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7-Eleven Clerk Attacked and Robbed

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On July 4th, a clerk from 7-Eleven in Grover Beach was attacked to the rear of the business as he was disposing of some trash. During the confrontation with the two unknown suspects, the victim had his necklace and wallet stolen and he sustained a stab wound to his lower left leg. The victim was transported to the hospital for ...

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Man Arrested After Foot Chase With Police

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On July 3, at approximately 10:00 AM the San Luis Obispo Police Department received a call of a man with gun, in the area of Ella and Henry. The suspect, later identified as Dustin Maloney, was seen removing a gun from his pants and placing it in a trash bag. Officers in the area located Maloney, based on the description ...

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Emergency Permit Issued to Plains Pipeline LP For Clean Up of Oil Spill

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On July 3, pursuant to the County’s Coastal Zoning Ordinance, the Santa Barbara County Planning and Development Department issued a written Emergency Permit to Plains Pipeline LP for cleanup of the Refugio Oil Spill. The process for an Emergency Permit began on May 20, when the County gave verbal and written authorization to Plains Pipeline LP to begin cleanup operations. ...

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Project to Resurface Highway 101 to Begin Today

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A project to resurface U.S. Highway 101 in both directions from Reservoir Canyon Road to the Cuesta Overhead of the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks will begin on Monday, July 6. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions of US Highway 101 during the overnight hours Sunday night through Friday morning from 8 pm until 6 am. Motorists will also ...

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Cuesta College Votes to Hire LifeLock to Protect Against Fraud

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In response to the current investigation into an employee information breach, Cuesta College took action by recommending a fraud protection vendor to the Cuesta College Board of Trustees at the July 1, 2015 Board meeting. The Board unanimously voted to enter into a one-year contract with LifeLock, a leading provider of proactive identity theft protection services. The contract will go ...

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Search Warrant Results in Arrest

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Detectives and Officers of the Morro Bay Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 900 block of Allesandro, related to an ongoing stolen property investigation resulting from attempted burglaries to two separate Morro Bay businesses. While conducting the search of the residence, a male fled on foot from Officers and was located nearby on Quintana Rd., ...

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Residents Urged to Be Careful With Fireworks

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Many residents and visitors will be celebrating our nation’s independence this July 4th.  CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire urges extreme caution during California’s drought emergency.  It can take hundreds of thousands of gallons of water to control a large wildfire. All fireworks (use, sale, possession) are illegal in San Luis Obispo County.  There is zero tolerance for the sale ...

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Cuesta College Employee Faces Additional Charges

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Prosecutors allege a Cuesta College employee, who is accused of breaching the campus data system, also committed battery against her husband and participated in a drug operation with him.  Lacey Fowler, 29, already faces a felony count of illegally accessing computer data. Last week, prosecutors tacked on drug charges, as well as a charge of misdemeanor battery on a spouse. ...

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Morro Bay Ready to Open Harborwalk Extension to Public

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The City of Morro Bay is ready to open the Morro Creek Bridge and Harborwalk Extension to the public! A long awaited project that provides a northward extension to the popular, award-winning Morro Bay Harborwalk and non-motorized crossing over Morro Creek to North Morro Bay and Morro Bay High School. The Harborwalk provides pedestrians and cyclists scenic views of the ...

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Woods Humane Society Has Been Serving Central Coast for 60 Years

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As of July 2015, Woods Humane Society has now served homeless animals on the Central Coast for 60 consecutive years. From its humble beginnings in a Nipomo barn, to a shelter near the SLO Airport, to the current state-of-the-art facility on Oklahoma Avenue in San Luis Obispo, Woods Humane Society remains committed to providing top-of-the-line animal care for displaced dogs ...

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