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  • Person of Interest denies involvement in fatal hit and run

    May 29, 2012 9:32 PM

    The CHP is still trying to get answers as they investigate the deadly hit-and-run that happened this month in Nipomo, but the first person they've named in the case says investigators are looking in the wrong direction. The person of interest in the Nipomo hit and run case says... more »
  • Golden eagle found injured in Nipomo released back into the wild

    May 29, 2012 8:46 PM

    After weeks of rehabilitation, a golden eagle was released back into the wild Tuesday. Three and a half weeks ago, a farmer found two golden eagles fighting on a dirt road in Nipomo. While they were not injured, neither of them could fly, and that's when Pacific Wildlife Care... more »
  • Hit and run suspect identified as son of local strawberry farmer

    May 23, 2012 10:09 PM

    New information in this month's fatal hit and run that killed a homeless man in Nipomo. We hit the streets today to search for more answers. Sources close to the investigation told KSBY News one of the persons of interest is the 23-year-old son of a prominent Central Coast... more »
  • CHP identifies persons of interest in fatal hit and run

    May 22, 2012 8:39 PM

    New developments tonight in the hit and run in Nipomo that killed a homeless man on Mother's day. The CHP tells KSBY News it has identified persons of interest in the case. Investigators say Fabian Alexander, 46, was killed while walking across the offramp of Highway 101 North at... more »
  • Local couple wants stricter laws after dog killed by pit bull

    May 15, 2012 9:25 PM

    A Nipomo couple is grieving the loss of their dog, after it was killed by another dog at a Morro Bay RV park on Mother's Day. Gary and Patty Roche were visiting friends at the Morro Dunes RV Park at around 5 Sunday evening. They put their 8 lb.... more »
  • CHP look at possible fatal hit and run, car fire connection

    May 14, 2012 10:01 PM

    A car fire in south Santa Maria have investigators looking at whether or not it could be connected to Sunday's fatal hit and run in Nipomo. A witness said a blue Chevy Corvette hit and killed a man walking across the off-ramp of Highway 101 North at the 166... more »
  • Truck firebombed in Nipomo

    March 29, 2012 2:51 AM

    A truck is set on fire and it's all caught on camera. Now, investigators are trying to catch the man responsible. They are trying to figure out who it is in the surveillance video that started the fire in Nipomo. It happened in the Maria Vista Estates around 3:30... more »
  • Camera catches criminal setting truck fire

    March 28, 2012 10:29 PM

    A truck is firebombed and it's all caught on camera. Now, investigators hope they can catch the criminal behind it. The truck fire happened in Nipomo and Cal Fire is calling it suspicious as well. It happened in the Maria Vista Estates around 3:30 this morning. It's a housing development... more »
  • Local fears for livestock after sheep killed

    February 15, 2012 9:18 PM

    A Nipomo woman said two of her sheep were killed Monday, after being attacked by dogs. Last April, investigators said dogs were likely responsible for killing 19 turkeys belonging to the Future Farmers of America program at Nipomo High School. The campus is less than a mile from the... more »
  • Roses will cost you on Valentine's Day

    February 9, 2012 10:13 PM

    Valentine's Day is only five days away and people are already thinking of ways to show their loved ones they care. For the floral industry, this is one of their busiest times of year. According to Skyline Flower Growers in Nipomo, the floral process begins 12 to 16 weeks... more »
  • High-tech high school breaks ground in Nipomo

    January 26, 2012 9:46 PM

    School officials and community leaders broke ground today on a new school in Nipomo that emphasizes technology. Central Coast New Tech High School will welcome its very first freshman class this fall. The school, located next to Nipomo High, has been in the works for more than two years.... more »
  • Four-car accident slows traffic on Highway 101 near Nipomo

    August 14, 2011 8:28 PM

    Traffic slowed through Nipomo for a few hours Sunday afternoon after a four-car pileup. Officers say a car rolled over just before 4:15 p.m. on Highway 101 near Tefft Street in Nipomo. A pregnant woman was taken to Marian Medical Center as a precaution and the California Highway Patrol... more »
  • Local company in charge of 405 Freeway closure

    July 15, 2011 8:54 PM

    The folks responsible for the historic shutdown on the 405 freeway this weekend work right here on the Central Coast. The company, Statewide Traffic Safety and Signs is based in Nipomo and has 11 offices throughout California. If you're heading down to Los Angeles this weekend, this is the... more »
  • Teenaged cancer survivor and published author adds more to her list of accomplishments

