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House Fire in San Luis Obispo

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San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire 424 Foothill Road, in the City of San Luis Obispo at 9:15pm last night.  The first SLO City Fire Department unit arrived within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found fire in the attic of a 1,800 square foot single-story single-family residence. The attic fire was contained ... Read More »

Stabbing Incident Results in Two Arrests

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On September 19, 2014 at about 10:18pm, Paso Robles Police Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Niblick Rd. for a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival it was discovered that all of the involved parties were no longer at the scene. The victim of the assault, a 31 year old Paso Robles resident, returned to the scene ... Read More »

Jury Convicts Man of Kidnapping for Extortion

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A jury in Santa Maria convicted Raymond Daniel Macias of kidnapping for extortion with the special allegations of causing substantial injury, principal use of a firearm, and the criminal street gang allegation. Raymond Macias is facing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole based on his conviction today. Macias was a leader of the Sureno gangs in Santa ... Read More »

30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

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ECOSLO hosted the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20th, from 9 AM to Noon. Based on preliminary results from   Site Captain volunteers, there was less trash and marine debris on the beaches this year than last year. Over 1050 volunteers picked up over 3,600 pounds of trash and recyclables on over 56 miles of San Luis ... Read More »

Narcotics Search Warrant Served

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On Friday at approximately 1:00pm, Paso Robles Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team Detectives served a narcotics related search warrant in the 700 block of Spring St. During the service of the warrant, a laptop computer was located that was identified as stolen property from a recent residential burglary that had occurred three days prior. A stolen credit card was also ... Read More »

Two Arrested in Fight Related Death

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On Thursday, Sheriff’s Detectives obtained arrest warrants for Sergio Aranda, 35, of Salinas and Travis Woolf, 36 of San Miguel in connection with the death of 54-year-old Alvaro Jaramillo Medrano of San Miguel. Medrano died during a fight with the suspects on Sept 7 outside the Elk Horn Bar in San Miguel. The suspects in this case are employed as ... Read More »

Animal Rescue Team Encourages Motorists to Look Out for Wildlife

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As the drought is drawing wildlife in search of food and water from remote areas to urban roads and highways, The Animal Rescue Team, Inc. (ART) is encouraging motorists to participate in California’s statewide “Watch Out for Wildlife” week by taking the following special precautions while driving: 1. Be alert when driving in wildlife areas, such as Highways 154 and ... Read More »

DUI Checkpoint Tonight

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The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday night, September 19, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. DUI checkpoints are conducted in specific locations of frequent impaired driving arrests.  Our goal is to deter impaired driving by apprehending the impaired drivers, and also ... Read More »

Phone Scam Targeting Santa Barbara County

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley alerts our community about an aggressive phone scam targeting taxpayers in Santa Barbara County, as reported incidents of this crime rise locally and nationwide. Santa Barbara County residents reported callers falsely claiming to represent the IRS and warns people they are behind on their taxes and must make immediate payments to avoid ... Read More »

Capps Leads Another Fight Against Offshore Drilling

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) has led yet another fight against an effort to expand offshore drilling in several sensitive areas nationwide, including the coasts of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. The bill, H.R. 2, passed on a largely partisan vote, 226-191. Capps offered four amendments to the bill to protect public health and coastal economies, but all amendments were blocked ... Read More »

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