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Four Missing Hikers Rescued From Diablo Canyon Area


On Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a call that four hikers in the Diablo Canyon area, reported they were lost.  The four men from Riverside County began their day hike in Avila Beach on Monday.  They became lost and spent the night in the area. They tried to hike out on Tuesday but were not successful ...

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Victim Identified In Fatal Crash On 101


The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the passenger of car involved in a fatal traffic accident on Highway 101 in Shell Beach June 17 at 4:30 a.m. The man has been identified as 21-year-old Lennon Samuel Dibley of Bakersfield. An autopsy was conducted last week.  The cause and manner of death is listed ...

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Woman Leads Police On High-Speed Chase From Monterey County To Moro Bay


A woman from Monterey County was arrested yesterday afternoon after leading police on a high-speed chase, which started in Monterey County and ended in Morro Bay.  According to the CHP, a woman wouldn't pay for the gas she had just put in her car.   The chase started through Monterey and then south on Highway 1 through Carmel and Big ...

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Montecito Firefighters Establish Fund To Aid Families Of Hot Shot Crew Killed In Arizona


The Montecito Firefighter’s Charitable Foundation is establishing a fund to assist the families of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hot Shots. Nineteen died this past weekend fighting a blaze in Arizona. To make a donation: make checks out to the “Montecito Firefighter’s Charitable Foundation.” The Tax I.D. number is: 204817396.  In the “memo” please reference “Nineteen Lost.” Submit donations by mail ...

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Police Continue Search For Female Suspect In Nipomo Bank Robbery


On 6-27, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a robbery in progress at the Coast Hills Federal Credit Union in Nipomo.  A woman entered the bank, demanded money and then left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A weapon was mentioned, but none was seen. Witnesses described the suspect as an Hispanic female, ...

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Suspect Sought After Stealing 18-Pack Of Beer From SLO Circle K


On July 1, at approximately 2:20 am, San Luis Obispo Police Officers responded to the Circle K located at 158 Higuera after receiving a 911 call reporting a robbery had just occurred.   The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the store and walked directly to the beverage cooler and selected an 18 pack of beer. The suspect then walked ...

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Suspected Car Burglar Arrested In Paso Robles


On Thursday, June 27, at approximately 9:07 p.m., the PRPD communications center received a report of a suspicious subject attempting to enter vehicles parked in the lot at Barney Schwartz Park, 2979 Union Road. Officers responded and located the subject who was detained without incident. This subject was identified as 26 year old Paso Robles resident Jesse Lee Wallraven.  As ...

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Office Building Evacuated After Bomb Threat Called In


On Friday June 28, at about 3:46 p.m., officers were dispatched to the San Luis Obispo County Alcohol Services and Probation Department office building located at 1523 Longbranch Ave for a reported bomb threat.  The threat was received by staff at the location via telephone from a male caller.   As a precaution the building was evacuated along with the ...

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Memorial Services Announced For Supervisor Paul Teixeira


The family of Supervisor Paul Teixeira has announced the date, time and location of Paul’s memorial services. There will be a funeral mass on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church on 298 South Thompson Avenue in Nipomo.  Reception to follow at the Alex Madonna Expo Center at approximately 12:30 pm. 100 Madonna Road.   The ...

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SLO County To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Beginning Today


The Ninth Circuit Court lifted the stay of execution paving the way for issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in California.  San Luis Obispo County has begun issuing marriage licenses to all couples this morning. A volunteer deputy commissioner of civil marriages will be available on Monday for any couple who would also like to be married on the same day. ...

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