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Felon In Possession Of Firearm Arrested


An Arroyo Grande man was arrested for having a firearm, which is illegal if you’re a felon and that’s what Aaron Kirby is. Kirby was recently released from jail and was arrested on March 6 about 10:56 a.m. Kirby was pulled over during a traffic stop and a 22-caliber rifle was found on the floor of his car. He was ... Read More »

Man Found Dead In Car At Rite-Aid Parking Lot Identified


The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who was found dead in his vehicle in the Rite-Aid parking lot at 740 Quintana Road in Morro Bay on March 2. The man is identified as 82-year-old Richard Edwin Engh, a transient from the Morro Bay area. Coroner's investigators do not suspect foul play. ... Read More »

SLO International Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight


The 19th annual San Luis Obispo International Film Festival begins tonight with an Opening Night Gala at the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center. The event starts with a reception in the lobby at 5:30 p.m. and a film screening of "Industrial Light & Magic – Creating the Impossible" at 7 p.m. To find out about more events like these and ... Read More »

John Hawkes To Receive King Vidor Award At This Year’s SLO Film Fest


The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival is proud to announce the 19th annual King Vidor Award recipient – actor, John Hawkes.  The award will be presented immediately after the George Sidney Independent Film and Audience Awards, on Saturday, March 9 at 7:00pm at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo.  "We are delighted to honor the outstanding work of ... Read More »

Possible Drowning Victim Saved With Help Of Bystanders In Cambria


On Saturday March 2 at 11:30, Sheriff’s dispatch received a 9-1-1 call regarding a possible drowning victim at Leffingwell Landing in Cambria.  Cambria Fire Department, Cambria Ambulance, and Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene. The victim, a seven-year-old female from Bakersfield, had been in the ocean and was swept away by a wave.  The victim’s uncle went into the ... Read More »

Paso Robles Police Investigate String Of Daytime Burglaries


The Paso Robles Police Department is currently investigating a series of daytime residential burglaries, which have occurred recently on the east side of the city. On Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th and 28th, officers investigated five burglaries, which occurred in the 800 block of Red Cloud Road, 500 block of Navajo Avenue, 300 block of Crazy Horse Drive, and 300 ... Read More »

Gas Prices Down Slightly


Average retail gasoline prices in California have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.70/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ... Read More »

More Details Emerge After Missing News Anchor Found Safe


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Thursday their search for a missing KEYT anchorwoman did not involve preferential treatment because of her position.  Paula Lopez was found safe after being missing eight hours on Wednesday. Her family reported her missing 10 a.m. Wednesday and she was back home by 5:30 p.m.  The search included crews in a helicopter and ... Read More »

Carpinteria Youth Pastor Charged With Rape And Child Molestation


A Carpinteria Youth Pastor who also worked as an Assistant Manager at a hotel is in custody and charged with multiple counts of child molestation, child rape, lewd acts upon a child and furnishing an illegal substance to minors.  28-year-old Louis Joseph Bristol was arrested at 4:30 pm Wednesday afternoon after he surrendered to Sheriff’s Detectives at the Carpinteria Station. ... Read More »

CHC Grand Opening In Nipomo


Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC) is celebrating the grand opening of its new facility in Nipomo. CHC will host a two-day open house – Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, from 10 am to 4 pm. The community is invited to tour CHC’s state-of-the-art facility, and meet with health care professionals. Visitors will have the opportunity ... Read More »

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