    June 7, 2011 11:57 AM

    Nipomo teenager Melinda Marchiano grew up on the stage as an accomplished dancer, but last month the 16-year-old was in a different kind of spot light in New York City at the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Awards. "I made an acceptance speech and I just remember being so overwhelmed and... more »
  • Your Family: Unplugged Part 1

    May 24, 2011 10:05 PM

    Could you survive without your TV? Your cell phone? How about your computer? Tonight, we begin our two part series "Unplugged." As texting replaces talking and Facebook takes the place of face-to-face communication, we'll take a look at how technology is redefining quality time for many families. Then, we'll... more »
  • Students in Nipomo 'shocked and disgusted' by overnight turkey killings

    April 27, 2011 7:37 PM

    Sheriff's deputies are searching for answers, and suspects, after nearly two dozen turkeys are slaughtered at a local high school. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says it happened sometime overnight near Nipomo High School's ag unit. Nineteen turkeys were killed, one is missing and two are at... more »
  • Landowner tears down popular skatepark in Nipomo

    April 26, 2011 2:19 AM

    Skateboarders in Nipomo are losing their make shift skate park because the landowner says it's unsafe. The skatepark used to be the home of the Nipomo recreation center. In 2008, investigators say two teenagers burnt down the center. Since then, skateboarders and BMX bikers have been using the concrete... more »
  • Nipomo firefighters raise about $4,000 for equipment and special training

    April 17, 2011 7:53 PM

    Firefighters in Nipomo were barbecuing for a cause Sunday. The annual event includes a barbecue meal with all the fixings, so that means tri-tip, beans and salsa from Jocko's, and even a bit of dessert on the side. Firefighters also spent some time teaching kids about fire safety.... more »
  • CHC in Nipomo provides free dental treatments for SLO Co. children

    February 26, 2011 7:53 PM

    February is National Children's Dental Health Month and that has some local dentists making sure children in need have clean, healthy smiles. It's part of the nationwide program called Give Kids A Smile. Local dentists provided free treatments for dozens of San Luis Obispo County students at Community Health... more »
  • Neighbors blame construction fence for recent flooding

    December 21, 2010 9:52 PM

    As people living in Nipomo prepare for next storm, some say a construction fence is partly responsible for blocking debris in the north creek, which caused major flooding on Sunday. Others say the debate surrounds who's responsible for the debris. Dan Diaz is known as the "Nipomo Creek Dog."... more »
  • Residents blame construction project for Nipomo flooding

    December 21, 2010 1:27 PM

    There are reports that a construction fence is to blame for some flooding Sunday in Nipomo. Some residents say a chain-link fence put up around a Safe Routes to School project caused the creek to back up, sending 18 inches of water into a nearby triplex. The San Luis... more »
  • Rival teams join forces to beat cancer

    November 29, 2010 3:43 PM

    Arroyo Grande and Nipomo High School basketball teams will toss "Hoops for Hope" during their first annual event to raise money for the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital in San Luis Obispo. Family members, coaches and players of the basketball teams have been affected by cancer. ... more »
  • Recent construction may have caused gas leak in Nipomo

    November 20, 2010 7:49 PM

    A natural gas leak in Nipomo kept Cal Fire crews busy Saturday morning. It happened just before 10 a.m. near the intersection of Thompson and Price streets. That's where a natural gas line underneath some metal protective plates started leaking. Cal Fire crews blocked off the area to prevent... more »
  • Kids football team disqualified for clerical error will play again

    November 20, 2010 1:35 AM

    Some good news for a Nipomo kids football team disqualified from playoffs. It looks like they will get a second chance to play again. The Nipomo Bantam Cowboys were told they were disqualified because one of its player's report cards did not get turned in on time. ... more »
  • Local teen cancer survivor joins Facebook plea to Oprah

    October 29, 2010 2:56 PM

    A movement is underway on Facebook that even the creator of the page did not see coming. The page is called "Oprah Please Do A Show On Childhood Cancer." In just eight weeks it has gained support from nearly 41,000 people. Post after post, there are stories... more »
  • Online photos expose teen's troubled past

