New Software for City of San Luis Obispo


  The City of San Luis Obispo will be launching a new planning and building permitting software to replace its aging legacy permitting software. The new software, EnerGov, provides comprehensive planning and building permitting solutions. The current permitting system is nearly 25 years old and is no longer supported by Microsoft. Rather than trying to upgrade its legacy system, the …

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31st Annual National Night Out


  Join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “31st Annual National Night Out” crime prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by Morro Bay Police Department and Morro Bay Neighborhood Watch, will involve over 16,124 communities from all 50 states. In all, over 37.8 million people are expected …

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Capps and Pascrell Introduced SAFE PLAY Act


  Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act, a bill that would promote the safety of our young athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), participation in organized sports has risen to nearly 30 million …

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Lawsuit Filed Against City of Santa Barbara


  After months of discussion and failed promises by the Santa Barbara City Council to review/reform the current election system, a lawsuit was filed against the City of Santa Barbara demanding that district-based elections replace the current at-large voting system so that Latino voters would be properly represented on the city council. The lawsuit was filed by A. Barry Cappello …

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Paso Robles Joins in on “National Night Out”


  An exciting change is happening this year when the citizens of Paso Robles join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual “National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by the Paso Robles Police Department, will involve over 15,000 communities from …

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Phone Scam in SLO County


  The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is once again warning about a phone scam that is being reported in the area. The Sheriff's Office and the Arroyo Grande Police Department have received a number of reports from people who have received a phone call that appears to be coming directly from the Sheriff's Office. The caller identifies themselves …

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CHP Max Enforcement in Construction Zones


  Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety. As part of this campaign, Caltrans will activate its electronic highway message signs in active construction and maintenance work zones …

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Gas Prices Falling


  Average retail gasoline prices in California have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.98/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website Including the change in …

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Dive Teams Pulled Stolen Car Out of Lake


  Dive teams and police pulled a stolen car out of Laguna Lake in San Luis Obispo on Monday. It was a 1996 Subaru reported stolen in 2006 from Pismo Beach. Falling lake levels due to the drought revealed the submerged auto. No bodies were found. Police are still looking for the owner of the car.

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Man Stabs His Pregnant Wife


  On 7/27/14 at 12:01 am, SLO County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 6200 block of Green Valley Rd, Cambia Ca. on the report of a female who was being stabbed by a male subject. Deputies responded to the location and arrested the suspect, 25 year old Brian Michael Rodriguez Galvan who had stabbed his pregnant common law wife …

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