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Capps Announced Federal Grants to Provide Housing

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  Rep. Lois Capps yesterday announced more than $8 million in federal grants designed to provide housing and economic opportunities for working-class residents. The grants come through three different programs.  Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) provide federal funding to local governments to development viable urban communities by providing affordable housing and expanding economic opportunities for low and moderate income individuals. ... Read More »

Man Rescued From Cliffs in Santa Barbara

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  A 53-year-old Santa Barbara man and his two dogs were rescued Friday night, June 11, from the cliffs below Arlington Peak by members of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SBCSAR) team. The Santa Barbara resident and his two dogs started the hike Friday afternoon at the end of Tunnel Road with the intention of reaching ... Read More »

Gas Prices Fall

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  California, July 14- Average retail gasoline prices in California have fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.61/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.   ... Read More »

Sucessful Search and Rescue Mission

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  Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a call about a man who was reported missing after going dirt bike riding alone in the Turkey Flats area of the county near Pozo. Sheriff's Deputies immediately responded to the area and began searching for the man identified as Rodney Hall of Creston. His vehicle was located, but there ... Read More »

New Bridge on Los Osos Valley Road over US101

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  After years of planning, relief is on the horizon for motorists who use the busy Los Osos Valley Road/U.S. 101 interchange in San Luis Obispo. The City of San Luis Obispo is ready to proceed on the long-awaited project, after the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments’ announcement earlier this month that the funding is in place for construction. ... Read More »

Cattle Drive to Kick-Off the Mid State Fair

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  As in years past, a cattle drive will kick-off the 2014 California Mid State Fair. Traffic will be congested for approximately 1.5 hours, between 10AM and 11:30AM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, as the cattle make their way through Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department will be closing various street intersections as the cattle move through the city. ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Allegedly Pepper Spraying People

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  Monday, the Atascadero Police Department received a report of two people being assaulted with a caustic chemical on the Curbaril Rd-US 101 over pass. The chemical was determined to be pepper spray. The victims were contacted and provided a description of the suspect vehicle that had fled the area. The victims had been standing on the sidewalk of the ... Read More »

DUI Crackdown Resulted in Arrests

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  The Independence Day Weekend Anti DUI crackdown is reporting DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 14 DUI deployments in San Luis Obispo County. From 12:01 AM Thursday July 3, 2014 through Midnight Sunday 6, 2014 officers representing 8 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 28 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or ... Read More »

Abandoned Panga Boat Found

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  On 7-9-14, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies discovered an abandoned panga boat on San Simeon State Beach. No narcotics were discovered in the boat. No one is in custody. The boat is estimated to be 30-35 feet long with three outboard motors. The boat has been towed from the scene. The Sheriff's Office will take possession of the ... Read More »

Barricaded Suspect Identified

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  The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing the identity of the subject who had barricaded himself inside a home in Nipomo on 7-9-14. The suspect is identified as 28-year-old Mark Anthony Silva, Jr. of Santa Maria. Silva is believed to have been involved in a carjacking that occurred in Santa Maria. Deputies pursued Silva to Nipomo where ... Read More »

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