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PG&E’s Building Recognized for Green Design

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) newest building in San Luis Obispo has been recognized for its innovative green design by the U.S. Green Building Council’s California Central Coast Chapter (USGBC). The recognition was announced following the USGBC’s 2014 Green Awards Gala in Santa Barbara. At the gathering, PG&E and its architect RRM Design Group received the LEED Parade-Energy Efficiency Award, and honorable ... Read More »

Three Military Service Medals to be Presented

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On Thursday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will present three military service medals earned by fallen Vietnam Navy sailor Jim Kerr from San Luis Obispo and his family. Jim died in a Vietnam War shipwreck in the South China Sea in 1969. Fred Kerr, Jim’s brother, will accept the posthumously awarded medals on behalf of his brother and their family. Capps ... Read More »

Atascadero Police Will Conduct DUI Checkpoint

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Atascadero Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on December 19th, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that ... Read More »

Local Groups File to Appeal NRC Ruling

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San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace has joined with Friends of the Earth, the Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), to file an appeal to the NRC to obtain unredacted emails between Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Internal emails show that the NRC and PG&E may have worked together ... Read More »

Cuesta College Board of Trustees Swears in New Representative

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On December 10, 2014, the Cuesta College Board of Trustees swore in Pete Sysak as the District 4 representative. Sysak was elected to the Board in the November 4, 2014, general election. He replaces Charlotte Alexander and will serve a four year term representing the city of Arroyo Grande and the unincorporated communities of Oceano and Nipomo. “I am looking ... Read More »

Telephone Scam in Grover Beach Area

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The Grover Beach Police Department is alerting members of the public and in particular the local business community to a telephone scam being conducted in the local area. The Grover Beach Police Department has recently taken two crime reports regarding a male caller contacting local businesses claiming to be a representative of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The male caller ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs and Fire Arm

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On 12-13-2014 at approximately 11:00am, Paso Robles Police Officers contacted 28 year old Fresno resident Stephan Alan Brewer in the 1000 block of Park St. in Paso Robles. During the contact, Brewer suddenly ran from officers. During the foot pursuit, Brewer reached into his pockets and threw an object onto the ground as he ran. That object was located and ... Read More »

Thief Apprehended After WalMart Burglary

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On Saturday, December 13, at approximately 6:00PM, the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a theft which had just occurred at the WalMart Store on Niblick Road. The initial investigation revealed that a lone male adult suspect had entered the business and walked directly to the electronics area. Once there, the suspect placed two flat screen televisions and ... Read More »

Open Enrollment Through Covered California’s Health Insurance Marketplace

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Today, Rep. Capps (CA-24) reminded Central Coast residents that open enrollment through Covered California’s Health Insurance Marketplace for health insurance coverage in 2015 has begun. While the open enrollment period will run through February 15, residents who want their coverage to begin on January 1 must sign-up by today, December 15. Covered California, an online insurance marketplace, allows individuals and ... Read More »

Structure Fire in Atascadero

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There was a structure Fire at 9555 Santa Barbara Road, Atascadero yesterday.  It was single story, single family residence.  Upon arrival, fire crews found black smoke coming from the living room area of the structure. Fire crews were able to quickly find the area of origin and contained the fire to the living room. However, extensive smoke and heat damage ... Read More »

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