of weeks ago from a kidney ... Read More »

Dead Pine Trees Will be Coming Down in Morro Bay


Some dead pine trees will be coming down in the Morro Bay area for the next two months. The ACPD, state parks and Morro Bay Fire will be burning down the affected trees at Morro Bay state park. Years of drought and pine pitch canker disease have taken their toll. The removal is expected to ease fire danger. The project ... Read More »

Santa Barbara Veterinarian Killed in Paragliding Accident


A Santa Barbara veterinarian has been killed in a paragliding accident Sunday. Dr. Ron Faero was flying tandem with his daughter near La Cumbre Peak. According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s office, the 60-year-old Faero fall about a thousand feet ending up in a canyon. His 16-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries. Read More »

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Death of Three Young Men


The Los Angeles-based plaintiffs trial law firms of Becker Law Group and McNicholas & McNicholas, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department (SBCSD), Capri Apartments in Isla Vista, CA and Asset Campus Housing on behalf of the parents of the three young men, David Wang, James Hong and George Chen, who were murdered ... Read More »

Weather Forecast by John Lindsey

ATMOSPHERIC CONDITION: Except for areas of low clouds and fog up in the North County, clear skies are being observed throughout the Central Coast. Partly cloudy conditions will develop later this afternoon with maximum temperatures reaching into the low to mid 60s. Increasing high pressure over California will produce a warming trend with temperatures back to above-normal by Thursday into ... Read More »

Jury Finds Mark Andrews Guilty of First Degree Murder


A San Luis Obispo jury found Mark Andrews guilty of First Degree Murder on Friday. They also found the allegation that he personally used a firearm in the commission of the murder to be true. The trial now moves into the “sanity phase” beginning 1:30 p.m today, in Department 6 of the Superior Court with opening statements before Judge John ... Read More »

Two Arrested on Suspicion of Robbery


Two people have been arrested on suspicion of robbery in Santa Maria. Twenty-year-old Erin Lucas and 22-year-old Tevin Morris were booked into Santa Barbara County Jail for attempting to rob a man of his personal belongings at a motel on South Nicholson Avenue.  Lucas and Morris now face charges of robbery, false imprisonment, kidnapping and intimidating a victim. Morris was ... Read More »

Morro Bay Library Reopens


A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the reopening of a newly-remodeled Morro Bay library on Sunday. Both the temporary and permanent library locations were closed for three weeks in preparation for the grand opening. The new library features 30 percent more open space, 30 percent more shelf space, an expanded reading room, and a new program room. It officially opens tomorrow. Read More »

Pet of the Week

TINKERBELL – ID#A153122 My name is Tinkerbell and I am a female, tan and white Boxer and Rhodesian Ridgeback. I am about 7 years old. I was surrendered to the shelter by my owner in another county. I am currently available for adoption. I have been at the shelter since Feb 05, 2015. For more info, visit www.sloanimalservices.com Read More »