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Training At Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts


If you hear something that sounds like war games in northern San Luis Obispo County, there’s good reason for it. More than 2,000 troops from Camp Pendleton in southern California are training at Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts. They are training for real life situations. The fort will be closed during the exercises.

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Man Arrested After Trying to Sell Weed to Police Officer


Police arrested a Santa Barbara man on Sunday who they say tried to sell marijuana to a police officer. Jeffrey Carpenter, 28, faces charges of possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana. The Santa Barbara Police Department said officers had been investigating the sale of marijuana to Santa Barbara High School students. An officer obtained the cell phone ...

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CAPSLO Expresses Anger Toward Supervisor Adam Hill


CAPSLO, the Community Action Partnership for SLO County which oversees the homeless situation at the Prado Day Center and the Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter, is really angry about comments made by Supervisor Adam Hill last week after three top staff workers including his fiancée were demoted with less pay. Here is Hill’s statement: “Recent actions taken by CAPSLO senior ...

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Verbal Threats Made at Elementary School


Friday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a verbal threat that was made against the students and staff at Creston Elementary School. The threat was left on the school's answering machine. The threat was assessed and appropriate resources responded to the school campus and surrounding area. The investigation determined the threat was generalized and ...

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Unauthorized Paint Crews in Paso Robles


The City of Paso Robles and the Paso Robles Police Department advise residents to be on the alert for unauthorized paint crews currently operating within the community. Subjects have been going door-to-door advising residents that they are city employees who will be painting the curb number for a fee. While some of these companies may have obtained business licenses to ...

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Five Arrested in Statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation


Sheriff’s Deputies with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office cited five individuals and arrested two others in the Isla Vista and Goleta areas on Saturday, March 15, as part of a Statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.  Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents and more than one hundred law enforcement agencies from across California participated in the effort to reduce youth access ...

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Two Separate Commercial Burglaries


On Thursday, March 13, Morro Bay Police investigated two separate commercial burglaries to local businesses on the waterfront street of the Embarcadero. Both businesses involved, Catch the Wind Sailing and Lucia’s Apothecary, were burglarized when their entrance doors were forced open with an unknown tool which damaged the front doors and left similar evidence at both locations. Taken from the ...

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Former Morro Bay Mayor Bill Yates Passed Away Yesterday


Yates was in Hospice care for the last few months. He served off and on as mayor from the early 90's through 2012. Yates sailed the Pacific Ocean by himself after taking a break from office. He is known for wearing his trademark Hawaiian shirts.  He was 66-years-old. He is survived by his wife, and five children.

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Details in Pismo Beach Standoff


Pismo police have identified the man involved in a standoff last Wednesday as 25-year-old Bryce Blue, who was despondent and fire off several gunshots during the nine hours he barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Hanford Street. Blue faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon. He was booked in the San Luis Obispo County Jail ...

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Cal Poly Continues in NCAA Tournament


Cal Poly continues its quest for advancement in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Mustangs face off against undefeated Wichita State. You can see the game at 4 o’clock on CBS.  

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