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  • Some locals turn to public transportation amid gas price hike

    October 8, 2012 9:34 PM

    The high cost of gas prompted people to change their driving habits. From carpooling, to riding the bus, some people are doing whatever they can do to avoid spending money at the pump. Santa Maria Transit said, so far, they haven't seen any big increase in their numbers... more »
  • Local couple honored for 'Welcome Home Military Heroes' ceremonies

    May 28, 2012 9:30 PM

    Memorial Day is a reminder not all troops can be welcomed home. But a local couple is being honored for their tireless work to make sure those who are, get a hero's welcome. Cheryl and Robert Tolan's organization, "Welcome Home Military Heroes", meets at local airports to welcome and... more »
  • Paddleboarding rules enforced just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

    May 23, 2012 10:18 PM

    Paddleboarding is becoming more popular locally, and the Harbor Patrol and Coast Guard are stepping up enforcement of some little-known rules ahead of Memorial Day Weekend. A state law signed in 2008 said anyone under the age of 12 has to wear a life vest while stand-up paddleboarding. For... more »
  • San Luis Obispo shelter encourages public to not give money to panhandlers

    May 3, 2012 9:45 PM

    You see a panhandler on the corner begging for money, or just holding up a sign. So, do you give them money? Well, a San Luis Obispo homeless shelter is encouraging you not to do so. According to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo, there are about... more »
  • San Luis Obispo shelter encourages public to not give money to panhandlers

    May 3, 2012 9:45 PM

    You see a panhandler on the corner begging for money, or just holding up a sign. So, do you give them money? Well, a San Luis Obispo homeless shelter is encouraging you not to do so. According to the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo, there are about... more »
  • Downtown San Luis Obispo credit card meters brings revenue to city

    May 2, 2012 10:00 PM

    Parking in downtown San Luis Obispo has become a little easier thanks to some credit card meters installed mid-March. Those 400 meters are bringing in more money to the city. The soloar-powered meters were put in because the city decided to raise parking from a $1.25 to $1.50 in... more »
  • Paso Robles officials ready for new police chief, ask Los Gatos firm for help

    May 1, 2012 10:57 PM

    Paso Robles officials told KSBY Tuesday that they're ready to find a new police chief, and have asked an executive search firm to help. It will cost the city just under $20,000 to get the help. This, after former police chief Lisa Solomon resigned back in early April. ... more »
  • Skateboarding not allowed in bike lanes in San Luis Obispo

    April 30, 2012 10:33 PM

    With gas prices still high in some parts of the Central Coast, many people have had to use other forms of transportation. For one local college student, he's been skateboarding to work for the past couple of years; and, just last month, he got a $203 fine for skating... more »
  • Some San Luis Obispo homeless can now legally park in facility off Prado Road

    March 21, 2012 10:31 PM

    Some homeless people in San Luis Obispo will now be able to park their cars and RV's overnight in the Prado Day Center, which is a facility for homeless people, located off Prado Road. The city council voted unanimously to allow 5 parking spots to become available. The... more »
  • Study: High school dropout rates high in California

    March 19, 2012 8:41 PM

    A new study shows California as one of the top 10 states where high school graduation rates are declining, but there are positive signs on the Central Coast. The study by "America's Promise Alliance" shows 71% of high school students in California received their high school diplomas in 2009.... more »
  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • San Luis Obispo house fire raises questions about safety codes

    March 6, 2012 10:28 PM

    A fire that swept through a San Luis Obispo house over the weekend has raised questions about the safety of older homes in the city. Nine people escaped the burning home on Johnson Avenue early Sunday morning. The Red Cross said one woman was transferred from a local hospital... more »
  • San Luis Obispo Target opens at Midnight to mob of shoppers

    November 25, 2011 12:56 PM

    The official start to the holiday shopping season is underway. A record number of shoppers were expecting to take advantage of Black Friday this year. Target in San Luis Obispo opened at midnight to a mob of die-hard Black Friday bargain hunters. Many people waited all year... more »
  • Desperate shoppers clean out Halloween stores

    October 28, 2011 9:16 PM

    Halloween stores across San Luis Obispo are packed with customers desperate for costumes. The best-sellers this year are Angry Birds and Charlie Sheen, but shoppers are always looking for those old favorites. Workers at Halloween express on Foothill Boulevard are scrambling to keep the shelves stocked. People... more »
  • 'Safe Nightlife Association' cracks down on rowdy customers

