Sex Offender To Take Up Residency In Santa Barbara County


The Santa Barbara county Sheriff’s office has announced that 60-year-old Tibor Karsai, was released Monday from Coalinga State Hospital and will take up residence in Santa Barbara County where he will register as a “transient” sex offender. According to the Santa Barbara county Sheriff’s office, Karsai will be living in a motor home in several remote locations in northern Santa ...

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SLOPD To Hold Zero Tolerance Distracted Driving Enforcement Operation


Today, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, officers in San Luis Obispo will participate in the second of two “Zero Tolerance” enforcement days. Throughout the month of April, as part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the San Luis Obispo Police Department will be partnering with OTS and other local agencies and actively ticketing those texting or operating hand-held cell phones. ...

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Police Search For Suspect Who Assaulted Woman On Campus


Cal Poly Police are looking for a white male who they say assaulted a female on campus last night. It happened around 8:50 p.m. Investigators say a girl was walking on North Perimeter Road near Sequoia Hall when a white male grabbed her and pulled her into the bushes. He didn't say anything to the victim, and she managed to ...

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Agmen Tour Bike Race Takes A second Look At Security Following Boston Tragedy


More than a dozen runners from San Luis Obispo County participated in yesterday’s 117th Boston Marathon, but nearly all had finished before the two explosions rocked the finish line. Meantime, in about a month, one of the largest and most prestigious professional cycling races in the U.S. will make its way into the Central Coast, but following yesterday’s bombing at ...

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CHP Identifies Victim In Fatal Crash on Hwy 101 Near Santa Margarita


The California Highway Patrol has identified the person killed in a crash near Santa Margarita last week. The accident happened April 11 around 11:30 p.m. on Highway 101 South, just north of Highway 58 in the Santa Margarita area. Officials say Alanna Cousins, 20, of Santa Barbara, died after the car she was riding in crashed through a guardrail and ...

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Police Investigate Stabbing in Santa Maria


The Santa Maria Police Department is investigating a stabbing that put one man in the hospital. Officials say it happened just after 10 PM last night on the 19-hundred block of South Miller Street in Santa Maria. The victim was approached by two men in a car. Officials say the men punched and kicked the victim before stabbing him in ...

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Arizona Man In Jail After Fight In San Luis Obispo


One person is in the hospital and another is in police custody after getting in a fight early this morning. Officials of the San Luis Obispo Police Department say 28-year-old Cody Bovee was found face down and unconscious in the street.  He did not regain consciousness and was transported to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center for treatment.  He has major ...

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Officials Searching For Man Who Led Sheriff’s Deputies On High Speed Chase


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who they say led them on a high-speed chase. It happened yesterday at about 5:30 PM through Lompoc. Officials say a Sheriff's Deputy saw a car that matched the description of a stolen vehicle from Santa Maria. The deputy attempted to pull the car over, but the driver sped ...

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Santa Barbara County Jail On Lockdown And Inmates Relocated After Fire


The cause of a fire at Santa Barbara County Jail is being investigated.  It broke out yesterday afternoon and the jail was put on lockdown. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says the fire started in a large trash can filled with clothing, bedding and other items around 3:50 PM at the main jail. Officials say about 25 of the ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week At Cuesta College


This week, Cuesta College is hosting a Mental Health Awareness Week to decrease the amount of suicides among college-aged students. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the second most common cause of death among this age group. Volunteers put out 11-hundred black flags yesterday to represent the average number of suicides among college-aged students per ...

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