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Police Arrest Driver Of Stolen Vehicle After Short Chase

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At around 10:15 a.m. yesterday morning, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives with the Gang Enforcement Unit located a vehicle reported stolen from Santa Maria driving eastbound in the 1800 block of Stowell Road in Santa Maria. When Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver sped off at a high rate of speed. The suspect crossed double yellow ... Read More »

Statewide Earthquake Drill This Thursday

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A statewide “drop, cover, and hold on” earthquake drill is taking place Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 A.M. to help inform and remind people what to do during an earthquake. The drill, the Great California ShakeOut, is intended for all of us living in earthquake country to practice how to protect ourselves during earthquakes. It also provides a chance for ... Read More »

Muril Clift To Run For Second District Supervisor

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Muril Clift, Director and past president of the Cambria Community Services District (CCSD), has announced that he will run against incumbent Bruce Gibson for the position of Second District Supervisor of San Luis Obispo County, to be elected next June.  Clift, a Democrat, has an extensive record of public service.  Besides his six years on the CCSD, he is a ... Read More »

Suspicious Activity In Shandon; One Person Detained

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Last Friday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a report of several people believed to be taking items from a vacant house in the 800 block of Mesa Grande Drive in Shandon. Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene. Detectives were called out after a vehicle leaving the scene was reportedly involved in a carjacking incident in Modesto approximately ... Read More »

Fire Department Responds To Natural Gas Leak

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San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and Cal Fire personnel responded to a reported natural gas leak in the area of the 600 block of Marsh Street in the City of San Luis Obispo at 1:11 p.m. Friday. The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found a two inch diameter high pressure natural gas distribution line that had incurred ... Read More »

Drug Bust Near 600 Block Of Felton In San Luis Obispo

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On Friday at approximately 11:00 A.M., detectives from the Special Enforcement Team of the San Luis Obispo Police Department served a search warrant at the 600 block of Felton after an extensive investigation. The suspect, 22-year-old Jonathan Jose Esguerra, was arrested for possession of approximately one pound of heroin packaged for sales, a smaller amount of cocaine, concentrated cannabis, and ... Read More »

Solarize Creates Local Jobs For San Luis Obispo Residents

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In just two months, Solarize San Luis Obispo County, a group-purchasing program for residential solar electric systems, has successfully created local jobs and helped 43 homeowners start saving by switching their homes to solar. Two local non-profits, the Economic Vitality Corporation (EVC) and the Community Environmental Council (CEC), partnered to bring this limited-time program to San Luis Obispo County. The ... Read More »

City Council Looking To Replace Vacancy Created By Resignation Of Caren Ray

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The City of Arroyo Grande is accepting applications for appointment as City Council Member to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Caren Ray. The term of this office will begin on the date of appointment and end in December, 2016. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, reside within the corporate limits of the City of ... Read More »

Memorial Service To Be Held For Central Coast Rodeo Star

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  A public memorial service will be held one week from today for a Central Coast rodeo star.  John Jones Senior of Morro Bay died Sunday night at the age of 81. The steer wrestler champion was inducted into the Salinas Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2011. Jones will be remembered on October 18th at the Alex Madonna Expo Center ... Read More »

CAL Fire Firefighters Get Promotions

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Some CAL FIRE firefighters in San Luis Obispo have new titles. Ten were promoted and the agency held a badge pinning ceremony yesterday. Most of those promoted were already serving in their new positions. Three firefighters were promoted to the position of battalion chief and seven others are now captains. Read More »

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