    October 26, 2011 2:47 AM

    San Luis Obispo bar and restaurant owners are aiming to crack down on "rowdy" customers. The "Safe Nightlife Association" formed this summer after too many incidents of belligerent drunk patrons. The group is made up of owners and operators of Downtown businesses that serve alcohol. Their mission is... more »
  • Lawsuit accuses San Luis Obispo car dealer of 'fraud'

    October 18, 2011 9:40 PM

    A San Luis Obispo auto dealer is facing fraud allegations. A lawsuit claims he imported and sold an illegal car. Ian Smith, who runs a luxury-car dealership on Monterey street is being accused of "falsifying" a title document and switching VIN numbers. Over the summer he sold a... more »
  • Hundreds of protestors turn out for 'OccupySLO' march

    October 15, 2011 8:38 PM

    The San Luis Obispo branch of Occupy Wall Street is gaining momentum. More than 300 people showed up on Saturday to rally in front of the courthouse, before marching their way through Downtown. They are angry about what they're calling a broken economic and political system. "The... more »
  • Sorority releases statement in response to suspension

    October 14, 2011 8:21 PM

    No more alcohol or partying for members of Alpha Phi, the Cal Poly sorority is on a five-month suspension-- busted for hazing. Last month, an 18-year-old freshman was hospitalized after excessive drinking. Cal Poly investigators said she went to a party off campus. The incident happened the night after receiving... more »
  • Fire roars through San Luis Obispo Denny's

    October 13, 2011 11:40 PM

    The Denny's location in San Luis Obispo is closed until further notice, after a fire ripped through the restaurant on Thursday. The two-alarm fire started around 7:15 a.m., on the 200 block of Madonna Road. San Luis Obispo firefighters said it started in an electrical closet on the outside... more »
  • Three Cuesta presidential finalists speaking today

    October 11, 2011 1:45 PM

    Cuesta College is inviting the public to an open forum today to meet the final three candidates for the superintendent/president position. The forum will be held on Cuesta College's San Luis Obispo campus in the Associated Students Auditorium, Room 5401, from noon to 3 p.m. Each candidate will have... more »
  • 'City to the Sea' attracts record crowds

    October 9, 2011 7:30 PM

    A record number of runners turned out for the 16th annual City to the Sea half-marathon. The event attracted 17-hundred people from around the state and beyond, who wanted to get in on the beautiful 13.1 mile run. Participants start in Downtown, San Luis Obispo and make their... more »
  • Occupy SLO demonstrators rally at Farmer's Market

    October 7, 2011 1:52 AM

    The anti-Wall Street protests have made their way to San Luis Obispo. The "Occupy Wall Street" protests began in New York City on September 17. Since then hundreds of demonstrations have popped up across the country. Many people are expressing their anger over corporate greed and economic inequality. "You... more »
  • City crews crack down on Homeless living in the creek

    October 6, 2011 9:50 PM

    An aggressive attempt to clear the creek in San Luis Obispo of homeless people and their trash is underway. "The creek was really overgrown, and there was trash and bio hazardous material," said Robert Mullins, describing the creek near his home at Laurel Creek. Behind the complex, between Sacramento... more »
  • Co-creator of "Zits" and "Baby Blues" will speak tonight at local literary festival

    September 17, 2011 4:39 PM

    The Central Coast Book and Author Festival is returning this weekend for its 12th straight year. The event celebrates the literary arts. This year, Jerry Scott, co-creator of the comic strip "Baby Blues" and "Zits", will kick off the free festival tonight at 7:30 at the San Luis Obispo Library.... more »
  • Technology helps reconnect local 103-year-old man with his brother after more than a decade

    September 9, 2011 9:38 PM

    A local man reunites with his brother after more than a decade and it is all thanks to technology. John Woodford lives in San Luis Obispo. He is 103 years old and has not seen his younger brother, Ivan, in almost 12 years. At 101 years old, Ivan is... more »
  • Kaylee Weisenberg's attorney looks to motion for new trial, friends say she's no murderer

