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Two Separate Commercial Burglaries


On Thursday, March 13, Morro Bay Police investigated two separate commercial burglaries to local businesses on the waterfront street of the Embarcadero. Both businesses involved, Catch the Wind Sailing and Lucia’s Apothecary, were burglarized when their entrance doors were forced open with an unknown tool which damaged the front doors and left similar evidence at both locations. Taken from the ... Read More »

Former Morro Bay Mayor Bill Yates Passed Away Yesterday


Yates was in Hospice care for the last few months. He served off and on as mayor from the early 90's through 2012. Yates sailed the Pacific Ocean by himself after taking a break from office. He is known for wearing his trademark Hawaiian shirts.  He was 66-years-old. He is survived by his wife, and five children. Read More »

Details in Pismo Beach Standoff


Pismo police have identified the man involved in a standoff last Wednesday as 25-year-old Bryce Blue, who was despondent and fire off several gunshots during the nine hours he barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Hanford Street. Blue faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon. He was booked in the San Luis Obispo County Jail ... Read More »

Cal Poly Continues in NCAA Tournament


Cal Poly continues its quest for advancement in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Mustangs face off against undefeated Wichita State. You can see the game at 4 o’clock on CBS.   Read More »

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball


Cal Poly’s men’s basketball team is advancing in the NCAA tournament. The Mustangs beat Texas Southern 81-59 last night in the First Four game in Dayton, Ohio, and made a little history as well. The Mustangs became the first team in 59 years to win an NCAA tournament game after losing 19 games during the regular season. Cal Poly now ... Read More »

Standoff in Pismo Beach Ends Peacefully


A man who barricaded himself in his house in Pismo Beach last night has been taken into custody after a brief standoff with police. He apparently fired a gun in his home. Nearby residents in the area of Longview and Wadsworth avenues were evacuated.. Police say the man was despondent but wouldn’t elaborate. Read More »

King City’s Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty


King City's acting police chief, an officer and the owner of Miller's Towing are pleading not guilty to charges in the alleged tow-for-profit scheme.  Chief Bruce Miller, Sergeant Bobby Carrillo and Miller's brother, Brian Miller were arraigned Tuesday on bribery and conspiracy charges.  They're accused of impounding cars belonging to mostly poor, Spanish-speaking residents and reselling them for profit.  Read More »

SLO County Veterans Services Office Volunteer Program


The San Luis Obispo County Veterans Services Office is excited to announce its new volunteer program. This program will give people in the community the opportunity to assist with various outreach programs like the Veterans Stand Down, VetSurf, Veterans Treatment Court and assist veterans as they come into the Veterans Services Office to seek benefits and services. The County Veterans ... Read More »

Victim Identified in Fatal Car Accident


The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim involved in a fatal car accident which occurred on 3-14-14 on Picachio Road in Cayucos. The driver of the car has been identified as 21-year-old Sadee Rae Jurgensen of Cayucos. Next of kin have been notified. An autopsy is planned for this week. The results ... Read More »

Hiker in Montecito Identified


The hiker whose body was found March 17, on lower Cold Springs Trail near Tangerine Falls in Montecito is 22-year-old Brenden Michael Vega of Ventura. He was hiking with his friend, 22-year-old Saylor Guilliams, also of Ventura at around 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. She was found by several hikers injured with two broken ankles and a broken wrist, ... Read More »