The launch of a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been delayed in order to replace a faulty battery on the rocket booster.
The launch was originally planned for the early morning of Friday, Nov. 10. Base officials say the launch will now take place no earlier than Tuesday, Nov. 14.
The rocket will be carrying a Joint Polar Satellite System-1 polar-orbiting environmental satellite for NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The satellite will be used for severe weather prediction and environmental monitoring.
San Luis Obispo police announced on Thursday the name of the person of interest in the death investigation of 26-year-old Kristen Marti.
CHP says drug and/or alcohol are suspected as a factor in Friday morning's crash on Highway 1 between Lompoc and Gaviota.
An arrest has been made in connection with a reported attempted kidnapping at the San Luis Obispo Target.
A woman was sent to the hospital after colliding with the center divider on Highway 101 in Santa Maria late Thursday night.