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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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Fire Breaks Out In Attic Of Paso Robles Residence


On Sunday, December 1 at 1:23 a.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters  responded to a residential structure fire at 125 San Rafael in Paso Robles. Firefighters arrived at scene in three minutes to find smoke and fire coming from the attic of a single family residence. Firefighters simultaneously advanced fire attack hose lines into the home while cutting a ...

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Police Conduct Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting; Make One Arrest


On November 26, the Paso Robles Police Department conducted an undercover operation of several massage businesses in Paso Robles suspected of engaging in prostitution. The operation was prompted by local business and citizen complaints of suspected illegal activity.   The goal of the undercover operation was to ensure that the massage employees were not engaged in prostitution, were state certified ...

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County Superintendent Of School’s Dr. Julian Crocker’s Report


Last Tuesday I again attended a very unique Thanksgiving tradition in our county.  The Senior Class (20 students) at Shandon High School (70 students total) prepared turkey; and the other high school students cooked the side dishes for a “Community Thanksgiving Feast”. What is special about this effort is that anyone in the community can come to the school gym ...

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