Thursday, July 28th, 2016


Drunk Driver Charged Five Months After Crash


Five months after the crash, A suspected drunk driver, accused of killing a Paso Robles woman, has been charged.  Lauren Alderete of Paso Robles, is accused of driving the wrong way into opposing traffic on Highway 101 and hitting a car driven by Lindsay Matzie of Los Osos back on December 16, 2015.  Matzie was killed in the crash. Her …

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Record Number Of Registered Voters In SLO County


SLO County is definitely “Rockin’ the Vote” this year.  County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong announced that SLO County hit a new record number of registered voters for a Presidential Primary election. The previous record was for over 147-thousand registered voters in 2012. This year, that record was broken with nearly 156-thousand registered voters. The deadline for voters to request a vote-by-mail …

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Increase In Travelers This Memorial Day Weekend


As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, The California Highway Patrol reminds the public to be safe out there on the highways.  The CHP will be in maximum enforcement looking out for any motorists who are driving impaired.  AAA projects more than 38 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That is the second-highest Memorial Day travel volume on record and …

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SLO PD Finds Man Deceased In Parked Car


A man was found dead yesterday morning in a vehicle on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo.  At around 10:45am, SLO PD received a report of an unresponsive man in a vehicle parked in the 3300 block of Broad Street.  Officers and SLO Fire responders arrived to find a deceased man slumped over in the vehicle.  Officials so far say …

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Parolee At Large Apprehended


Sheriff’s Deputies received a call that a suspect who was a parolee at large was sleeping in a car in Nipomo yesterday.  The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Angel Luis Padilla of Arroyo Grande. When Deputies made contact with Padilla, he ran off.  Officers set up a perimeter in the area. Deputies, with the help an Arroyo Grande Police K9 …

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Sanders Campaigns On Central Coast


Bernie Sanders will make a campaign stop on the Central Coast this weekend.  The Sanders Campaign has scheduled two rallies this Saturday, the first at 7am at Santa Barbara City College and the second at 10:30am Santa Maria High School.  The events are free and open to the public – you can get more info at

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Santa Maria Police Launch Crime Map Online


The Santa Maria Police Department announced the launch of an interactive neighborhood crime mapping program to their website.  The crime map is intended to promote community awareness and encourage the use of crime prevention measures. Anyone can now go online to get information on crimes in the last 180 days anywhere within the Santa Maria City Limits – and see …

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3.3 Earthquake Hits Off Cayocus Coast


A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon eight miles off the coast of Cayucos, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:15 p.m.  There were no reports of damage or injury.  The USGS also reports that in the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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Panetta To Speak At Cal Poly Graduation


Former secretary of defense and CIA director Leon Panetta will speak at this year’s Cal Poly graduation ceremony.  Panetta served as chief of staff to President Clinton and later served as defense secretary and CIA director under President Obama.  Panetta will keynote two ceremonies on June 11th.  He will address the Colleges of Engineering and Architecture and Environmental Design at …

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New Additions To SLO Farmer’s Market


The Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market will be expanding soon – featuring new farmers and new foods.  Starting June 2nd, the “Fresh Harvest” section of the farmers market will expand onto Chorro Street. Some of the items offered include meats, seafood, eggs, cheese, and grains.  The SLO County Farmers’ Market Association will also be considering a wine and beer tasting section …

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