    September 8, 2011 5:05 PM

    The woman convicted of killing a CHP officer will have to wait to find out how long she will spend behind bars. Twenty-three-year-old Kaylee Weisenberg's sentencing hearing was continued Thursday after her attorney requested time to review transcripts in order to motion for a new trial. Last month a jury... more »
  • CMC slapped with $50,000 fine after deadly mistake in 2009

    September 7, 2011 8:18 PM

    For the first time the California Men's Colony is slapped with a penalty from the State Department of Public Health. It is all because of a mistake that led to a patient's death. A state report shows a 76-year-old man died after a registered nurse at the CMC's hospital... more »
  • SLO PD still working to crack 20-year-old murder case

    September 2, 2011 1:45 AM

    It's been more than 20 years since 20-year-old Marina Ruggiero was brutally murdered in San Luis Obispo, but detectives are still determined to find who did it. Ruggiero was visiting San Luis Obispo from San Pedro back on August 25, 1991 for a friend's wedding. Detectives say she left... more »
  • Alleged victim testifies in John Mason case

    September 1, 2011 9:18 PM

    We're learning more about what may have happened the night officers say a San Luis Obispo firefighter beat a man unconscious. Thirty-four-year-old John Ryan Mason appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. That is to see if there is enough evidence to hold him for trial. Back in... more »
  • More than a dozen people at Sunny Acres must find another place to live

    August 26, 2011 1:11 AM

    An emotional day at Sunny Acres as more than a dozen people find out they will have to find a new place to call home. They could be living in their cars or on the streets after this weekend. The 70-acre ranch and sober-living facility has long been at... more »
  • SLO Renaissance Festival attendance up 30% this year

    August 20, 2011 12:05 AM

    After more than a month of counting up the numbers the final totals are in for this year's Renaissance Festival. Organizers say nearly 5,000 people came out for the event on July 16. That is a 30 percent boost from last year. It was held at Chorro Regional Park... more »
  • San Luis Obispo's all mail-in special election just 15 days away

    August 16, 2011 1:17 AM

    Just 15 days to go until voters in San Luis Obispo decide one of the most heated battles in city government history. The future of pensions and binding arbitration in the city. Monday marked the last day to register for this month's all mail-in special election on August 30.... more »
  • Friends, family remember the life of Donna McDaniel

    August 14, 2011 8:34 PM

    People gathered in San Luis Obispo Sunday to honor the life of Donna McDaniel, one of the first female officers to work at the California Men's Colony. Sunday's memorial service at Cuesta Park included a 21-gun salute. McDaniel raised four kids on her own, working days and nights. She... more »
  • Enjoy "Pints for Guinness" at Pappy Mcgregor's

    July 29, 2011 2:44 PM

    If you're kicking off the weekend with a few cold ones, why not contribute to a great cause at the same time? Pappy McGregor's in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo is hosting "Pints for Guinness" Friday night. Guinness is a Chihuha mix who is almost two years... more »
  • Local triathlon community comes together to help couple involved in moving truck accident

    July 29, 2011 1:30 AM

    The local triathlon community is rallying together to help the couple whose moving truck rolled over and caught fire Tuesday morning. It happened on Highway 101 between Betteravia and Stowell in Santa Maria. Officers say it all started when the drivers of two cars directly in front of the... more »
  • East Coast mom brings biodegradable beach toys to Central Coast

    July 27, 2011 6:44 PM

    An East Coast mom says she is bringing the world's first biodegradable beach toys to the Central Coast. The owner of Zoe b Organic stopped at Whiz Kids in San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning. She says the beach toys are made from corn sugar so it takes just two... more »
  • New Target opens in San Luis Obispo

    July 20, 2011 8:50 PM

    It's a day nearly two years in the making, the new Target store in San Luis Obispo opened its doors at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The store's grand opening will be Sunday, July 24. So far the store is getting rave reviews. It brought about 240 jobs to the area... more »
  • Local winery serves up food and wine for a cause

    July 17, 2011 8:23 PM

    Hundreds of people went to a local winery's fundraiser today in San Luis Obispo for a cause. The Cerro Caliente Cellars hosted the Lukemia and Lymphoma society's team is training event. They train people how to race in half or full marathons, and in exchange for the training they... more »
  • San Luis Obispo celebrates Pride in the Plaza

