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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 »

Section Of Highway 1 Still Closed After Rockslide


Highway 1 will remain closed a few miles south of Big Sur due to a major rockslide that occurred on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 23. Caltrans is mobilizing an emergency contractor to clear the large debris field and to repair a 60-foot section of the damaged roadway at Partington Ridge Road. The highway is shut down just south of Deetjens Big ... Read More »

Victims Identified In Fatal Hit And Run Accident


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Coroner Investigators were able to confirm the identity of the two women struck and killed on State Route 154 at Rancho San Marcos Golf Course on December 21/Friday night just before midnight. The women have been positively identified as Sara Ornelas, a 54 year old resident from Santa Barbara and Barbara Romero, a 49 year ... Read More »

Single Car Accident Leaves One Dead In Paso Robles

On Saturday at 10:21am the SLO County Sheriff's Dispatch received a report of a single car traffic accident involving an unresponsive single occupant. The vehicle had apparently left the roadway and came to rest in the wooded area near the intersection of Adelaida Road and Nacimiento Lake Drive in Paso Robles. The single occupant was pronounced dead on scene and ... Read More »

Women Killed in Car Accident Identified

A woman whose car ran off the road in Paso Robles on Saturday night was found dead when sheriff deputies arrived on the scene. Mary Stacey, age 49, was found in her car in a wooded area near Adelaida Road and Nacimiento Lake Drive. The cause of death has not been released. Read More »

Two Pedestrians Killed in Hit And Run Accident


A fatal hit and run happened Friday east of Lake Cachuma in the Santa Ynez Valley. San Luis Obispo resident Martin Macerena was driving west on Highway 154 when he was involved in an accident that involved two other cars. The drivers were ok, but two pedestrians were killed in the crash. Their names have not yet been released. Macerena ... Read More »

Port San Luis Harbor District Board Member Retires


The Port San Luis Harbor District is in a bit of a transition. Carolyn Moffatt, who served on its board for 24 years, has retired. During her time of service, she helped the district deal with changes in the rules for commercial fishing, restoration of the Port San Luis Lighthouse, and the cleanup of oil in Avila Beach. Last week, ... Read More »

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