CDFW Lifted Fishing Closure in SB County


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lifted the fishing closure in Santa Barbara County on June 29, following official notification from the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) that there is no longer a human health threat present in finfish and shellfish from oil chemicals in the Refugio Beach oil spill incident. Fishing may resume in the …

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Republicans Announce Roadmap to Fix Roads and Highways


Assembly Republicans have announced a nine-point “roadmap” to provide over $6 billion in new funding to address California’s transportation needs and fix our state’s crumbling roads and highways. “The Governor has called special session of the legislature on transportation infrastructure,” said Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) at a press conference. “We agree that fixing the roads should be a …

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Paso Robles Emergency Services Urging Residents to Observe a Safe Holiday


The Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services is urging Paso Robles residents to observe a safe, legal and fire free holiday.  Due to the drought conditions, high temperatures, predicted low humidity and the threat of fire, we must all do our part to be fire safe. Residents are advised that Fireworks are illegal in the City of Paso Robles and …

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Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce Announces Gina Fitzpatrick as CEO


The Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce announced today that they have appointed Gina Fitzpatrick, to serve as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce. There were 26 applicants for the position and Fitzpatrick was amongst the top 3 that were invited for interviews. Eight current board members participated in interviews on Monday, June 23 and …

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Santa Barbara Sheriff Looking Into Cases Involving Robbery of Elderly People


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several recent cases involving elderly victims who were intentionally distracted while their personal property was stolen.  The Sheriff’s Office wants to caution residents to be aware of this recent crime trend and would also request assistance in helping to identify several suspects related to the most recent case.  On Monday, June 22, …

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Suspect In Avila Kidnapping Attempt Arrested


On 6-23-15, the Sheriff’s Office took a report from three women from New York who were visiting Pirates Cove in Avila Beach. The women stated at approximately 2:00 PM, as they were getting into their car that was located in the Pirate’s Cove parking lot, a man about two yards away was openly masturbating. The man matched the description of …

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8 Year Old Girl Dies In ATV Accident


An 8-year-old girl was killed yesterday evening at Heritage Ranch near Lake Nacimiento after the ATV her father was driving overturned.  The accident occurred just after 7 p.m. on Heritage Road.  Authorities say the father was driving his ATV and lost control on a curve, overturning the vehicle. The girl was airlifted to Twin Cities Community Hospital where she was …

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One Killed, 5 Injured In Paso Robles Crash


One person was killed and five others were injured after a crash on Highway 46 West in Paso Robles last night around 7:25pm.  The CHP says a black Nissan Sentra failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 46 West and Vineyard Road and was hit by a Ford Ranger pickup. The driver of the Nissan was killed, the passenger …

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SLO Airport to Offer More Flights to LA


San Luis Obispo airport will offer more flights to Los Angeles starting this fall. Four roundtrip flights to LAX and three to San Francisco will be offered by United Express. The new flights will start running starting in September.

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San Luis Obispo City Council Votes Unanimously To Divest The City’s Funds From Fossil Fuels


In addition to divesting from tobacco, the city of San Luis Obispo committed to divesting from fossil fuels San Luis Obispo joins the more than 40 cities, including San Francisco, Oakland, and Santa Monica who have committed to divesting city funds from fossil fuels. The amount of divestment of all organizations is well over 200 and is increasing with institutions representing …

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