    July 10, 2011 9:44 PM

    Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo played host to the annual Pride in the Plaza event Sunday. The free event was the finale of this year's Pride Week. Organizers said they expected around 3,000-4,000 people to attend, which is a bigger turnout than last year. The Gay and... more »
  • Controversy continues after bear shooting in San Luis Obispo

    June 30, 2011 12:31 AM

    The controversy continues after a black bear is shot, killed and buried in San Luis Obispo County. Late Tuesday night wildlife officials shot and killed the bear at a home in the 2200 block of Flora Street after it tried to enter a chicken coop. The bear broke into... more »
  • International Choral Festival brings music from all over the world to Cal Poly

    June 26, 2011 8:23 PM

    An international choir competition wraps up in San Luis Obispo Sunday night. Five choir groups took part in this year's California International Choral Festival and Competition at the Performing Arts Center on the Cal Poly campus. More than 200 groups were invited but because of some VISA problems... more »
  • Habit Burger Grill helps out local groups before official opening

    June 26, 2011 8:04 PM

    A new burger joint in San Luis Obispo is giving back to some local organizations before it even officially opens its doors. The Habit Burger Grill opened twice Sunday for two, two-hour blocks and it is donating all of the proceeds. The first opening was from noon to 2... more »
  • Bicyclist hit by car in Arroyo Grande

    June 25, 2011 11:34 PM

    The California Highway Patrol says a bicyclist was hit by a car off Halcyon Road at Mountain View Road in Arroyo Grande. The extent of the bicyclist's injuries are still unknown. Officers say it happened just before 8 p.m. The accident is blocking traffic in the area. Stay... more »
  • 2010 Census data surprises local city leaders

    June 23, 2011 9:05 PM

    The latest census results show Santa Maria's population grew faster than any other city in Santa Barbara County. The city saw about a 29 percent population spike. The county's population jumped 6 percent from the year 2000 with 90 percent of that growth coming from Santa Maria. So,... more »
  • Program that helps men sober up is on the rocks

    June 23, 2011 7:28 AM

    Studies have shown during hard economic times, people often turn to drugs and alcohol to cope, but one of the places addicts can turn to for help in San Luis Obispo is, too, falling victim to the economy. "I was totally humiliated when I first had to move in... more »
  • Local family captures bear on surveillance camera

    June 18, 2011 12:00 AM

    Three bear sightings in three days. Local wildlife officials believe the same bear is making the rounds through a San Luis Obispo neighborhood. The bear was last seen around 3:00 a.m. Friday at a house off Flora and Sydney Streets. People in that same area reported seeing it after... more »
  • Dozens gather at midnight to welcome home Templeton soldier

    June 9, 2011 1:14 AM

    A happy homecoming for a Templeton soldier who just returned from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. Army Specialist Cort Thompson arrived back on the Central Coast just after midnight Wednesday morning. The clock struck midnight as Jillanna Myers anxiously awaited her son's arrival at the San Luis... more »
  • Court rejects Sunny Acres' appeal of county injunction

    June 8, 2011 9:29 PM

    People living at Sunny Acres could soon be forced to move after an appeal by the sober-living facility is rejected. San Luis Obispo County can now move forward with code enforcement at Sunny Acres. Last July a judge ordered the people living in illegal structures be out by September... more »
  • Greek Festival takes over Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo

    June 5, 2011 7:05 PM

    People gathered in San Luis Obispo Sunday afternoon to celebrate all things Greek. They packed Mission Plaza for the fourth annual Greek Festival. There was authentic food made from scratch, as well as live music and dancing. If you were interested in learning they even had dance lessons. ... more »
  • Central Coast Cancer Challenge holds kick-off pep rally

    June 4, 2011 10:31 PM

    The Central Coast Cancer Challenge is still two months away but people in San Luis Obispo were gearing up for the big event with a pep rally Saturday. Rain did not keep people from attending the kick-off party at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center. The festivities included running and... more »
  • SLO High hosts 24-hour relay to benefit drug and alcohol awareness programs

    May 29, 2011 1:33 AM

    Students in San Luis Obispo are lacing up their walking shoes and testing their endurance Saturday night. San Luis Obispo High School is hosting its 20th annual 24-Hour Relay to raise money for drug and alcohol awareness programs. At least one person on each team of 10 must be walking... more »
  • Drivers looking forward to traffic improvements at Laguna Village Shopping Center

