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Townhall Meeting This Friday


A town hall meeting will occur Friday, December 20 at 9 a.m. to discuss the formation of a parcel tax supported Community Facilities District (CFD). The CFD purpose is to fund full time staffing for the Oak Shores fire station. The tax proposal is a community resident driven proposal to augment the struggling small volunteer force with full time firefighter ...

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Board Of Directors of The League Of Women Voters Of SLO Endorse Children’s Bill Of Rights


The Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County has endorsed the Children’s Bill of Rights developed for and by stakeholders in San Luis Obispo County. The League was invited to do so by Susan Hughes, Executive Director of First 5 of San Luis Obispo County. The League of Women Voters was one of ...

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of UGG Boot Scam


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents to use caution when shopping on-line or when receiving e-mail advertisements this holiday season. This is the busiest time of year for internet scammers who are out to take advantage of busy consumers. While there are many internet scams out there, the Sheriff’s Office was notified about one in particular ...

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SLO Sheriff Announces Annual Sheriff’s Christmas Bike Giveaway


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is proud to announce the annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Thursday, December 19th at 10:00 AM at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. Every year since 1989, Sheriff's Honor Farm inmates have refurbished bikes donated by the community to give to underprivileged local children. With assistance from the Sheriff's Advisory Foundation ...

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California Department Of Parks And Recreation To Clear Out Dead Vegetation And Trees Starting Today


The California Department of Parks and Recreation will be clearing dead vegetation and trees on Black Hill and Upper State Park Road starting December 16, 2013 and ending December 20, 2013. The majority of the clearing will occur adjacent to homes on La Loma Street, Balboa Street, Kings Street, Fairview Street, and the Blue Heron Mobile Home Park. This project ...

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SLO Sheriff’s Office Detectives Uncover Prostitution At Massage Parlors


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office have been conducting an on-going investigation of alleged prostitution at two massage parlors located in the City of Goleta; New Life Day Spa in the 5600 block of Calle Real and Total Relax Massage in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue. ...

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Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility Monday, Rep. Lois Capps will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion of the Grizzly Charter School facility on Camp San Luis Obispo. The $3.2 million expansion will provide classroom space for an additional 60 cadets in the program. The additional cadets will all be female, bringing the ...

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City Manager Placed on Administrative Leave


Yesterday the Morro Bay City Council met in closed session and approved the Separation Agreement of City Manager, Andrea Lueker. Ms. Lueker has been placed on administrative leave effective December 13, 2013. Her separation date will be January 3, 2014. According to the Separation Agreement, Ms. Lueker receives payment of her leave balances and payment of a settlement sum equivalent ...

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Jet Ski Stolen From Parking Lot


On Thursday December 12, at about 2:49 a.m., three men driving in a newer model white Ford Ranger stole an orange and blue 2012 Ski Clinic Bob Gen3 Jetski from the parking lot of the Seaview Inn located at 150 N. 5th Street in Grover Beach. The jetski is very distinctive in make, model and color. The jetski is valued ...

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DUI Task Force on High Alert


The Avoid the 14 DUI Task Force in San Luis Obispo County is on high alert for DUI drivers. Beginning Friday and going through January 1, the task force has plans to conduct two DUI and Driver's License Checkpoints, utilize a multi-agency strike team, send out nine roving DUI patrols, and conduct DUI warrant and probation sweeps. They're also planning ...

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