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Standoff Ends Peacefully

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  On 7-9-14 at approximately 5:30 AM, the subject who had barricaded himself inside a home in Nipomo gave himself up without incident. The subject is believed to have been involved in a carjacking that occurred earlier in Santa Maria. Deputies pursued the subject to Nipomo. The subject crashed the vehicle into a fence at the intersection of Juniper and ... Read More »

Four People Hospitalized After Car Crash

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  Four people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle car crash that occurred yesterday morning just after nine. Twenty-four-year-old Elizabeth Turner from Salinas was driving her Volkswagon Jetta on Highway 46 East and trying to pass when she hit a Ford Escape head-on before crashing into a semi-truck.  The driver of the Escape suffered major injuries. Turner suffered ... Read More »

Ban Poisonous Additives Act Has Been Introduced

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  Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Senator Edward Markey (D-MA),  have introduced the Ban Poisonous Additives Act, a bill to protect industry workers and consumers from chemicals that the President’s Cancer Panel has indicated could be causing “grievous harm.” Bisephenol-A (BPA) is used to make plastics and resins in thousands of common consumer products, including ... Read More »

Man Who Threatened To Blow Up His Residence Was Taken Into Custody

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  A Montecito resident, who threatened to blow up his residence in the 1300 block of Virginia Road early yesterday morning, was taken into custody by members of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement team after a five hour negotiation period.  Sixty-six-year-old David Tallman called 9-1-1 at approximately 3:15 a.m. and told Sheriff’s dispatchers he had several acetylene tanks ... Read More »

Traffic Collision in Paso Robles

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  On Monday, July 7, at about. 1:20 PM, the Paso Robles Police Department and Department of Emergency Services responded to a multi-vehicle injury traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 46 East and Golden Hill Road. Officers determined a total of three vehicles had been involved in this collision. Two of the vehicles were turning left from northbound Golden ... Read More »

Two Fires Near Lake Nacimiento Are Out

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  Two fires that broke out Monday afternoon near Lake Nacimiento have been extinguished. Fire officials were called just after 4 in the Oak Shores and Heritage Ranch areas. Close to twenty acres were burned. The cause of both fires is under investigation. Read More »

Gas Prices Remain The Same Over The Week

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  Average retail gasoline prices in California have not moved  in the past week, averaging $4.12/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in ... Read More »

Illegal Fireworks Cause of Vegetation Fire

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    Illegal fireworks were the cause of a vegetation fire on San Benito Road in the early morning hours of July Fourth. Two engines from Atascadero City Fire, one engine from Paso Robles Fire, one engine from CalFire, one ambulance from San Luis Ambulance and Two Atascadero Police Units were sent to the scene. First arriving engines found an ... Read More »

No Drivers Cited at DUI Checkpoint

DUI-Checkpoint

    The San Luis Obispo Police Department hosted a multi-agency DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Thursday, July 3, 2014 as part of the San Luis Obispo Police Departments commitment to public safety. The location of Thursdays checkpoint was on the 900 Block of Marsh Street, in the City of San Luis Obispo, CA. The goal of the DUI Checkpoint was ... Read More »

Fireworks Increase Pollutants in Air

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  The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) encourages everyone to have an enjoyable and safe July 4 holiday. Simultaneously, the Air District officials want to remind Central Coast residents that fireworks increase levels of dangerous particulate matter (PM) and pose a health threat. July 4 fireworks can temporarily increase air pollution in local areas.  The APCD ... Read More »

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