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PG&E Reminds Customers of Fire Danger

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As Californians approach the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds its customers that while holiday lighting truly adds to the celebration of these occasions, it can also significantly increase the potential for fire risk, injury and electric shock if the proper precautions aren’t followed while decorating.  Adding to possible safety risks, older, non-energy-efficient lighting ... Read More »

Three Men Arrested in Connection With Stabbing

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Three young males are in custody in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Old Town Goleta on November 21, 2014.  Early this morning, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives served a search and arrest warrant at a home in the 100 block of Orange Avenue in the City of Goleta.  The residence is located directly in front of where a ... Read More »

Memorial Vigil in San Luis Obispo

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Memorial vigil in SLO. With the winter solstice days away, a memorial vigil was held at sundown Thursday to remember the homeless individuals who died in SLO County during the past year. Read More »

Santa Barbara County Aims to Find Homes for Animals

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SB County campaign aims to find animals homes for the holidays. SB County Animal Services is providing deep discounts on adoption fees this holiday season to entice residents to give the many animals living in shelters permanent homes before the new year. Read More »

PG&E’s Building Recognized for Green Design

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) newest building in San Luis Obispo has been recognized for its innovative green design by the U.S. Green Building Council’s California Central Coast Chapter (USGBC). The recognition was announced following the USGBC’s 2014 Green Awards Gala in Santa Barbara. At the gathering, PG&E and its architect RRM Design Group received the LEED Parade-Energy Efficiency Award, and honorable ... Read More »

Three Military Service Medals to be Presented

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On Thursday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will present three military service medals earned by fallen Vietnam Navy sailor Jim Kerr from San Luis Obispo and his family. Jim died in a Vietnam War shipwreck in the South China Sea in 1969. Fred Kerr, Jim’s brother, will accept the posthumously awarded medals on behalf of his brother and their family. Capps ... Read More »

Atascadero Police Will Conduct DUI Checkpoint

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Atascadero Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on December 19th, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that ... Read More »

Local Groups File to Appeal NRC Ruling

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San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace has joined with Friends of the Earth, the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), to file an appeal to the NRC to obtain unredacted emails between Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Internal emails show that the NRC and PG&E may have worked together ... Read More »

Cuesta College Board of Trustees Swears in New Representative

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On December 10, 2014, the Cuesta College Board of Trustees swore in Pete Sysak as the District 4 representative. Sysak was elected to the Board in the November 4, 2014, general election. He replaces Charlotte Alexander and will serve a four year term representing the city of Arroyo Grande and the unincorporated communities of Oceano and Nipomo. “I am looking ... Read More »

Telephone Scam in Grover Beach Area

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The Grover Beach Police Department is alerting members of the public and in particular the local business community to a telephone scam being conducted in the local area. The Grover Beach Police Department has recently taken two crime reports regarding a male caller contacting local businesses claiming to be a representative of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The male caller ... Read More »