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Historic Building To Be Saved By Foundation

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A newly formed non-profit group is working to save an historic building in Atascadero.  The Atascadero Printery building, built in back 1915, was scheduled to be sold off on Saturday May 14th at this year’s public auction of tax-defaulted properties.  A group of folks got together to form the Atascadero Printery Foundation and expressed interest in restoring the building for …

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Cal Poly Football Player Enters Plea

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Cameron Akins, one of the five Cal Poly football players that burglarized a fraternity house and resisted arrest back in August 2014, entered pleas of no-contest yesterday.  The felony charges include: attempted home invasion robbery in concert with the use of a firearm, residential burglary, and resisting a peace officer by use of force.  The August 2014 incident involved Akins …

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Manhunt For Double Homicide Suspect Over

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The manhunt for a double homicide suspect is over.  On Wednesday at approximately 2:00am, the Paso Robles Police Department was notified that suspect David McCann was apprehended in Seaside, CA at an area transient camp.  McCann was seen earlier in the Cambria area on a stolen bike heading north.  McCann is a suspect in the murders of his estranged wife, …

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Jared Will Go To Prom Afterall

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The Arroyo Grande High School senior who is battling a brain tumor and was denied admittance into his own prom – will get his wish after all!  Jared Springer was not allowed to go to prom last Saturday because school officials said they didn’t receive a medical release in time.  This angered folks in the community and around the world …

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Local Mechanic Honored By GM

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A local auto mechanic has been awarded “Mechanic of the Year” by General Motors.  Steven Zak who works at Alfano Motors in San Luis Obispo has been fixing cars for 31 years now.  His experience includes ten certifications – two more than what is required to be considered a “world class” technician.  And his passion for auto tech doesn’t end …

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Oceano Man Threatens Police With Knife

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An Oceano man threatened police officers with a knife Monday morning.  At around 3:45am, Grover Beach Police responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Ramona Ave.  When officers arrived, they found Eugenio Zamorasierra at the front door.  When officers ordered Zamorasierra to show his hands, he would not comply.  After repeated commands, Zamorasierra started walking towards the officers …

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Brief Standoff With Police

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A pursuit in Pismo Beach ended with a brief standoff with police Monday night.  Police had tracked down a suspect who had tried to cash a counterfeit tax refund check at a Morro Bay liquor store.  The suspect, Richard Joseph Sams already had a previous warrant out for his arrest for a similar crime.  At around 7pm, police located Sams …

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Make Change Count Program Ending

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Today, the Directed Giving Campaign Committee through the “Make Change Count” donation station program will present a check to the Friends of Prado to help support local social services.  Back in April of 2014, as part of a two year pilot program, the City of San Luis Obispo installed 7 specially marked Donation Stations throughout downtown. These meters allow folks …

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Police Search For Double Homicide Suspect In Paso

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The Paso Robles Police Department continues to assist Clovis PD with locating: Dave McCann – the suspect in a double homicide.  McCann is still at large but Detectives say he is possibly still in the Paso Robles area riding a grey/tan 15-speed mountain bicycle, with disc brakes, and a small tool kit under the seat.  Clovis PD believe McCann is …

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SLO Transit Public Meeting Set

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SLO Transit will be holding a City Mass Transportation Committee (MTC) meeting on Wednesday, May 11th at 2:30 PM at the City Hall Council Hearing Room.  The meeting is open to the public – – Attendees will have an opportunity to review the public comments submitted in response to the SLO Transit Short Range Transit Plan. The SRTP is a …

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