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AMGEN Tour of California in Cambria and Pismo Beach

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The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California, for the start of the ninth edition of America’s largest cycling race announced AEG, presenter of the race.  The eight day stage race will return to a route traveling north-to-south from May 11-18, 2014 along more than 700 miles of scenic roads through some of California’s most ... Read More »

Rep. Lois Capps to Visit Local Business

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On Thursday, Rep. Lois Capps will visit Green Goods Company 111 South St. at 9:30, which sells eco-friendly building supplies. Part of a growing movement to act locally and build responsibly, Green Goods is the Central Coast’s only business dealing exclusively in green building supplies, design consultation and construction services. All Green Goods products and services help increase energy efficiency ... Read More »

Residential Fire in Paso Robles

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On Tuesday, November 5, at 7:20 a.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a residential structure fire at 812 Experimental Station Road in Paso Robles. Firefighters arriving at scene found a vacant single family residence well involved in fire. The fire had burned through the roof prior to firefighter arrival. Firefighters initiated defensive fire ... Read More »

Robbery on Creston Road

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On Tuesday, November 5, at approximately 1:05 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a theft which had occurred at the El Korita Store in the 1400 block of Creston Road. The victim reported four adult Hispanic females approached the front doors of the business but only two entered the store. The two who entered the store ... Read More »

School Bus Accident Update

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Here is an update on the school bus accident that occurred last week where a farm pesticide spray truck hit a Righetti High School bus injuring at least two.   The driver and student remain in the hospital where they continue to rest and recover. The student has walked a little and could be released as soon as Wednesday. The ... Read More »

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On Tuesday, November 5 at 7:20 AM, two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a residential structure fire at 812 Experimental Station Road in Paso Robles.   Firefighters arriving at scene found a vacant single family residence well involved in fire. The fire had burned through the roof prior to firefighter arrival. Firefighters initiated defensive ... Read More »

Dorm Fire Caused By Faulty Electrical Outlet

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That dorm room fire at Cal Poly Sunday was caused not by an illegal hotplate but a faulty electrical outlet. An electrician reset a breaker that had shorted and the resulting surge overloaded an electrical outlet. The fire happened at the Sequoia Residence Hall.  Students in the building put the flames out with a fire extinguisher. Four rooms were damaged ... Read More »

Congresswoman Lois Capps Visits Three Arroyo Grande Greenhouses

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On Wednesday, Rep. Lois Capps  will visit three Arroyo Grande greenhouses: Greenheart Farm, Ball Tagawa Growers and Native Sons. These companies are all members of the Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association, which represents roughly 17 local nursery businesses in the Nipomo, Arroyo Grande, and Santa Maria area.   “The agricultural community is the backbone of our economy on the Central ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Arrest Man For Selling Drugs And Possessing Illegal Weapons

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At approximately 5 p.m. November 1, Sheriff’s South County Narcotics Unit detectives arrested an Isla Vista resident on drug related charges.  23-year-old Jacob Loureiro was taken into custody following a search warrant served at his apartment located in the 6500 block of Seville Road.  Louriero had been under investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit for ... Read More »

Mattress Fire Breaks Out In Cal Poly Dorm Room

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A mattress fire at a Cal Poly dorm room over the weekend had displaced at least ten Cal Poly students. According to fire officials, the fire started yesterday afternoon about 4 in a room at Sequoia Hall due to someone using an illegal hotplate.   The fire was doused with extinguishers, but the room is unlivable for the remainder of ... Read More »

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