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Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian

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On October 11, 2014 just after 8 PM an Atascadero Police Officer was in the area of Morro Rd and Atascadero Ave just after a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the roadway. Emergency personnel responded and arrived on scene a short time later. Personnel from the Atascadero Fire Department and the San Luis Ambulance Company determined the ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Vandalizing Cars

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to the report of vandalism in progress in the 200 block of Foothill Friday. The reporting partying advised the suspect was walking in the road and throwing objects at vehicle windows causing damage. A suspect description was given to dispatch. Officers arrived in the area and located a male matching the above description. ... Read More »

Fire Prevention Week Underway

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With national Fire Prevention Week underway, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the Fire Safe Council of San Luis Obispo today announced a partnership to help reduce the risk of wildfire in San Luis Obispo County. During an event at the Mt. Lowe communications site near Cuesta Pass, PG&E provided $163,500 to the council to support needed fuel reduction, ... Read More »

Four People Arrested for Discharging Firearms with Gross Negligence

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Yesterday at approximately 3:27 AM officers from the Atascadero Police Department were dispatched to the area of the 11000 block of Halcon Road regarding numerous shots being heard in the area. The shots were described as being in rapid succession and possibly from a rifle. Officers arrived on scene as the shots were still being fired. Officers could hear the ... Read More »

IRS Phone Scam

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Yesterday a Los Osos resident received a call from a male subject reporting himself to be with the IRS. He told the victim they had a warrant for their arrest and they needed to submit money in order to recall the warrant. A second male subject later called representing himself to be an “officer with the Sheriff’s Office” as he ... Read More »

Carpinteria Man Arrested for Child Pornography

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A 24-year-old Carpinteria resident is in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail on charges of possession of child pornography. Sheriff’s detectives arrested Giovanni Gonzalez at his Carpinteria residence on October 7, 2014 following an investigation and a search warrant.  Gonzalez was found to be in possession of hundreds of images of child pornography. The investigation into Gonzalez began on ... Read More »

Trail Restoration Sponsored by Veterans Outreach

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30 local military veterans and family members are set to participate in a trail restoration day sponsored by Veterans Outreach and City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation Department at Irish Hills hiking trail on Saturday, October 11. Participants will meet at the Madonna Road trailhead (West end of Madonna Road) at 9 a.m. to help on tasks such ... Read More »

Freeway Lane Shut Down All Night Due to Accident

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The slow lane of Northbound 101 is open. The freeway was shut down all night at 101 and South Higuera Street because of a big rig accident. Traffic headed north was heavy and stop and go during the commute backing up as far back as Avila Beach Drive. CHP and Caltrans are checking on the integrity of the bridge which ... Read More »

Deadly Motorcycle Accident

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A Santa Margarita man riding a motorcycle was killed yesterday morning after he lost control of his bike after passing a vehicle in the Creston area. The 56-year-old rider crashed on Huer Huero Road, about three miles south of State Route 58 when the accident occurred. The man, who has yet to be identified, died of head injuries. Read More »

Atascadero Announces Funding From CCHE

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The City of Atascadero is very happy to announce that, with additional grant funding received from the California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE), a state entity tasked with preserving and protecting California cultural heritage, the City is now able to move forward with the final project related to the restoration of the Historic City Hall building, the exterior lighting project. ... Read More »

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