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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 »

Federal Firefighters Fairness Act Introduced

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-7), introduced H.R. 3718, the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, which would help federal fire fighters harmed through the hazards of their service obtain disability benefits. This will bring parity to federal and non-federal firefighters who serve our communities. Numerous studies have found heart disease, lung disease, certain cancers, and other infectious ... Read More »

Five New Deputies for Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to officially welcome five new Sheriff’s Deputies to its team. Yesterday 25 recruits graduated from the prestigious Allan Hancock Law Enforcement College Academy in a formal, traditional ceremony. Of those graduates, five were sponsored by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. They are Adam Alegria, Tyler Manley, Aaron Kanes, Derek Spears and ... Read More »

Morro Bay Lighted Boat Parade Happening Saturday

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After being postponed last week because of frigid temperatures and high winds, the annual Morro Bay Lighted Boat Parade will get under way at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 14. During this annual holiday tradition sponsored by the Morro Bay Rotary Club, viewers line the Embarcadero to watch innovatively decorated boats of all shapes and sizes glow with twinkling lights ... Read More »

Former Political Aide Charged with Murder

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A former aide to Representative Lois Capps is now being charged with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death. This after Raymond Morua, while allegedly driving drunk, hit a Santa Barbara pedestrian last Friday resulting in the death of 27-yeaar-old Mallory Dies. Morua struck Dies as she was crossing a ... Read More »

Body Found in Drainage Ditch Identified

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has concluded its investigation of a body found in a drainage ditch between two fields in the Nipomo area in September. The body found, which was later determined to be the victim of a homicide, has been identified as Silvestre Montalban Lopez of Guerrero, Mexico. He was identified from fingerprints the Sheriff’s Office ... Read More »

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