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PG&E Announced Power Plant Running at 100%

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  Pacific Gas and Electric Company Sunday announced Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely returned to 100 percent power following scheduled maintenance on electrical equipment located on the non-nuclear side of the plant. Unit 2 is safely operating at full power. Over the weekend, plant personnel safely cleaned equipment on Unit 1 that supports moving power to the ... Read More »

College Affordability Panel To Be Held Today

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  The League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County will host a panel discussion: “Can My Kids Afford College? Accessibility and Affordability of Higher Educaiton” featuring Drs. Gil Stork of Cuesta College and Jeffrey Armstrong of Cal Poly on Saturday, September 13, 11:00 a.m., at Cuesta College Associated Student Auditorium. Student representatives Scott Chedester from Cuesta and Joi ... Read More »

Horse Falls Into Swimming Pool

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  On 8-16-14, Sheriff's Deputies responded to San Miguel for a report of a horse that had fallen into a private swimming pool and could not get out.   The owner of the horse, Richard Meisler, says he and his wife had just retired for the night when they heard a large commotion in their backyard. Their 11-year-old horse, "Cupid," ... Read More »

Cal Poly Robbery Investigation Continues

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  During the course of the robbery investigation involving the arrest of five Cal Poly Football players it was brought to the attention of investigators that the motive for the robbery may have included the intent to take cash and/or illegal drugs from the residence at 244 California, the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. Based upon a continued investigative need to ... Read More »

Man Sentenced For Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

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  Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that as a result of a plea relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography, Richard Dale Haenel, age 70, of Solvang, was sentenced to 2 years in state prison and must register as a sex offender for life. Haenel will also be required to pay restitution to ... Read More »

Food Banks in Monterey County Receive Produce

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  Food banks in Monterey County are the recipients of thousands of pounds of produce from farmers in Fresno County.  It is all part of an effort by a group of Fresno County growers, shippers and other ag-related industries to raise attention about the drought.  Three-hundred-thousand pounds of produce was delivered to the food banks in Salinas and Watsonville yesterday.  ... Read More »

DUI Task Force Makes 116 Arrests

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  From August 15 to September 1, the Avoid the 14 DUI Task Force was out in full force, targeting one of the deadliest killers on the road: drunk driving. The enforcement was part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, to save lives and make our roads safer.  DUI enforcement resulted in far too many drunk ... Read More »

Morro Bay Public Safety Transitions to Regional Dispatching

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  Yesterday at 10:00 a.m., Morro Bay Public Safety transitioned to regional dispatching. Morro Bay Police, Fire and Harbor will now be dispatched by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office and Cal Fire. This new regional approach is designed to enhance and improve public safety responses through the regionalization of dispatching services. The Sheriff’s Dispatch Center, and Cal Fire, ... Read More »

Congresswoman Lois Capps Will Host Breakfast for Veterans in Atascadero

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  Today, Congresswoman Lois Capps will host a breakfast for veterans in Atascadero. The breakfast will be an opportunity to thank local veterans for their service, while allowing them to meet with Capps and her district staff for assistance in obtaining the benefits they have earned through their service to our country. At the event, the congresswoman and her staff ... Read More »

Second Suspect Arrested in Child Abuse Case

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  Saturday based on information discovered through the course of their investigation, Detectives with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office arrested a second suspect in connection with a recent case involving a child abuse victim. Detectives arrested 38-year-old Richard Scott Brooks of San Francisco. He was booked into County Jail on three counts of rape by force or fear. ... Read More »

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