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Suspect in Fatal Hit and Run Behind Bars

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A man wanted in connection for the fatal hit and run that happened Friday in the Santa Ynez Valley is now behind bars. Twenty-eight –year-old Luis Diaz of Ventura, turned himself into police Wednesday. On Friday, 33-year-old Joseph Corcoran of Santa Cruz was killed when a car hit his motorcycle head on. Diaz was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail. Read More »

Woman Hit While Crossing Street

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A 53-year-old woman that was hit by a vehicle in Santa Maria last night suffered major injuries when she was hit be a car driven by Arturo Ramirez who failed to yield and hit the woman while she was in a crosswalk. The woman was crossing Broadway near Bunny with two relatives. Ramirez stopped and didn’t have a license. Ramirez ... Read More »

String of Car Break-ins In Residential Areas

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The Paso Robles Police Department received four reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles which occurred between Sunday and Monday, November 10th and 11th. All of these crimes took place in residential neighborhoods (Cheyenne Drive and Red River Drive) on the east side of the city during the overnight hours. Officers did collect evidence and the investigation is ongoing. It appears ... Read More »

Traffic Stop Results in Drug Bust

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Department officers conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of Via Ramona. Subsequent to the stop officers arrested the vehicle’s six occupants for various drug related felony and misdemeanor crimes. Upon contact officers observed the car’s occupants were showing signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Officers also determined all the occupants were either on probation ... Read More »

High School Bus Accident Update

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Here is an update about the Righetti High School bus accident that occurred last month. The driver and student have been released from the hospital. The driver is resting at home and is unavailable for any interviews at this time.   Students will not be available for interviews. Student interview authorization is up to the parents. The bus was hit by ... Read More »

Homeowners Are Temporarily Allowed to Rent Houses as Vacation Rentals

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The San Luis Obispo City Council voted last night to temporarily allow homeowners to rent out their homes for fewer than 30 days. Currently vacation rentals are illegal, but the ban will be lifted until further study. Proponents of vacations rentals said opening up their home allows them to be ambassadors to the city, and it provides them an extra ... Read More »

Morro Bay City Attorney Robert Shultz Resigns

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Morro Bay City Attorney Robert Shultz after serving Morro Bay for 16 years has announced his resignation. In October the city council voted to part ways with Schultz and placed him on administrative leave.   Read More »

Potentially Life-Saving Class on Hypertension

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1-in-3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure. Hypertension is called "The Silent Killer", as it often goes undetected. If you or a loved one suffers from high blood pressure, be sure to attend this potentially life-saving class, and learn how to reduce your risk! CHC will host this free class from 6-7pm tonight at CHC Nipomo – 150 Tejas Place. ... Read More »

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

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Typhoon Haiyan swept across the central Philippines on Friday leaving a trail of massive destruction in its wake. With sustained winds reported at over 145 miles per hour, and significantly stronger gusts, Haiyan was the second category 5 typhoon to strike the Philippines this year. The typhoon affected 4.3 million people across 36 provinces. Philippine Red Cross volunteers throughout the ... Read More »

Young Woman Killed In Rollover Accident

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A 19-year-old Paso Robles woman was killed in a vehicle rollover last night. Jeanette Montes died last night after her SUV crashed and caught on fire on Highway 101 in Paso Robles. The California Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 4pm just north of Highway 46 west. Reports indicate that somehow Montes lost control of the white Ford Explorer ... Read More »

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