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Thank You Whales Celebration

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  Environmentalists are thanking the whales for the third year in a row. The Thank You Whales celebration is set for Saturday at the Avila Community Center on San Miguel Street.Organizers say the celebration started in 2012 because whales showed up just in time to stop seismic testing. In 2013, the whales showed up in time to shine a light ... Read More »

Paso Robles Olive Festival

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  Saturday is the 11th annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. You can enjoy free olive oil tasting, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations, and a head-to-head chef cook-off. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. You can get in for free, but you do have to pay for wine and beer tasting. Read More »

Concerts in the Plaza

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  If you're looking for some musical entertainment, you can check out Concerts in the Plaza. Truth About Seafood performs Friday night. The band blends modern and classic rock to create catchy and upbeat songs. The free concert runs from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo.  Read More »

Arrests Made in Fraternity House Robbery

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  San Luis Obispo police, along with investigators from the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the county Sheriff’s Office, served three search warrants yesterday at about 2 p.m. at places that police said were associated with the suspects alleged to be involved with an attempted armed robbery of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house on California Blvd..   ... Read More »

Suspect in Homicides Near Goleta Appears in Court

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  The Santa Barbara County District Attorney has filed five felony charges against Nicolas Holzer, who is suspected of a quadruple homicide near Goleta. Holzer made his first court appearance on yesterday after being accused of killing four members of his own family. He did not enter a plea. Holzer is charged with fatally stabbing his parents, his 2 sons ... Read More »

Jury in Civil Negligence Trial to Decide on Settlement

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  The jury in a civil negligence trial against The Cliffs Resort will now have to decide if the bereaved family of Tricia Rittger will receive a 21.7 million dollar judgement after hearing closing arguments yesterday. Rittger, a longtime national sales manager at KSBY, died in November of 2011 after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Shell Beach Road ... Read More »

Road Closures on Friday

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  Friday is the 2014 Hot El Camino Cruise Nite in Atascadero, and police are warning the public about road closures in the area. El Camino Real will be closed from Traffic Way to Curbaril. San Luis Avenue will be closed from Curbaril to Pueblo. Pueblo will be closed from San Luis Avenue to El Camino Real. Palma will be ... Read More »

HEAL-SLO Meeting on Wednesday

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  A coalition meeting is scheduled Wednesday for Health Eating Active Living San Luis Obispo, or HEAL-SLO. Outside In SLO will launch at the meeting. It's a pilot project, and according to the public health department, it's the first climate change and health communication campaign in the state. The goal is to inform people about the links between climate change ... Read More »

Launch Scheduled at Vandenberg

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  An Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch out of Vandenberg Air Force Base Wednesday morning. The rocket will carry a WorldView 3 earth imaging satellite. It's a high resolution commercial satellite, which should provide pictures of the earth that are twice as sharp as the current standard. The launch window opens at 11:29 a.m. Read More »

Missing Atascadero Man Found

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  Paso Robles Police have found the Atascadero man who went missing early Friday morning.Police say he was considered to be at-risk after threatening to commit suicide. Darrel Robert Bennett had last been seen driving away from the 500 block of Creston Road in Paso Robles around 1:00 a.m. August 8. They found him Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. driving on ... Read More »

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