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SLO Skate Park Plans to Move Forward

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After completing an extensive planning and approval process, the City of San Luis Obispo is moving forward with plans to build a new SLO Skate Park at Santa Rosa Park. Construction of the new SLO Skate Park is slated to begin in mid-summer 2014, with a projected grand opening in spring 2015. The approved SLO Skate Park consists of a ... Read More »

Vandalism in Historic City Hall Fountain Restoration Project

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The City of Atascadero was disappointed to find that one of the duck figurines, part of the Historic City Hall Fountain Restoration Project, was vandalized Monday night. A wing on one of the figures was snapped off and found in a nearby landscaped planter.  The four fountains and sculptures were fully restored with the Historic City Hall Project, and were ... Read More »

Public is Asked to Help Locate Burglary Suspect

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Public Assistance is requested to help Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies with the Rural Crimes Unit, locate a suspect wanted in connection with a series of burglaries at several farms in the unincorporated area of Santa Maria.  After more than a month-long investigation, Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people believed responsible for breaking into at least four farms in the area ... Read More »

Three Arrested Following Burglary at Tajiguas Landfill

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three Los Angeles residents Monday night following a burglary at the Tajiguas Landfill located at 14470 Calle Real in an unincorporated area of Santa Barbara. Sheriff’s deputies are attempting to locate the fourth suspect involved whom they also believe is from the Los Angeles area. At around 10:30 p.m. Monday night, Sheriff’s deputies responded ... Read More »

New Measure to Report Persons Who Are Dangers to Themselves or Others

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Responding to the facts revealed in a recent bipartisan audit of the California Department of Justice, Assembly Members Katcho Achadjian (San Luis Obispo) and Adam Gray (Merced) announced today that they have introduced AB 1591 to ensure that courts, upon determining a person to be a danger to themselves or others as a result of mental illness or disorder, will ... Read More »

SLO Noor Clinic Looking for Flu Sufferers to Participate in Study

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The SLO Noor Clinic is looking for people who have the flu to participate in a research study. Adults who believe they have signs or symptoms of the flu are encouraged to call the SLO Noor Clinic at (805) 439-1797 to participate. Eligible individuals will be compensated for their participation. Read More »

Arroyo Grande Man Charged with Robbing Bank Killed in Car Crash

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An Arroyo Grande man charged with robbing a Santa Maria bank was killed in a motor home crash Sunday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Arthur McClay Watkins died when the RV he was driving plunged off Highway 1 near Ragged Point around 2:30 p.m. The Wells Fargo on East Main Street in Santa Maria is the bank that ... Read More »

Stabbing Suspect Arrested Without Incident

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On February 02, at approximately 8:24pm, the Paso Robles Police Department received a 911 call from the 1000 block of Pioneer Trail in Paso Robles where a female caller reported two roommates were fighting, one had a knife, and medics were needed. Officers arrived on scene to find the occupants of the residence cleaning up a large amount of blood ... Read More »

Drug Raid in Paso Robles Results in Four Arrests

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On January 31, at approximately 8:00am, Officers of the Paso Robles Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 800 block of 28th St, in Paso Robles. As a result of the warrant officers arrested four suspects on various drug and weapons charges. Pursuant to the warrant officers searched Philip Dery’s residence and contacted three ... Read More »

Neighborhood Officer Program Initiated

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Recently the San Luis Obispo Police Department initiated the Neighborhood Officer Program. The Police Department is now offering crime mapping for each of the 13 designated neighborhoods. The assigned Neighborhood Officers and crime map data are available through the Departments web site http://www.slocity.org/police/neighborhoodOfficers.asp. The crime maps are designed to show seven different areas of reported criminal activity in each individual ... Read More »

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