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Gopher Bomb Starts Brush Fire In Atascadero

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Whoever set-off a gopher bomb in Atascadero this weekend is responsible for nearly $600,000 dollars worth of damage. The bomb caused a Vegetation Fire on Tecolote Road on Saturday at about 1p.m. The fire burned about one acre, did not damage adjacent residences, and fire fighters were able to contain it in 30 minutes.           Read More »

Free CPR Lessons Held Today At Nine Locations Throughout Central Coast

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You can learn CPR today in minutes… without charge. In honor of National CPR Day, Emergency Medical Services agencies throughout San Luis Obispo County will teach “hands only” CPR today, from 11a.m. to 1p.m. Officials say every minute without bystander CPR the survival of cardiac arrest decreases about 10-percent. For more information, visit SLOpublichealth.org or call (805) 781-5500. Read More »

12-Year-Old Paso Robles Girl Struck By Car While Crossing The Road

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On Friday, May 31, at approx. 1:17 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department and Department of Emergency Services responded to an injury traffic collision at the intersection of 21st and Spring Streets. Officers determined a vehicle struck a 12 year old female pedestrian as she crossed Spring Street. The child was treated at the scene and transported via ambulance to ... Read More »

Suspected Gang Member Arrested For Criminal Threats Against A Santa Maria Police Officer

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On Wednesday, May 29th, Detectives from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office Gang Enforcement Unit conducted an investigation into allegations that 27-year-old Jesse Contreras, a suspected gang member from Santa Maria, had made criminal threats against a Santa Maria Police Department Officer.  Sheriff’s Gang Unit Detectives worked closely with the Santa Maria Police Department during the investigation. At approximately 4:00 p.m., ... Read More »

SLO Engines Aid In Fight To Contain Powerhouse Fire In Santa Clarita

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CAL FIRE officials say five engines from San Luis Obispo County are assisting with the Powerhouse Fire in Southern California, which has burned over 22,000 acres since it broke out Thursday. Officials say six homes have been completely destroyed, and  at least nine other homes have been damaged. Three firefighters have been injured, and nearly 1,000 firefighters are battling the ... Read More »

Man Arrested In Connection With Morro Bay Burglaries

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Morro Bay Police arrested a man for three vehicle burglaries.  Police say Jose Vazquez-Zuniga of Fresno broke into and stole property from two vehicles in Morro Bay and one vehicle in Northern San Luis Obispo County. 28-year-old Vasquez-Zuniga was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail for burglary and possession of burglary tools. Morro Bay Police are asking the public ... Read More »

White Fire contained

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Fire officials say the White Fire in Los Padres National Forest is contained. It broke out Monday afternoon and burned 1, 984 acres. The estimated cost of the damages is nearly $3 million. No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Read More »

Woman Dies From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning At Lake Nacimiento

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Officials are investigating the death of a 23-year-old woman from Salinas who stopped breathing at Lake Nacimineto last weekend. Deputies were flagged down on Sunday to help two people who were thought to be suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning—the result of sitting at the back of a boat near engine exhaust. The deputies and rangers initiated CPR on Sandy Krystal ... Read More »

Investigation Continues In Paso Robles Residential Fire

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Officials continue to investigate the cause of the residential fire that broke out in Paso Robles last weekend.  It happened on Saturday at 614 Olive Street and damaged seven structures. Property and content loss for these residences totals $501,000. The adjacent home at 612 Olive suffered a $252,000 worth of damages. No injuries have been reported. Read More »

Marijuana Worth $1.3 Million Confiscated From Panga Boat Smugglers

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14 adult suspects and one 17-year-old suspect are currently in custody in connection with the panga boat and drug discovery on Wednesday. Deputies say they spotted the panga boat being unloaded onto the coast of Montana de Oro State Park early Wednesday morning. The 15 suspects are being charged with the transportation of marijuana for sale, possession of marijuana for ... Read More »

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