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Cattle Drive Through Paso Robles To Kick Off Mid-State Fair

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As in years past, a cattle drive will kick-off the 2013 California Mid State Fair.  Traffic will be congested for approximately 1.5 hours, between 10AM and 11:30AM on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, as the cattle make their way through Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department will be closing various street intersections as the cattle move through the city.  The ... Read More »

Classic Car Catches Fire On 101 In Atascadero

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A classic 1957 Ford Fairlane burst into flames Thursday afternoon along southbound Highway 101 in Atascadero. The Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner caught fire near the Santa Rosa Road exit just after 3 p.m., according to the CHP. The cause of the fire is unknown.     Read More »

Paso Robles Home Badly Damaged In Blaze

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A fire torched a Paso Robles home yesterday morning, causing serious damage to the structure.    The residents at 2304 Signora Rosa Court all got out of the house safely. Paso Robles Fire Department crews had the blaze under control quickly. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Read More »

Bed Bugs Temporarily Shutdown Shelter

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The Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter in San Luis Obispo has been temporarily closed because of bed bugs. A pest control company said that the beds in one section of the shelter were infested. The area was sprayed and all lines cleaned. The shelter should reopen tonight.  Read More »

Lompoc Woman Killed In Single-Car Accident Near Buellton

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CHP officers were called to the scene on a single vehicle collision this morning, which occurred on Santa Rosa Road, just east of SR 1.  Upon their arrival, it was discovered a 2003 VW Bug had drifted off the right side of the roadway then over-corrected back across the roadway where it struck an embankment and overturned.  The driver, a ... Read More »

Police Identify Los Osos Man Killed In Crash Off Shell Beach Cliff

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On Tuesday, at approximately 5:54, Pismo Beach Police Dispatch received a 911 transfer call from the California Highway Patrol in which a citizen was reporting a reckless driver who had driven off the roadway several times while southbound on Hwy 101 and then exited the freeway at the Price Street offramp and continued north on Price Street.  The caller provided ... Read More »

Unit 2 at Diablo Canyon Shut Down After Electrical Disturbance

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Unit 2 at Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Power Plant was shut down yesterday after an electrical disturbance occurred in equipment that supports moving power to the state’s electric grid. Unit 1 continues to safely generate power. Results from the preliminary investigation indicate the electrical disturbance was a result of a flashover event on a lightning arrestor ... Read More »

Hearing Addresses Power Demands After Shutdown Of San Onofre Nuclear Plant

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The California Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee held the first in a series of hearings yesterday focused on the challenges facing California with the permanent closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS).  Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) chairs the committee. Attendees included representatives of Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & Electric, the California Independent System Operator, the ... Read More »

Bees Colony Invades Fremont Theater

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A large colony of bees has adopted the historic Fremont Theater as home, forcing the owners to temporarily close the theater while they find a way to get them out. “This is a case of Mother Nature stealing the show,” said theater owner Rob Rossi. “Our primary concern right now is the safety of our customers and the bee keepers ... Read More »

Gun And Badge Stolen From Car Of Arroyo Grande Police Chief

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Arroyo Grande Police chief Steve Annibali had his car broken into Sunday outside his AG home and discovered that someone had stolen his response bag filled with his badge, gun, and other items from his car parked on the street. His alarm was on, but that didn’t deter thieves. According to city policy, police cars unmarked shouldn’t be left on ... Read More »

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