    May 18, 2011 6:15 PM

    Getting in and out of the Laguna Village Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo is about to get a bit easier. The center sits at the intersection of Madonna and Los Osos Valley Road. On Wednesday city leaders and owners of the center broke ground on several improvements, aimed... more »
  • Laguna Village Shopping Center breaking ground on traffic improvements

    May 18, 2011 12:55 PM

    The Laguna Village Shopping Center and City of San Luis Obispo Wednesday will break ground on enhancements that will improve driveway access in and around the shopping center. The ceremony will be held at the shopping center at 11:00a.m. The first phase of the improvements will begin next... more »
  • SLO Tweed Ride cruises through downtown

    May 15, 2011 10:37 PM

    Dozens of people in San Luis Obispo looked more like a blast from the past as they biked through the city Sunday. It was all part of the first SLO Tweed Ride. Participants donned their traditional early 20th century attire, complete with knickers, hats and handlebar mustaches. The event... more »
  • "Organicfest" takes over Mitchell Park in San Luis Obispo

    May 14, 2011 11:58 PM

    A Cal Poly student brought his vision of organic living to Mitchell Park Saturday by organizing an all-natural and organic festival. Thirteen vendors featured a variety of healthy and organic foods, from beer to chocolate. An event highlight was a solar pod that provided power for three bands. Organizer... more »
  • SLO County honors sheriff's personnel who died in the line of duty

    May 14, 2011 11:52 PM

    People gathered in San Luis Obispo Saturday to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting others in San Luis Obispo County. Sheriff Ian Parkinson and Board of Supervisors Chairman Adam Hill presided over Saturday's dedication of the "Wall of Honor." It honors the lives... more »
  • Locals upset over Mo Tav's dress code policy

    May 12, 2011 10:10 PM

    A popular bar in downtown San Luis Obispo says it will take a closer look at its dress code policy after hearing it's upsetting some people. Mo Tav, once known as Mother's Tavern, does not allow people with visible tattoos inside from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Fridays... more »
  • Local wedding professionals watching Royal Wedding closely

    April 28, 2011 5:39 PM

    The royal wedding is just hours away and those involved in the wedding industry here on the Central Coast will be watching closely. Taylor Rental in San Luis Obispo will be stocking its showrooms with some of the colors and details Kate Middleton will be using. Co-owner Mary Barncastle... more »
  • Calvary San Luis Obispo packs the Madonna Expo Center for Easter service

    April 24, 2011 7:44 PM

    In San Luis Obispo, the Calvary Chapel congregation packed the Madonna Expo Center. About 1,000 people took part in Sunday morning's celebration, which had to be moved to accommodate the big crowd. "It was kind of like, get a bigger venue or have everyone sit on the floor, so... more »
  • San Luis Obispo temple trying to raise $2.3 million to avoid foreclosure

    April 20, 2011 7:14 PM

    The area's largest Jewish congregation is hoping the community can help keep its building off the auction block. Congregation Beth David in San Luis Obispo has defaulted on its $3.3 million mortgage loan through Mission Community Bank. The bank cannot confirm or deny the exact figures, but the... more »
  • Local congregation hoping community can help save temple

    April 20, 2011 12:46 PM

    A local Jewish congregation is hoping the community can help save its temple from foreclosure. Congregation Beth David is in default of their loan held at Mission Community Bank. It has until May 5 to pay off the $2.3 million required to satisfy the bank. Stay with ksby.com... more »
  • SLO firefighters and "Average Joes" battle it out during Pushups for Charity

    April 16, 2011 5:15 PM

    More than 100 people in San Luis Obispo put their physical fitness to the test Saturday and it was all for a great cause. The second annual Pushups for Charity event took over the Athlon Elite Fitness Center Saturday morning. Members of the San Luis Obispo Fire Department battled... more »
  • Tails wag for 'A Dog's Day' in Santa Rosa Park

    April 10, 2011 9:59 PM

    It was a beautiful weekend to be out in the park with your pet, and that's exactly what dozens of families did, as part of A Dog's Day on Sunday. The 21st annual event hosted by SLODOG-- Santa Lucia Open Dog Obedience Group-- celebrates responsible pet ownership at Santa... more »
  • New attorney joins Dystiny Myers case

