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Nipomo Man Wanted In Connection With Hit And Run

Orlando-Diaz

The CHP is still on the lookout for a Nipomo man suspected of a hit and run. The CHP says 47-year-old Orlando Diaz was driving his 1993 Dodge pickup north on Highway 101 near Willow Road at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday when he hit a Toyota being driven by a 59-year-old man from Nipomo who apparently was injured and taken to ... Read More »

Public Invited To Comment On Transit Needs

SLOCOG

The San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG), San Luis Obispo County’s Regional Transportation Planning Agency, annually allocates approximately $13.5 million dollars in Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds to member cities and the county.  The funds are designated for public transit, but can be used to improve local streets and roads after all transit needs are first satisfied. A Public ... Read More »

Updates On Yesterday’s Accidents

Here’s a follow up on an accident we told you about yesterday morning.  The collision between a bmw and semi truck closed highway 166 for three hours.  It occurred not far from 101.   21-year-old Chritian Rossi from Torrence was driving his bmw at a high rate of speed when he crashed into 59-year-old Todd Huffman from Florida.  Due to ... Read More »

SLO County Sheriff’s Office To Hold Awards Ceremony

Today at 9, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office will be holding a General Assembly / Awards Ceremony.  This is an opportunity for Sheriff Parkinson to honor those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.   During the ceremony, new Sheriff's Office Deputies and personnel will be sworn in, promotions will be announced, and commendations will ... Read More »

PG&E To Make Donation To Create Public Safety Task Force

Later on today The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office and PG&E will jointly announce a major donation at 11 this morning to establish a new Sheriff's Task Force on Public Safety. Details on the donation and the task force responsibilities and objectives will be released at the announcement.   Sheriff Parkinson and representatives from PG&E will be on hand ... Read More »

Police Investigate Accident On Hwy 101

The San Luis Obispo Police Department is looking into what caused two cars to collide last night, sending one man to the hospital with serious injuries. The crash happened around 8:30 last night on Highway 101 at the Morro Bay off ramp. One of the cars had minor damage, while a Ford F-150 hit a highway sign, and then landed ... Read More »

House Fire Sparked By Cigarettes

A fire that caused $123,000 worth of damage to a home in the 3200 block of Oak Street in Paso Robles Sunday night was sparked by cigarettes that had been discarded in a trash can at the back of the home.  Two people were home at the time, but both got out safely.    Read More »

DUI Task Force To Deploy On Superbowl Sunday

The Avoid the 14 DUI Task Force will be deploying special roving DUI patrols on Sunday, February 3rd in several communities throughout the area looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs.  These DUI patrols are, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, all looking for the tell-tale signs of an intoxicated driver behind the ... Read More »

Paso Robles Firefighters Contain House Fire

On Sunday, January 27, at 10:38 p.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a single family residential structure fire at 3243 Oak Street in Paso Robles. Firefighters arriving at the scene found the fire well established in the back corner of the residence. Firefighters quickly stretched hose lines into the residence to stop the forward progress of the ... Read More »

Hit And Run Suspect Located In Murrieta

A Murrieta man was arrested in connections with a fatal, hit and run traffic collision, which occurred on January 15, at approximately at one in the morning.  The fatal collision occurred on US-101 southbound near Ortega Street and claimed the life of a Santa Barbara resident, later identified as Simon Chavez.  CHP Officers arrived on scene and discovered Chavez had ... Read More »

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