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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Launch Scheduled at Vandenberg


  An Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch out of Vandenberg Air Force Base Wednesday morning. The rocket will carry a WorldView 3 earth imaging satellite. It's a high resolution commercial satellite, which should provide pictures of the earth that are twice as sharp as the current standard. The launch window opens at 11:29 a.m.

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Missing Atascadero Man Found


  Paso Robles Police have found the Atascadero man who went missing early Friday morning.Police say he was considered to be at-risk after threatening to commit suicide. Darrel Robert Bennett had last been seen driving away from the 500 block of Creston Road in Paso Robles around 1:00 a.m. August 8. They found him Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. driving on …

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New Morro Bay City Manager


  Morro Bay city officials announced on Tuesday the appointment of David Buckingham to the position of city manager. City officials say Buckingham recently retired from the U.S. Army, where he served for more than 25 years. He also reportedly worked as the Garrison Commander in Vicenza, Italy, managing an organization of nearly 1,000 people and a $120,000,000 budget. Buckingham …

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Vacation Rentals Burglarized in Oceano


  On 8-6-14, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a fight in the 300 block of McCarthy Avenue in Oceano. When deputies arrived, they learned that citizens in the area were returning to their vacation rental when they noticed a female carrying a purse they reported stolen the previous day from their rental just a …

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Lois Capps to Speak at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


  Today Rep. Lois Capps will speak at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Field Maintenance Shop at Camp SLO. The new shop, which has been LEED-certified by the US Green Building Council, will ensure equipment is properly maintained and operational to help fulfill the wide range of missions assigned to Camp SLO. The ceremony will occur from 3:30PM-4:30PM …

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DUI Checkpoints Tonight


  The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, August 8, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:30 a.m.     The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.  …

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SLO Sheriff’s Office Introduced Newest K9


  On 8-6-14, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office officially introduced it's newest K9. "DJ" is a 20-month-old Belgian Malinois, who is trained in narcotics detection, tracking and apprehension. His handler and partner is Deputy Steve Faeth. DJ replaces Deputy Faeth's previous K9 "Nico" who was medically retired from the force after two years because of seizures associated with …

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Domestic Violence Incident Lead to Standoff With Police


  At approximately 1:00 a.m. yesterday, August 6, 2014, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies in Lompoc responded to a residence in Vandenberg Village on a reported domestic violence incident.  Prior to deputies arriving at the female victim’s residence, 38-year-old Johnny William Argel fled to his residence which he shares with his 91-year-old grandmother.   After establishing that the female victim was …

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