Posted 11:56 AM 11/27/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Racy text messages, secret meetings and more. It's all laid out in a sexual harassment claim by a former Santa Barbara County Search and Rescue volunteer.
Valerie Walston claims that former Undersheriff Jim Peterson made aggressive and unwanted sexual advances toward her, which she says (More)
Posted 8:41 AM 11/26/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
A Santa Maria man was sentenced to four years in state prison Monday in connection with possessing and distributing child pornography.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley says Gregory Allen Loya, 32, was sentenced to four years in state prison, and he has to register as (More)
Posted 8:40 AM 11/26/2013 by Connie Tran, KSBY News
Some aerospace engineering students at Cal Poly are gearing up to launch satellites into space. It's the second launch of the month for Cal Poly's designed CubeSat. A CubeSat is a mini-satellite that is revolutionizing experiments in space. The CubeSat is about 6x6x6 inches. A group of Cal Poly (More)
Posted 9:32 AM 11/25/2013 by Olivia DeGennaro, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara-based organization, Direct Relief is sending supplies to the Philippines to help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The organization held its largest emergency airlift in its 65-year history on Saturday. Direct Relief is sending 50 tons of medical supplies to people in the (More)
Posted 1:02 PM 11/22/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
San Luis Obispo Police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue.
Police say it happened around 7:45 Thursday night.
Investigators say one person was shot and taken to a local hospital where he had surgery.
Police are looking for the shooter but they say there is no risk to the public.
Posted 8:11 AM 11/22/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
A Santa Maria man was convicted and charged with 16 felony counts on Thursday.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley says Felix Nicolas, 39, of Santa Maria, was convicted of 16 felony counts, including solicitation to commit murder, aggravated sexual assault of a minor (More)
Posted 8:37 AM 11/21/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection with the bank robbery that happened at Rabobank in Cambria back on November 7th.
Investigators arrested Bruce Franklin Valentine, 70, of Paso Robles. On Wednesday, they served a search warrant at a home in the 4700 (More)
Posted 8:37 AM 11/21/2013 by Connie Tran, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is working to confirm that another person has come down with the deadly meningococcal disease. On Monday, public health confirmed two UC Santa Barbara students were diagnosed with the bacterial infection.
Public health is going to a hold a (More)
Posted 8:29 AM 11/20/2013 by Caroline Lowe
A 55-year-old Arroyo Grande licensed family therapist made his first court appearance Tuesday in Santa Maria on armed robbery charges.
Arthur McClay Watkins is charged with seven felonies in connection with the robbery Saturday morning at a Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Maria. Watkins is (More)
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