Wednesday, November 25th, 2015


Former President of a Cal Poly Frat to Appear in Court on Drug Charges


Twenty-two-year-old Gear McMillan, the former president of the Cal Poly fraternity at the center of an alleged armed robbery is scheduled to be arraigned in court today on charges of drug possession and sales. San Luis Obispo Police arrested him after an alleged attempted armed robbery at the fraternity house by five Cal Poly football players who have all pleaded …

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One Person Injured After Amtrak Train Collided With Big Rig


One person is injured after an Amtrak train collided with a big rig carrying a load of potatoes in San Ardo yesterday afternoon. A sheriff’s spokesman says the driver of the truck didn’t notice the train coming as he was trying to cross the tracks at Sergeant Canyon and Dead Man’s Gulch Roads. The train engineer tried to stop but …

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Missing Man Found Alive But Dies Before He Could Be Rescued


A man missing since Sunday night is found alive in a car crash in Big Sur but dies before he can be rescued. Fire officials say the 60-year-old Big Sur resident was driving up Pfeifer Ridge Road when his Jeep plummeted 300 feet off a cliff, trapping him inside. Rescue crews climbed down the cliff and found the wreckage Tuesday …

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Jerry Brown Signs Bill for Water District


Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2453, a bill introduced and shepherded through the Legislature by Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian.  AB 2453 will establish a hybrid governance structure for the to-be-formed Paso Robles Basin Water District as well as broaden the powers and authorities that the San Luis Obispo Local Agency Formation Commission (SLO LAFCO) may choose from when creating the …

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Land Conservancy of SLO Has Closed Escrow of Pismo Preserve


The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County has officially closed escrow and taken ownership of the Pismo Preserve as of yesterday. In addition to raising an unprecedented $12.3 million in just over six months to purchase the property and make initial site improvements, The Land Conservancy has finalized all the paperwork and legal agreements required to permanently conserve the …

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Road Safety Tips


We have a couple of road safety tips for you. Beginning today, a new bike safety law goes into effect. When you pass a cyclist, you’ll have to stay three feet from them or face a fine of anywhere from 35 to 200 dollars. Hit one and it may cost you a thousand dollars. And there’s a child seat check …

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Rainwater Catching Training Course


There is a two day rainwater catching training course going on starting today at the Ludwig community Center in San Luis. Classes are from 8-5. Participants will learn about rainwater harvesting, system designs, how to install the systems, how to sanitize the water, guidelines, and much more. The course will focus on the central and southern coast because of the …

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Domestic Violence Incident Results in Arrest


Saturday at 2:18 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers were dispatched to 1001 Pacific Blvd in Grover Beach for a report of a domestic violence incident occurring. Upon the officer’s arrival they determined that 36-year-old Nicolas J. Lopez of Grover Beach had already fled the scene on foot, but was responsible for choking and punching a woman multiple times causing injuries …

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ECOSLO Announces Coastal Cleanup Day


  The Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO) is proud to announce the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day (CCD), on Saturday, September 20th, from 9 AM to Noon. The Cleanup is an international event, and the State’s largest single effort to remove the debris that has accumulated on our beaches and inland shorelines over the past year. Each …

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Hunger Walk Scheduled for September 20


The Food Bank Coalition’s 6th annual Hunger Walk will take place Saturday, September 20th at our now single location in Morro Bay. Registration is now available through the Food Bank’s website, so sign-up and start gathering donations today! Join the fun, bring the family, form a team, all while helping people in your community who are in need. The Food …

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