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Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Fifth Suspect In Javier Limon Homicide

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division and Gang Enforcement Unit have identified and arrested 21-year old Bryan Rios of Santa Maria as a 5th person who is alleged to have played a direct role in the death of Javier Limon.  Rios was arrested in Santa Maria yesterday, July 23, with the assistance of parole agents from ...

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Squirrel Control Device Sparks Vegitation Fire In SLO

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A device used to kill ground squirrels started a vegetation fire yesterday at Laureate Lane and O’Connor Way in San Luis Obispo, according to fire officials. The device injects propane and oxygen into the ground, causing an explosion to kill rodents. The devices are not legal this time of year in California, but it’s not known if anyone is going ...

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Motorcyclist Dead After Crashing Into Center Divider

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There was a fatal motorcycle accident in San Luis just after six on the 101 northbound just north of Higuera. The CHP says a male motorcycle driver crashed into the center divider. He died at the scene. The CHP is still investigating.

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Pismo Beach and Grover Beach Host Special Olympics Team

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The City of Pismo Beach and City of Grover Beach joined forces to host over 80 members from the United Arab Emirates Special Olympics Team last night. To get a Classic California experience, a traditional tri-tip dinner and sunset beach bonfire was enjoyed by all the athletes and their trainers. The athletes will be leaving the Central Coast Friday morning ...

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Seven Arrested in Probation Crackdown

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The San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, Paso Robles Police Department and Atascadero Police Department conducted a probation compliance operation on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Law enforcement personnel contacted individuals on probation in northern San Luis Obispo County including the cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero, as well as the unincorporated areas of Shandon ...

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House Fire Causes Damages, Nobody Injured

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Firefighters doused a couch fire inside a San Luis Obispo home on Walnut Street and Osos Street last night. No one was hurt but there was smoke damage inside the home. Part of the room in which the couch was sitting is charred. No cause has been determined yet.

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Man Who Died in Paragliding Accident Identified

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The man who died in a paragliding accident last week in Cayucos has been identified as 55-year-old Warren Brockett of San Luis Obispo who crashed into an open field on July 17. Brockett, a student learning to paraglide, reportedly jumped off a cliff to begin soaring when something happened to his paragliding wing. An autopsy revealed Brockett died from multiple ...

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Cambria Handing Out Emergency Permits to Mitigate Fire Hazards

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Cambria is handing out emergency permits to mitigate fire hazards there by establishing a streamlined permitting process for removal of up to 500 to 1,000 dead or dying trees deemed hazardous by Cal Fire.  The Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) declared a state of emergency based upon the risk of a catastrophic fire on March 26, 2015. This declaration notes ...

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Maintenance Project to Remove Diseased Eucalyptus Tree Along 101

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A maintenance project to remove a diseased eucalyptus tree in Arroyo Grande along northbound US Highway 101 just north of the Grand Ave/State Route 227 exit will take place on today. Motorists will encounter a closure of the northbound #2 (right) lane from 8:30 am to 1 pm with delays not to exceed 20 minutes. Electronic Message Boards will be ...

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Girl for Years

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On Tuesday an 18 year old female contacted the SLO Counnty Sheriff’s Office to report she had been molested since the age of twelve until May of this year. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Sex Crimes Unit began an immediate investigation. As a result, Detectives arrested 51 year old Robert John Bergner of Nipomo for sexual activities. All of the charges ...

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