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  • Fiery crash stops traffic on Highway 101 in Santa Maria

    July 26, 2011 8:23 PM

    Moving day turned into a nightmare for a local man when his rental truck rolled over and caught fire this morning shutting down all Northbound lanes of Highway 101 in Santa Maria. It happened after 9:30 between Betteravia and Stowell. It's kind of a complex chain of events. The... more »
  • Delays expected on Hwy 101 this week for Caltrans project

    February 28, 2011 1:25 PM

    Drivers traveling late at night on Highway 101 through Atascadero this week may encounter some slow downs or road closures, as Caltrans crews continue work on the Highway 101 Atascadero Rehabilitation Project. Beginning Monday night and ending Friday morning, lane closures are expected to occur in the northbound lanes... more »
  • Rainfall leaves behind extensive damage

    October 6, 2010 9:31 PM

    The wet weather on the Central Coast has already left a path of damage in its wake. A local church is cleaning up extensive water damage from last night's rains, and drivers are getting an early taste normal winter weather. The rain did damage both inside and out. It... more »
  • Dalidio could file lawsuit against Copelands

    October 5, 2010 9:13 PM

    The attorney for the Dalidio Ranch in San Luis Obispo says his client may take legal action against two major downtown developers. This comes a day after a federal commission charged Jim and Tom Copeland with hiding behind a fake name while trying to stop development on Ernie Dalidio's property... more »
  • Caltrans will work to prevent rock slides

    August 30, 2010 8:44 PM

    If you've ever driven through Gaviota on Highway 101, you know rock slides can be a problem. Tuesday morning, Caltrans will continue to reduce the amount of rocks falling onto the roadway. It will start at 9:00 am and will continue until 2:00 pm. Drivers can expect... more »
  • Rock clearing continues near Gaviota Tunnel on Wednesday

    July 13, 2010 8:21 PM

    Drivers headed along Highway 101 in Gaviota could experience some delays on Wednesday. Caltrans is working to reduce the amount of rocks falling onto the roadway. That's taking place on the northbound side of Highway 101 next to the rest area and Gaviota Tunnel. On Tuesday, workers were scaling... more »
  • Rock removal project underway near Gaviota Tunnel

    July 13, 2010 1:01 PM

    It's a project meant to make it safer along Highway 101 for drivers. Caltrans is working to reduce the amount of rocks falling onto Highway 101 between the northbound Highway 101 rest area and the Gaviota Tunnel. KSBY News Reporter Monica Quintero will have more on this story on KSBY... more »
  • Alcohol suspected in deadly wrong way crash

    July 8, 2010 1:50 PM

    Investigators say a 48-year-old man from the San Bernadino area is dead after heading the wrong way on Highway 101 early Thursday morning. It happened around 2:20 AM on the Santa Maria Way over crossing and the California Highway Patrol believes alcohol was a factor. The CHP says a... more »
  • One person is dead after crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero

    May 19, 2010 10:35 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department has confirmed at least one person is dead after a crash on Highway 101 in Atascadero. It happened just after 7:00 p.m. on the southbound side of the highway, just north of San Ramon Road. The CHP could not provide many details,... more »
  • Accident sends two people to hospital along Highway 101

    May 5, 2010 8:33 PM

    A three car accident sends two people to the hospital with major injuries. The California Highway Patrol said the accident happened just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon near the Dos Pueblos Road off ramp. A vehicle was heading southbound on Highway 101 when it rear ended another vehicle and shot... more »
  • Two injured after head-on car accident

    May 5, 2010 5:22 PM

    Two people are in the hospital after their cars collided on Highway 101 and Dos Pueblos Canyon Wednesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened when a man driving southbound on Highway 101 rear ended another car and lost control of his vehicle. The driver crossed... more »
  • Truck hauling jet fuel catches fire on Highway 101

    May 3, 2010 6:04 PM

    One southbound lane of Highway 101 through Carpinteria is closed, as crews work to put out a tire on fire on a semi-truck, according to the California Highway Patrol incident website. A CHP spokesperson confirms the truck is hauling jet fuel. Emergency crews had discussed possible evacuations of nearby... more »
  • Woman arrested for driving wrong-way on Highway 101

    April 28, 2010 5:20 PM

    Pismo Beach Police arrest a woman they say drove the wrong-way on Highway 101 in a stolen vehicle. It all started around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Hinds Avenue in Pismo Beach. Officers spotted the Honda Civic going the wrong way, but when they tried... more »
  • Firefighters put out vehicle fire on Highway 101

