Man charged with manslaughter but not DUI over Oceano Dunes crash

A Yuba City man who allegedly drove an off-road vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and went airborne, striking and killing another rider at the Oceano Dunes in June, has dodged a DUI charge, though he is facing a count of vehicular manslaughter. Read More …

Former Manse on Marsh administrator takes plea deal, avoids jail

The former second-in-command at the Manse on Marsh accepted a plea deal with state prosecutors that will likely enable him to avoid jail time over the 2014 death of a dementia patient who walked away from the San Luis Obispo assisted living facility and was struck by a car. Read More …

Grover Beach dog attack trial begins

The prosecution and defense delivered opening statements Tuesday in the manslaughter trial of a former Grover Beach police officer whose dogs, including a trained K-9, attacked and killed a man and seriously injured an elderly woman. While the defense is arguing the death was a tragic accident Read More …