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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Notice

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Pismo Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tonight at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.  Research shows that crashes ...

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Lois Capps To Tour New Community Health Centers

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On Monday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will tour two new clinics developed by the Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria. Community Health Centers of the Central Coast is a non-profit network of community health centers serving the residents of the Central Coast. The clinics provide a variety of services including primary care, pediatric care, urgent/immediate care, and ...

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Fatal Collision Off US-101

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On Wednesday, at approximately 3:10 PM, the driver of a Volkswagen Bug was traveling southbound US-101, south of Los Carneros Road, when the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical condition while driving.  The driver veered to the right colliding into another vehicle entering the freeway from the southbound Los Carneros Road on ramp.  After the initial collision the Volkswagen ...

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Shark Takes Bite Out Of Surfboard At Morro Bay

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A shark attacked a woman on a surfboard last Saturday at Morro Strand State Beach. Elinor Dempsey of Los Osos was surfing there when the shark took a huge bite out of her board. Dempsey was not injured. Dempsey said she was in shock and couldn’t talk, but other surfers in the water yelled for everyone to get out. Officials ...

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Man Killed After Vehicle Roll Over

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27-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon when his vehicle rolled over on the Oceano Dunes.  The driver, whose name hasn’t been released, was riding with a passenger. Both were ejected. The driver died at the scene, the passenger was taken to a local hospital. Officials are investigating the cause of the accident.

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Two Arrested In Possession Of Stolen Vehicle

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Police arrested two people in possession of a stolen vehicle in San Luis Obispo on Sunday afternoon. Police arrested the woman inside the car, identified as 45-year-old April Louise Crosby.. They also arrested a man she was with, 26-year-old Tahkoda Wayne Sims. Police found him sleeping nearby on the grass near Mitchell Park. A gun was found inside the car. ...

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Power Outage Leaves 3,000 Without Power

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Yesterday afternoon, more than 3,000 thousand San Luis Obispo city residents didn’t have power for a while. The outage included Costco and Target. The power went off at 4:40. Apparently a tree fell on power liners at  Los Osos Valley Road and Diablo Drive. The power was back on by 5:15.

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Fatal Traffic Accident on US 101

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On 08-26-2015, at approximately 3:10 PM,  44-year-old Ismael Gil from Goleta was driving hisVolkswagen Bug traveling southbound US-101, south of Los Carneros Road, when the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical condition while driving.  The driver veered to the right colliding into another vehicle entering the freeway from the southbound Los Carneros Road on ramp.  After the initial collision ...

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Routine Traffic Stop Results in High Speed Chase

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At approximately 12:30 p.m. on August 27, a California Highway Patrol Officer was conducting an enforcement stop for a vehicle code violation on Highway 101 southbound at Mariposa Reina.  Upon contacting the driver, who was the sole occupant, the CHP Officer observed contraband in plain sight in the vehicle.  The driver got out of the vehicle and began resisting the ...

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“Car Seat Check Up” Event in SLO

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The San Luis Obispo County Injury Prevention Coalition announced it will conduct a “Car Seat Check Up” event in San Luis Obispo to check car seats for proper installation. The event is collaboration between the California Highway Patrol, County staff, and community partners who are trained as Certified Car Seat Technicians Safety technicians will be on hand from 10:00AM – ...

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