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Arroyo Grande Has A New Mayor

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For the first time in 12 years, the city of Arroyo Grande has a new mayor as of December 1. That would be Jim Hill, who defeated incumbent mayor Tony Ferrara by 95 votes as a write-in candidate. The unofficial vote count was released yesterday by the San Luis Obispo County-clerk Recorder’s office. Overall, Hill won with 3,090 votes over ... Read More »

SLOPD Arrests Man for Allegedly Brandishing Box Cutter at Ralph’s

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Last night at approximately 7:13, SLO PD Officers responded to Ralph’s to investigate a brandishing and trespass. Suspect Daniel Marcom had been advised not to trespass at the store on a previous date for theft of alcohol. Marcom was asked to leave the store, but he became upset and pulled a box cutter from his pocket. He brandished it at ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Raids Hash Oil Lab

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Last Week, members of the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a home at 2209 Willow Road in rural Arroyo Grande. When Detectives entered the residence they discovered a butane honey oil conversion lab which converts marijuana into hash oil or “honey oil.” The extraction process uses parts of the marijuana plant that are low in THC content, ... Read More »

Drugs May Be to Blame for Deadly Head-on Crash

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Drugs may have involved in a deadly head-on crash in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon just after two on Foothill Boulevard. CHP says the driver of a Toyota Prius hit a Ford Escape. The driver of the Escape died from his injuries, according to CHP. The driver of the Prius has major injuries. Their names have yet to be released. ... Read More »

Burglary Suspect Caught in Traffic Stop

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Last Friday morning, a Paso Robles Police Officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3300 block of Park Street for an observed traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, Bradleigh Eugene Tabelin of Paso Robles, the Officer noticed drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle. Tabelin was placed under arrest for a misdemeanor violation of possession ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Assault Gets Arrested Again

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Thursday the San Luis Obispo Police Department arrested Justin Edmund Pard in downtown San Luis Obispo after he assaulted a female employee at the Flip Flop Shop, located at 858 Higuera.  The attack was unprovoked and the victim sustained a bloody nose and bruising to her face.  Upon locating suspect Pard he was found to be in possession of a ... Read More »

Assault in Downtown SLO

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On November 13, 2014 at approximately 10:13 hours, Officers responded to the Flip Flop Shop located at 858 Higuera on reports that an assault had just occurred.   The female victim was working inside the store when a male subject approached her and initiated a conversation.  After several minutes inside the store, the suspect walked up to the victim and struck ... Read More »

Officers From SLOPD DUI Enforcement Team Will Be Out in Force This Weekend

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Officers from the San Luis Obispo Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday November 14th and Saturday November 15th between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI ... Read More »

Cuesta College Art Gallery Announces Permanent Name Change

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The Cuesta College Art Gallery announces it will permanently be known as the Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery after receiving a major gift from the Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust. The Cuesta College Foundation received a donation in the amount of $250,000 specifically for enhancing the role of the art gallery in the community. The pledge will pay out $50,000 ... Read More »

Woman Found Dead In Crash At Bottom Of Highway Embankment

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The California Highway Patrol says a local woman was killed after she lost control of her car on Highway 1, north of San Luisito Creek Road in San Luis Obispo County sometime in the early morning hours of November 11. Sabrina Hammerlund, 24, was found around 2:40 a.m. in a crashed Mazda sedan at the bottom of an embankment off ... Read More »

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