DA drops charges against defendant in Oceano Dunes shooting case

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow announced Wednesday he is dropping charges against an Oakland man accused of shooting into a crowd of people gathered at the Oceano Dunes in 2019, an incident that resulted in five people being wounded. Read More …

SLO County could release 50 jail inmates under state order

Despite opposition from both the San Luis Obispo County sheriff and district attorney, an estimated 50 inmates could be released from the county jail under a state of California judicial order that took effect on Monday. Read More …

Animal Services recommends charges over duct taped dog

San Luis Obispo County Animal Services officials have recommended prosecutors file animal cruelty charges against the owner of a black Labrador retriever who duct taped the dog’s eyes and mouth shut and attached part of a dead chicken to its head. Read More …

DA drops case against man over Santa Margarita fire that destroyed actor’s home

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has dropped its case against an elderly sex offender who was accused of starting a 2017 fire in rural Santa Margarita that destroyed the ranch of “Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki. Read More …