Diablo Canyon’s Unit 1 Shut Down For Maintenance Repairs


Operators at Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Diablo Canyon Power Plant today announced the shut down of Unit 1 in order to perform necessary work on the back-up cooling system. Unit 2 continues to operate at full power.   PG&E made the decision to take Unit 1 offline after routine inspections detected a small buildup of boric acid on the Unit ...

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Pismo Beach Police Attacked By Knife Wielding Man


On Tuesday 25, at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers from the Pismo Beach Police Department were dispatched to the Pismo Coast Shopping Center, located at 555 Five Cities Drive, on a call of trespassing in progress. Officers having the description of an adult male with a backpack and dog were able to locate the subject and make contact with him.  The ...

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Police Search For Two Suspects After Atascadero Citibank Robbery


June 25 at 12:42 p.m. officers from the Atascadero Police Department were dispatched to 6955 El Camino Real for a report of a robbery at Citibank that had just occurred.  The suspect had entered the business and demanded money from one of the bank tellers.  The suspect then exited the business and entered a vehicle parked on El Camino Real ...

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DNA Analysis Required To Confirm ID Of Deceased Pilot


Due to the extent of the victim's injuries suffered in a plane crash in San Luis Obispo on 6-24-13, the Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is unable to make a positive identification.   As a result, coroner's investigators will utilize a Department of Justice lab for DNA analysis to confirm the identity of the pilot. ...

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Woman Carjacked And Raped At Gunpoint, Suspect Arrested In San Ardo


On Sunday, June 23, at approximately 11:50 p.m., deputies from the SLO County Sheriff’s Office transported a crime victim to PRPD.  This victim had originally reported the incident to the deputies because she was in San Miguel, but through their initial investigation it was determined the incidents began in the City of Paso Robles earlier in the evening at approximately ...

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16-Year-Old Badly Burned In Orcutt House Fire


A fire broke out in a house in Orcutt Sunday, severely burning a 16-year old girl Jazzmin Landey was in critical condition with burns to 90-percent of her body. At least five people were in the house that caught fire.  Santa Barbara County Fire arrived at the 4500 block of Edenbury Drive at around 3:45 p.m. and they say the ...

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Pilot Dies After Crashing Airplane Into SLO Building On Granada Drive


Officials are trying to determine what caused a twin-engine two-seater Cessna passenger plane to crash in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon about 12:26.  San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and Cal Fire personnel responded to a reported fire involving a small plane which had crashed into a building near the end of Granada Drive.    The first arriving fire department ...

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PG&E Officials Investigate Sunday’s Power Outage On The Central Coast


A massive power outage left much of the Central Coast in the dark Sunday night. PG&E officials are still trying to determine what caused it.  The outage Sunday night left about 145,000 customers from Cambria to Los Olivas in the dark from 9:30 to about 1:45 a.m.   Apparently there was an equipment failure at the Morro Bay switch yard, ...

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Search And Rescue Comes To The Aid Of 2 Adults, 4 Children In Santa Barbara Wilderness


On the evening of Sunday, June 23, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SBCSAR) team came to the assistance of six persons in distress, including four children. As a motorcyclist from Santa Barbara was riding near Divide Peak, an off-road area in the mountains above Santa Barbara, he lost his motorcycle over the side of a cliff on ...

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Suspect In Oceano Murder Arrested After Police Chase Through Santa Maria


On Sunday, investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Joseph Munoz, who was identified as a person of interest in a Saturday night homicide at the 1300 block of 19 Street in Oceano. At approximately 9:30 AM, detectives located Munoz in Santa Maria. Munoz, who was wanted for a violation of his parole, was travelling in a ...

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