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Road Work Planned for Highway 46

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Cal Trans plans to do major roadwork on Highway 46 West all this week and that could cause some traffic delays. The work will involve three areas: six miles east of Highway 1; Santa Rosa Creek Road; and Vineyard drive. Expect delays up to an hour.   Read More »

Stage Three Water Shortage

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The Grover Beach City Council will address a stage three water shortage at tonight’s city council meeting. If declared, water consumers will be required to cut their water usage by ten percent, and the city will have the authority to penalize residents who do not comply with the water reduction prohibitions. Read More »

Nancy Johnson Conceding Victory to John Headding

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Nancy Johnson, a city councilwoman for Morro Bay the past four years, is conceding victory to John Headding in a move she says to save the city money. Johnson received 36 percent of the vote June 3, but Headding fell just short of a required majority. Results of the election haven’t been clear because the city has been unsure how ... Read More »

Prostitution Sting in Pismo Beach

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On Wednesday, June 11th, the Pismo Beach Police Department with the assistance of a San Luis Obispo Police Department, conducted a coordinated selective enforcement detail designed to target prostitution at local massage parlors.  An undercover Investigator responded to China Massage located at 1321 Price St. to investigate allegations of prostitution. Posing as a customer, the undercover Investigator asked for a ... Read More »

Soldier Dies of Heart Attack During Training Exercise at Camp Roberts

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A staff sergeant with the California Army National Guard died Wednesday night after showing signs of a heart attack during a training exercise at Camp Roberts, officials say.They say Raul Escobedo, 41, from Fullerton, was taken to a San Luis Obispo hospital after soldiers tried to revive him around 10:30 p.m. They say he was on an off-shift at the ... Read More »

Start by Believing Public Awareness Campaign

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Chief Jerald Monahan of the Prescott Police Department and Past President of the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police (AACOP) will visit San Luis Obispo on Monday, June 16, 2014 to meet with Police Chief Steve Gesell, Sheriff Ian Parkinson, RISE Executive Director Jennifer Adams, and others to discuss the Start by Believing public awareness campaign.  The campaign launched in ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Youth Camp Schedule Announced

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the summer schedule for this year's Sheriff's Youth Camps. This year there will be three camps for elementary and middle school children. The first camp will be held June 16 through 20 at Mesa Middle School in Arroyo Grande.  The camps are part of a violence prevention program taught ... Read More »

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault Case

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On 6-9-14, Detectives with the Sheriff's Sexual Assault Unit served an arrest warrant at a residence in the 100 block of E. Teft Street in Nipomo. Detectives had information that a small, unlicensed day care center was being operated out of that residence and that one of the children at the residence had been sexually assaulted over the course of ... Read More »

Fire in Atascadero

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First arriving engines found a fire in the backyard of a single family residence. The fire was initially burning a ¼ acre of grass and involved a residential 172 gallon propane tank.  The tank was venting propane which was burning.  The fire also extended into an outbuilding located near the propane tank.  Fire crews quickly worked to contain the fire ... Read More »

Department of Justice Looking into Capps’ Office

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A spokesperson for U.S. Representative Lois Capps told KSBY on Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice is looking into their office. "Our understanding is the Department of Justice (DOJ) has opened a fact-finding inquiry into events that occurred following the tragic accident on December 6, 2013," Chris Meagher, Capps' press secretary, wrote in a statement. In December of last ... Read More »

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