Friday, July 29th, 2016


Mountain Lion Spotted at Cal Poly


A mountain lion spotted on the Cal Poly campus last night. The cougar spotted around 9:42 going down Brizzolara Creek near the Vista Carta footbridge. The big cat disappeared into the creek area. Police advise students to take caution. Although mountain lions generally avoid humans, about four people are attacked each year. Wildlife experts advise people to make a lot …

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Psychiatric Hospital Gets Vote of Approval


San Luis Obispo County Supervisors vote unanimously to approve a psychiatric hospital in Tempelton. Sheriff Ian Parkson says the psychiatric hospital does not present a danger. The vote allows the developers to move forward with that 91-bed psychiatric hospital in Tempelton.

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Search Continues for New Santa Maria Fire Chief


The search continues for a new fire chief in Santa Maria. Meanwhle interim Chief Scott Kenley fills the position. Former Chief Dan Orr stepped down four months ago to accept a position in Washington State, where there is no income tax. The city hopes to have a new chief by this summer.

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Los Osos Looking for Seven Reserve Fire Fighters to Hire


The Los Osos CSD is looking to hire seven reserve fire fighters. The men or women would cover two 12-hour shifts per month. To quality, individuals must submit an application by March 25th. For more information contact the Cal Fire SLO County Fire Station 15 in Los Osos.

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Dance Spectrum Opens Tomorrow at Alan Hancock


Dance Spectrum opens tomorrow night at Alan Hancock College. Students from the college will perform dances they learned from professionals from the show, “Dancing with the Stars.” 70 student dancers taking part in the annual Dance Spectrum which runs from Thursday through Sunday at the Marian Theater on the Alan Hancock campus.

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Today in Sports


Last night, the Mission Prep girls basketball team beat Bellarmine-Jefferson 45-35 to advance to the Southern California championship.  They’ll play Village Christian at ten Saturday morning at a neutral court in Los Angeles.  The winner of that game will advance to the State Championship at the Arco Arena in Sacramento.  Coach Andrew Richardson giving the girls the day off today, …

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Transient Arrested for Assault at Nautical Bean


A 40-year-old transient arrested after a violent assault at the Nautical Bean in San Luis Obispo. Around 7:00 last night, Albert Ramirez first tried to carjack a young woman’s car in the parking lot.  She locked the doors, and he was unable to gain entry. Then, Ramirez ran inside the Nautical Bean and punched a young woman who was trying …

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Search for Parolee Results in Arrest


San Luis Police and Sheriffs Deputies conducted a search for a parolee from Cambria yesterday.  They shut down Walnut Street between Morro and Chorro to conduct the armed search. 36-year-old Jason Michael Atkins was spotted riding in a passing car by alert Sheriff’s Deputies.  When they tried to stop the vehicle, Atkins ran from the car and into the neighborhood …

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Local Government Meetings


Today, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to consider the development of a 91-bed psychiatric hospital in Tempelton. The County Planning Commission unanimously approved the project in January. But that decision was appealed to the board by angry residents. Many feel the project is too big for Tempelton. The hearing is expected attract a lot of speakers to the meeting today. …

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Teen Accused of Terrorizing Elementary School Drops Out of Cuesta College


The Atascadero teenager accused of terrorizing an elementary school has dropped out of Cuesta College. Bret Stephen Landen was instructed by a judge to stay away from any school campus, except for Chalk Mountain Community School. Regardless, he enrolled in classes at Cuesta in January. Threats and cyanide he left at San Gabriel Elementary School forced it to close for …

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