City Of SLO Celebrates Two New Transit Buses


The City of San Luis Obispo is getting two new public transit buses. The new buses will replace the last two high-floor models, making the entire fleet more accessible to people in wheelchairs. You can join the city in celebrating its two newest buses at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. It's at 1:45 p.m. at the Downtown Transit Center.

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Pilot Uninjured After Crashing Plane At Paso Robles Airport


Yesterday at 1:38 p.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to an aircraft emergency at the Paso Robles Airport. Firefighters arrived at scene to find a single engine civilian aircraft had crashed while attempting touch and go maneuvers on runway 19.  Although the aircraft suffered significant damage, the pilot was not injured. Firefighters remained at ...

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Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Identified


The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the motorcyclist who died on West Pozo Road in Santa Margarita on March 10.   The man is identified as 47-year-old Charles Alan Raffield of Santa Margarita. Raffield died Sunday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle. CHP says around 3 p.m., he was driving his motorcycle ...

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Finger Print Leads To Capture Of Paso Robles Burglary Suspect


The Paso Robles Police Department has been investigating a series of daytime residential burglaries which have occurred recently on the east side of the city. They hit paydirt. 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 ...

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Dystiny Myers Murder Trial Underway


Mother and son Rhonda Wisto and Frank York are the defendants. Three others involved in the 2010 murder of 15-year-old Myers have already pleaded guilty and two of those will be testifying against Wisto and York. Wisto and York are charged with first degree premeditated murder and conspiracy to commit murder with additional charges of kidnapping and torture.

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SLO Firefighters Respond to Blaze At Stenner Glen Student Housing Complex


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and Cal Fire personnel responded to a reported structure fire at Stenner Glen Student Housing Complex, 1050 Foothill Blvd, in San Luis Obispo at 11:02 am Saturday.  The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found a rapidly spreading fire involving a 3rd floor apartment with heavy fire involvement in two of the six ...

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Over 200 Roosters Impounded After Police Discover Cockfighting Ring In Nipomo


On March 8, Deputies from the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Offices, assisted by officers of the San Luis Obispo County Department of Animal Services served a search warrant at a rural property located in the 1400 block of Orchard Road in Nipomo. The search warrant resulted from an investigation by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's ...

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Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On Sunday


A 47-year-old Santa Margarita man died Sunday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle. CHP says around 3 p.m., the man was driving his motorcycle on Pozo Road, south of Las Pilitas Road. They say the man failed to make a sweeping left-hand curve, causing the motorcycle to leave the road. The driver then lost control and was thrown off ...

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Templeton Gun Shot Fatality Appears To Be Accidental


On March 6 about 9 p.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a man with an apparent gunshot wound at the 2800 block of Cloudy Meadow Road in rural Templeton.  The Sheriff’s Office responded to the 911 call with patrol deputies, detectives, coroner investigators, and a forensic specialist.  Through the course of the investigation ...

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Boat Filled With $1 Million Of Marijuana Washes Ashore Near VAFB


A boat crashed on a beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base and it was filled with bales of marijuana that officials say is worth over one million dollars.  The "L.A. Times" reports the boat was found Thursday afternoon overturned on the shoreline north of Wall Beach.  According to base officials, the pot was taken away by Homeland Security investigators and ...

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