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Recount Requested for Pismo Beach Mayoral Race

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The County Clerk-Recorder received a request for recount in the Pismo Beach Mayoral contest last week. The manual tallying of votes for the recount will begin at 8:30 a.m. this morning, November 24 at the County Clerk-Recorder’s office located at 1055 Monterey St. in San Luis Obispo. It is estimated that the recount will take 2 days to complete. The ...

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Buddhist Monks Holding a Walk, Fast, and Vigil to Close Diablo Canyon Power Plant

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Several Buddhist monks will be holding a walk, fast, and vigil to close Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.  The public is invited to join them as they lead a Peace Walk on Thanksgiving Sunday, November 30th, from San Luis Mission to the gates of Diablo Canyon.  Meet at the Mission Plaza at 9am. On December 1st, the monks will begin ...

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Arroyo Grande City Council Had Busy Night

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  Busy night for A.G.’s City Council last night. Arroyo Grande’s City Manager Steve Adams resigned and in a closed door session, the City Council put him on paid administrative leave until his replacement can be found. Dozens of people packed Council Chambers last night, as members called a special meeting for independent investigators to present their findings. Investigators from ...

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SB Search And Rescue Team Holding Final Recuitment Meeting

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  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team is holding its final recruitment meeting of the year Thursday night. The group uses specialized training equipment to handle emergencies including rock rescues, car accidents, plane crashes and water rescues. The Sheriff’s Office says the team is called to assist on evidence searches, provides medical support for large community events, ...

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Lompoc Community Has Opportunity to Meet New Police Chief

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  Members of the Lompoc community have another opportunity to meet their new police chief today Pat Walsh will be holding another community meeting to discuss concerns Lompoc You can meet Chief Walsh at Trinity Nazarene Church, 500 East North Avenue, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. For questions about the event, call Sgt. Chuck Strange at (805) 875-8155

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Man Recently Released From Prison is Locked Up Again

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  A man recently released from state prison is behind bars after police say he tried to steal a work truck. Santa Maria police arrested Antonino Alexis Hernandez after they responded to reports of a family disturbance shortly before 9 last night in the area of Betteravia and A Street. Police say several contractors working in the area detained Hernandez ...

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Arroyo Grande Has A New Mayor

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For the first time in 12 years, the city of Arroyo Grande has a new mayor as of December 1. That would be Jim Hill, who defeated incumbent mayor Tony Ferrara by 95 votes as a write-in candidate. The unofficial vote count was released yesterday by the San Luis Obispo County-clerk Recorder’s office. Overall, Hill won with 3,090 votes over ...

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SLOPD Arrests Man for Allegedly Brandishing Box Cutter at Ralph’s

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Last night at approximately 7:13, SLO PD Officers responded to Ralph’s to investigate a brandishing and trespass. Suspect Daniel Marcom had been advised not to trespass at the store on a previous date for theft of alcohol. Marcom was asked to leave the store, but he became upset and pulled a box cutter from his pocket. He brandished it at ...

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Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Raids Hash Oil Lab

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Last Week, members of the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a home at 2209 Willow Road in rural Arroyo Grande. When Detectives entered the residence they discovered a butane honey oil conversion lab which converts marijuana into hash oil or “honey oil.” The extraction process uses parts of the marijuana plant that are low in THC content, ...

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Drugs May Be to Blame for Deadly Head-on Crash

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Drugs may have involved in a deadly head-on crash in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon just after two on Foothill Boulevard. CHP says the driver of a Toyota Prius hit a Ford Escape. The driver of the Escape died from his injuries, according to CHP. The driver of the Prius has major injuries. Their names have yet to be released. ...

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