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Capps Will Tour Classrooms for Students With Special Needs

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On Wednesday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will tour classrooms for students with special needs in the Lucia Mar Unified School District. “Ensuring our special needs students and their schools have the resources they need is vitally important to our young people’s successful future,” Capps said. “These students—and their teachers–are incredible individuals. I look forward to spending some time with them ... Read More »

Domestic Distrubance in Lompoc

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On Sunday, October 19, at 11:22 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Lompoc Sheriff’s substation responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Vandenberg Village.  The disturbance was reported by neighbors.  Sheriff’s deputies made contact with the resident, 29-year-old Matthew Lee Hill, a Lompoc Police Officer, and his girlfriend.  Hill is a detective with the Lompoc Police Department and ... Read More »

Amgen Announcing Route for Next Year’s Event

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Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California are announcing the route for next year’s event, as well as another big change for the professional cycling race. Here on the Central Coast, Avila Beach, Pismo Beach and Santa Barbara will all host either a start or finish line. Stage 4 of the race will begin in Pismo Beach and end in Avila ... Read More »

California Alcoholic Beverage Control Announces Grants

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The California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has announced that it has awarded several mini-grants to over 20 local law enforcement agencies to help them combat underage drinking, alcohol-related crime and educate ABC licensees about alcoholic beverage laws in California through ABC’s IMPACT Program. Mini-grants ranging from $7,400 to $25,000 have been awarded to 23 local law enforcement agencies throughout California. ... Read More »

Two College Students Trapped on Bishop Peak

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At approximately 8:00 pm on last Saturday, the San Luis Obispo City Police & Fire Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the cell phone of two college-aged students who were trapped on the North face of Bishop Peak.  They reported that they were not injured, but had miscalculated the time it would take to climb down from the very ... Read More »

Housekeeper at Motel 6 Was Accosted on Saturday

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On October 18, shortly before 1:00 p.m. a housekeeper was accosted at Motel 6 South in San Luis Obispo. The door to the motel room had been left ajar while the housekeeper was cleaning the room. Benjamin Kuhzarani entered the room, dropped his pants to his ankles, and exposed himself to the housekeeper. Kuhzarani then slammed the motel room door ... Read More »

Driver Arrested for DUI After Crashing

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On October 18,  shortly after 2:00 p.m. a gray 2002 Ford F-150 truck driven by Lisa Rae Davis rear-ended a gray 2008 Subaru Outback driven by a 46-year old female resident of San Luis Obispo. The Subaru had been stopped for a red traffic light at the intersection of Marsh and Nipomo Streets in San Luis Obispo. The impact caused ... Read More »

Three Arrested After High Speed Pursuit

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Three suspects are in custody following a high speed pursuit that started in the City of Buellton and ended with the vehicle hitting a Sheriff’s patrol car and crashing into a tree in a City of Santa Barbara neighborhood.   The two female suspects are the same ones involved in an October 3, 2014 pursuit on Highway 154 involving the same ... Read More »

Asian Citrus Psyllids Found in SLO

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Insect trappers from the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture have found more adult Asian Citrus Psyllids in a residential neighborhood in northern San Luis Obispo. Three adult Psyllids were found on a single property located very close to the original site in the northern part of the city of San Luis Obispo. Asian Citrus Psyllid is an insect ... Read More »

Critical Shortage of Precinct Workers for General Election

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The County Clerk-Recorder’s office is experiencing a critical shortage of precinct workers for the November 4th General Election. The shortage is most prevalent in Cambria, Paso Robles and the 5 cities area. San Luis Obispo County employs approximately 1,000 precinct workers each election to work at the polls on Election Day and without a fully staffed precinct, voters could experience ... Read More »

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