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Power Outages This Morning In San Luis

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A power outage cut power to about 4,200 customers at about 7:30 this morning for residents in San Luis. PG&E crews are on site trying to fix the problem. The say power should return about 10:30. They are saying the cause might be a faulty circuit breaker near Orcutt Road.   And a power outage occurred in South County last ... Read More »

Car Crashes Into House

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There was a two car accident at 555 halcyon road yesterday afternoon about 1. Two cars collided. One went into a house. There was one person in one of the cars and three in the other. Two people were  taken to the hospital.  Injuries were minor. The house sustained significant damage and was unoccupied at the time. Halcyon was closed ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff’s Need Help In Identifying Murder Victim’s Identity

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SLO County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in identifying a Hispanic male adult, approximate age is early twenties to mid-thirties, black hair, brown eyes, 5’5” tall, and 165 lbs.   They are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the individual above. The victim was found in an irrigation ditch in the Division / Oso Flaco area of ... Read More »

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Robbed A Rite Aid Pharmacy

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s  assistance to help identify the suspect who robbed a Rite Aid Pharmacy in the 100 block of Fairview Avenue in Goleta last month.  Sheriff’s Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division are releasing photos of the suspect  captured by surveillance cameras in hopes that someone may recognize him and assist investigators ... Read More »

Tourism Suffering On The Central Coast

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Tourism here on the Central Coast may suffer due to the closing of our National parks, caused by the federal government shutdown. Many people who visit San Luis Obispo County make their plans around seeing our national parks like Yosemite, the Channel Islands or the Los Padre National Forest, even the Pinnacles. Jobs and the economy are being affected already.  Read More »

Vandenberg Air Force Base Furloughs

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Because of the government shutdown, more than 800 civilian workers at Vandenberg Air Force base have been furloughed. All non-essential operations are closed, including the commissary, the education center and the library. Launches have yet to be affected.   Read More »

Man Arrested For Recording Women In Assisted Living Residence Restroom

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Buellton man on Tuesday for allegedly recording women using the restroom at an assisted living residence in the Santa Ynez Valley.  Sheriff’s Deputies were contacted immediately by an administrator at the residence after a female employee located a cellular telephone concealed in the ventilation system in a restroom.   Sheriff’s Deputies responded to ... Read More »

Affordable Care Act Goes Live

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Rep. Lois Capps has announced that millions of Americans – and thousands of people on the Central Coast – will have access to quality, affordable health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. In California, people can use Covered California, an online insurance marketplace, to shop among affordable choices, explained in easy-to-understand language. Covered California is a ... Read More »

Stolen Car Stopped By GPS

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On Monday September 30, at 0516 a.m., the California Highway Patrol contacted the Pismo Beach Police Department to advise that a truck had been stolen out of Santa Maria.  The vehicle had an On-Star GPS Tracking device, which had located the vehicle in the Shell Beach area. Pismo Beach Officers immediately responded to the area and located the vehicle on ... Read More »

Central Coast Projects Receive Grant Funding

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24)  recently announced three Central Coast projects received grant funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), which is authorized by the 2008 Farm Bill. REAP helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy costs and increase efficiency. The Atascadero 76 Gas Station received $49,680 to assist in financing the installation ... Read More »

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