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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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Panga Boat Possibly Spotted Off Central Coast

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Back on May 24th, a SLO County resident spotted what appeared to be a panga boat off the coast between Cayucos and Harmony. The resident said the boat was carrying approximately 15 to 20 people on board. Investigators believe that boat was transporting illegal immigrants from Mexico and dropping them off somewhere along the coast. Unfortunately, the resident did not …

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Food Bank Won’t Stop Until They Hit Goal

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The Food Bank Coalition of SLO County says it is still working to hit this year’s goal of $135,000 goal for their Hunger Awareness Day campaign.  The Food Bank raised $100,000 during the event with donation sites were set up across the county. They hope to raise the remaining $35,000 by the end of the month.  Every dollar donated purchases …

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Wildfire Near Cuyama Burns Over 2,000 Acres

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A wildfire that had sparked over the weekend continues to burn near Cuyama in eastern SLO County.  The Soda Fire started at approximately 5:40 PM Saturday evening on The Carrizo Plain off of Soda Lake Rd. The fire has burned over 2,000 acres and is 80% contained. No structures have been threatened.  120 firefighters have been deployed on scene, who …

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