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Sixteen Santa Barbara Residents Graduated from Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy

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  After ten weeks of classes, which included a wide variety of hands-on experiences and instruction, 16 Santa Barbara County residents graduated on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from the Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown presented each graduate with a certificate of completion following a celebration BBQ at Stow Grove Park in the city of Goleta. The ... Read More »

Body of Missing Man Found Yesterday

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  Ten days after he went missing in Cachuma Lake, the body of 22-year-old Isaiah Sanchez of El Rio was found just after noon yesterday about one hundred yards from where he was last seen going underwater.  A group of citizens who were on a rented pontoon boat spotted what appeared to be a body in the lake and called ... Read More »

Lois Capps to Host Immigration Forum

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  On Saturday, August 9th, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will be hosting a forum where people can receive an update and review from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials on their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal application, as well as information on applying for citizenship. USCIS will give a presentation and host a question and answer session ... Read More »

Early Warning System Testing

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  Today and tomorrow, all of the 131 the early warning system sirens in SLO County are going to be tested in the form of low growl testing for a few seconds. The sirens span from south of the Nipomo Mesa to north of Cayucos. This is only a test and no action is required or requested on the part ... Read More »

Shooting in San Luis Obispo

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  At about 11:20 July 19 the San Luis Obispo Police Department began receiving calls of multiple gunshots being heard in the 500 block of Bluerock. Additional callers reported seeing a male suspect with a rifle immediately following the shots being heard. Responding officers determined the suspect fled the scene in a silver Dodge Charger. Witnesses said the suspect was ... Read More »

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Unit 2 Offline

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  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) safely took Diablo Canyon Power Plant Unit 2 offline July 19 to perform a previously scheduled cleaning of electrical equipment on the non-nuclear side of the plant. The equipment is located outside of the main facility and supports moving power to the state’s electric grid. The work can only be performed safely when ... Read More »

Capps Released Statement on Gender Identity

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  Today, Rep. Capps (CA-24) released the following statement on the President signing an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation for federal workers and by federal contractors: "Today's Executive Order signing is another big step toward equality for the LGBT community. No one should have to worry about discrimination in the workplace for any reason. ... Read More »

Search to Find Missing Man

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  The search to locate a missing man who was last seen on July 11, 2014 in Cachuma Lake continues and is a multi-agency collaborative effort.  The victim is 22-year-old Isaiah Sanchez of El Rio, California.  For the past several days, the Santa Barbara County Air Support Unit has been conducting periodic flyovers of the area in hopes of finding ... Read More »

Capps To Attend Open House for SLO Farm Bureau Office

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  On Friday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will attend the ribbon cutting and open house for the new San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau Office. Capps will speak and present a flag to the Honor Guard. The flag, which will be flown at the new office, was raised over the U.S. Capitol. State Sen. Bill Monning, State Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian, and ... Read More »

Arroyo Grande Man Arrested For Alleged Violence at Deltopia

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  An Arroyo Grande man is in hot water with the law. He was busted for participating in Deltopia by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office which just announced the results of a comprehensive investigation following the civil disturbance that broke out on April 5, 2014 at Deltopia, an unsanctioned spring break party in Isla Vista.  During that civil unrest, ... Read More »

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