Two Women Arrested In Orcutt After Vandalizing Several Cars


Two women were arrested in Orcutt on Tuesday morning, on felony vandalism charges in association with a string of vehicles that were sprayed with an aerosol paint stripper.   22-year-old Megan Michelle Lagua of Santa Maria and 18-year-old Alyssa Marie Saucedo of Guadalupe were arrested after an investigation revealed that they were connected to the crimes. Shortly after 11 pm on ...

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Closing Statements To Be Made Today At Myers Murder Trial


The Dystiny Myers murder trial is winding down. The prosecution rested its case against Rhonda Wisto and Frank York on Tuesday.   Wisto and York are two of five suspects accused of killing the 15-year-old girl back in September of 2010.  Myer’s body was found beaten and burned near Santa Margarita. Cody Miller and Ty Michael Hill have already been ...

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Domestic Dispute Results In Arrest Of Arroyo Grande Woman On Attempted Murder Charges


Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a young female indicating that her parents were fighting at their home in rural Arroyo Grande. When deputies arrived, they discovered two people fighting at the residence. After their investigation, deputies arrested 45-year-old Mary Alyson Bowdey on a charge of attempted murder and assault with a deadly ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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