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Emergency Preparedness Month

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The San Luis Obispo County Office of Board of Supervisors has proclaimed September as Emergency Preparedness Month. The proclamation ties in with and supports National Preparedness Month.   National Preparedness Month is a nationwide, month-long effort hosted by FEMA’s Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. Founded after 9/11 to increase ... Read More »

Panga Boat Containing Marijuana Found Beached Near San Simeon State Park

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On Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a report about a panga boat that was beached near the San Simeon State Park Campground. Deputies along with State Park Rangers discovered an abandoned 30-foot panga boat containing one 30 pound package of marijuana. It's believed that several thousand pounds of marijuana were offloaded from the boat sometime overnight ... Read More »

Woman Accused Of Hitting Two Bicyclists Pleads Guilty

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The woman accused of hitting two bicyclists on Labor Day, killing one and severely injuring the other, pleaded guilty yesterday to the charges against her. 29-year-old Jessica Goddard from Cayucos, has been charged with two felony counts: gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs causing injury. Goddard initially pleaded not guilty at her ... Read More »

Bed Bugs Invade Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter

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Bed bugs have once again moved into the Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter in San Luis Obispo has been invaded by bed bugs again. The shelter was previously tented and given a chemical treatment. Now a pest control company is using heat to get rid of the pests. Thousands of dollars have already been spent to get rid of them.   ... Read More »

Cal Poly Ranked One Of The Best Colleges

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U.S. News and World Report has rated Cal Poly as the best public master's university in the West in its 2014 America's Best Colleges guidebook.   Cal Poly ranked ninth in the magazine's overall list of the West's best universities, including both public and private institutions.   UC Santa Barbara ranked #41 in national universities. Read More »

Police On Trail Of 32 Year Old Cold Case

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance with a 32 year old homicide investigation known as the Original Night Stalker case.  On July 26th, 1981, 35 year old Cheri Domingo and 27 year old Gregory Sanchez were murdered while house-sitting a residence in the 400 block of Toltec Way, in Goleta. This homicide followed a ... Read More »

Murder Suspect Apprehended

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On September 7, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim who had been transported to the Cal Fire Station on Parkhill Road. A family disturbance earlier at a home in the 2200 block of Parkhill Road resulted in 21 year old Nickolas Gulley suffering a gunshot wound to the face. He had been ... Read More »

Missing Boy Found

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On Saturday at about 10:11 a.m. Trevor Johnson was reported missing by his mother. Trevor is autistic and described as a 9 year old white male with blond surfer style hair, blue eyes, 4'8", 60 lbs, wearing a multi colored blue shirt and cream colored shorts. Search and Rescue was activated and a reverse 911 launched. Trevor was located on ... Read More »

Roll Over Accident Ends In Fatality

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The California Highway Patrol says a Shandon teenager was killed in a single vehicle rollover early Sunday morning on San Juan Road in Shandon.   According to the CHP, 16-year-old Oscar Silva Lizarraga was driving on the southbound side of the road when he drifted off the road and onto the dirt shoulder. Officials say he then over-corrected, causing his ... Read More »

Alleged Gas Station Robber Caught

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Yesterday at approximately 12:30pm, 34 year old Azar Moore, of Paso Robles, was arrested in Santa Maria, related to a September 2  robbery of the Shell gas station at 1244 24th Street in Paso Robles.   PRPD detectives were able to identify Moore by analyzing fingerprints obtained from the gas station immediately after the robbery. PRPD detectives tracked Moore to ... Read More »

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