    April 21, 2010 10:14 PM

    Firefighters have put out a vehicle fire on Highway 101. Cal Fire crews say they were called out to the highway just north of Thompson Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. When they arrived, they say the car was fully involved. Investigators say a fuel line failure in the car... more »
  • Cal Fire: Vehicle on fire on Highway 101

    April 21, 2010 9:50 PM

    Cal Fire crews say they are working to put out a vehicle fire on southbound Highway 101, just north of Thompson Avenue near Arroyo Grande. Firefighters were called out around 6:30 p.m. and say when crews arrived the vehicle was fully involved. Witnesses say traffic is backing up. No... more »
  • Cal Poly mourns student killed crossing Highway 101

    April 13, 2010 7:50 PM

    More details emerged at a memorial ceremony today about the moments leading up to the tragic death of a Cal Poly student on Easter Sunday. Matthew Hurlbutt, 21, died after being hit by a truck while walking across Hwy. 101. CHP investigators suspect alcohol played a role. Hurlbutt's... more »
  • Friends mourn student killed on Hwy. 101, say more needs to be done

    April 13, 2010 4:13 PM

    Friends and family gathered in Cal Poly's Phillips Hall this morning to share memories of a student killed while crossing Hwy. 101 last weekend. Matthew Hurlbutt, 21, was killed after being hit by a car in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday. California Highway Patrol investigators say they... more »
  • Highway 101 accident sends three people to the hospital

    April 11, 2010 11:17 PM

    Three people are in the hospital after a car accident on Highway 101. It happened about one mile north of Zaca Road in the Woodchopper area just before 7 p.m. Santa Barbara County fire crews say the car clipped a tree and crashed about 20 feet over the... more »
  • Long Beach man sends Sheriff's Deputies on chase south of Carpinteria

    March 25, 2010 2:37 AM

    A Long Beach man is in the hospital, after leading Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies on a high speed chase on Highway 101, South of Carpinteria. Just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies received a call that a man had stolen a car from his girlfriend in the 800 block... more »
  • Man sustains minor injuries after vehicle rollover on Hwy 101

    March 22, 2010 4:32 PM

    Emergency crews are clearing the scene of a vehicle rollover accident on Highway 101 near Avila Beach. Officers say they were called to the accident at about 1:00p.m. Monday, on the northbound lanes of Highway 101 near the Avila Beach Dr. exit. Witnesses told officers they saw the vehicle... more »
  • Suicidal man shuts down lanes of Hwy 101 in San Luis Obispo overnight

    March 17, 2010 11:49 AM

    Officers from the San Luis Obispo Police Department and Cal Poly University Police Department spent hours negotiating with a suicidal person overnight, an incident that shut down a part of Highway 101 through San Luis Obispo. Officers say they responded to a 911 call from a person who said... more »
  • Southbound lanes of Hwy 101 reopened after morning big rig accident

    March 5, 2010 11:35 AM

    All southbound lanes of Highway 101 are now clear after a morning big rig accident that blocked the lanes just north of the Cuesta Summit. That accident happened at about 7:00a.m. Friday. A semi-truck apparently jack-knifed on the highway, blocking the middle and right lanes. A California Highway Patrol... more »
  • Caltrans working on emergency project on Hwy 101

    March 2, 2010 4:27 PM

    Caltrans crews are working on an emergency project to fix potholes on a portion of Highway 101 Tuesday afternoon. Crews say to expect minor traffic on the northbound, number three lane (slow lane) of Hwy 101 from State Route 217 to Fairview Ave. in Goleta. It's not known... more »
  • Scene of Hwy 101 big rig fire to be cleared by noon

    March 1, 2010 1:37 PM

    The California Highway Patrol says drivers heading southbound on Highway 101 near Tassajara Creek Rd. can expect delays of about an hour and a half while they continue to clean up the area in which a Big Rig caught fire and leaked fuel early Monday morning. Two southbound lanes... more »
  • Man arrested after high-speed chase on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County

    February 18, 2010 12:21 AM

    A reckless driver leads California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase down Highway 101. Officers received reports of a driver weaving in and out of traffic on Southbound Highway 101 in Atascadero Wednesday afternoon. When a CHP unit caught up with 53-year-old Charles Boyler near the Cuesta... more »
  • Bicyclist hit by car in SLO

    February 4, 2010 2:58 AM

    A bicyclist is taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in San Luis Obispo Wednesday night. It all happened around 7:15 p.m. on California Boulevard, at the onramp to Highway 101. The crash did shut down the onramp for awhile. Police say the bicyclist was... more »
  • Public meeting to discuss Median Barrier Safety Project