    October 4, 2010 9:41 PM

    We're learning more about the troubled life of a Santa Maria teen whose body was discovered last week in Santa Margarita. Santa Maria police say 15 year-old Dystiny Myers had run away many times as a child. Her pastor says she had lost her way in the past year.... more »
  • Safer school routes on the way for Nipomo kids

    September 7, 2010 9:38 PM

    Kids at Nipomo Elementary will soon have a safer way to get to school thanks to a federal grant. The Federal Safe Route to School Grant will improve access for students by getting them off the road. The project will construct a bicycle and pedestrian path on Beechnut Avenue, bridges... more »
  • Kids getting safer route to school

    September 7, 2010 12:56 PM

    Kids at Nipomo Elementary will have safer ways to get to school in the upcoming months. San Luis Obispo County recently received a Federal Safe Route to School grant to improve access to Nipomo Elementary School. The $600,000 project is slated to start today. It will build a bicycle... more »
  • Published author, dancer, cancer survivor: Nipomo teenager being honored this weekend

    August 13, 2010 12:30 PM

    She is an award-winning author, a dedicated dancer and a cancer survivor. And she is only 16-years-old. Nipomo teenager Melinda Marchiano is being honored this weekend at the American Cancer Society's Annual Fundraising Gala and there is no wonder why. Melinda has always gracefully danced her way through... more »
  • Two arrested; one on the run after five month murder investigation

    July 26, 2010 9:20 PM

    Two suspects are in custody tonight and investigators are looking for a third. Detectives say all three played a role in the murder of 32-year-old Pedro Gonzalez. Back in February, Gonzalez's body was found dumped in a Broccoli field on Bonita School Road in Nipomo, about a quarter mile south... more »
  • Annual event in Nipomo celebrates dad

    June 20, 2010 7:04 PM

    Dozens of families turned out for the annual Father's Day Fiesta at Saint Joseph's Church in Nipomo. The parish holds the event every year and it has been going strong for more than 40 years. There were games for the kids, arts and crafts for the adults and... more »
  • Two Central Coast moms share their secrets to working at home and making good money

    May 25, 2010 4:07 PM

    Whether you are a parent who wants to be home more, but still needs to make money, or someone who needs a supplemental income to make ends meet, this maybe the story you have been waiting to hear. There are plenty of jobs out there that allow you to... more »
  • Two cars involved in head-on vehicle accident

    May 6, 2010 7:32 PM

    Emergency crews are responding to a head-on vehicle accident in Nipomo. The accident happened around 3:46 p.m. Thursday, according to a Cal Fire spokesperson. Two cars collided at Orchard Road at Cherry Blossom Place, and at least 2-3 patients are receiving medical attention.
  • Cal Poly students renovate home for Nipomo family in need

    April 28, 2010 3:45 PM

    Cal Poly students are hard at work renovating a Nipomo home and making life a bit easier for a nine-year-old disabled boy and his parents. For the past six years, Cal Poly's Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Project Management class has renovated the home of a local family or individual... more »
  • Firefighters to fire up the BBQ for special fundraiser

    April 19, 2010 12:07 PM

    Members of the Nipomo Firefighters Association need your help to raise money for new equipment and special training. Crews are inviting the community out to a fundraising BBQ on Sunday, April 25, between 10:00a.m. and 2:00p.m. The firefighters will be trading in their usual uniforms for an apron, and... more »
  • Hundreds of people enjoy egg hunt festival at Nipomo Community Park

    April 3, 2010 6:49 PM

    Easter is Sunday but plenty of people across the Central Coast were celebrating Saturday. An Egg Hunt Festival took over Nipomo Community Park. There were games, pony rides, a bounce house and of course, an Easter egg hunt. The event got great reviews from some of its... more »
  • Two behind bars after attempted murder in Santa Maria

    April 2, 2010 8:29 PM

    Two residents, one from Santa Maria and another from Nipomo, have been arrested for attempted murder, after a stabbing back in February. It started on Feb. 14, when Santa Maria police officers were sent to a party in the 300 block of W. Agnes on a report of a... more »
  • Pismo Beach leaders to ask that recent air pollution study be ignored

    March 15, 2010 7:35 PM

    The Pismo Beach City Council says the state should have its own chance to study the air pollution at the Oceano Dunes, and until then a previous study should be ignored. A recent study shows air pollution on the Nipomo Mesa exceeds state standards, and it could have to... more »
  • Equestrians help clean up Nipomo

