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Graffiti On Union Pacific Bridge Painted Over

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The Graffiti on the Union Pacific trestle that crosses Highway 101 in San Luis has been painted over. By whom? Nobody seems to know. The graffiti in the form of a four letter word was spray-painted on the bridge two weeks ago, and officials from the city, Union Pacific, and Cal Trans have been trying to figure out how to ...

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Food 4 Less And Food Bank Coalition Collaborate For 7th Annual “Have A Heart” Campaign

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Food 4 Less grocery stores in San Luis Obispo County and the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County will be collaborating again for the 7th annual “Have A Heart” campaign. The Food Bank has made it their mission to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier ...

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SLO-CAP Rolls Out New Branding

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SLO-CAP rolls out new name and logo to reflect its core programs for the prevention of child abuse.   Center for Family Strengthening will continue to partner with family support organizations in SLO County to ensure that strong families are a community priority.  The new name change with logo is effective immediately.  “Child abuse is preventable by strengthening families and fostering ...

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Cal Poly Employee Diagnosed With Bacterial Meningitis

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Two health notes for you. A Cal Poly employee has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.  Cal Poly says the employee is being treated and that the university is “working closely with the County Public Health Department to identify employees with whom this person has been in contact and advise them on receiving preventive medical treatment.”  .And a possible case of ...

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SLO County D.A. File’s Misdemeanor Complaint Charging Man With Vehicular Manslaughter

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The SLO County D.A.’s office has announced the filing of a misdemeanor complaint charging Joseph Mondo of Paso Robles with Vehicular Manslaughter. The case arises out of an incident that occurred on November 28th, 2014, on Nacimiento Lake Rd west of Paso Robles.  It is alleged that Mr. Mondo struck and killed bicyclist Lee Hekyung Craig of Los Angeles, and ...

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Officers Arrest Stabbing Suspect In SLO

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On January 29, at approximately 1:09 am, SLOPD officers responded to the intersection of Broad and Industrial for a stabbing that had just occurred. Officers arrived to find the victim with a puncture wound to his abdomen. Daniel Allen and the victim are acquaintances but were not together prior to the attack. According to the victim and a witness, the ...

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Six People Targeted by Sharks in California Last Year

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A new report from the Shark Research Committee finds that six people were targeted by sharks in the Golden State last year.  Organization spokesman Ralph Collier says the rise of unprovoked encounters is credited to the growing population. Only two surfers sustained injuries, and all of the attacks are believed to have involved great white sharks. Two incidents occurred in ...

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Alleged Gang Member Arrested Last Night in Connection With Beating

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Yesterday, members of the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail (SED) and Gang Task Force served high-risk search warrants and an arrest warrant for Federico Lazaro, 25, from Nipomo at two locations in the area. This operation was part of an ongoing investigation into a gang related incident on 1-22-15 in which a male victim had been severely beaten by several suspected ...

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Man Allegedly Exposed Himself to Women in Paso Robles

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On Monday, January 26, at approximately 9:03 PM, the PRPD received a report of an indecent exposure that had just occurred in the City Park at 1100 Spring Street. The reporting parties were two adult females who had been walking together through the park closest to 12th Street. These two victims noticed the suspect walking towards them exposing himself.  The ...

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Teachers Rallied for Salary Increase at Board Meeting

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Teachers rallied for a bigger salary increase Tuesday night at the Lucia Mar Unified School District board meeting. They were there to protest the ongoing contract dispute. The district said it’s offering a two percent salary increase, but teachers want ten percent. Members also say their salaries are lower than surrounding districts and they want the school board to settle ...

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