Man caught on camera stealing skateboard from SLO business

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man between the ages of 20 and 25 who stole a skateboard from a downtown SLO store on Tuesday afternoon.

Surveillance film shows a man with blond hair and a backpack pacing around Central Coast Surfboards at 855 Marsh Street, then grabbing a skateboard and walking out the door. Read More …

SLO development plan would force out BlackHorse coffee shop

The latest of a barrage of mixed-used development proposals in San Luis Obispo would force a popular coffee shop out of one its locations.

Faced with getting ousted from a lot at 790 E. Foothill Boulevard, the owner of BlackHorse Espresso & Bakery is lobbying the city against approving a housing and commercial development at the location. Read More …

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 …