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Capps Demanded Immigration Reform

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with many of her colleagues, yesterday demanded that the House of Representatives vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill by signing a discharge petition on H.R. 15, the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. A near identical bill passed the Senate in June with extensive bipartisan support. A discharge petition is a ... Read More »

DUI Suspect Apprehended After CHP Chase

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On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at approximately 4:20 p.m. the California Highway Patrol received a call about a person swerving and almost colliding into other vehicle on U.S. 101 northbound north of Mariposa Reina. The vehicle turned around at Gaviota State Beach and headed southbound in an unsafe manner.  California Highway Patrol Officers positioned their fully marked black and white ... Read More »

National Tsunami Preparedness Week

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In conjunction with National Tsunami Preparedness Week the County Office of Emergency Services is cooperating with the National Weather Service and other organizations to help spread the word related to March 23 – 29 being Tsunami Preparedness Week, including information on a test of the tsunami warning system on March 26. Officials will be testing the tsunami warning system in ... Read More »

Training At Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts

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If you hear something that sounds like war games in northern San Luis Obispo County, there’s good reason for it. More than 2,000 troops from Camp Pendleton in southern California are training at Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts. They are training for real life situations. The fort will be closed during the exercises. Read More »

Man Arrested After Trying to Sell Weed to Police Officer

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Police arrested a Santa Barbara man on Sunday who they say tried to sell marijuana to a police officer. Jeffrey Carpenter, 28, faces charges of possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana. The Santa Barbara Police Department said officers had been investigating the sale of marijuana to Santa Barbara High School students. An officer obtained the cell phone ... Read More »

CAPSLO Expresses Anger Toward Supervisor Adam Hill

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CAPSLO, the Community Action Partnership for SLO County which oversees the homeless situation at the Prado Day Center and the Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter, is really angry about comments made by Supervisor Adam Hill last week after three top staff workers including his fiancée were demoted with less pay. Here is Hill’s statement: “Recent actions taken by CAPSLO senior ... Read More »

Verbal Threats Made at Elementary School

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Friday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a verbal threat that was made against the students and staff at Creston Elementary School. The threat was left on the school's answering machine. The threat was assessed and appropriate resources responded to the school campus and surrounding area. The investigation determined the threat was generalized and ... Read More »

Unauthorized Paint Crews in Paso Robles

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The City of Paso Robles and the Paso Robles Police Department advise residents to be on the alert for unauthorized paint crews currently operating within the community. Subjects have been going door-to-door advising residents that they are city employees who will be painting the curb number for a fee. While some of these companies may have obtained business licenses to ... Read More »

Five Arrested in Statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

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Sheriff’s Deputies with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office cited five individuals and arrested two others in the Isla Vista and Goleta areas on Saturday, March 15, as part of a Statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.  Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents and more than one hundred law enforcement agencies from across California participated in the effort to reduce youth access ... Read More »

Two Separate Commercial Burglaries

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On Thursday, March 13, Morro Bay Police investigated two separate commercial burglaries to local businesses on the waterfront street of the Embarcadero. Both businesses involved, Catch the Wind Sailing and Lucia’s Apothecary, were burglarized when their entrance doors were forced open with an unknown tool which damaged the front doors and left similar evidence at both locations. Taken from the ... Read More »

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