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Armed Men Rob Nipomo Market

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Nipomo, CA — On Saturday night, at about ten o’clock, two male subjects, armed with handguns and wearing masks, entered the La Placita Market in Nipomo and demanded money. After a brief time in the market, both suspects fled on foot to a waiting vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. It is not known if there was a third ... Read More »

Hwy 41 Closed After Gun Shots Reported

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Atascadero, CA — On Saturday about 4:50 p.m., the Atascadero Police Department received multiple 911 calls regarding subjects shooting firearms in the creek bed adjacent to Highway 41 in the 3 Bridges area.   APD officers arrived on scene and determined that the shots were coming from the area between the creek bed and the highway.  Due to the continuing gunshots ... Read More »

Police Continue Search For Suspect In Santa Rosa Park Shooting

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San Luis Obispo, CA — SLO police are still looking for one man wanted in connection with a shooting in Santa Rosa Park last month. On November 7th, at approximately 12:09 a.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department received a call regarding a man screaming in the area of Santa Rosa Park.  San Luis Obispo Police responded to Santa Rosa ... Read More »

Firefighter’s Holiday Open House

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The public is invited to join the volunteer paid-call-firefighters of the San Luis Obispo County Fire Station 14 Morro-Toro at their holiday open house Saturday, December 15, 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  The Morro-Toro Fire Station is located at 15325 Highway 41, Atascadero.  The open house is in support of the CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire Department Benevolent Association ... Read More »

Cyclist And Dog Struck By Hit And Run Driver

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Avila Beach, CA — The California Highway Patrol is searching for a hit-and-run driver who allegedly struck a bicyclist riding on Shell Beach Rd. between Avila Beach Dr. and El Portal in Shell Beach last night.   The cyclist was and was hauling a bike trailer with his dog inside.  He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, ... Read More »

Accident Involving Semi-Truck On Cuesta Grade

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a collision between a semi-truck and pick up truck on the Cuesta Grade around 9:00 last night. The CHP says the semi-truck carrying produce was headed northbound on the grade, when it was rear-ended by a Chevy Silverado. Minor injuries were reported, but no one was taken to the hospital. Read More »

CHP Investigating After Man Steps In Front Of Semi-Truck

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And the CHP is still investigating an accident that occurred around 3:00 yesterday afternoon where a man in his forties stepped in front of a big-rig heading southbound on the 101 at the Avila Beach turnoff. The man apparently drove to the scene in his Ford pickup, stopped, got out of his truck, and walked into the path of the ... Read More »

Police Use K-9 To Subdue Car Thief

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Arroyo Grande, CA — Arroyo Grande High School was placed on lockdown yesterday after an Oceano man got into a foray with local police.  30-year-old Brandon Michael Creary allegedly stole a truck from a nearby 7-11 about 11:30 and was pulled over by police but refused to get out of his car.  Instead he rammed a couple of cop cars, ... Read More »

Emergency Teams Respond to Major Accident On Hwy 246

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Tuesday at 6:24 a.m., Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries, located on Highway 246, one mile east of Tularosa Rd.  This is between Lompoc and Buellton on HWY 246. SBC FD responded with two engines, a rescue ambulance and a battalion chief.  SBC FD was assisted by one engine from Lompoc FD, Lompoc PD, ... Read More »

Apartment Building Left Untenable After Fire

San Luis Obispo, CA — San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of smoke inside a structure at 1230 Murray Street, Unit 24.  Upon arrival fire crews found light smoke in one bathroom, of one apartment, of an 18 unit building.  Fire crews were able to contain the fire to a bathroom wall and the attic ... Read More »

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