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Expect DUI Checkpoints In SLO This Weekend

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San Luis Obispo, CA – The San Luis Obispo Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday, June 11. Officers will be working from 7:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI …

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Cause Of Tuesday’s Power Outage In SLO Identified

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You may remember back on Tuesday night, there was a power outage in San Luis Obispo.  Turns out the cause of the outage was a due to a suspected DUI crash.  Around 10:30pm on Tuesday, Andrew Quartuccio was driving a Cadillac SUV on Foothill Blvd when he struck the support wire to a power pole.  The SUV rolled and landed …

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Paso Family Loses Home To Fire

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A Paso Robles family lost their home to a fire Tuesday afternoon due to a downed power line.  The incident started around 4:45pm yesterday when a UPS delivery truck caught on and severed a power line on Farousse Way in Paso.  The downed power line started a garage fire which quickly spread to the adjoining house.  Multiple fire crews battled …

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Achadijian And Fareed Still Neck And Neck

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Second place in the primary election for California’s 24th congressional district is still up for grabs.  While Salud Carbajal secured the top spot on the November ballot, Katcho Achadijian and Justin Fareed are still too close to call.  Justin Fareed is still slightly ahead of Achadijian, however around 50,000 ballots from both SLO and Santa Barbara Counties remain to be …

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Lompoc Approves Motorsports Park

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The City of Lompoc has approved the construction of a motorsports park.  On Tuesday, the Lompoc city council voted 3 to 2 in favor of the build.  The city received a $1 million dollar state grant to construct The Lompoc Valley Motorsports Park.  This facility which includes a drag strip is planned to be built next to the Lompoc Airport.  …

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Bomb Threat In Pismo

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A downtown Pismo Beach business was evacuated after a bomb threat was made Tuesday morning.  According to Pismo Beach PD,  the bomb threat was called into Pier Gifts on the 100 block of Pomeroy Avenue shortly before 9:30. The street was immediately blocked off and a bomb task force was deployed.  Officials say the area was searched with a K-9 …

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Power Outage In SLO

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A power outage hit in parts of San Luis Obispo Tuesday night.  The outage occurred around 10:30 p.m. effecting nearly 2,500 customers in the northern parts SLO including downtown, Cal Poly, and the surrounding residential areas.  The outage also hit the County Government Center where folks in the County Clerk Recorder’s office were tallying ballots.  But thanks to backup generators, …

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California Primary Results

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From the SLO County Clerk Recorder’s office, here is the Election Summary Report for the June 7th, 2016 Presidential Primary including local primary races.  Click here for the report.

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Overturned SUV Congests Traffic On 101

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An overturned SUV on Southbound 101 in San Luis Obispo caused major delays near Los Osos Valley Road Monday morning.  According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 10:30am. on the southbound side of highway 101 just past the LOVR off-ramp. Traffic was backed up on both sides of the highway for about 2 hours while crews …

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Police Bust Underage Drinkers

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A crackdown on underage drinkers led to several arrests near Cal Poly over the weekend.  On Saturday, Police screened for fake IDs at local bars during the university’s Spring Stampede concert.  According to police, there were 20 arrests and three citations for alcohol violations in the operation

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