Cal Poly Float Earns Special Honors


The Cal Poly universities’ Tournament of Roses Parade float has done it again. For the 53rd time since 1949, the only student-built float earned special honors at the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade held New Year’s Day. “Soaring Stories” won the Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy for the most beautiful non-commercial float.  The float was constructed by students from Cal Poly …

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John Lindsey Named Citizen of the Year


For the past three decades, Los Osos-Baywood Park Citizen of the Year Council has taken great pride in naming their Citizen of the Year.  The Council, made up of past recipients, seeks the true heroes of the community. To be considered the Council seeks people who have 1) a proven track record for outstanding service and dedication to Los Osos …

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Icy Conditions On Streets and Sidewalks


Extremely cold overnight temperatures could cause icy conditions on streets and sidewalks. Property owners are asked to turn off irrigation sprinklers next to sidewalks to help prevent ice from forming while the cold weather continues. The city also urges you to cover any outside pipes to prevent freezing or bursting overnight. If you have any questions regarding icy conditions, please …

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110 People Arrested for DUI During Winter Crackdown


While there are still three days left in the enforcement period, so far 110 people have been arrested for DUI in Santa Barbara County during this year’s Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown. The arrests were a result of local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 12 DUI deployments in Santa Barbara County.  Last year’s Winter Holiday crackdown resulted in a …

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CHP Urges Motorists to Drive Responsibly


The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is urging motorists to start the New Year on the right path by celebrating responsibly. If the night’s events include alcohol, make the smart choice and designate a driver before the celebrating begins. The CHP will be ringing in the New Year on the roadway with motorists as part of a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP), …

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Man Recovering From Shark Attack


A local surfer Kevin Swanson of Morro Bay is home recovering after being attacked by a shark Sunday morning. Swanson was surfing with friends near Sand Spit beach in Montana de Oro State Park when a juvenile great white shark bit into his hip. He was airlifted to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center where he was released yesterday in good …

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CHP Identifies Woman Killed on Highway 101


The California Highway Patrol has identified the woman killed in a crash on Highway 101 south of Donovan Road in Santa Maria on Sunday as 25-year-old Ashley Kerr of Santa Maria. Kerr was a passenger in a Blazer driven by 22-year-oldTravis Dashek of Santa Maria. Dashek who was hauling a boat trailer, went off the right side of the highway, …

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Holiday DUI Crackdown Resulted in Less Arrests


The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in less DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 14 DUI enforcement deployments overnight in San Luis Obispo County throughout the past week. From 12:01 AM Friday December 26, 2014 through Midnight Sunday December 28, 2014 officers representing 9 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 11 individuals for driving …

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Man Killed on Oceano Dunes


A man was killed on the Oceano Dunes last night. According to officials he was getting something out of his vehicle when another vehicle hit him from behind, pinning him between the two vehicles. He died at the scene. The driver of the car that him said he didn’t see the man or his truck. Officials say no alcohol was …

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Morro Bay Man Bitten by Great White Shark


A Morro Bay man is in a hospital after he was bitten by a great white shark yesterday morning about 11:30 off the coast of Montana De Oro. He was surfing with some friends off of Sand Spit Beach. He was attacked by the shark which was 8-10 feet long. He was able to get to shore where he was …

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