North County Rescue Team Simulates Trench Rescue


On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, members of the North County Technical Rescue Team (TRT) which is comprised of firefighters from both Atascadero and Paso Robles, trained together in a simulated trench rescue. The training was held at the City of Atascadero’s Waste Water Facility as part of the fire department’s quarterly training requirements.  Every quarter, the team trains for the …

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Atascadero Suspicious Death Ruled A Homicide


The Atascadero Police Department is confirming that this case is a homicide.  The victim is being identified as Colleen Maria Barga-Milbury (52 years of age) of Atascadero.  The victim was killed at her residence.  The weapon used in this case was a firearm.  The Atascadero Police Department is continuing to work with the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office and …

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Project Surf Camp Trailer Broken Into


The Morro Bay Police Department is investigating a possible break into a city owned storage unit.  It happened last Thursday, just after 9:30 a.m. Officers also found a broken pad lock and damage to an entry door to the utility trailer owned by Project Surf Camp, which is next to the storage unit. It’s unknown whether Surf Camp’s property was …

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Paso Robles Man In Jail After Allegedly Carjacking A Man At Gunpoint


Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle in the 3200 block of Spring Street in Paso Robles, Tuesday at about 9:15 p.m. The victim was confronted by two armed suspects who demanded he give them the keys to his car.  The victim gave up his keys and one of the suspects drove off in his car while the other …

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Multiple Arrests Made After Central Coast Meth Bust


Several people are in jail for charges of transportation and sales of methamphetamines in San Luis Obispo County.  It happened early yesterday morning, after officials served multiple search and arrest warrants between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. The warrants were served at nine locations in the Santa Maria, San Miguel, Paso Robles, and Atascadero areas.   Large quantities …

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Woman Killed By Train In Pismo Beach


A train hit a woman last night in Pismo Beach. The engineer of the train reported hitting someone near the Grover Beach and Pismo Beach areas just after 9 p.m. The victim was found shortly before 10 p.m. 

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Police Investigate Suspicious Death At Atascadero Home


The Atascadero Police Department is investigating what they say is a suspicious death of a female.  It happened at a house on the 4300 block of Tranquilla Avenue. Investigators were on the scene for several hours last night and blocked off three different streets in the area. Officials say no one is in custody at this time.  

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Lompoc Church Burglary Suspect Arrested


A Lompoc man is in jail on suspicion of burglarizing a church. Police say the burglar took several items from the church last October. DNA evidence from the scene identified 49-year-old Kenneth Quick as the suspect. Lompoc Police arrested Quick at his home on Tuesday, where they say they found stolen property from the church.

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VFB Launches 1st Missile This Year


Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say an unarmed Minuteman III test missile launched yesterday morning. The launch was originally scheduled for Tuesday morning, but was delayed due to range safety instrumentation issues. It is traveling 4,200 miles across the Pacific, and is the first this year in a series of periodic launches to ensure the intercontinental missile force is reliable. …

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Well-Marked Addresses Critical For Emergency Responders


When a person dials 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers are trained to send first responders to the emergency as fast as possible.  This help might be for a person having a heart attack or stroke, it may be for a child who is choking or drowning, it could be a house or a wildland fire, it may even be a home burglary …

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