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Fatal Collision on Jalama Road This Morning

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There was a fatal head-on collision this morning on Jalama Road, closing the roadway for several hours. Two pick-ups were involved. One person was killed, the other critically injured. The accident happened at 6:25. The CHP is investigating.

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PG&E Claims Diablo Canyon Can Withstand Worst-Case-Scenario Earthquake

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PG&E says that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant can withstand a worst-case-scenario earthquake on multiple faults surrounding the plant. This confirms earlier findings by the utility. The major points of the report were issued yesterday. A formal report will be presented to the NRC later this week. The findings are the result of a four-year study mandated by the NRC following the 2011 ...

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SLO Mayor Calls Out of Control Party an Affront to the City

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San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx called the raucous St. Patrick’s Day party that injured several students when a garage roof collapsed “an affront to the city.” She said she hopes to introduce an ordinance that would ban people from being on rooftops for any activity other than maintenance or roof installation. Police say close to 3,000 kids flocked to ...

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Teen Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Pleads Not Guilty

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A teen accused of causing a deadly crash near Lopez Lake last month pleaded not guilty yesterday. 18-year-oldPaul Kravtsov of Arroyo Grande is charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol causing injury or death. His car lost control on Hi Mountain Road went down a steep embankment and killed 22-year-old Tyler Johns, a passenger in the car. Kravstov ...

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Party Gets Out of Control in San Luis Obispo

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On March 7, 2015 at approximately 4:44 a.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department began receiving calls for service related to loud parties in the Hathway Avenue neighborhood of San Luis Obispo. Coordinated through social media, several thousand college-aged young men and women poured into the residential neighborhood. Many of the revelers possessed alcoholic beverages and were wearing green clothing ...

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Pedestrian Killed on Highway 101

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A 50-year-old pedestrian from Lompoc was killed Saturday night on Highway 101 northbound. He was either crossing the freeway or jumped from the Santa Rosa Street overpass, police think. It happened just after 9:15 at the Santa Rosa Street off ramp. The CHP says the man whose has yet to be identified was hit multiple times and died at the ...

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Third Annual “We Are Multicultural” Event Taking Place March 21

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Righetti’s Latinos Unidos Club will host a conference to encourage youth to pursue their dreams no matter what stands in their way. The third annual event is entitled “We Are Multicultural” and takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 21 at ERHS. Last year, nearly 100 students and parents from Righetti, Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley and Delta ...

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Capps Reintroduced Three Climate Change Related Bills

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) reintroduced three climate change-related bills that would help local communities increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change. The bills would help local agencies plan for public health impacts, help water utilities prepare for the impacts of climate-related risks to our water supplies, and help coastal states plan and implement climate change mitigation projects. “From ...

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Paso Robles Wine Festival Scheduled for May 14-17

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The 33rd Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival will take place May 14 – 17, 2015. These four days in wine country are set to delight, educate and captivate with winemaker dinners, seminars, musical events, and vineyard tours. This quintessential Paso experience culminates in the picturesque Downtown Paso Robles City Park with more than 70 of Paso Robles’ best wineries sharing ...

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Information Wanted in Connection With Bear Statue Damages

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with the investigation into the damage caused to the bear statue on the east side of South Bay Boulevard at Turri Creek in Los Osos. About six inches of the bear’s nose was knocked off sometime during the night on 2-25-15 or early morning on 2-26-15. The ...

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