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19 Arrested After Probation Department Makes Parole Sweep In Northern SLO County

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On July 16 2013, the San Luis Obispo County Probation Department partnered with other police agencies to conduct a probation and parole compliance operation. At approximately 6 p.m., law enforcement personnel contacted individuals on probation and parole in northern San Luis Obispo’s County including the cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero, as well as the unincorporated areas of Templeton and ... Read More »

Santa Maria High School Graduate Wins Car After Pledging To Be A Sober Driver

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A pledge not to drink and drive to a young woman who later may have died at the hands of a drunken driver has turned into a sober reward, a Mini Cooper, for Santa Maria High School graduate Elmer Barrueta.  The Santa Maria Joint Union High School District graduate won the car recently from McCarthy's of San Luis Obispo during ... Read More »

Paso Robles Police On The Lookout For Female Bank Robber

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On Tuesday, 7-16-13 at approximately 5:04PM, the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a robbery in progress at the Golden One Credit Union in the 100 block of Niblick Road.  A Hispanic female adult entered the bank, demanded money and then left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A weapon was mentioned, but none was seen. ... Read More »

More Brush Fires Break Out Across SLO County

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There were two fires in SLO County yesterday.  Firefighters contained a grass fire near Bishop Peak to one acre.  The fire was on the south side of Foothill Boulevard, a half-mile east of O'Connor. The other was called the River Fire and was located at River Road and Wellsona Road near Paso Robles. It was limited to one acre. The ... Read More »

Five Wildfires Burn Across SLO County

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CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire Department had a very busy day yesterday responding to five wildfires over the course of the afternoon.  High temperatures, low humidity, wind, and bone-dry vegetation coupled with human carelessness are to blame.  Fire investigators issued a misdemeanor citation for one of yesterday’s fires, citing "mowing" as the cause.    The "Dune Fire" located at ... Read More »

Firefighters Save Morro Bay Home After Garage Catches Fire

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The Morro Bay Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2980 Elm St, Morro Bay.  The fire was fully extinguished after 22 minutes of firefighting, and Fire crews remained on scene for hours to complete a thorough salvage and overhaul operation.  The fire was contained to a detached garage, while there was heat damage to the adjacent residence and ... Read More »

Abandoned Panga Boat Discovered North Of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse

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At about 9:30 on Sunday morning, July 14, the Sheriff's Office was notified of a boat beached in a remote cove north of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse. Deputies, assisted by State Park Rangers, located an abandoned panga type boat with evidence indicating some sort of cargo had been hand carried away from the beach. This boat is similar to the other ... Read More »

Mothers For Peace “Get Inspired” Event Postponed

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Mothers for Peace, the local watchdog group keeping an eye on Diablo Canyon, has announced that due to changes in attorney Diane Curran’s schedule, the "get inspired" event previously announced for July 20 must be postponed. Mothers will announce the new date as soon as possible. Mothers for Peace apologizes for the inconvenience. When the event is rescheduled, Ms. Curran, ... Read More »

Cattle Drive Through Paso Robles To Kick Off Mid-State Fair

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As in years past, a cattle drive will kick-off the 2013 California Mid State Fair.  Traffic will be congested for approximately 1.5 hours, between 10AM and 11:30AM on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, as the cattle make their way through Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department will be closing various street intersections as the cattle move through the city.  The ... Read More »

Classic Car Catches Fire On 101 In Atascadero

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A classic 1957 Ford Fairlane burst into flames Thursday afternoon along southbound Highway 101 in Atascadero. The Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner caught fire near the Santa Rosa Road exit just after 3 p.m., according to the CHP. The cause of the fire is unknown.     Read More »

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