Compromise Reached on Paso Robles Groundwater Basin


PRO Water Equity and the Paso Robles Agricultural Alliance for Groundwater Solutions (PRAAGS) have each been working towards a governance structure to manage the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin which ensures that the basin is stabilized and sustained for the benefit of all.  After months of discussions, these groups of local landowners have been able to find common ground on formation ...

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Prado Day Center Will Remain Open Through Weekend


Due to current weather reports we have extended hours of operation.  Prado Day Center will remain open continuously through the weekend, closing on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Volunteers and donations of ground coffee, disposable plates, cups, and utensils are appreciated.

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Five Month Investigation Results in Large Drug Bust


The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is announcing the results of a five month investigation into a major narcotics operation dealing with trafficking and sales of large amounts of heroin in the county. The Sheriff's Special Operations Unit, consisting of the Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and Gang Task Force coordinated the operation with assistance from the San Luis Obispo, Pismo ...

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High Approval Rating for Jerry Brown


Jerry Brown could be a shoo-in for a second term as governor of California.  The latest Field Poll gives him a 58-percent approval rating, up seven-points since July to the highest approval rating this term.  Only 33-percent disapprove of Democrat Brown's job performance.  Brown hasn't said whether he'll run again, but the poll shows he would beat his closest competitor, ...

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Investigation Pending in Officer Involved Shooting


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department and the California Highway Patrol are conducting a joint investigation into an officer involved shooting that occurred on December at approximately 8:00 p.m., in the area of Patterson Avenue and Agana Drive. Shortly before 8, the California Highway Patrol issued a BOL (be on the lookout for) a wrong-way driver in the area of ...

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Controlled Burn Between Cambria and Cayucos


A prescribed burn at Harmony Headlands State Park is scheduled today, weather permitting. The park is west of Highway 1 between Cambria and Cayucos. Firefighters will burn about 195 acres of grassland as part of the prescribed fire program for vegetation management.  

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Launch at Vandenberg Tonight


Look into the skies tonight over Vandenberg and you may see the launching of an  Atlas V Rocket.  The launch is scheduled anytime after 11:13 p.m.   The rocket is carrying a classified national security payload and several small satellites into orbit.

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Major Narcotics Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson will be holding a news conference today, Dec. 4 at 1:00 PM to announce a major narcotics investigation that resulted in multiple arrests within and outside the county. The news conference will be held at Lowgren Auditorium inside Sheriff's Headquarters, 1585 Kansas Avenue, San Luis Obispo. No other details will be released at ...

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Clothing Store Fire Put Out Just In Time


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and CAL Fire personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 1510 Froom Ranch Rd. in the City of San Luis Obispo at 7:16 pm last night.  The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found employees had evacuated the store after finding a fire burning in the HVAC ventilation system serving one of ...

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Ending Soon


Rep. Lois Capps is reminding Central Coast residents that Medicare’s Open Enrollment period—the time when Medicare beneficiaries can choose to enroll, change plans, or shift between Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare— ends on Saturday, December 7th. “I encourage all Central Coast Medicare beneficiaries and their family members to review their current Medicare health and prescription drug coverage options for 2014 ...

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