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PG&E to Host Community Open House

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will host a community open house at its Energy Education Center to share and discuss the results of its recent advanced seismic studies report concerning Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Thursday, October 2, 2014. Session One will occur from 2:30- 4:00 pm; Session Two from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the PG&E Energy Education Center, ... Read More »

Missing Person Located and Taken to Hospital

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The search for a missing, at risk, Carpinteria resident has ended.  At approximately 6:10 last night an MTD bus driver called 911 when he recognized Sky Robison at the bus stop located at Carrillo and Chapala streets in the city of Santa Barbara.  Sheriff’s deputies responded and were assisted by the Santa Barbara Police Department. Robison was located and transported ... Read More »

Jerry Brown Signs Legislation to Help Rising Costs at State Hospitals

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Governor Jerry Brown has signed two pieces of legislation by local Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian to reduce the violence in our state hospitals and help with rising costs at our state hospitals. One measure, Assembly Bill 1340, was a part of a two-year negotiation between hospital workers, patient advocates, and the administration. This bill will create Enhanced Treatment Programs at each ... Read More »

Sample Ballot Booklets Have Been Mailed

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The Sample Ballot Booklets for the November 4, 2014 General Election were mailed September 25 and will be arriving in mailboxes this week. The sample ballot booklet contains a copy of the ballot contests, candidate statements and measure information for contests on the voter’s ballot, the polling place location assigned to the voter and an application for a vote-by-mail ballot. ... Read More »

C5 to Host a Workshop for Alternative Fuels

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The Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition (C5) will host a Best Practices Workshop for Alternative Fuels on Thursday October 2nd  from  3:00pm to 5:00pm in the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Auditorium – 3433 Roberto Court in San Luis Obispo. The free workshop will provide guidance and recommendations on developing and deploying electric, natural gas, and hydrogen ... Read More »

Union Pacific Railroad Will be Closing Crossings in Atascadero Temporarily

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Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the railroad crossings at Chico, Curbaril, and Halcon Roads in Atascadero temporarily for maintenance.  The crossing closures will occur on October 6th and 7th on Halcon Road, October 8th and 9th on Curbaril Road, and October 13th and 14th on Chico Road.  Union Pacific Railroad is closing the crossings to perform maintenance on the ... Read More »

Three Arrested in Connection with Robbery and Assault

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On Sept 26, members of the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested three people in connection with a robbery and assault that took place last Monday in Oceano.  Deputies responded to a report of an assault and robbery in rural Oceano. The victim reported he had met with three people he knew to be gang members. They drove him to a ... Read More »

Sheriff Requests Public Assistance in Burglaries

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting public assistance to help locate the suspect responsible for at least three burglaries in downtown Solvang over the past two weeks, two of which occurred at the same business. The first burglary occurred just before 2:00 a.m. on September 8,   at the Greenhouse Café located in the 400 block of Atterdag Road.  ... Read More »

Dispute Over Nuclear Waste

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Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups including Mother’s For Peace took a necessary first step to seeking federal court intervention if the NRC does not stop on its own the licensing and relicensing of 23 reactors at 14 sites across the United States. In urging the NRC to halt its process, the ... Read More »

Welcome Week at Cal Poly Prompts More Police Activity

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  The start of the academic year at Cal Poly typically generates a significant spike in activity in SLO, particularly in the neighborhoods surrounding the University. SLOPD doubled the standard deployment Monday thru Saturday nights during Week of Welcome (WOW week) to address public safety issues primarily centered on disorder crimes. The San Luis Obispo Police Department collaborated with the ... Read More »

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