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Robbery Suspect Still at Large

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At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7, a suspect wearing a mask walked into the Far Western Liquor Store located in the 3400 block of Orcutt Road in Santa Maria.  The suspect confronted the owner of the store, pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at him and demanded cash. After the owner gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, ... Read More »

Help the American Red Cross During This Holiday Season

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This Holiday season the American Red Cross urges people to give hope to those in need by giving something meaningful during the holiday season. People can do something that means something and provide help through the Red Cross in different ways: Purchase a symbolic gift from the online catalog at www.redcross.org/gifts; make a financial donation to the Red Cross; or ... Read More »

Driver In Fatal Collision Identified

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The woman who was killed in a fatal traffic collision 154 last Friday morning has been identified as Keri Dee Savala from Santa Barbara. The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the ... Read More »

Fresno Police Department Makes Prostitution Bust

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In an investigation initiated by the Fresno Police Department it was learned that the identified suspects in this case, 28-year-old Javier Solis and 35-year-old Michael Andrade, both from Fresno, had brought two juvenile females ages 15 and 17 to the San Luis Obispo area and coerced them into to illegal drug use and acts of prostitution.   In late October ... Read More »

CHP Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season

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This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement.  From Dec. 13, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers. The Avoid the 14 ... Read More »

Capps’ Aide Fired; Charged With Two Counts DUI

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An aide to Representative Lois Capps has been fired from his job for allegedly injuring a woman named Mallory Dies while driving drunk in his car.   Dies remains in critical condition and needs to undergo brain surgery. Raymond Morua, 32, was arrested in connection to the hit and run early Friday morning.   Morua was charged with two counts ... Read More »

Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team Serves Search Warrant; 4 arrested

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On December 06 at approximately 7:00am, the Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 900 block of Torrey Pines Drive in Paso Robles. During the search of the residence 8 grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, scales, and drug paraphernalia were seized. The following people were arrested and later booked into the San ... Read More »

One Dead In Fatal Collision On SR-154

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A fatal traffic collision occurred on SR-154 eastbound, just west of San Antonio Creek Road at approximately 5:30 a.m.  The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene.  A Santa Barbara County ... Read More »

Encore Screening of “10 Years Later” In Fair Oaks Theater This Saturday

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Writer/director/actor Aaron Metchik will be returning home for an encore screening of 10 YEARS LATER on Saturday, December 14 at 9:00pm at the Fair Oaks Theatre in Arroyo Grande. The 2010 film was shot in Nipomo and surrounding areas with many community members involved as cast and crew, so this will be a reunion for a movie about a reunion! ... Read More »

Judy Salamacha’s Monday Tribune Column

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Los Osos and Cayucos Holiday Happenings   One of my favorite events of the year is Needs ‘N Wishes in Los Osos. First at 10 on LOVR is the funky Christmas Parade hosted by the Los Osos Baywood Chamber of Commerce, the heme this year is Christmas Under Construction to celebrate or debunk the installation of the sewer project that ... Read More »

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