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Cuesta College Recently Received Energy Incentive Check

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Cuesta College recently received an energy incentive check in the amount of $40,888 from PG&E for energy savings projects completed at the college in association with Proposition 39.  This is the second year Cuesta College has completed projects under Prop 39 guidelines and received energy incentive funding. This year’s Prop 39 projects included installing a new chiller on the North …

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Randy and Evi Quaid Both Wanted in Santa Barbara

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The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office says that Randall Rudy Quaid and Evi Hellena Quaid have been released from custody in Vermont. Both are wanted in Santa Barbara for thrashing a home.  The office was prepared for this possibility and had already begun the process of seeking a Governor’s warrant.  Seeking a Governor’s Warrant in California has historically taken …

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CRT Requesting Public Assistance to Locate Wanted Suspect

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The Compliance Response Team (CRT) is requesting public assistance to help locate a wanted suspect. 44-year-old Matt Crandall of Santa Maria has a warrant for his arrest for violating the terms of his Post Release Community Supervision. On October 14, Santa Maria Police officers were called to an address on Palm Court regarding suspicious activity. When officers arrived, two suspects …

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Insect Trappers Have Detected Light Brown Apple Moths

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Insect Trappers from the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures have detected the Light Brown Apple Moth in multiple areas in the city of San Luis Obispo. The moths represent additional detections of this agricultural pest in San Luis Obispo County. Additional insect traps will be placed throughout the city to quickly delineate the extent of the …

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Lois Capps to Host Annual Breakfast for Veterans

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Today Rep. Lois Capps will host her annual breakfast for veterans at the Veterans Memorial Building in San Luis Obispo. The breakfast is an occasion to thank local veterans for their service while also connecting them with local organizations and providing them the opportunity to meet with Capps and her district staff to seek assistance in obtaining the federal benefits …

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New Details in Disappearance of College Student

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New details are being released about the disappearance of college student Diane Thacher, who was found safe in her dorm room. Thacher allegedly met a male acquaintance when her vehicle received a flat tire. Her cell phone battery died shortly afterwards. Thacher reportedly stayed with the male acquaintance for several days.  When she left to return home, he saw the …

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Forklift Accident Yesterday off Sacramento Road

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A forklift operator was injured yesterday afternoon when several beams fell on him at a construction site off of Sacramento Road. The forklift turned over causing the man to fall out and the beams to come down.hittting the man on his legs. He was taken to a hospital with severe injuries.

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Two Workshop Dates Regarding Groundwater Management Plan

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The Cambria Community Services District today issued the following advice of two workshop dates which will be held in order to seek public input regarding the development of a Groundwater Management Plan: The workshops will be held at the Cambria Veteran’s Memorial Hall located at 1000 Main St., Cambria CA 93428 on Wednesday, October 21, at 2:00 p.m. and,Thursday, October …

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“Great American Shakeout” Scheduled for Thursday

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The “Great American Shakeout” will be a moving experience for the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District on Thursday, October 15. More than 8,000 students and staff from Righetti, Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley and Delta high schools are participating in the statewide drill to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness.

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SLO HotHouse Expanding Again Adding Student Housing

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In a move that aligns it with other incubator programs across the country, the SLO HotHouse is expanding again, and adding student housing. Cal Poly just signed a five-year lease that includes an additional 6,000 square feet of commercial space and 12,600 square feet of residential space in the historic Blackstone-Sauer building on the northeast corner of Monterey and Chorro streets …

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