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Memorial Service Yesterday at UCSB

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Twenty-thousand people gathered at Harder Stadium in UCSB for the memorial service to honor the six students that were murdered in Friday night’s shooting spree in Isla Vista. Religious leaders, Chancellor Henry Yang and UC President Janet Napolitano spoke at the memorial and said that instead of asking why, the focus should be on honoring the six that died. Napolitano ... Read More »

Truck Hauling Trailer Hit Utility Pole

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A truck hauling a double trailer knocked down a utility pole at 8:47 yesterday morning in Arroyo Grande, closing both lanes of Los Berros Road until 10 last night and be closed again this morning at 9 in order for the scene to be cleared. The driver of the tractor-trailer was hospitalized with minor injuries. The truck was traveling at ... Read More »

Commercial Burglary in Morro Bay on Monday

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A commercial burglary took place in Morro Bay on Monday at around 3:30 a.m. An unknown subject forced his way into a closed business and stole a safe. The suspect is believed to be an adult male wearing a dark blue hoodie, dark pants and black shoes. The business is reporting a $7000 loss from the robbery. Contact the Morro ... Read More »

Today is a Day of Mourning and Reflection for UCSB

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UCSB has called today a “Day of Mourning and Reflection” and classes have been cancelled to give students time to grieve from the shooting in Isla Vista on Friday. A memorial will be held for the victims at 4 p.m. at Harder Stadium. UC president Janet Napolitano has reassured students that on-campus resources will be increased for those affected by ... Read More »

Man Arrested in Santa Maria for Burglary and Arson

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A Canoga Park man was arrested yesterday morning in Santa Maria for burglary and arson. Local business security personnel called 911 and reported a man had shattered a window and opened a door into one of the building’s offices. Police surrounded the place and ordered anyone inside to come out, and shortly after Isael Vasquez surrendered without incident. Vasquez attempted ... Read More »

Cal Poly Hosting NCAA Regional

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Cal Poly will be hosting an NCAA Regional for the first time in NCAA I history. The Big West champion Mustangs, which set a school record for posting a 45-10 record in the regular season, will be hosting four games Friday-Monday at Baggette Stadium. Cal Poly will be hosting Sacramento State, Arizona State and Pepperdine.  Cal Poly will face-off against ... Read More »

SLO City Council Candidate Drops Out of Race

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SLO City Council candidate Eric Meyer has announced that he is dropping out of the race. Meyer, an entrepreneur and former city planning commissioner, said in a letter to supporters that friendship means more to him that political aspirations. Three council seats are up for election in November. Mayor Jan Marx and Councilwoman Carlyn Christiansen will seek re-election, while Councilwoman ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Robbing The Sub

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San Luis Obispo Police Officers say they arrested Morro Bay resident Eric Abril, who was charged for robbing The Sub. At 8:30 last night, police received a report that one of the employees was assaulted. The unidentified victim was found with significant facial injuries from being kicked in the head. The employee was hospitalized. Police found a man who matched ... Read More »

Missing Child Found Yesterday

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The 13-year-old Atascadero boy missing since Monday morning was found yesterday afternoon and is reunited with his grandparents. Jeremiah Austin Valdez was found at a local junior high school after making Facebook posts and contacting someone at the school, who contacted the police. It was not immediately clear where the juvenile had been since Monday.   Read More »

Memorial Day Weekend Events

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Illuminate: Spring Dance Concert in SLO Great Western Bike Rally in Paso Robles 28th Annual Festival of Beers in SLO Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble Memorial Day Celebration on Pismo Beach Pier Lost at Sea Memorial Day Service in Cayucos Avila Beach Blues Festival Read More »

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