Atascadero woman suffers major injuries after getting wedged under big rig on Cuesta Grade

An Atascadero woman survived with major injuries after crashing into the back of a big rig on the Cuesta Grade and getting her vehicle wedged under the truck.

Emergency personnel needed to extricate Shannon Schmidt, 44, from her SUV that was stuck under the big rig. Read More …

Santa Maria men arrested for robbing 65-year-old man, breaking his skull

Two Santa Maria men showed up at the home of a 65-year-old man early in the morning, claiming to be sheriff’s deputies, then robbed and brutally beat the victim, fracturing his skull, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Read More …