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Fatal Traffic Accident on SR-154

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On Wednesday afternoon, a fatal traffic collision occurred on SR-154 westbound, just west of San Antonio Creek Road.  The collision involved a Hyundai Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  The passenger side of the Hyundai collided with the front of a Lexus traveling westbound at the same location.  The Hyundai was facing southbound ... Read More »

Phone Scam Preys on Elderly Residents

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department has responded to several calls from elderly residents who have been defrauded of thousands of dollars in what is commonly called the “Grandparent Scam.” In these types of scams, suspects will call an elderly victim and claim to be a grandchild, nephew, niece, or other relative. The suspects will tell the victim that they ... Read More »

Two Fatal Accidents Yesterday

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Two fatal accidents to tell you about. Two people were killed when their car passed in front of a pickup truck on Union Road and Highway 41 yesterday afternoon. People in the pickup might have been injured. Paso P.D. is investigating.    A little earlier Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a head-on vehicle accident on Highway 154, 1/4 ... Read More »

Emergency Services Warns Residents of Storms

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The San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services is urging residents, businesses, and others to prepare ahead of time for the predicted storms soon to arrive in our county. With the potential for significant rainfall and strong winds Friday, we should be prepared for power outages, check roof drains to make sure they are clear, stockpile needed emergency supplies, ... Read More »

Shooting Suspect Captured

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A man police have been looking for in a shooting last November has been captured. On November 21, 2013 at approximately 7:45 PM, San Luis Obispo Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Buena Vista regarding the report of a shooting that occurred inside of a residence. When officers arrived they found the victim, identified as 22-yea- old ... Read More »

Solvang Man in Custody After Slashing Tires

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A Solvang man is in custody after going on a tire slashing spree in Solvang which included six United States mail delivery trucks.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 23-year-old Dakota Serge at approximately 12:45 a.m. this morning, February 26.  Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 400 block of Alisal Road after a passerby called 9-1-1 to report seeing a man ... Read More »

UCSB Student Attacked

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team has been called in to assist Sheriff’s Detectives, Isla Vista Foot Patrol Deputies and UCSB Police Officers in searching for evidence related to the brutal attack and rape of a UCSB student by a group of suspects on Sunday, February 23.  The 19-year-old female victim was last seen walking alone between ... Read More »

Robbery at Hayashi Vegetable Stand

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On 2-23-14, deputies with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a robbery at the Hayashi Vegetable Stand in Oceano. The cashier at the stand told deputies, a man on a bicycle rode up to the stand, parked his bike, made contact with the cashier and demanded his cell phone. At that time, the cashier ... Read More »

Search and Recovery Team Working on Plane Crash

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On 2-23-14, divers with the Sheriff's Underwater Search and Recovery Team working off the dive boat "Magic" located the wreckage believed to be that of the airplane that went down off the coast of Oceano on 1-14-14. Using all the information gathered from witnesses, radar, sonar and depth finders, the divers were able to locate a large debris field near ... Read More »

Jeff Bridges to Receive 20th Anniversary King Vidor Award

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The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) and presenting sponsors, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, are thrilled to announce that the 20th Anniversary King Vidor Award will be presented to actor Jeff Bridges. On Saturday, March 8 at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo, former King Vidor Award recipient James Cromwell will present the award followed by a ... Read More »

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