    April 8, 2011 9:15 PM

    A new lawyer has joined the defense for the Dystiny Myers murder case. Tom McCormick is officially representing Rhonda Wisto. He's replacing David Wells, who chose to step down last month, saying he didn't have the energy needed to represent her. We caught up with McCormick outside the courthouse.... more »
  • More than a year later, some businesses still struggling after Cabo San Luis fire

    April 7, 2011 2:18 AM

    It's been a tough year for business owners in the Foothill Square shopping center in San Luis Obispo. Fire destroyed the Cabo San Luis restaurant in March of last year. The flames also destroyed Kona's Deli next door and damaged two other businesses. Investigators say the fire was intentionally... more »
  • Hundreds of supporters walk for Autism

    April 3, 2011 11:16 PM

    Dozens of Central Coast families took over Downtown San Luis Obispo on Sunday for the annual Walk for Autism. "It's a fantastic day in Mission Plaza. We do a sort of stroll through Downtown- that's very symbolic- to show support for families who deal with autism," said Juli Miller, executive... more »
  • New development could bring nearly 200 homes, jobs to San Luis Obispo

    April 1, 2011 8:55 PM

    A new housing development could soon bring more jobs and more housing to southern San Luis Obispo, but it is also bringing some controversy. A Southern California investment company recently teamed up with a Camarillo-based builder to acquire the 45-acre property. It is located off Prado Road between Higuera... more »
  • Local moms showcase their baking skills in Idler's Mom and Apple Pie contest

    March 26, 2011 10:22 PM

    Some local moms showcased their baking skills as part of the 27th annual Idler's Mom and Apple Pie contest. Saturday was the first of three preliminary rounds. The pies are judged on appearance, crust, flavor and texture. The top pies will go on to compete at the Home Show... more »
  • Laughing competition spreads smiles in San Luis Obispo

    March 13, 2011 9:59 PM

    A local laughing competition started with a somber tone in San Luis Obispo Saturday night. "So You Think You Can Laugh" organizers announced the 54-year-old housewife who recently won the Japanese version of the laughing competition went missing when the tsunami hit Sendai. In her honor, local participants... more »
  • New statue dedicated in San Luis Obispo

    March 12, 2011 10:17 PM

    A new work of art in San Luis Obispo has people talking. The 12-foot sculpture is called "Oh Great Spirit" and it depicts an American Indian standing at the corner of Prado Road and South Higuera Streets. The Ernst family of San Luis Obispo commissioned Nell Scruggs of... more »
  • Habitat for Humanity helps low-income families become homeowners

    March 5, 2011 11:19 PM

    People from both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties are teaming up to help two low-income families become homeowners. Dozens of volunteers with Habitat for Humanity were busy Saturday on Phillips Lane in San Luis Obispo. Habitat houses sell for about $100,000 each and a zero percent mortgage.... more »
  • Panera Bread opens in San Luis Obispo

    March 5, 2011 9:58 PM

    The lines were out the door at Panera Bread's grand opening Saturday. The restaurant and bakery off of Madonna Road opened at 6 a.m. after a private party for investors Friday night. It is the first store in San Luis Obispo County and residents we spoke with say it... more »
  • Native Lounge and Restaurant closing its doors

    March 5, 2011 8:20 PM

    A local hotspot is closing its doors. Saturday night is the last night Native Restaurant and Lounge will be open in San Luis Obispo. According to its Facebook page, Native is closing because of the economy. The post says, "Native Lounge would like to thank all of our... more »
  • Man arrested in connection with SLO stabbing

    February 28, 2011 2:46 AM

    A stabbing in San Luis Obispo sends one man to the hospital and another behind bars. Police and paramedics were called to a transient camp near the area of Tank Farm Road and the Southern Pacific Railroad Tracks around 4:20 p.m. Sunday. That's where they found 55-year-old Donald... more »
  • Man stabbed multiple times in San Luis Obispo

    February 28, 2011 1:58 AM

    A man is recovering Sunday night after being stabbed multiple times in San Luis Obispo. Police and paramedics were called to a transient camp near Tank Farm Road and the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks around 4:20 p.m. That is where they found an adult male with several stab... more »
  • At least one defendant in Myers murder case will face death penalty if convicted

