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Fire at Atascadero Home

The Atascadero Fire Department responded to a house fire just before 4 a.m. Saturday morning.   According to fire officials, the fire began in a trash can in a rear patio and spread to the main part of the house.   Firefighters had the fire put out in about thirty minutes. No one was injured. It’s estimated to have caused ... Read More »

SLOFD Works Quickly To Extinguish Fire At Apartment Building

San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 729 Pismo Street Road in San Luis Obispo at 2:47 yesterday.  The first arriving unit found a rapidly spreading fire in the 113 year-old two-story 4 unit wood frame apartment building with occupants evacuating the from the heavy fire conditions present on both floors.  Four of ... Read More »

City Bus Stop Destroyed After Car Falls Off Flatbed Truck

Yesterday at approximately 12:45 in the afternoon, San Luis Obispo police officers were dispatched to a call of a collision where a Mitsubishi Eclipse collided with a City bus stop enclosure located at the southeast corner of Grand and Abbott. Initially, as information was being provided to dispatchers, a driver of the Eclipse could not be located. When officers arrived ... Read More »

Highway 1 Clear and Open After Rockslide


Highway 1 is open to unrestricted, two-way traffic tonight a few miles south of Big Sur where a major rockslide that occurred on Sunday afternoon.    As a result, crews opened the roadway at 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon. Starting at 7 this morning one-way traffic controls with flaggers will be in effect through the slide area, which remains a very ... Read More »

Fugitive Captured After Police Pursuit


Yesterday at approximately 3:30 pm, State Parole requested assistance from the Paso Robles Police Department to apprehend a wanted parolee near the intersection of Captial Hill and Creston Road.  As police officers arrived, the parolee drove away in a vehicle eastbound on Creston Road. Police Officers tried to stop the driver of the vehicle, but the parolee drove away and ... Read More »

Highway 1 Still Blocked After Rockslide


Highway 1 remains closed overnight a few miles south of Big Sur due to a major rockslide that occurred on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 23. Caltrans has mobilized an emergency contractor to clear the large debris field and to repair a 60-foot section of the damaged roadway at Partington Ridge Road. As a result, crews will open one lane at 8 ... Read More »

Three Car Collision Leaves One Person Dead

Yesterday at approximately 9 in the morning, the Paso Robles Police Department and the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded to a fatal traffic accident at State Route 46 East and Golden Hill Road. Three vehicles were involved and 3 injured persons were transported to local hospitals.  A fourth person at the scene of the collision was killed.   ... Read More »

New Strain Of Norovirus Infecting SLO County


Within the past month, a new strain of Norovirus has caused at least three outbreaks of illness in San Luis Obispo County, two in restaurants, and one in a long-term care facility.  All three outbreaks were caused by a new variant of Norovirus, the GII strain. Noroviruses are the primary cause of viral gastroenteritis in the United States, and the ... Read More »

DUI Checkpoint In Paso Robles This Friday

The Paso Robles Police Department will hold an “AVOID the 14” DUI traffic enforcement checkpoint Friday, December 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. in Paso Robles. Traffic volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked and drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be arrested.   Read More »

Police Crack Down On DUIs Over Winter Holiday


The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special “Avoid the 14” DUI deployments over the past weekend in San Luis Obispo County. From Friday December 21 through Sunday December 23, officers representing nine county law enforcement agencies have arrested nine individuals for driving under the influence of ... Read More »

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