Cal Poly student had alcohol level three times legal limit at time of fatal crash

Cal Poly student had alcohol level three times legal limit at time of fatal crash

The Cal Poly student who drove the wrong way on Highway 101 last month, resulting in a crash that killed her and a sheriff’s office employee, had a blood alcohol level of three times the legal limit. Read More ...
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Man who fled to Mexico to stand trial for 2013 Paso Robles murder

Man who fled to Mexico to stand trial for 2013 Paso Robles murder

A man who had been on the run in Mexico for nearly six years until recently being caught and extradited to San Luis Obispo County can stand trial for a 2013 Paso Robles murder, a judge ruled on Thursday. Read More ...
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Dead body found in Paso Robles identified as man who allegedly caused fatal crash

Dead body found in Paso Robles identified as man who allegedly caused fatal crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man who was found dead in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles Thursday morning as Pedro Alvarado-Torres, 40, the hit-and-run suspect who allegedly caused a crash that led to the death of a Cal Poly employee earlier this week. Read More ...
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SLO Brew’s liquor license suspended

SLO Brew’s liquor license suspended

The state of California’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control suspended the liquor license of SLO Brew for 20 days for allowing an underage teen to drink alcohol in the restaurant and pub located on Hiquera Street in San Luis Obispo. Read More ...
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Dead body found in Paso Robles riverbed

Dead body found in Paso Robles riverbed

A man's dead body was found in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles on Thursday morning. Read More ...
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Dead body found in Paso Robles identified as man who allegedly caused fatal crash

The California Highway Patrol has identified the man who was found dead in the Salinas Riverbed in Paso Robles Thursday morning as Pedro Alvarado-Torres, 40, the hit-and-run suspect who allegedly caused a crash that led to the death of a Cal Poly employee earlier this week. Read More …

Lying in Trash trailer: Shedding light on SLO County

Seven years ago, a CalCoastNews article led to a lawsuit that forever reshaped the lives of its authors, their families, and its subjects. Following a $1.1 million judgement against CalCoastNews and reporters Karen Velie and Dan Blackburn, a production company out of Southern California produced a documentary that chronicles allegations of wrongdoing by a group of people affiliated with San Luis Obispo County’s waste management agency and their alleged attempt to shutter a news agency. Read More …