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Santa Barbara News-Press Building Defaced

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The Santa Barbara News-Press building has been defaced with paint and graffiti amid criticism of a recent newspaper headline that used the word “illegals” to describe immigrants who are living in the country illegally. City editor Scott Steepleton said Thursday that the building was paint-bombed overnight. The entrance was also vandalized with graffiti that read: “The border is illegal not ...

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Cuesta College Board of Trustees Approved Contracts to Begin Measure L Projects

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The Cuesta College Board of Trustees recently approved multiple contracts to begin work on Measure L projects. On January 7, 2015, the trustees approved an agreement for on-going architectural services with PMSM Architects and an agreement for ongoing construction management services with Blach Construction. With the passage of the bond in November 2014, the District is now engaged in the ...

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Man Arrested After Police Find Child Pornography

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Detectives with the Sheriff’s Sexual Assault Unit, Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, and Sheriff’s Gang Task Force served a search warrant at a home located at 2555 Wilcombe Road in Cambria yesterday. Detectives had received information that child pornography was being downloaded and distributed at that location. Detectives searched the residence just after 7 in the morning and located a computer containing ...

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Memorial Services Held for Fallen K9 Unit

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Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office held a memorial service and burial ceremony for Sheriff’s K9 Nico, who passed away on Oct. 1. Nico was assigned to Deputy Steve Faeth on 12-5-2011 and medically retired from the force on 2-1-2014 due to seizures associated with canine epilepsy. Sheriff Parkinson, the Sheriff’s Honor Guard, Sheriff’s K9’s and their handlers ...

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Atascadero Police Search for Stolen Generator

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The Atascadero Police Department is seeking information regarding the theft of a generator from a business in Atascadero which occurred on the night of January 4th. During this incident a Honda 6500 generator was stolen. The generator is valued at approximately $6,000.00. The victim business had video surveillance which captured the theft. The department is asking for assistance in identifying ...

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Police Search for Man Who Robbed Domino’s Pizza

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On Tuesday night, January 6th, at about 11:32pm, an unidentified Hispanic male adult walked into Domino’s Pizza in Morro Bay and demanded money from the on duty employee. It was reported the employee observed a weapon and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen. The suspect fled the business and got into a dark colored mini van parked nearby the ...

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Paso Robles Business And Homeowners To See Lower Property Insurance Rates

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Most Paso Robles business and home owners will soon enjoy a reduction in property insurance rates as the result of a recent fire defense capabilities assessment. The Insurance Services Office (ISO) looks at US communities’ capabilities to extinguish fires. This information is then used to determine the degree of risk when writing property insurance policies. ISO visited Paso Robles six ...

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Rep Lois Capps Sworn In As Member of 114th Congress

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with 433 of her colleagues, was sworn in yesterday as a member of the 114th Congress. House Speaker John Boehner conducted a swearing-in ceremony in the House Chamber. Following the oath of office on the House floor, Capps participated in a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker Boehner. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the ...

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Diablo Canyon Unit 1 Nuclear Reactor Back Online

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Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant is operating at full power again after being taken offline last week as part of a planned outage to repair a heater on the non-nuclear side of the plant, PG&E officials announced Tuesday. Officials say Unit 2 was operating at 100 power during the work on Unit 1, which began December 30.

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White Supremacist Sentenced for Attempted Murder

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that 28-year old Ryan Christopher Zietlow-Brown pled no contest to felony charges of attempted murder and mayhem, and will be sentenced to 22 years 4 months in state prison. Zietlow-Brown also admitted a special allegation that he used a pair of scissors as a deadly weapon during the attacks and ...

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