Police Prepare for Labor Day Weekend


  Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities. Starting August 15 and continuing through September 1, local police, sheriff and the CHP will be aggressively targeting …

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Counterfeit Bills Being Passed Off


     On 08-14-2014 Officers of the Morro Bay Police Department contacted Alfred Ayala in the 700 block of Quintana Rd. in regards to a report that he attempted to pass Counterfeit $100 bills at a local business. Ayala was found to be in possession of Counterfeit U.S. currency and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was arrested without incident …

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Thank You Whales Celebration


  Environmentalists are thanking the whales for the third year in a row. The Thank You Whales celebration is set for Saturday at the Avila Community Center on San Miguel Street.Organizers say the celebration started in 2012 because whales showed up just in time to stop seismic testing. In 2013, the whales showed up in time to shine a light …

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Paso Robles Olive Festival


  Saturday is the 11th annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. You can enjoy free olive oil tasting, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations, and a head-to-head chef cook-off. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. You can get in for free, but you do have to pay for wine and beer tasting.

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Concerts in the Plaza


  If you're looking for some musical entertainment, you can check out Concerts in the Plaza. Truth About Seafood performs Friday night. The band blends modern and classic rock to create catchy and upbeat songs. The free concert runs from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo. 

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Arrests Made in Fraternity House Robbery


  San Luis Obispo police, along with investigators from the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the county Sheriff’s Office, served three search warrants yesterday at about 2 p.m. at places that police said were associated with the suspects alleged to be involved with an attempted armed robbery of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house on California Blvd..   …

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Suspect in Homicides Near Goleta Appears in Court


  The Santa Barbara County District Attorney has filed five felony charges against Nicolas Holzer, who is suspected of a quadruple homicide near Goleta. Holzer made his first court appearance on yesterday after being accused of killing four members of his own family. He did not enter a plea. Holzer is charged with fatally stabbing his parents, his 2 sons …

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Jury in Civil Negligence Trial to Decide on Settlement


  The jury in a civil negligence trial against The Cliffs Resort will now have to decide if the bereaved family of Tricia Rittger will receive a 21.7 million dollar judgement after hearing closing arguments yesterday. Rittger, a longtime national sales manager at KSBY, died in November of 2011 after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Shell Beach Road …

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Road Closures on Friday


  Friday is the 2014 Hot El Camino Cruise Nite in Atascadero, and police are warning the public about road closures in the area. El Camino Real will be closed from Traffic Way to Curbaril. San Luis Avenue will be closed from Curbaril to Pueblo. Pueblo will be closed from San Luis Avenue to El Camino Real. Palma will be …

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HEAL-SLO Meeting on Wednesday


  A coalition meeting is scheduled Wednesday for Health Eating Active Living San Luis Obispo, or HEAL-SLO. Outside In SLO will launch at the meeting. It's a pilot project, and according to the public health department, it's the first climate change and health communication campaign in the state. The goal is to inform people about the links between climate change …

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