Local News

Mike Bueno Takes Command of SLO CHP


On January 1, 2015, Captain Mike Bueno assumed command of the San Luis Obispo CHP Area.  Captain Bueno has worked at various CHP Areas all over the state for the past 20 years, including the San Luis Obispo CHP Area as an Officer from 1999 to 2006.   In 2006, Captain Bueno promoted to Sergeant and worked in the Monterey Area and …

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Man Shot at While Leaving His home


Yesterday, at approximately 5:56am, Paso Robles Police Department officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Sycamore Canyon Road regarding reports of gun shots heard. Upon arrival, officers located a 34 year-old male resident of the neighborhood who reported he was assaulted by a Hispanic male. The victim told officers he was preparing to leave for work when he was …

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Search and Rescue Saves a Horse From a Sink Hole


CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire units and the San Luis Obispo County Urban Search & Rescue Team (USAR)   in rural Arroyo Grande extricated a horse that fell into a sink hole at the 900 block of Sunray Place late Tuesday morning.  The horse did not appear to be injured.  A veterinarian was at the scene.

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Progress in Fight Against Tobacco at Standstill


Progress in the fight against tobacco use is at a standstill in California and in most cities and counties in the Central Coast as advances in statewide and local tobacco control policies have stagnated. These were the findings of the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2015 report released today. The State of Tobacco Control 2015 report tracks yearly …

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Teens Caught Smoking Marijuana in Centennial Park


  Last Friday at approximately 1:40pm, Paso Robles Police Department Detectives from the Special Enforcement Team patrolled the Centennial Park area in the 600 block of Nickerson Dr. after repeated complaints of juveniles openly smoking marijuana in the park and surrounding area. Detectives contacted a group of juveniles who were observed actively smoking marijuana in the park. Two of the …

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SLO Fire Responds to Fire in Attic of Commercial Building


  San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported commercial structure fire over the weekend at Villa Automotive at 34 South Street, in San Luis Obispo. The first SLO City Fire Department unit arrived within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found fire in the attic of an 1,800 square foot single-story commercial structure. No injuries occurred …

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Beach Clean Ups at Montana De Oro State Park


  ECOSLO, in partnership with California Coastal Commission and Surfrider Foundation of San Luis Obispo, is hosting the first of three in a series of beach clean ups at Montana De Oro State Park, Saturday January 24th, 2015. 9:00a.m. until noon. Over 5 million tons of debris washed ashore in the wake of the 2011 Japan Tsunami. The Japanese Government …

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Flu Vaccines Suspected to be Less Effective This Year


  United Blood Services is beginning to suspect that reports of the flu vaccine being less effective this year are proving accurate and might be taking a toll on blood collection so far this year.  “We’ve been getting more and more reports from blood drive coordinators and donors that illness is to blame for lack of donations and appointment cancellations,” According to …

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Police Search for Man After Alleged Assault at an Elementary School


On Thursday, January 15, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Paso Robles Police Department was notified by Pat Butler Elementary School of a possible threat. Two school children reported to school administrators they were approached by a Black Male adult during recess. The children report the suspect was on the outside of the athletic field perimeter fence and was in possession of …

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Preliminary Hearing for Cal Poly Football Players Concluded


The District Attorney’s Office announces the conclusion of the Preliminary Hearing in People v Akins, Fort, Ivory, Brito, and Love – the former Cal Poly football players charged with the attempted armed robbery at a fraternity house and related crimes.  The incident occurred on August 10, 2014. A Preliminary Hearing is sometimes called a “probable cause” hearing, because a judge …

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