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16-Year-Old Badly Burned In Orcutt House Fire

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A fire broke out in a house in Orcutt Sunday, severely burning a 16-year old girl Jazzmin Landey was in critical condition with burns to 90-percent of her body. At least five people were in the house that caught fire.  Santa Barbara County Fire arrived at the 4500 block of Edenbury Drive at around 3:45 p.m. and they say the ... Read More »

Pilot Dies After Crashing Airplane Into SLO Building On Granada Drive

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Officials are trying to determine what caused a twin-engine two-seater Cessna passenger plane to crash in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon about 12:26.  San Luis Obispo City Fire Department and Cal Fire personnel responded to a reported fire involving a small plane which had crashed into a building near the end of Granada Drive.    The first arriving fire department ... Read More »

PG&E Officials Investigate Sunday’s Power Outage On The Central Coast

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A massive power outage left much of the Central Coast in the dark Sunday night. PG&E officials are still trying to determine what caused it.  The outage Sunday night left about 145,000 customers from Cambria to Los Olivas in the dark from 9:30 to about 1:45 a.m.   Apparently there was an equipment failure at the Morro Bay switch yard, ... Read More »

Suspect In Oceano Murder Arrested After Police Chase Through Santa Maria

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On Sunday, investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Joseph Munoz, who was identified as a person of interest in a Saturday night homicide at the 1300 block of 19 Street in Oceano. At approximately 9:30 AM, detectives located Munoz in Santa Maria. Munoz, who was wanted for a violation of his parole, was travelling in a ... Read More »

Fatal Boating Accident In Morro Bay

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Morro Bay Police say a man found floating in the water after the boat he was on overturned in Morro Bay Sunday morning has died. Officials say a boat holding two people capsized when it was hit by a wave. First responders performed CPR on the man and rushed him to a local hospital where police say he died. Another ... Read More »

Reported Bear Sightings Near Fuller Road

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Two citizens called the police department and reported seeing a bear near the intersection of Broad Street and Fuller Road.  The first call was received at 5 p.m. and the citizen stated a bear was in the field at that intersection. The bear was apparently walking toward Broad Street. Officers were not able to locate the bear. A second citizen ... Read More »

Teen Hit and Killed By Freight Train In Goleta

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The victim of a train accident that occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on June 21st, has been identified.  He is a 15-year-old from Goleta whose name is not being released because he is a juvenile and due to the ongoing investigation.  The teenager was hit by a freight train headed eastbound in the area of Highway 101 and Kellogg Avenue ... Read More »

Power Returns After Blackout Across Central Coast

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The lights are back on for most of the 145,000 homes and business that were plunged into the dark along California's Central Coast around 9:30 last night.  The widespread outage stretched from Solvang in Santa Barbara County to Cambria in San Luis Obispo County.  The blackout was sparked by the loss of two Pacific Gas & Electric Company transmission lines ... Read More »

Circus Vargas

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Circus Vargas is Back in Town! June 28th – July 3rd at the Madonna Expo Center Be Listening all this week to Coast 101.3 for your chance to snag a family 4-pack of tickets! For tickets and info visit circusvargas.com   Read More »

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