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Police Conduct Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting; Make One Arrest


On November 26, the Paso Robles Police Department conducted an undercover operation of several massage businesses in Paso Robles suspected of engaging in prostitution. The operation was prompted by local business and citizen complaints of suspected illegal activity.   The goal of the undercover operation was to ensure that the massage employees were not engaged in prostitution, were state certified ...

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County Superintendent Of School’s Dr. Julian Crocker’s Report


Last Tuesday I again attended a very unique Thanksgiving tradition in our county.  The Senior Class (20 students) at Shandon High School (70 students total) prepared turkey; and the other high school students cooked the side dishes for a “Community Thanksgiving Feast”. What is special about this effort is that anyone in the community can come to the school gym ...

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Light Up The Night in Paso Robles


Paso Robles is getting ready for its second annual "Light Up the Night." The city is putting up more than 40,000 lights in the trees at the downtown park. It's a fundraising event for the Central Coast Cancer Support Community. Friday at 6:00 PM, the city will turn on all the lights in a ceremony. The lights will be on ...

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Traffic Stop Results in Drug Bust


A Los Olivos man has been arrested for possessing and transporting marijuana for sale. 32 year-old Robert Dommeyer was stopped for speeding on Highway 246 in Buellton, on Monday. Investigators say that once Dommeyer’s car was pulled over, they found two pounds of marijuana in individual bags for sale along with marijuana-laced food products. Dommeyer told investigators he was legally ...

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Three Car Accident in Goleta


The California Highway Patrol is investigating a car accident in Goleta. It happened around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at the corner of Magna Vista Street and Hollister Avenue. Three cars were involved. Firefighters had to extricate a person from one of the cars who sustained moderate injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Another person had minor injuries. ...

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Airman from Vandenberg Air Force Base Found Dead


Vandenberg Air Force Base says an airman assigned to the 30th Space Wing was found dead at his home in Lompoc Tuesday morning. The county coroner's office is investigating the cause of death. The name of the airman won't be released until 24 hours after next of kin is notified.

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Cal Poly Students To Send Mini Satellites Into Space


Cal Poly students are in the process of  launching forty “mini-satellites into space. The CubeSat, is a small, 6” cube-shaped satelite that was designed by Cal Poly students and staff 14 years ago. Once in orbit, The CubeSat sends back information that can be used for research and technology development. Many organizations, including NASA and the National Science Foundation, use ...

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Charles E. Teach Elementary To Get It’s Own Campus Next Year


An overcrowded school in San Luis Obispo is moving to a new campus. Charles E. Teach Elementary currently shares a campus with Bishop’s Peak Elementary. Teach School will have its own campus on a portion of the former Pacheco Elementary campus, near Cal Poly, next school-year. The San Luis Coastal Unified School District School Board unanimously approved the move. It ...

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Santa Maria Man Sentenced To Four Years In State Prison For Child Pornography


A Santa Maria man was sentenced to four years in state prison Monday in connection with possessing and distributing child pornography. Allen Loya, 32, was sentenced to four years in state prison, and as part of his plea agreement, he has to register as a sex offender for life. The Santa Barbara County District Attorney and the Los Angeles Area ...

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Firefighters Working To Determine Cause Of House Fire In Goleta


Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire that started Monday afternoon in Goleta. It happened around 2:40 in the 300 block of Sherwood Drive. Firefighters received numerous calls from people who could see the smoke as far as a mile away. Crews were able to contain the fire to the rear deck and an office ...

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