    February 1, 2010 2:51 PM

    The California Department of Transportation invites the local community to attend an informational meeting to discuss the Highway 101 to Los Berros Traffic Way Median Barrier Safety Project on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 5:30 p.m to 8 p.m at the Arroyo Grande High School Multi-Purpose Room. The $7 million... more »
  • Crash involving wrong way driver near San Luis Obispo sends four to hospital

    January 28, 2010 2:56 AM

    Four people were taken to the hospital after a collision involving a wrong way driver on Highway 101 near San Luis Obispo. CHP officers say it all happened around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, when an elderly woman got on Highway 101 just north of San Luis Bay Drive. Officers... more »
  • Slick roads likely to blame for crash near Santa Margarita

    January 21, 2010 2:54 AM

    CHP officers say slick roads are likely to blame for an accident that sent a car off the highway and into a tree near Santa Margarita. The accident happened just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 101, just north of Highway 58. Officers say the 21-year-old driver was trapped... more »
  • SB County fire crews put out spot fires on Hwy 101

    January 8, 2010 10:53 PM

    Santa Barbara County firefighters are mopping up two spot fires that sparked along Highway 101, south of Mariposa Reina. A department spokesman says crews were called out to the highway just after 7:00 p.m. When they arrived, they found two fires that were about 1/8 of an acre in... more »
  • Some concerned construction in San Luis Obispo will hurt local businesses

    January 7, 2010 2:39 AM

    Construction is underway on one of the busiest roadways in San Luis Obispo and some are concerned it will have an impact on local businesses. Crews are paving the Madonna Rd. overpass. They're hoping to wrap up construction in the area by midnight Thursday. As a result, only one lane... more »
  • Construction on busy area in San Luis Obispo

    January 7, 2010 1:11 AM

    Drivers may need to give themselves some extra time due to construction in one of the busiests areas of San Luis Obispo. Crews will be repaving the Madonna Road overpass. They were scheduled to begin work at 5:00 pm Wednesday and wrap up at midnight on Thursday. Only one lane... more »
  • Driver who hit and killed a man on highway 101 will not be charged with a felony

    December 21, 2009 1:06 PM

    A Fresno man, who hit and killed a man while driving under the influence, will not be charged with a felony DUI according to a spokesperson for the CHP. 49 year-old George Patton was driving his BMW southbound on highway 101, Saturday night, when investigators say 22 year-old, Ismael... more »
  • Monterey driver recovering after Wednesday collision north of Paso Robles

    December 17, 2009 12:04 PM

    A Monterey driver is recovering after colliding with a big rig and another car near Paso Robles yesterday. The collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 101 and Welsona. CHP officers say the big rig was crossing the highway into the northbound lanes, when... more »
  • Cupertino woman dies in crash on Highway 101 near San Miguel

    December 11, 2009 3:50 AM

    A Northern California woman is dead after the California Highway Patrol says she lost control of her vehicle just north of San Miguel Thursday night. Investigators say at about 8:00p.m. Thursday, the 19-year-old Cupertino woman was driving northbound on Highway 101 just north of San Miguel, when she lost... more »
  • I-5 closure diverts drivers to highway 101

    December 8, 2009 3:53 PM

    More traffic on highway 101. Freezing weather temporarily shut down I-5. Motorists are diverted to highway 101.
  • Heavy traffic expected on local roadways today

    December 8, 2009 7:30 AM

    The California Highway Patrol is reminding Central Coast residents to expect about double the normal amount of traffic on local roadways Tuesday, because of the closure of Interstate 5 at the Grapevine. Officers say to expect most of that traffic on Highway 101 and Highway 46. Another road closure... more »
  • Traffic lanes back open on Highway 101 after nine vehicle crash

    November 20, 2009 12:28 PM

    The California Highway Patrol says all southbound lanes of Highway 101 at the Gaviota curve are back open. Part of the highway had been temporarily closed after a nine vehicle accident just after 7 a.m. Friday morning. Santa Barbara County fire crews say five people were taken to the... more »
  • Woman arrested for driving drunk on the wrong side of highway 101

    November 18, 2009 10:11 AM

    A Santa Barbara woman is arrested after investigators say she drove on the wrong side of highway 101 while drunk Tuesday night. The California Highway Patrol says at about 11:25p.m. Tuesday, they received a report of a person driving north on the southbound side of highway 101 near N.... more »

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