San Luis Obispo

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

Meat Grinder Nearly Swallows Central California Worker

Fire officials say an employee at a wholesale California grocer is lucky to be alive after getting caught in a running meat grinder.

07/17/2015

Firefighters in Southern California

California Crackling With Wildfires On First Day Of Summer

Summer arrived in California on Sunday with fire season in full swing, as crews knocked down dozens of small blazes throughout the state and slowed the spread of a huge forest fire in the San Bernardino Mountains.

06/21/2015

Marijuana recovered from a panga boat ditched along Pescadero Beach. (CBS)

100 Bales Of Marijuana Worth $18 Million Found In Boat On Big Sur Coast; 4 Arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four men Friday, after deputies connected them to a boat found with a large amount of marijuana inside.

06/14/2015

Photo of frat party at Cal Poly before the garage collpased, injuring 7 people.

7 Hospitalized After Garage Roof Collapses At Frat Party At Cal Poly

Seven people were hospitalized after a garage roof collapsed during an early St. Patrick’s Day party at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

03/07/2015

Rocky Shoreline at Cambria

Central Coast Town To Launch Desalination Project In Response To Drought Emergency

The Pacific Coast tourist town of Cambria has seized the drought emergency as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant.

01/03/2015

Monarch Butterflies (credit: Alice@97.3)

Where To See The Monarch Butterfly Migration In Northern California

Each year from mid-October to mid-February the Monarch butterfly migrate to the central and northern California coast. One of the things that make the migration special is that the butterflies return to the same locations year after year and that the general public can easily see them.

12/30/2014

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

Group Asks Court For Review Of PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor License Over Earthquake Fears

An environmental group asked a federal court Tuesday to review its claim that California’s last operating nuclear power plant is violating federal law and should be shut down at least temporarily.

10/28/2014

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. (County of San Luis Obispo)

Top Regulator Rejects Call To Shut Down Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Over Earthquake Concerns

A top Nuclear Regulatory Commission official has rejected a federal expert’s recommendation to shut down California’s last operating nuclear power plant until it can determine whether its reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.

09/10/2014

Drowning

Divers Search For Body Of Missing Swimmer Off San Luis Obispo Coast

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s said the search will continue for a 21-year-old who went missing Thursday while swimming off a rugged section of coastline.

06/22/2013

Annette Hale, Jeremy Guthire

Missing Central Coast Boy Found, Amber Alert Canceled

An Amber Alert for a San Luis Obispo County 4-year-old who is thought to have been abducted by a woman in the homeless shelter where he was staying has been canceled.

CBS San Francisco–08/05/2011

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