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Progress in Fight Against Tobacco at Standstill

Cigarettes

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 ... Read More »

Teens Caught Smoking Marijuana in Centennial Park

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  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 ... Read More »

SLO Fire Responds to Fire in Attic of Commercial Building

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  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 ... Read More »

Beach Clean Ups at Montana De Oro State Park

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  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 ... Read More »

Flu Vaccines Suspected to be Less Effective This Year

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  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 ... Read More »

Police Search for Man After Alleged Assault at an Elementary School

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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 ... Read More »

Preliminary Hearing for Cal Poly Football Players Concluded

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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 ... Read More »

Central Coast Bandit Expected to be Sentenced

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The Central Coast Bandit accused of robbing six banks in San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and Stanislaus counties two years ago is expected to be sentenced to 20 years in prison. Cristina Padilla withdrew her not guilty plea yesterday. Instead she pleaded no contest. She is scheduled to be sentenced in March. Read More »

Cal Poly Football Players Continue Preliminary Hearing

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Four former Cal Poly football players continue their preliminary hearing in San Luis Obispo. They are accused of attempted armed robbery at a local fraternity house last August. All have pleaded not guilty. A fifth suspect who also pleaded not guilty waived his pre-lim. Read More »

Boy Shot in Santa Maria Yesterday

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A 16-year-old boy was shot in Santa Maria yesterday afternoon. He was taken to a hospital for treatment. Gunshots were heard in the area where the boy was shot. Police are looking at a possible gang related crime but are following several other leads as well. Read More »