Posted 7:26 AM 12/5/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
More than $100,000 worth of drugs and guns were seized Wednesday as part of a massive bust on the Central Coast. Investigators say the alleged drug runners are tied to a Mexican drug cartel. While they are not saying which cartel, Homeland Security says the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the most (More)
Posted 4:36 PM 12/4/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Investigators say chronic gambling could be a possible motive behind a Cambria bank robbery last month.
On November 7, former Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy Bruce Valentine was arrested. The 70-year old is charged with holding up the Rabobank in Cambria at gunpoint.
A search (More)
Posted 4:19 AM 12/4/2013 by Connie Tran, KSBY News
You could soon step inside a multi-million dollar mansion in Shell Beach. On Tuesday night, the Pismo Beach city council voted unanimously to take ownership of the Chapman Estate on Ocean Boulevard.
The property was previously owned by Clifford Chapman. Chapman died in June 2012 and he (More)
Posted 7:01 PM 12/3/2013 by Victoria JohnsonA fourth case of meningococcal disease involving a University of California, Santa Barbara student has been confirmed by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department. All four students got sick last month. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and UCSB are working with the (More)
Posted 7:11 PM 12/3/2013 by Connie Tran, KSBY NewsDozens of concerned San Luis Obispo residents showed up to a second public forum held Monday night at Cal Poly to express their concerns about a new dorm complex in the works. The university wants to construct dorm buildings to house 1,400 students. A 300-car parking garage is also in the proposal. (More)...
Posted 5:41 AM 12/2/2013 by Olivia DeGennaro, KSBY News
Grover Beach police are investigating the death of a 50-year-old woman.
They found her body in a parking lot in the 100 block of South 16th Street in Grover Beach.
Police received a 911 call saying a woman wasn't moving just after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The cause of her death is unknown at this time.
Her identity has not been released.
Posted 4:15 AM 11/29/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
CAL FIRE closed the Avila Beach Golf Course temporarily Thursday afternoon because of a chemical incident.
Fire crews say a battalion chief reported the leak just before 1:40 p.m. Thursday. The leak created a small brush fire at the golf course.
Two CAL FIRE engines responded and (More)
Posted 11:27 PM 11/29/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
The City of Santa Maria is kicking off its annual Lights, Sights, and Holiday Nights decoration contest.
Beginning Friday, the Recreation and Parks Department and Parks Commission will accept nominations for the best holiday displays.
People can compete in five categories: best decorated business, best display using energy efficient products, most inspirational, neighborhood spirit, and most nostalgic.
Judging starts December 9.
Posted 8:09 AM 11/28/2013 by Donna Winnick, KSBY News
A SWAT standoff at an Arroyo Grande home that started Wednesday afternoon has come to an end.
The San Luis Obispo County Regional SWAT Team used tear gas to enter Grant Steven Cole's, 52, home on Creekview Court Thursday morning. In his bedroom they found Cole dead from a self inflicted (More)
Posted 8:10 AM 11/28/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Two lawsuits filed Monday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court challenge the legality of the emergency ordinance restricting the use of the North County Groundwater Basin. Back in August, San Luis Obispo County supervisors passed the ordinance restricting the planting of new irrigated crops. (More)...
Posted 8:09 AM 11/28/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
The City of Pismo Beach filed a lawsuit against The Cliffs Resort so it can recover the money it paid to the family of an accident victim.
Tricia Rittger was hit-and-killed while crossing the street in front of The Cliffs in 2011.
She was the national sales manager at KSBY. (More)...
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