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High Speed Pursuit in Atascadero


  On July 28th, at approximately 2:50 AM, Atascadero Police Officers, working in a two man car, initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for vehicle code violations. The driver of the vehicle fled from officers leading them on a high speed pursuit out of Atascadero on Highway 41 east. The pursuit was terminated in a rural area near Highway ...

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Disabled Man Found Dead in Mobile Home


  A disabled man was found dead in a mobile home in Lompoc that was destroyed by fire early yesterday morning. He was identified as 60-year-old Douglas Arthur Garbers. Investigators say the fire started just before 2 A.M. in the Continental Mobile Home Park on the 800 block of North O Street. The fire chief says the fire appears to ...

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Mid-State Fair Reports An Exceptional Year


  The California Mid-State Fair is proud to report another exceptional year, with solid numbers and increases in many areas. For the fourth consecutive year, over 400,000 people attended the Fair, coming from throughout California to enjoy one of the largest fairs in the State. Total Attendance was 415,421 compared to 411,001 last year.

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Traffic Stop Results in Drug Bust


  On 7-29-14, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation at Northbound Highway 1 and Cayucos Drive in Cayucos. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, the Deputy found approximately 5.5 ounces of methamphetamine. It has an approximate street value of $5,500. The driver of the car, 31-year-old Guadalupe Pinedamanzanarez of ...

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New Software for City of San Luis Obispo


  The City of San Luis Obispo will be launching a new planning and building permitting software to replace its aging legacy permitting software. The new software, EnerGov, provides comprehensive planning and building permitting solutions. The current permitting system is nearly 25 years old and is no longer supported by Microsoft. Rather than trying to upgrade its legacy system, the ...

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31st Annual National Night Out


  Join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “31st Annual National Night Out” crime prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by Morro Bay Police Department and Morro Bay Neighborhood Watch, will involve over 16,124 communities from all 50 states. In all, over 37.8 million people are expected ...

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Capps and Pascrell Introduced SAFE PLAY Act


  Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act, a bill that would promote the safety of our young athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), participation in organized sports has risen to nearly 30 million ...

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Lawsuit Filed Against City of Santa Barbara


  After months of discussion and failed promises by the Santa Barbara City Council to review/reform the current election system, a lawsuit was filed against the City of Santa Barbara demanding that district-based elections replace the current at-large voting system so that Latino voters would be properly represented on the city council. The lawsuit was filed by A. Barry Cappello ...

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Paso Robles Joins in on “National Night Out”


  An exciting change is happening this year when the citizens of Paso Robles join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual “National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by the Paso Robles Police Department, will involve over 15,000 communities from ...

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Phone Scam in SLO County


  The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is once again warning about a phone scam that is being reported in the area. The Sheriff's Office and the Arroyo Grande Police Department have received a number of reports from people who have received a phone call that appears to be coming directly from the Sheriff's Office. The caller identifies themselves ...

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