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NASA Making Second Try At Climate Satellite Launch

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  NASA's first satellite tasked with tracking climate change is headed to orbit.  The rocket carrying the satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California just before 6 a.m. Eastern time.  NASA had to scrub the launch less than a minute before liftoff Tuesday, because of a failure in the launch pad's water system.    Read More »

Petition for NRC To Revise Analysis of Fuel Storage Impacts

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  San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace is among 34 organizations filing an amended rulemaking petition on June 26, 2014.  The amended petition supplements the rulemaking petition filed on February 18, which asks the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to revise its environmental analysis of “spent” fuel storage impacts based on new and significant information generated in the NRC’s Expedited Spent ... Read More »

CHP Will Be Out in Full Force

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  The CHP will be out in full force during the holiday weekend in an effort to reduce roadway deaths and prevent injuries. The Independence Day Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) begins on Thursday, July 3, at 6 p.m. and continues through Sunday, July 6, at 11:59 p.m. All available officers throughout the state will be deployed during the MEP to ... Read More »

DUI Checkpoints in SLO

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  The San Luis Obispo Police Department will conduct a Sobriety/Driver’s License checkpoint on July 3, 2014, in the City of San Luis Obispo. In 2012, over 10,300 people were killed nationally in motor vehicle traffic crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 percent or higher. In California, this ... Read More »

Keep Your Pets Safe on The Fourth

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  Keep your pets safe this Fourth of July. Make sure your dog is wearing a current license tag and also a personal tag with your current address and phone number. A license tag is your dog’s ticket home. Animal Services can quickly reunite a lost animal with its family if the animal is wearing a license. Remember to tag ... Read More »

Vandalism in Templeton

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  The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is investigating two separate incidents of vandalism at the same store in Templeton. In both cases someone threw a rock through the exterior windows on the South side of Templeton Market and Deli.  The first incident took place March 30 at approximately 1:35 AM and caused about $750 in damage. The second ... Read More »

NASA Climate Change Mission Put on Hold

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  The countdown is on hold for NASA's first mission to study climate change.  NASA stopped the countdown at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base just 46 seconds before the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2, or OCO-2, was to lift off.  The space agency scrubbed the launch because of a failure in the launch pad's water flow.  No make-up date has been ... Read More »

Fireworks Now on Sale in Certain Cities

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  Safe and sane fireworks are now on sale in local cities where they're allowed. You must be at least 16-years old to buy safe and sane fireworks. Safe and sane fireworks can be used until July 5, and only in Santa Maria, Guadalupe, Lompoc, San Miguel, Templeton, Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, and Oceano. Local police say people caught using ... Read More »

11-Year-Old Boy Drowns

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  On Friday, June 27, at 5:41 PM, Sheriff's deputies responded to the report of an 11 year old boy missing from a private party event at Star Farms on Estrella Road in rural Paso Robles. Michael Derick Gallegos, 11-years-old, from Morro Bay was reported last seen swimming with other juveniles approximately 10 minutes earlier in a lagoon at the ... Read More »

Man In Jail For Allegedly Willfully Setting Off Fire Alarms

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  Saturday afternoon SLOPD and SLO City Fire responded to three separate fire alarm activations in the downtown area. The first alarm was activated at 12:57 pm at Aaron Brothers at 647 Higuera St. A witness in the store described the suspect as a white male adult in his 50’s, possibly transient, with dark curly hair and wearing a light ... Read More »

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