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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of UGG Boot Scam

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents to use caution when shopping on-line or when receiving e-mail advertisements this holiday season. This is the busiest time of year for internet scammers who are out to take advantage of busy consumers. While there are many internet scams out there, the Sheriff’s Office was notified about one in particular ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff Announces Annual Sheriff’s Christmas Bike Giveaway

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is proud to announce the annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Thursday, December 19th at 10:00 AM at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. Every year since 1989, Sheriff's Honor Farm inmates have refurbished bikes donated by the community to give to underprivileged local children. With assistance from the Sheriff's Advisory Foundation ... Read More »

California Department Of Parks And Recreation To Clear Out Dead Vegetation And Trees Starting Today

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The California Department of Parks and Recreation will be clearing dead vegetation and trees on Black Hill and Upper State Park Road starting December 16, 2013 and ending December 20, 2013. The majority of the clearing will occur adjacent to homes on La Loma Street, Balboa Street, Kings Street, Fairview Street, and the Blue Heron Mobile Home Park. This project ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff’s Office Detectives Uncover Prostitution At Massage Parlors

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office have been conducting an on-going investigation of alleged prostitution at two massage parlors located in the City of Goleta; New Life Day Spa in the 5600 block of Calle Real and Total Relax Massage in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue. ... Read More »

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Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility Monday, Rep. Lois Capps will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion of the Grizzly Charter School facility on Camp San Luis Obispo. The $3.2 million expansion will provide classroom space for an additional 60 cadets in the program. The additional cadets will all be female, bringing the ... Read More »

City Manager Placed on Administrative Leave

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Yesterday the Morro Bay City Council met in closed session and approved the Separation Agreement of City Manager, Andrea Lueker. Ms. Lueker has been placed on administrative leave effective December 13, 2013. Her separation date will be January 3, 2014. According to the Separation Agreement, Ms. Lueker receives payment of her leave balances and payment of a settlement sum equivalent ... Read More »

Jet Ski Stolen From Parking Lot

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On Thursday December 12, at about 2:49 a.m., three men driving in a newer model white Ford Ranger stole an orange and blue 2012 Ski Clinic Bob Gen3 Jetski from the parking lot of the Seaview Inn located at 150 N. 5th Street in Grover Beach. The jetski is very distinctive in make, model and color. The jetski is valued ... Read More »

DUI Task Force on High Alert

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The Avoid the 14 DUI Task Force in San Luis Obispo County is on high alert for DUI drivers. Beginning Friday and going through January 1, the task force has plans to conduct two DUI and Driver's License Checkpoints, utilize a multi-agency strike team, send out nine roving DUI patrols, and conduct DUI warrant and probation sweeps. They're also planning ... Read More »

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Receives Full Funding

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Executive Steering Committee recommended Santa Barbara County receive full funding, $38,976,000, for the SB 1022 Construction of Criminal Justice Facilities grant. Sheriff Bill Brown commented, “Today’s news is huge for Santa Barbara County on several different levels. The additional $38.9 million in funding ... Read More »

Fourth Grade Students Donate Bicycles

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Today at 9:00 AM, the 4th grade students at St. Patrick's School in Arroyo Grande will be donating approximately 25 bicycles to the Sheriff's Office Annual Christmas Bicycle Program. A representative of the Sheriff's Office will be there to pick up the bicycles which will be refurbished by inmates at the Honor Farm and then distributed in time for Christmas ... Read More »

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