Local News

Vehicle Break-Ins in North Morro Bay


  The Morro Bay Police Department has taken 7 reports of theft from unlocked vehicles parked in the North Morro Bay area. According to the information the department has received, these thefts occurred during the late evening hours of July 23rd to the early morning hours of July 24th. Items taken from the vehicles included loose change, compact discs, and …

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Citations for Not Yielding to Pedestrians


  The Goleta Police Department, along with the Santa Barbara Police Department and the California Highway Patrol, cited a total of 144 drivers for not yielding to pedestrians during a two day enforcement operation within the City of Santa Barbara on July 22 and the City of Goleta on July 23. One driver was arrested for driving under the influence …

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Measure G Gets Support From Community Leaders


    A broad-based coalition of community leaders has organized to support Measure G, a November 2014 ballot proposal to renew the City of San Luis Obispo’s half-percent sales tax.   Supporters of the SLO Citizens for Measure G committee include former elected leaders, community activists, environmentalists, nonprofit representatives, agriculturalists, small business owners, and other professionals who, through their work …

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Man Under Arrest for Allegedly Molesting Minor


  On 7-21-2104 at approximately 6:45pm, a 13 year old victim came to the Paso Robles Police Department to report that he had been sexually molested by a known acquaintance, who was an adult. The Detective Bureau was advised of the incident and assumed the case. Detectives quickly determined what had occurred and located the suspect. The suspect was placed …

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Sixteen Santa Barbara Residents Graduated from Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy


  After ten weeks of classes, which included a wide variety of hands-on experiences and instruction, 16 Santa Barbara County residents graduated on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from the Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown presented each graduate with a certificate of completion following a celebration BBQ at Stow Grove Park in the city of Goleta. The …

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Body of Missing Man Found Yesterday


  Ten days after he went missing in Cachuma Lake, the body of 22-year-old Isaiah Sanchez of El Rio was found just after noon yesterday about one hundred yards from where he was last seen going underwater.  A group of citizens who were on a rented pontoon boat spotted what appeared to be a body in the lake and called …

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Lois Capps to Host Immigration Forum


  On Saturday, August 9th, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will be hosting a forum where people can receive an update and review from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials on their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal application, as well as information on applying for citizenship. USCIS will give a presentation and host a question and answer session …

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Early Warning System Testing


  Today and tomorrow, all of the 131 the early warning system sirens in SLO County are going to be tested in the form of low growl testing for a few seconds. The sirens span from south of the Nipomo Mesa to north of Cayucos. This is only a test and no action is required or requested on the part …

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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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