    March 15, 2010 12:19 AM

    Some people in Nipomo took advantage of the nice weather Sunday, and did something good for the environment at the same time. Volunteers with Ride Nipomo grabbed a bag and leant a hand to clean up and haul away waste in the Trilogy area. An organizer says dumping... more »
  • Nipomo murder suspect in custody

    March 2, 2010 7:11 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies have made a break in the case of a murdered Guadalupe man. Twenty-seven-year-old Alejandro Carrillo was arrested today in connection with last month's murder of 32-year-old Pedro Gonzalez. Deputies say he was already in jail on unrelated charges. Gonzalez's body was found near... more »
  • Seminar in Nipomo inspires healthy living

    February 25, 2010 2:49 PM

    "What's Weighing You Down?" is an event meant to lift women up. Friday night at Healthy Inspirations in Nipomo, Psychologist Daphne Knox, M.A. will demonstrate links between what you eat and how you feel after you eat it. In this seminar, you will get a sense of where you... more »
  • Arrest made in Nipomo stabbing

    February 23, 2010 12:59 PM

    San Luis Obispo Sheriff's deputies say, with the help of the Santa Maria Police Department, they've tracked down the suspect of a stabbing that happened in Nipomo Thursday morning. Investigators say Victor Ramirez was arrested Tuesday after an apparent domestic violence dispute in Santa Maria. Police officers there detained... more »
  • Suspect identified in Nipomo stabbing

    February 19, 2010 8:30 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies have identified the suspect in a Nipomo stabbing. Witnesses say 46-year-old Victor Ramirez stabbed another man Thursday morning. The victim walked into a nearby Carl's Junior where employees called 911. Deputies believe Ramirez is still in the Nipomo area. They... more »
  • Victim identified in Nipomo murder case

    February 16, 2010 9:23 PM

    New information tonight on a man found dead Monday morning near a field in Nipomo. Investigators have identified the man as 32-year-old Pedro Gonzalez. They say he lived in guadalupe and they believe someone murdered him. A driver found his body near a broccoli field owned by San Ysidro... more »
  • Victim identified in Nipomo homicide

    February 16, 2010 2:46 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department has identified the man found dead near a Nipomo field Monday as 32-year-old Pedro Gonzalez of Guadalupe. Sheriff's deputies confirm his death has been ruled a homicide. According to a company spokesperson, the body was found on land owned by San Ysidro... more »
  • Road re-opens after body found near field

    February 15, 2010 9:25 PM

    Many questions remain tonight after a driver discovers a body on the side of the road in Nipomo. The body of an Hispanic man was found near the intersection of Bonita School Road and Division Street around 6:30 this morning. On the ground and in the air, investigators... more »
  • Bonita School Road closed while officers investigate dead body

    February 15, 2010 4:39 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies say the body found earlier in Nipomo is a male and that a passer by called in to authorities to report it. Deputies have closed Bonita School Road between Decision and Main in Nipomo, while the investigation continues. Investigators are calling the... more »
  • Dead body found in Nipomo

    February 15, 2010 2:09 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department is investigating an area of Nipomo Monday morning, after a dead body was found. Investigators are calling the death "suspicious." The body was found at about 6:30 a.m. near the intersection of Bonita School Rd. and Division St. Authorities are currently on... more »
  • Treatment plan announced for light brown apple moth

    February 1, 2010 5:31 PM

    Nipomo residents who have questions or concerns about the light brown apple moth will have a chance to ask questions at an upcoming open house. The California Department of Food and Agriculture will hold the informal meeting to let residents know about upcoming plans to treat the invasive pest.... more »
  • Suspect arrested after leaving receipt at crime scene

    January 28, 2010 6:46 PM

    Officers track a burglary suspect by a clue he leaves at the scene of the crime. It happened near Golf Ball Lane and Pomeroy Road in Nipomo. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's say they responded to a burglary in Guadalupe, and found a receipt left behind by the... more »
  • A proposed medical marijuana dispensary causing controversy in Nipomo

    January 25, 2010 12:55 PM

    It's a hot topic on the Central Coast and now it's being discussed in Nipomo. Robert Brody of Los Angeles is proposing a medical marijuana dispensary a few blocks from the community's swap meet. He's looking at a 4,000-square-foot vacant warehouse and office building at 425B North Frontage Road and... more »
  • Nipomo Mesa air pollution study results to be released in February

