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Man Arrested After Defrauding SLO Banks

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San Luis Obispo, CA — On February 5, Carl Bellenir, a 48 year old transient of Los Angeles entered Santa Barbara Bank and Trust at 995 Higuera with rolled coins to exchange for cash. The coin rolls were filled with the wrong denomination resulting in a loss from the bank. Bellenir returned to Santa Barbara Bank and Trust on February ... Read More »

City To Post No Overnight Parking Signs

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The City of San Luis Obispo would like to inform you that during February staff will post overnight camping prohibition signs in key and visible areas in the public right-of-way. On October 2nd, 2012 the City Council adopted amendments to Title 10 of the City Municipal Code prohibiting the parking of vehicles for the purposes of overnight camping on City ... Read More »

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Employee Arrested On Theft Charges

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Mary Methmann, a non-sworn Administrative Office Professional for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office was arrested on February 6 for residential burglary in the first degree.   Prior to the arrest, a criminal investigation was initiated by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives on February 4, following the theft of a significant amount of jewelry from a Goleta residence.  The stolen ... Read More »

Skeletal Remains Identified Through DNA Profiling

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On July 15 of last year, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office/Coroner's detectives responded to a report of a discovery of partial skeletal remains.  The remains were found in an area on the South side of Tank Farm road between Higuera Street and Highway 227. The person leasing the land discovered the badly decomposed remains in the water of the ... Read More »

Chamber Of Commerce Names New Director Of Governmental Affairs

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The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce announced yesterday that Charlene Rosales has been named its director of governmental affairs.  Rosales will lead the Chamber's legislative efforts, including representing business community issues to city, county and state government. Rosales comes to the Chamber after eight and a half years at the United Way of San Luis Obispo County, where she ... Read More »

Film Festival To Host “Citizen Hearst” Screening At Hearst Castle

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A special documentary is coming to the SLO International Film Fest this March. Last year you may recall, the festival raised eyebrows and made headlines around the world by showing the classic movie “Citizen Kane” at the Hearst Castle in San Simeon. That won’t be repeated this year, but in its place, a documentary by a member of the Iwerks ... Read More »

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