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Police Identify Santa Maria Man As Possible Murder Victim


A man who's body was found inside a U-Haul truck on Tuesday, has been identified by Santa Maria Police. Police say the man is Anthony Ibarra, 28, of Santa Maria. On Tuesday morning Ibarra's body was found inside a moving truck in front of a home on Los Padres Road in Orcutt. Officers believe the victim is tied to a ... Read More »

Clean-up Completed After Sewage Spill Along Bob Jones Trail


County health officials say a spill caused by a broken sewer line in Avila Beach has been cleaned up and the public is safe. Five hundred gallons of raw sewage spilled along the Bob Jones Trail on Sunday. Crews were on the scene that same afternoon, making sure the leak was stopped, cleaning it up, and beginning to make repairs. ... Read More »

Co-Headliners Added To Line-up At Mid-State Fair


Matchbox Twenty and the Goo Goo Dolls will co-headline a concert at the California Mid-State Fair this summer. The show will take place in the Chumash Main Grandstand Arena at 7:30 pm on Sunday, July 21st. Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, March 29th at 10:00 am. Tickets are available at the California Mid-State Fair box office, any ... Read More »

Cal Trans And UC Davis Continue Work To Make Hwy 1 A Smoother Ride


Caltrans and the University of California at Davis are continuing its partnership to find an effective and affordable way to make cycling a smoother experience along a recently paved section of Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo County, the section that so many cyclists and motorists have been complaining about.  The Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation in coordination ... Read More »

Veteran Firefighter Announced As Morro Bay Fire Chief


The City of Morro Bay is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Knuckles as the Fire Chief for the City of Morro Bay.  Mr. Knuckles has been employed by the City of Morro Bay since May 1999 where he began work as a Fire Captain.  In his 14 years with the City of Morro Bay, Mr. Knuckles has been ... Read More »

Defendant Takes The Fifth After Previously Agreeing To Testify In Myers Murder Case


Rhonda Wisto and Frank York, two of the five people suspected of being involved in the murder of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers, took the stand yesterday. Cody Miller and Jason Greenwell were scheduled to testify about what happened to Myers, and York and Wisto's involvement in her murder, but Miller changed his mind taking the Fifth Amendment and did not testify. ... Read More »

Panga Boat Discovered North Of Refugio State Beach Along With Nearly 2,000 Pounds Of Marijuana


During the early morning hours on Sunday March 17th, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office was summoned to the area of Arroyo Camada Beach, north of Refugio State Beach, to investigate a possible ”Panga” boat located at the beach, as well as suspected Marijuana bales strewn about the area.  The location where the “Panga” was found is comprised of lands owned ... Read More »

Sewage Spill Along Bob Jones Bike Trail


A broken sewer line between the Avila Beach Golf Course and Coffee Berry Place in Avila Beach caused a spill of approximately 500 gallons of raw sewage along the side of the Bob Jones Bike Trail.  Personnel from the San Miguelito Mutual Water Company were notified of the broken line at 10:00, excavated and isolated the sewer line, and repaired ... Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed In Paso Robles Accident


On March 17, the Paso Robles Police Department and the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded to a single vehicle traffic accident with injury at the intersection of 24th Street and Mountain Springs Road. Upon arrival it was determined that a motorcyclist apparently failed to negotiate a turn and struck a dirt berm. The driver was ejected from the ... Read More »

Five Alleged Motorcycle Gang Members Arrested In Santa Barbara


As a result of routine enforcement and investigation activities, members of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Gang Enforcement Unit arrested five people who are allegedly associated with a local chapter of an outlaw motorcycle gang, based out of San Luis Obispo County.  All five individuals were arrested for firearms related charges, in conjunction with criminal street gang enhancements.  The arrests ... Read More »

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