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Woman Struck And Killed By Train In Pismo Beach

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A train struck and killed a woman in Pismo Beach just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  It happened in the area of Frady Ln and the 101 overpass. Officials say the woman was attempting to cross the train tracks when she was hit by the train. She died at the scene as a result of her injuries from the incident. ... Read More »

Police Identify Victim In Atascadero Homicide

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Atascadero Police have identified the mother shot and killed in her home as 52-year-old Colleen Maria Barga-Millbury. She was found at her home in Atascadero on Wednesday afternoon.  Officials say this case is a homicide. The gun has not been found. The Atascadero Police Department is continuing to work with the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office and the San ... Read More »

North County Rescue Team Simulates Trench Rescue

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On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, members of the North County Technical Rescue Team (TRT) which is comprised of firefighters from both Atascadero and Paso Robles, trained together in a simulated trench rescue. The training was held at the City of Atascadero’s Waste Water Facility as part of the fire department’s quarterly training requirements.  Every quarter, the team trains for the ... Read More »

Atascadero Suspicious Death Ruled A Homicide

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The Atascadero Police Department is confirming that this case is a homicide.  The victim is being identified as Colleen Maria Barga-Milbury (52 years of age) of Atascadero.  The victim was killed at her residence.  The weapon used in this case was a firearm.  The Atascadero Police Department is continuing to work with the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office and ... Read More »

Project Surf Camp Trailer Broken Into

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The Morro Bay Police Department is investigating a possible break into a city owned storage unit.  It happened last Thursday, just after 9:30 a.m. Officers also found a broken pad lock and damage to an entry door to the utility trailer owned by Project Surf Camp, which is next to the storage unit. It’s unknown whether Surf Camp’s property was ... Read More »

Paso Robles Man In Jail After Allegedly Carjacking A Man At Gunpoint

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Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle in the 3200 block of Spring Street in Paso Robles, Tuesday at about 9:15 p.m. The victim was confronted by two armed suspects who demanded he give them the keys to his car.  The victim gave up his keys and one of the suspects drove off in his car while the other ... Read More »

Multiple Arrests Made After Central Coast Meth Bust

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Several people are in jail for charges of transportation and sales of methamphetamines in San Luis Obispo County.  It happened early yesterday morning, after officials served multiple search and arrest warrants between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. The warrants were served at nine locations in the Santa Maria, San Miguel, Paso Robles, and Atascadero areas.   Large quantities ... Read More »

Police Investigate Suspicious Death At Atascadero Home

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The Atascadero Police Department is investigating what they say is a suspicious death of a female.  It happened at a house on the 4300 block of Tranquilla Avenue. Investigators were on the scene for several hours last night and blocked off three different streets in the area. Officials say no one is in custody at this time.   Read More »

Lompoc Church Burglary Suspect Arrested

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A Lompoc man is in jail on suspicion of burglarizing a church. Police say the burglar took several items from the church last October. DNA evidence from the scene identified 49-year-old Kenneth Quick as the suspect. Lompoc Police arrested Quick at his home on Tuesday, where they say they found stolen property from the church. Read More »

VFB Launches 1st Missile This Year

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Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say an unarmed Minuteman III test missile launched yesterday morning. The launch was originally scheduled for Tuesday morning, but was delayed due to range safety instrumentation issues. It is traveling 4,200 miles across the Pacific, and is the first this year in a series of periodic launches to ensure the intercontinental missile force is reliable. ... Read More »

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