Santa Margarita Lake

A water official in San Luis Obispo calls it a great day for the city. For the first time in seven years, water spills from the Salinas Reservoir and pours into the headwaters of the Salinas River. The irony is that water, which nature intended to go north up the Salinas Valley, is captured in…

Pozo

A search is abandoned for people reported stranded near Pozo. Three people were reported missing along Garcia Ridge. Members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team began looking for the people after picking up a radio message about 6:00 pm Tuesday. The radio message indicated that a vehicle had overturned…

Second Dog

The second dog involved in the fatal attack of a south county man may be put down. The German Shepherd was initially spared. The other dog in the attack, however, the Belgian Malinois, was put down the day of the fatal attack. Animal Service investigators determined the Belgian Malinois was the primary aggressor in the…

San Luis Obispo

A travel website names San Luis Obispo as one of the five most beautiful college towns in America. www.travelerstoday.com published the list recently. The other towns on the list are Corvallis, Oregon; Ames, Iowa; Boulder, Colorado; and Bloomington, Indiana.San Luis Obispo named the ninth most beautiful college town by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Burglars

Two burglars caught stealing motorcycles are charged with trying to run over two San Luis Obispo police officers. Around 2 in the morning on February 1st, San Luis Police received a report of two men in a U-Haul truck breaking windows out of a vehicle parked on a San Luis Obispo street. When police located…

Atascadero Warming Center

The Atascadero Warming Center will open tomorrow night. The Warming Center will open at 8:00 pm at St. Williams Catholic Church, 6410 Santa Lucia Avenue in Atascadero. Visitors are reminded that no alcohol, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia or weapons are permitted in the Warming Center.

Wine

Alaska Airlines begins flights between Seattle and San Luis Obispo in April, and they’re adding an incentive for Washingtonians who want to go wine tasting in Paso Robles, Templeton and Atascadero. Passengers will be allowed to ship for free one case of wine back to Seattle. They’re calling it “Wine flies free.” The cost of…

Armed Robbery

An armed robbery reported this morning in Templeton. An identified man was reportedly held up at knifepoint on Main Street shortly after 9:00 this morning. The victim lost his wallet and suffered a cut on the arm. Sheriff’s Deputies were on the scene within two minutes. They conducted a search with the help of a…

Virginia Peterson School

The power went out at Virginia Peterson Elementary School this morning, so students were transported to Put Butler Elementary School via school district school busses. If parents would like to pick up their children, they can do so from now until 1:00 this afternoon at Butler School. All students will be returned to Virginia Peterson…

Rain

More rain today in the North County. So far this week, San Luis Obispo Regional Airport received over two inches of raon, which caused flooding in the South end of San Luis. In the North County, the Reservoir show and increase. San Antonio ip to 28% of it’s capacity. Lake Nacimiento, holding at 80% of…