Jalama Beach campground evacuated because of armed man

Jalama Beach campground evacuated because of armed man

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies partially evacuated the Jalama Beach campground after a suicidal man in a motorhome threatened to shoot himself Saturday night. At approximately 7:00 p.m., deputies responded to reports of a suicidal man. Read More ...
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Morro Bay extends time to protest water and sewer rate increases

Morro Bay extends time to protest water and sewer rate increases

Morro Bay city officials announced Saturday that water and sewer customers now have until Sept. 11 to protest a $41 rate increase because the city did not send some customers ballots in
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Bank robbery suspect kills himself when cornered

Bank robbery suspect kills himself when cornered

A man suspected of robbing a Robobank in Goleta shot and killed himself while fleeing from deputies on Friday afternoon. Shortly before 11 a.m., an armed suspect in his mid-30s passed a teller at the Rabobank located in the 5900 block of Calle Real a note demanding cash. He then threatened the teller. Read More ...
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Two Oceano CSD directors resign

Two Oceano CSD directors resign

Two Oceano Community Services District Board members have recently resigned leaving two vacancies on the five-person board. Because of the timing of the resignations, the appointment of one seat will be for four months Read More ...
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Erik Howell fined in Coastal Commission conflict of interest case

Erik Howell fined in Coastal Commission conflict of interest case

A San Diego County judge fined Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell $3,500 over his failure to disclose ex-parte communications as a member of the California Coastal Commission. Read More ...
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SLO sex offender arrested for masturbating in public

An unregistered sex offender stalked a woman in a shopping center parking lot on Sunday and masturbated to her while apparently videotaping her on his phone, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. Officers arrested the man promptly after learning about the incident Thursday morning. Read More …

SLO police searching for clothing thief, commercial burglar and car thief

Amid a seeming flurry of theft related incidents, San Luis Obispo police announced Thursday that they are searching for a clothing thief, a commercial burglar who stole items belonging to an employee and a car thief.

Police are circulating surveillance images or video of each of the three suspects. The cases appear to be separate. Read More …

Deputies searching Montecito for possibly armed burglary suspect

A large search for possibly armed burglary suspects that began Wednesday night is still ongoing Thursday morning in Montecito.

After three burglars got caught breaking into a Montecito home, sheriff’s deputies working with other law enforcement units managed to capture two of the three suspects. Read More …