    January 12, 2010 5:16 PM

    A much anticipated study on air quality on the Nipomo Mesa will be released in early February. The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District's staff is finalizing the report. The study was conducted to determine the cause of high levels of airborne particulate matter impacting air quality on... more »
  • Investigators find stolen firearms in Nipomo home

    January 7, 2010 6:18 PM

    Investigators from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department find stolen firearms and a stolen ATV inside a Nipomo home. A spokesperson for the department says sheriff's patrol deputies, members of the narcotics unit, and the special operations unit served a search warrant at a residence on the 300... more »
  • Nipomo man arrested in connection with 10 thefts

    December 28, 2009 12:53 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies say they've arrested a Nipomo man in connection with at least ten thefts over the last several weeks. Sean Michael Toops, 19, was arrested last week in the 600 block of Pomeroy in Nipomo. Deputies found Toops after spotting what they believed to... more »
  • Firefighter suffers minor injuries while responding to a residential fire in Nipomo

    December 23, 2009 8:10 PM

    One firefighter suffers heat related injuries after responding to a residential fire in the Nipomo Mesa area. A home owner on the 1100 block of Pomeroy and Willow Roads reported seeing smoke in an upstairs room just after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday. Fire crews were able to contain the fire to... more »
  • Suspect in Nipomo stabbing still at large

    December 16, 2009 7:30 PM

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies are still searching for Christopher Thole, a suspect in a stabbing yesterday in Nipomo. Investigators say a dispute between a landlord and tenant lead to the stabbing on West Tefft St. around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Deputies say at least five people... more »
  • Nipomo bank robbery follows earlier heist in San Luis Obispo

    December 14, 2009 6:07 PM

    Investigators are trying to track down a suspect after a bank robbery in Nipomo. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says the robbery took place around 2:15 p.m. at the Wells Fargo on West Tefft. Investigators say the suspect handed the teller a note and took off with... more »
  • Victim's family speaks exclusively to KSBY about alleged sexual abuse

    December 2, 2009 9:24 PM

    A suspected child molester is found dead at his home in Nipomo. Sheriff's detectives discovered the body of 52-year-old Michael John Dominguez Wednesday morning inside a truck parked at his home. He was arrested Tuesday afternoon at an auto detail shop in Oceano. Tuesday night, he was released on bail.... more »
  • Nipomo structure fire caused $200,000 in damage

    November 30, 2009 2:43 PM

    Cal Fire says crews contained a structure fire in the 500 block of Stanton Road in Nipomo at about 10:40 a.m. Monday. Investigators say the fire caused $200,000 in damage, but that $500,000 in damage was prevented. They say the majority of damage was to the back bedroom... more »
  • Nipomo structure fire contained

    November 30, 2009 1:51 PM

    Crews have contained a structure fire on the 500 block of Stanton Road in Nipomo, according to a Cal Fire spokesperson. Firefighters were able to contain the fire around 10:40 a.m., about 40 minutes after the initial call. KSBY has a crew on the scene and will bring... more »
  • Fire crews battling structure fire in Nipomo

    November 30, 2009 1:20 PM

    Cal Fire crews are responding to a structure fire on the Nipomo Mesa. Firefighters were called out just after 10 a.m. to the intersection of Viejo Road and the 500 block of Stanton Road. Some of the first crews on scene say there was smoke and flames coming from... more »
  • St.Joseph football is only area team to advance in CIF

    November 28, 2009 2:47 AM

    And then there was one. St.Joseph High football was the only one of the four area teams to win its CIF playoff football game Friday. Nipomo, Pioneer Valley and Mission Prep saw their seasons come to an end. The Knights scored revenge in their 34-11 win at El Segundo.... more »
  • Morro Bay's Shipe chases down CIF title

    November 21, 2009 7:49 PM

    After running nearly three miles, Morro Bay High senior James Shipe won a CIF-Southern Section cross country title by two seconds. Shipe won the Division IV boy's race with a time of 15:21, two seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Nipomo High's Andrew Garcia finished third at 15:40,... more »
  • Overnight house fire in Nipomo

    November 18, 2009 2:05 PM

    Cal Fire crews were called out to a home on the 200 block of Colt Lane in Nipomo at 1:40 this morning.When they arrived, they found a fire had broken out in one of the walls of the home. Crews estimated about $2,000 worth of damage. An investigation is... more »

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