Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegation With Fraternity Reopened


An investigation into a sexual assault allegation at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity’s Halloween party last year is being reopened. New information has come forward from local law enforcement. The fraternity is currently under suspension for conduct issues and what went on at the party. An appeal of the suspension is on hold.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Vehicular Manslaughter Charges


Joseph Mondo, charged with vehicular manslaughter for killing one bicyclist and injuring another pleaded not guilty to the crime that occurred in 2014. The Paso Robles teenager whose cell phone slipped off his lap while he was driving on Nacimiento Lake Drive reached down to pick it up and swerved onto the shoulder hitting and killing a 62-year-old Los Angeles …

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Lois Capps And USPS Dedicating Post Office To Officer Killed In Line Of Duty In Lompoc Today


Today Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and the U.S. Postal Service will dedicate the Lompoc Post Office as the Federal Correctional Officer Scott J. Williams Memorial Post Office. Senior Officer Specialist Williams was killed in the line of duty at the U.S. Penitentiary in Lompoc on April 3, 1997. He served with honor and distinction as a U.S. Marine during the …

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One Year Since Drought Emergency Was Announced


The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local drought emergency one year ago this month and, since then, the County has been hard at work to address immediate impacts of the drought.  On March 24, the County’s Drought Task Force will present a special public report detailing how the local government has responded to the drought …

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Camp Hapitok Coming Up on 45th Summer Session


Camp Hapitok, a residential summer camp for SLO County children with speech and language disorders, is going forward with its 45th summer session, based on new developments from the SLO County Office of Education. In January the Friends of Hapitok, the advisory and fundraising board to Camp Hapitok, learned that its 40+ year joint partnership with the SLO County Office …

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Fatal Accident Victim Identified


The fatal accident we told you about yesterday morning was caused by a pick-up driven by 32-year-old Daniel Jaime of Lynwood. He crossed the center line on Jalama Road at 6:25 yesterday. He was killed at the scene. The guy he hit head-on, 33-year-old Jason Wallace of Lompoc, was critically injured and taken to a hospital. No cause yet.

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Fatal Collision on Jalama Road This Morning


There was a fatal head-on collision this morning on Jalama Road, closing the roadway for several hours. Two pick-ups were involved. One person was killed, the other critically injured. The accident happened at 6:25. The CHP is investigating.

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PG&E Claims Diablo Canyon Can Withstand Worst-Case-Scenario Earthquake


PG&E says that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant can withstand a worst-case-scenario earthquake on multiple faults surrounding the plant. This confirms earlier findings by the utility. The major points of the report were issued yesterday. A formal report will be presented to the NRC later this week. The findings are the result of a four-year study mandated by the NRC following the 2011 …

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SLO Mayor Calls Out of Control Party an Affront to the City


San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx called the raucous St. Patrick’s Day party that injured several students when a garage roof collapsed “an affront to the city.” She said she hopes to introduce an ordinance that would ban people from being on rooftops for any activity other than maintenance or roof installation. Police say close to 3,000 kids flocked to …

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Teen Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Pleads Not Guilty


A teen accused of causing a deadly crash near Lopez Lake last month pleaded not guilty yesterday. 18-year-oldPaul Kravtsov of Arroyo Grande is charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol causing injury or death. His car lost control on Hi Mountain Road went down a steep embankment and killed 22-year-old Tyler Johns, a passenger in the car. Kravstov …

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