Six Arrested After Probation and Parole Compliance Operation


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Gang Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Santa Barbara County Probation Department, Santa Barbara Regional Criminal Apprehension Team (SBRCAT) and the Santa Barbara Police Department, conducted a probation and parole compliance operation today, October 27, in the Cities of Goleta, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and in the unincorporated area of South County. Teams conducted probation searches, …

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Clocks Will be Turned Back Sunday


It’s time to turn the clock back and gain an hour of sleep this weekend when Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 a.m. Sunday.  This is also a great time to make sure you and your loved ones are prepared for emergencies. When you turn the clock back, take a few minutes to replace the batteries in your smoke detectors …

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Caltrans Announced Launch of California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan


Caltrans announced today the launch of the planning process for the first California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan (CSBPP). The visionary and comprehensive CSBPP will focus on improving safety and access for everyone across all modes, particularly bicycle and pedestrian.  In keeping with Caltrans’ new mission to “provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy …

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Sheriff Parkinson to Hold Town Hall Meeting Today


Sheriff Parkinson will be holding another in his series of Town Hall Meetings today. It will be held from 6 – 8 pm in the Oceano Railroad Depot, 1650 Front Street, Oceano. District Attorney Dan Dow, Supervisor Lynn Compton and a CHP representative are scheduled to attend. This is a chance for the public to ask questions about public safety …

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Downtown Streets Will be Closed on Halloween Between 3-8pm


The Paso Robles Police Department would like to remind the community that on October 31, 2015, between 3pm and 8pm, downtown City streets will be closed for the annual Safe & Fun Halloween event. Motorists should be aware that 12th and 13th Streets (between Spring and Pine Streets) and Park and Pine Streets (between 12th and 14th Streets) will be …

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Full Closure of Northbound Highway 101 Scheduled for Today Through Thursday


Caltrans will implement a full closure of northbound US Highway 101 in San Ardo today through Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 am until 6 pm for bridge work and replacing concrete pavement. Motorists will detour by using the northbound US Highway 101 off-ramp in San Ardo before returning to the highway  via the northbound US Highway 101 on-ramp in San Ardo. Motorists …

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Coastal Residents Warned of Possible Flooding


The San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services is asking residents and businesses in low lying coastal areas to prepare for the possibility of flooding over the next several days. This potential for coastal flooding is a result of unusually high tides coupled with a strong northern Pacific storm that will likely bring high surf to the Central Coast. …

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Vegetation Fire Started by Illegal Campfire


On Friday October 23, 11:10 PM, two engine companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a reported vegetation fire in the Salinas Riverbed adjacent to the Wastewater Yard in the City of Paso Robles. The vegetation fire at 3200 Block of Sulphur Springs Rd. was ¼ acre fire moving at a slow rate of speed in …

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Suspect in Case of Stolen Habitat for Humanity Truck Arrested


Thanks to the public’s assistance, the Santa Maria Police Department along with the Compliance Response Team located and arrested 44-year-old Matt Crandall October 22, without incident in the City of Santa Maria.  Crandall was booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail on a no bail warrant for violating the terms and conditions of his Post Release Community Supervision. The Santa …

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New Information About Report of Shots Fired in Oceano


The Sheriff’s Office is releasing new information on a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Ocean Street in Oceano last Thursday. Deputies were able to determine the shots were fired from a home at that location. It appears the shots were fired at a passing car. No one was hurt. Detectives have determined this incident was gang …

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