    February 24, 2011 8:49 PM

    The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty in the Dystiny Myers murder case. The 15-year-old girl's body was found burned and buried off Highway 58 in Santa Margarita last September. Defendants Cody Miller, Jason Greenwell, Ty Michael Hill, Frank Jacob York and... more »
  • SLO Firefighters Assoc. says City's vote to put repeal of binding arbitration on ballot is illegal

    February 24, 2011 1:36 PM

    The San Luis Obispo Firefighters Association Local 3523 says this week's move by the City Council to put a repeal of binding arbitration on the August ballot is illegal. Binding arbitration is when a third-party arbiter makes the final decision in a labor negotiation dispute between the city and... more »
  • Andrew Downs' appearance significantly altered

    February 24, 2011 12:43 PM

    Andrew Downs appeared in court Thursday morning with a shaved head and an orange jumpsuit. He also seemed much more alert during the proceedings than usual. In previous court appearancex Downs had long hair and wore a black and white striped jumpsuit. He would also often sit with his... more »
  • Local 7-year-old who survived leukemia is giving back through "Locks of Love"

    February 23, 2011 6:02 PM

    Eliana Nunley is just 7 years old but she's already survived more obstacles than most people see in a lifetime. KSBY News first met Eliana shortly after she was diagnosed with leukemia. She lost her hair during chemotherapy at age two. Now Eliana is giving back, by donating her... more »
  • San Luis Trust to reopen as First California Bank on Tuesday

    February 19, 2011 9:56 PM

    Federal regulators have taken over yet another failed bank but this time it hits close to home. On February 9, the Office of Thrift Supervision, or OTS, told San Luis Trust Bank it was, "critically undercapitalized." The OTS gave the single-branch bank until February 15 to increase its... more »
  • Rain or Shine! New Madonna bike path to be dedicated today

    February 18, 2011 5:54 AM

    Rain or shine, folks are invited out to dedicate the new Madonna Inn bike path in San Luis Obispo Friday. The path runs parallel to Highway 101 from Marsh Street to the entrance of the Madonna Inn. City officials say the path was created so pedestrians and cyclists won't... more »
  • 1 arrested, 1 suspect outstanding in connection with armed robbery

    February 16, 2011 1:13 PM

    A San Luis Obispo man is arrested in connection with an armed robbery, but officers say his partner in crime is still outstanding. The San Luis Obispo Police Department says at about 10:00p.m. on February 6th, an armed robbery happened near the corner of Marsh and Nipomo Streets in... more »
  • Central Coast Borders bookstores will remain open, as company files for bankruptcy

    February 16, 2011 12:51 PM

    Central Coast Borders bookstores will remain open as Borders Group Wednesday announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Borders Group says it will have to close about 200 of its more than 600 stores nationwide over the next few weeks. The stores in San Luis Obispo and... more »
  • Expert teaches do's and dont's of wild mushrooms during educational walk

    February 13, 2011 10:42 PM

    With the spring-like weather we have been experiencing, plants and flowers are blooming across the Central Coast. However not all of them are harmless. Various species of mushrooms are also popping up and a local expert says they can be extremely dangerous if eaten. On Sunday more than 30... more »
  • Madonna-Twisselman Ranch sells for just less than $6 million

    February 10, 2011 9:43 PM

    The Madonna-Twisselman Ranch in San Luis Obispo went up for auction at the Madonna Inn Thursday afternoon. The property is located just off Prefumo Canyon Road about three miles from Los Osos Valley Road. Two ranches were for sale but they went to the same buyer and when you add... more »
  • Madonna-Twisselman Ranch hits the auction block

    February 10, 2011 12:25 PM

    The Madonna-Twisselman Ranch in San Luis Obispo County is hitting the auction block Thursday afternoon. The combined 1,975-acre piece of property, located just off Prefumo Canyon Road, will be offered up to the highest bidder during a real estate auction at the Madonna Inn. There are two ranches... more »
  • Madonna-Twisselman Ranch hits the auction block

    February 10, 2011 12:18 PM

  • Two local men in stable condition after plane crash in San Bernardino

    February 8, 2011 7:32 PM

    The two local men involved in a plane crash in San Bernardino Monday are in stable condition as of Tuesday. Co-workers of Lonny Rollins tell KSBY the San Luis Obispo pilot, along with Greg Fitzgerald of Paso Robles, were on a business trip when their twin-engine plan went down.... more »

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