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Launch at Vandenberg Tonight


Look into the skies tonight over Vandenberg and you may see the launching of an  Atlas V Rocket.  The launch is scheduled anytime after 11:13 p.m.   The rocket is carrying a classified national security payload and several small satellites into orbit.

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Major Narcotics Investigation Results in Multiple Arrests


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson will be holding a news conference today, Dec. 4 at 1:00 PM to announce a major narcotics investigation that resulted in multiple arrests within and outside the county. The news conference will be held at Lowgren Auditorium inside Sheriff's Headquarters, 1585 Kansas Avenue, San Luis Obispo. No other details will be released at ...

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Clothing Store Fire Put Out Just In Time


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and CAL Fire personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 1510 Froom Ranch Rd. in the City of San Luis Obispo at 7:16 pm last night.  The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found employees had evacuated the store after finding a fire burning in the HVAC ventilation system serving one of ...

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Ending Soon


Rep. Lois Capps is reminding Central Coast residents that Medicare’s Open Enrollment period—the time when Medicare beneficiaries can choose to enroll, change plans, or shift between Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare— ends on Saturday, December 7th. “I encourage all Central Coast Medicare beneficiaries and their family members to review their current Medicare health and prescription drug coverage options for 2014 ...

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The Atascadero Rehabilitation Project Completed


The Atascadero Rehabilitation Project along U.S. Highway 101 has been completed. This project which began in the summer of 2010 included the repaving 11 miles of Hwy. 101 from north of the Cuesta Grade to Traffic Way.  Caltrans also widened bridges at Santa Margarita Creek, Atascadero Creek and Traffic Way and resurfaced the on/off ramps at Hwy. 58 in Santa ...

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Zipline Over Vinyards Via The Pinot Express


You may have toured a vineyard before, but never like this… Indeed, the new 1,800-foot “Pinot Express” zipline at Margarita Adventures begins atop a mountainside forest at 125 feet above ground, then sends guests swooping low right over Pinot Noir vines at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch in the Paso Robles wine country on California’s Central Coast. “There’s nothing else ...

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San Luis Obispo Police Department Launches Neighborhood Officer Program


The City of San Luis Obispo Police Department has launched a Neighborhood Officer Program that divides the city into 13 distinct “neighborhoods”, each with dedicated patrol officers assigned to address city neighborhood issues. The Neighborhood Officers will act as a liaison between the Police Department, the community, and a variety of city agencies. The Neighborhood Officers will assist with public ...

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New Canine Joins Paso Robles Police Department


The Paso Robles Police Department is proud to announce the addition of a new canine to the Department. K9 Ar Mex joined the Department on November 25th after completing an extensive 160 hour training course with his handler Officer Lance O’Brien.   Ar Mex is an 18 month old German Shepard than imported from the Czech Republic. Ar Mex is ...

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Multiple Vehicles Vandalized In Grover Beach


On Sunday December 1, at about 3:43 a.m. a Grover Beach Police Officer on patrol discovered a vehicle with a shattered window in the 300 block of South 13th Street. Further investigation revealed multiple vehicles in the area sustained the same damage to their windows. The damage to the windows was consistent with a bb or pellet being shot through ...

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Man Commits Suicide After Stabbing Business Partner


At approximately 4 yesterday morning, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred in the 600 block of Mayrum Street in an unincorporated area of Santa Barbara. When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived, they discovered the victim, 56 year old Rubel Trevino, had been stabbed several times. He was transported to a local hospital where he ...

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