Weekend Accidents Result In Two Fatalities


Two separate fatal accidents to report.  Yesterday a 17-year-old girl from Encino was killed when the Jeep she was riding in rolled over near Cuesta College.   The girl was partially ejected when the driver 19-year-old Sanam Azernoon of Calabasas was traveling southbound on Highway 1 near Education Drive.  Azernoon drove her vehicle off the roadway into an embankment. The …

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Missing 12-Year-Old Found


Last Friday, 12-year-old Mikayla Andersen was located on Huasna Road walking to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Command Post that had been set up to find her. Mikayla had been reported missing the day before by her father.  Mikayla had left Paulding Middle School and traveled to her grandmother's house near Huasna to go horseback riding. When her …

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Cuesta College Retains Its Accreditation


Cuesta College has made significant progress with the regional accrediting agency that evaluates two-year colleges in California and remains accredited. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges removed the college from show-cause status and placed it on warning, which is the least severe level of sanction. In a letter dated Feb. 11, 2013, the commission noted that the college …

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12-Year-Old Arroyo Grande Girl Missing


Yesterday the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing 12-year-old girl from Arroyo Grande.  Mikayla Anderson was last seen leaving Paulding Middle School.   It was reported Anderson was going horseback riding at her grandmother’s home in the Huasna area.  At approximately 5:50, deputies found her horse, but not the girl.  The Sheriff’s Office Search …

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Police Search For Female Suspect In Atascadero Bank Robbery


The Atascadero Police Department received a 911 call from a bank employee of Pacific Western Bank on El Camino Real in Atascadero yesterday afternoon advising a white female adult had just robbed the location.  APD officers arrived on scene, quickly established a perimeter around the bank and contacted the employees.   Once it was verified that no employees were injured …

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Paso Robles Man Identified In Fatal Motorcycle Accident


A Paso Robles man has died as a result of a motorcycle accident yesterday morning. 63-year-old Earle Leroy Lloyd was the man killed.  According to the California Highway Patrol, Lloyd was driving a 2009 Honda cruiser-style motorcycle west on Linne Road at an unknown speed in heavy fog when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road and went …

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School Buses Involved In Two Separate Accidents On The Central Coast


A Visalia woman suffered minor injuries yesterday morning after she was hit by a school bus while jogging in San Miguel.  22-year-old Patricia Gonzalez had cuts and abrasions in the incident, which happened on N Street at River Road. In another accident involving a school bus yesterday morning, in Nipomo, a school bus carrying students was hit by a vehicle …

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Jim’s Campus Camera To Close


Jim's Campus Camera in downtown San Luis Obispo at 770 Higuera, a fixture for 42 years, is closing, probably sometime in March. 

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Arroyo Grande Farmer Kaz Ikeda Has Died


South County farmer Kazuo “Kaz” Ikeda, died Monday in Arroyo Grande  He was 94. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday at the Arroyo Grande Cemetery.

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Candle Light Vigil Held For Huang


Cal Poly held a candlelight vigil for Brandon Huang last night in the University Union Plaza.  Huang's parents attended.   Huang who was a biology major and just 20, died last Sunday. An autopsy is scheduled for today. 

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