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Capps, Waxman, And Hahn Express Growing Concern Over Panga Smuggling

San Luis Obispo, CA — Congresswoman Lois Capps. Along with Congressman Henry A. Waxman and Congresswoman Janice Hahn wrote to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to express their concern about increased panga boat smuggling on the California coast and to request a briefing with DHS officials to explore the federal role in our coast security.  Specifically, the ... Read More »

Isla Vista Man Arrested After Hashish Oil Extraction Causes Explosion


Isla Vista, CA — At 9:00 p.m. on December 8, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a gas leak in a residential structure located at 6624 Trigo Road in Isla-Vista.   Upon arrival to the scene, firefighters found a one story occupied duplex that had been damaged by an explosion.   Upon entering the structure, firefighters confirmed that ... Read More »

Armed Men Rob Nipomo Market


Nipomo, CA — On Saturday night, at about ten o’clock, two male subjects, armed with handguns and wearing masks, entered the La Placita Market in Nipomo and demanded money. After a brief time in the market, both suspects fled on foot to a waiting vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. It is not known if there was a third ... Read More »

Hwy 41 Closed After Gun Shots Reported


Atascadero, CA — On Saturday about 4:50 p.m., the Atascadero Police Department received multiple 911 calls regarding subjects shooting firearms in the creek bed adjacent to Highway 41 in the 3 Bridges area.   APD officers arrived on scene and determined that the shots were coming from the area between the creek bed and the highway.  Due to the continuing gunshots ... Read More »

Police Continue Search For Suspect In Santa Rosa Park Shooting


San Luis Obispo, CA — SLO police are still looking for one man wanted in connection with a shooting in Santa Rosa Park last month. On November 7th, at approximately 12:09 a.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department received a call regarding a man screaming in the area of Santa Rosa Park.  San Luis Obispo Police responded to Santa Rosa ... Read More »

Firefighter’s Holiday Open House


The public is invited to join the volunteer paid-call-firefighters of the San Luis Obispo County Fire Station 14 Morro-Toro at their holiday open house Saturday, December 15, 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  The Morro-Toro Fire Station is located at 15325 Highway 41, Atascadero.  The open house is in support of the CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire Department Benevolent Association ... Read More »

Cyclist And Dog Struck By Hit And Run Driver


Avila Beach, CA — The California Highway Patrol is searching for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck a bicyclist riding on Shell Beach Rd. between Avila Beach Dr. and El Portal in Shell Beach last night.   The cyclist was and was hauling a bike trailer with his dog inside.  He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, ... Read More »

Accident Involving Semi-Truck On Cuesta Grade

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision between a semi-truck and pick up truck on the Cuesta Grade around 9:00 last night. The CHP says the semi-truck carrying produce was headed northbound on the grade, when it was rear-ended by a Chevy Silverado. Minor injuries were reported, but no one was taken to the hospital. Read More »

CHP Investigating After Man Steps In Front Of Semi-Truck


And the CHP is still investigating an accident that occurred around 3:00 yesterday afternoon where a man in his forties stepped in front of a big-rig heading southbound on the 101 at the Avila Beach turnoff. The man apparently drove to the scene in his Ford pickup, stopped, got out of his truck, and walked into the path of the ... Read More »

Police Use K-9 To Subdue Car Thief


Arroyo Grande, CA — Arroyo Grande High School was placed on lockdown yesterday after an Oceano man got into a foray with local police.  30-year-old Brandon Michael Creary allegedly stole a truck from a nearby 7-11 about 11:30 and was pulled over by police but refused to get out of his car.  Instead he rammed a couple of cop cars, ... Read More »

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