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Covered California Health Insurance Gets Central Coast Applications


Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services announced that from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, as a benefit of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, an estimated 15,602 individuals in six Central Coast counties started applications for Covered California health insurance plans.   Cumulatively, 7,869 individuals in Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa ...

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Traffic Stop Results in Two Arrests


At approximately 12:51 a.m. yesterday a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a vehicle that had an equipment violation. A traffic enforcement stop was initiated and the vehicle was pulled over in the 900 block of Edison Street, near the Chumash Casino. As the Sheriff’s Deputy approached the vehicle, he observed the driver making movements toward the center console. As ...

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Man Found Injured on Railroad Tracks


On Monday,  December 16, at approximately 7:52 p.m. Pismo Beach Police officers were dispatched to the railroad tracks behind Frady Lane on a report of a male subject trespassing on the railroad tracks.  The subject was reported to be laying on the tracks.  Officers responded immediately as a northbound Amtrak train was traveling through Pismo Beach.   Officers arrived on ...

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DUI Arrests Down & DUI Fatalities Remain at Zero


DUI Arrests Down & DUI Fatalities Remain at zero. The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement, sobriety checkpoints and special ‘AVOID the 12’ DUI deployments over the weekend.  From 12:01 a.m. Friday, December 13,   through noon Tuesday, December 17,  officers representing 12 county law enforcement agencies have arrested ...

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Two Accidents Over The Weekend; One Fatal


A motorcyclist died last night in San Luis Obispo after hitting the back end of a pickup truck which turned in front of him at Buckley Road and Esperanza. One person is dead following a multi-vehicle crash that knocked out power to some of San Luis Obispo Monday night. The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and was hit by ...

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DUI Round Up In SLO


The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in 17 DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 14 DUI deployments since Friday December 13 in San Luis Obispo County. From 12:01 Friday through Midnight Sunday officers representing six county law enforcement agencies have arrested 17 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2012, ...

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Laguna Village Shopping Center To Get Two New Stores In Place Of Spencer’s Fresh Markets


Laguna Village Shopping Center management has announced that the Spencer’s Fresh Markets location in the center will be closing in 2014 and will be replaced by two new stores. Laguna Village is located at Madonna and Los Osos Valley Roads in San Luis Obispo. John Spencer, owner of Spencer’s Fresh Markets, confirmed that the San Luis Obispo location will close ...

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SLO Sheriff’s Office And PG&E Launch Public Safety Campaign


The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company launched a new public safety campaign on Monday geared toward making San Luis Obispo County the most prepared county in America. The Sheriff’s Task Force on Public Safety produced several public safety announcements that will help residents and businesses prepare for natural and manmade disasters ...

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Orange And Blue Jet Ski Recovered On Friday The 13th


Friday December 13, one day after the original theft, the orange and blue jet ski was recovered by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department in the area of San Lucas Road and Highway 101. The victim had received information via cell phone that the Jet Ski would be left on the side of a road in that area and it could ...

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Missle Crews At Vandenberg AFB Are Looking Forward To Time Off After Launching Intercontinental Ballistic Missle


Missile crews at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California are looking forward to some time off for the holidays after launching an intercontinental ballistic missile. The unarmed Minuteman Three was launched early this morning and lit up the predawn sky at the base north of Los Angeles. Colonel Brent McArthur at the base said it was a successful launch. It's ...

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