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Couple Arrested After Paying With Counterfeit Money


Two San Diego residents were arrested Tuesday after allegedly paying with counterfeit money at Pismo Beach Premium Outlets. Around 5:30 p.m., the Pismo Beach Police Department received a report from one of the businesses that two people were attempting to pay with a counterfeit $100. The suspects, Erik Richard Erickson, 40, and Corey Anne Browning, 34, were arrested.  According to ...

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Former Sheriff Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Bank Robbery


The man arrested in connection with the bank robbery at Rabobank in Cambria on November 7 is a former Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy, according to law enforcement officials. Bruce Franklin Valentine, 70, of Paso Robles was arrested Wednesday, after investigators served a search warrant at his home.  Valentine was taken into custody without incident and transported to the San ...

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Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Cambria


Yesterday, Detectives with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office and Investigators with the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's office served a search warrant at a home in the 4700 block of Egret Lane in Paso Robles. They arrested 70-year-old Bruce Franklin Valentine of Paso Robles for the armed bank robbery of the Rabobank in Cambria that occurred on ...

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Library Remodeling Almost Underway


After years of saving and raising funds, Morro Bay Friends of the Library are just inches away from having the money they need to begin major remodeling of the library building. Only $25,000 more is needed before work can begin on the $500,000 project, which will completely refurbish and redesign the interior of the 30-year-old facility at the corner of ...

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Hears Community Concerns


Those with major concerns about nuclear power and radioactive waste all got together last night at the Marriott Courtyard in San Luis Obispo to give imput on what do do with spent fuel at Diablo canyon. In attendance was Mothers for Peace, PG&E, the NRC, even representatives from the Chumash Indians. About 200 people attended the hearing gave the Nuclear ...

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Cast Members of Little Giants Will be at Fair Oaks Theatre


On Saturday, December 7 at 12 noon, several members of the LITTLE GIANTS cast will be at the Fair Oaks Theatre in Arroyo Grande for a screening of the popular 1994 family film. Shawna Waldron who played Becky “Icebox” O’Shea, Todd Bosley and Marcus Toji were all kids when the movie was shot in Arroyo Grande. They are looking forward ...

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Atascadero Lake Sediment Removal is Complete


The City of Atascadero is pleased to announce that work on the sediment removal at Atascadero Lake is complete. Viborg Construction from Paso Robles, together with numerous local trucking companies, completed the work that included the removal of nearly 10,000 cubic yards of sediment from the lake.   The project increased the depth of the south end of the lake ...

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Lois Capps Requests Comprehensive Study on Fracking Effects

Rep. Lois Capps has sent a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy calling for a moratorium on offshore fracking activities in federal waters off the coast of California until a comprehensive study is conducted to determine the impacts of fracking activities on the marine environment and public health. Requests ...

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Food Trucks Have New Regulations


The San Luis Obispo city council voted 3-2 last night to increase regulations on food trucks operating in the city. Currently food trucks and mobile vendors are now banned from residential zones at night.   Vendor trucks are also not allowed to operate on public streets where the speed limit is greater than 35 miles per hour. The council will ...

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Dan Dow to Run for District Attorney


Deputy DA Dan Dow says he's running for the post Gerald Shea is vacating, and that would be the position of District Attorney. Shea announced earlier this week he won't seek reelection when his term ends in January of 2015. Dow earned his law degree at Santa Clara University.    He has been a deputy district attorney in SLO County ...

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