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SLO County Receives Funding To Create Treatment Facility


The County of San Luis Obispo is proud to announce it is the recipient of a new grant from the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This grant provides funding to create a residential treatment facility for women with children.  The grant totals $750,000 over a three-year period. Read More »

OTS Awards SLO With Grant To Improve Safety On Roadways


San Luis Obispo County Public Health has been awarded a $183,100 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways. The grant will aid in the county’s ongoing effort to improve safety and the quality of life.   Read More »

Suspect On The Loose After Assaulting 3 Women


San Luis Obispo police patrol units responded to several assaults on women in the downtown area at around 11:00 a.m. yesterday.  The first female was assaulted in the area of 1119 Garden St. She was punched in the face by a white male in his 50’s with white hair, blue eyes, thin build, wearing a red shirt. A few blocks ... Read More »

Ex San Luis Obispo High School Teacher Arrested For Parole Violation


A man who once made terrorist threats has been arrested. In May of 2012, 56-year-old Brian Miller of Atascadero and former teacher for the San Luis Obispo Unified School District, made threats that he was “going to show up at a school office and kill himself and three others.” Miller was arrested and sentenced to five years felony probation for ... Read More »

Paso Robles Elementary School Put On Lock-Down After Report Of Suspected Gunshot


On Thursday, January 10 at approximately 11:36a.m., the Paso Robles Police Department communications center received a report of one gunshot heard in the area of Bauer – Speck Elementary School in the 400 block of 17th Street.  Only one report of this nature was received at PRPD. School district staff initiated a ‘lock-down’ of the campus and secured all of ... Read More »

Hash Oil Conversion Lab Discovered During Home Fire


San Luis Obispo, CA — Tuesday, members of the Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force responded to assist San Luis Obispo Police Department for a suspected butane hash oil conversion lab.  The suspected lab was located at a residence, 1716 Lynn Rd., San Luis Obispo.  The lab was discovered when a fire began at the residence that ultimately resulted in several explosions. ... Read More »

Motorcyclist Dead After High-Speed Accident


Santa Barbara, CA — On January 8, a fatal motorcycle collision occurred on Cold Springs Rd., south of La Paz Rd., in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County. At approximately 11 p.m., a twenty-one year old Santa Barbara man was riding his motorcycle south on Cold Springs Road, south of La Paz Road, at a speed estimated to be ... Read More »

Paramedic Stabbed While Responding To Medical Call


Arroyo Grande, CA — Tuesday at 9:45 p.m., San Luis Ambulance and Cal Fire personnel responded to a medical aid call at 2382 Left Lane in rural Arroyo Grande.  The suspect, Thomas Kadota, had called requesting medical aid for his elderly mother. While ambulance and fire personnel were in the process of treating the patient, Kadota became agitated and stabbed ... Read More »

Explosive Fire Destroys Mobile Home

San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a mobile home on fire with numerous explosions at the Laguna Lake Mobile Home Park, just off Prefumo Canyon Road last night about 6.   When San Luis Obispo City Fire’s Engine 4 arrived on scene the Fire Captain reported a double-wide trailer that was fully involved in ... Read More »

Victim Identified In Fatal RV Fire

Morro Bay, CA — The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Division has identified the decedent in Monday night’s motor home fire as 73-year-old Karen Moreland, of Morro Bay. The investigation into the incident is ongoing and there are no indications of foul play at this time.  Moreland died in a recreational vehicle fire located just outside Morro Bay ... Read More »

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