Former Cal Poly baseball star Grant Desmé was in the Oakland A’s organization and nearly to Major League Baseball when he decided to enter the priesthood. He’s left the monastery and is playing sports again.
Construction of the 131-acre San Luis Ranch housing project of up to 580 homes will move forward even if a planned Highway 101 overpass is delayed under a new agreement approved by the SLO City Council.
The Boots & Brews Country Music Festival comes to the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California, on September 29, 2018, with craft beer from local breweries and concerts by Jake Owen and Frankie Ballard .
A second alarm was called Friday for a vegetation fire burning near Buellton, California, with nearby structures threatened, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. At least one residence was evacuated.
Les and Tamara Fields were married in a bedside ceremony at French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, California, 24 hours after Les’s mother, Barbara Fields, was diagnosed with terminal emphysema.
Landis Auto Services relocated in downtown SLO after 36 years to make room for building housing (new townhouses and condos) and commercial business storefronts on Marsh Street. The car shop is on Higuera now.
Jacob Lee Ruth, a San Luis Obispo High School graduate, pleaded no contest to a felony charge of arson for causing a fire that destroyed the school’s computer lab in December 2016. He is likely to avoid jail time.
Paso Robles, California winery Rava Wines debuts Rava Wines Event Center with a concert by Sunset Winos on August 4, 2018. The venue has a catering kitchen, outdoor space and new lighting and sound systems.
Cal Poly SLO University Police K-9 Xello will retire July after seven years on the force. The police dog previously served at the Morro Bay, California, Police Department and saw action across San Luis Obispo County.
Authorities had to extricate six people who were reportedly injured in a car crash Thursday afternoon in Paso Robles, California. Three of the people in the vehicle were taken to area hospitals, police said.
Vernon Pete Gray, 35, of San Luis Obispo was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure and a parole violation. The convicted sex offender is accused of masturbating in front of a woman in a store parking lot.
The first cars drive along the newly opened section of Highway 1 across the Mud Creek Slide on the Big Sur Coast on Wednesday. Drone video shows the progress that crews made to restore the historic road.
Grant Desme at age 24 was an Oakland A's prospect when he decided to enter the priesthood. Now, the former Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo baseball star has returned to professional baseball with the Lancaster Barnstormers.