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Shooting in San Luis Obispo


  At about 11:20 July 19 the San Luis Obispo Police Department began receiving calls of multiple gunshots being heard in the 500 block of Bluerock. Additional callers reported seeing a male suspect with a rifle immediately following the shots being heard. Responding officers determined the suspect fled the scene in a silver Dodge Charger. Witnesses said the suspect was …

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Diablo Canyon Power Plant Unit 2 Offline


  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) safely took Diablo Canyon Power Plant Unit 2 offline July 19 to perform a previously scheduled cleaning of electrical equipment on the non-nuclear side of the plant. The equipment is located outside of the main facility and supports moving power to the state’s electric grid. The work can only be performed safely when …

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Capps Released Statement on Gender Identity


  Today, Rep. Capps (CA-24) released the following statement on the President signing an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation for federal workers and by federal contractors: "Today's Executive Order signing is another big step toward equality for the LGBT community. No one should have to worry about discrimination in the workplace for any reason. …

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Search to Find Missing Man


  The search to locate a missing man who was last seen on July 11, 2014 in Cachuma Lake continues and is a multi-agency collaborative effort.  The victim is 22-year-old Isaiah Sanchez of El Rio, California.  For the past several days, the Santa Barbara County Air Support Unit has been conducting periodic flyovers of the area in hopes of finding …

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Capps To Attend Open House for SLO Farm Bureau Office


  On Friday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will attend the ribbon cutting and open house for the new San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau Office. Capps will speak and present a flag to the Honor Guard. The flag, which will be flown at the new office, was raised over the U.S. Capitol. State Sen. Bill Monning, State Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian, and …

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Arroyo Grande Man Arrested For Alleged Violence at Deltopia


  An Arroyo Grande man is in hot water with the law. He was busted for participating in Deltopia by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office which just announced the results of a comprehensive investigation following the civil disturbance that broke out on April 5, 2014 at Deltopia, an unsanctioned spring break party in Isla Vista.  During that civil unrest, …

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New Homeless Service Center

  The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to commit $500,000 towards the construction of a new homeless service center at 40 Prado Road in San Luis Obispo. The County’s $500,000 commitment to the project is the largest made by a single entity to date. “The County takes its role in addressing issues of homelessness very seriously. …

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Use of Fraudulent Cards Results in Arrests


  On July 14, 2014 at approximately 4:30pm, Officers responded to Citibank in the 1600 block of Spring St. for a report of possible fraudulent transactions using stolen credit cards. Citibank had been alerted by other bank branches in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, and Grover Beach that a group of suspects were traveling northward using these fraudulent cards at banks …

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Cattle Drive Will Start Mid State Fair


  As in years past, a cattle drive will kick-off the 2014 California Mid State Fair. Traffic will be congested for approximately 1.5 hours, between 10AM and 11:30AM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 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. …

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Record Number of Vehicle Pursuits Recently


  Spanning the last eight days Officers from the Atascadero Police Department have been involved in an unprecedented number of vehicle pursuits in the City of Atascadero. There have been 4 vehicle pursuits since July 6th. All of the pursuits but one ended with the arrest of the suspect drivers. The one pursuit in which the suspect evaded capture is …

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