The closure of two homeless shelters in Lompoc earlier this week could pose challenges for the Good Samaritan Shelter in Santa Maria.
The Lompoc Housing Community Development Corporation closed the Marks House and the Bridgehouse shelters on Tuesday after running out of money to operate them. Now, the city... more »
San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach were just a couple degrees below record highs today. Pismo Beach saw a high of 78 degrees and San Luis Obispo hit 79 degrees. Unseasonably warm temperatures are likely to continue through the middle of next week. New Year's Day is still forecasted to... more »
Winter can spell relief from high gas prices following the holiday travel season, but not this year.
In San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, the average price for a gallon of regular gas is about $3.10. That's up nearly 15 cents from one month ago. Experts say mother... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco officials have shut down one lane of a coastal highway because powerful winter waves have eroded the sandy bluff that separates the road from Ocean Beach. The city has closed about 600 feet of one of two southbound lanes of Highway 1. The scenic... more »
Central Coast fire crews want to remind people to keep your chimneys clean this winter.
Firefighters had to work awhile Tuesday night to get to a fire that sparked in the flu of a chimney on the 5500 block of Hamilton Lane in Orcutt.
Fortunately, there was only... more »