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Investigation Continues After Arrest Of Man Who Attacked Wife With Samurai Sword

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is still investigating why a man attacked his wife with a samurai sword. 36-year-old Charles Haig Guenther was arrested on Tuesday for a domestic violence incident in Los Osos. The victim received injuries to her hands, fingers, stomach and leg. Guenther is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting corporal injury ... Read More »

SLO Teen Killed In Utah Rock Slide

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A young San Luis Obispo resident died Tuesday in Utah.  19-year-old Christine Allen fell off a rock cliff in Kane Creek, about five hours southeast of Salt Lake City. The Allen family had just picked up their daughter from college in Wyoming and set out to go camping in Kane Creek. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office says the family ... Read More »

VAFB Fire Contained

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Firefighters contained the brush fire that broke-out at Vandenberg Air Force Base within two hours after it ignited yesterday afternoon. VAFB fire officials say it burned between seven and 10 acres about a half-mile north of San Antonio Road West. A section of Highway 1 was shut down in the area while crews contained the fire. Read More »

Dystiny Myers Killers Sentenced To Life In Prison

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Two people convicted in the 2010 murder of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers were sentenced yesterday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Rhonda Wisto and her son, Frank York, were found guilty of first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and torture. Dystiny's tortured and burned body was found in a shallow grave near Santa Margarita in September ... Read More »

RV Fire Backs Up Traffic On 101

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If you experienced delays yesterday morning traveling northbound on Highway 101, a recreational vehicle fire was the reason. California Highway Patrol says an unknown mechanical issue is the likely cause of the fire. It started around 7 AM after the driver of the RV heard some popping sounds and pulled onto the right-hand shoulder of the highway, between the Avila ... Read More »

Los Osos Man Attacks Wife With Samurai Sword

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One man is in jail after police say he attacked a woman with a samurai sword and threatened her with a handgun. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a domestic violence incident in Los Osos yesterday. The victim had driven herself to a local hospital with injuries to her hands, fingers and stomach. 20 Sheriff’s ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested In Association With November Attempted Murder

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A 19-year-old from Fresno is in San Luis Obispo County Jail for attempted murder and police are still searching for another man involved. Officers arrested Benjamin Ma for his involvement in a shooting in November. Suspects planned on robbing the victim, who attempted to buy a large amount of marijuana.  The victim ran away and one of the suspects shot ... Read More »

Grand Jury Reviews Email Communication Between City Council And Community

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The San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury has completed their review of email communications between city council members, and their constituents in each community. The Grand Jury recommends the City of Grover Beach change their website to allow direct citizen contact with council members and the cities of Grover Beach, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Atascadero, and Paso Robles provide a ... Read More »

Ordinance Passed Prohibiting Sky Lanterns In SLO County

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An ordinance prohibiting the ignition and launching of sky lanterns in San Luis Obispo County areas and fire districts will go into effect in 30 days.  The County Board of Supervisors passed it yesterday. A sky lantern, airborne paper lanterns, also known as “Chinese lantern,” is similar to a miniature hot air balloon, because it’s powered by a fuel cell ... Read More »

Five People Arrested On Drug Related Charges Outside Paso Robles Library

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Five people were arrested Sunday in the parking lot of the Paso Robles City Library. Officers of the Paso Robles Police Department’s newly formed Special Enforcement Team observed people acting “suspiciously” around a parked vehicle at 5:45 PM. Officers saw a “hand-to-hand” transaction of possible narcotics take place – apparently, they were not there to read. The five suspects were ... Read More »

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