Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Local News

Juvenile Suspect Confesses to Residential Burglary

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In August of 2014, the Paso Robles Police Department investigated two residential burglaries that occurred approximately two weeks apart. The first residential burglary occurred in the 200 block of Chickory Ln., where several pieces of jewelry and electronics were stolen. Two weeks later, Officers responded to another residential burglary in the 100 block of Santa Ynez where several electronic devices ... Read More »

PG&E Partners with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced a partnership today with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to plant a new tree in the wildfire-stricken Los Padres National Forest on behalf of every customer who enrolls in paperless billing over the next several weeks, through February 26. Customers can enroll at www.pge.com/ebills. “PG&E customers can choose to say goodbye ... Read More »

Man Arrested Twice Dies at Hospital

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Last Saturday, Morro Bay Police booked 63-year-old David Osborn, Sr. into County Jail on a charge of being drunk in public. Osborn was released on his own recognizance at 5:53 PM. Later that same day at 8:38 PM , Morro Bay Police again arrested Osborn for being drunk in public and violating his probation. Before he was booked, Morro Bay ... Read More »

Single Vehicle Traffic Collision in San Luis Obispo

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On January 10, 2015 at approximately 11:45 p.m., San Luis Obispo Police and Fire Department emergency personnel, along with San Luis Ambulance medical personnel, responded to a single vehicle traffic collision on California Boulevard at San Luis Obispo Creek in San Luis Obispo. The preliminary investigation indicates 22-year-old Charles Evert was driving his blue 1993 Ford truck southbound on California ... Read More »

Cause of Fire on January 7th Was Electrical

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The fire that caused $250,000 amount of damage on January 7th was caused by an electrical wire between a wall and furniture. The fire was contained to the residence of origin and all the neighboring residences exposed to the 30 foot flames were protected saving approximately $800,000 in damages. Morro Bay Firefighters with mutual aid from Los Osos and Cayucos ... Read More »

Man Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

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  Friday, a San Luis Obispo jury returned a verdict of guilty of second degree murder in the case of People v Philip Hanes.  The jury also found an allegation that Mr. Hanes used a deadly weapon to be true.  Mr. Hanes stabbed his girlfriend Tina Beddow to death in Templeton in June of last year.  He had alleged that ... Read More »

IRS Scam Making Rounds in SLO County

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Beware of the IRS scam that’s making the rounds again in San Luis Obispo County. This scam is targeting seniors. The Sheriff’s Office has received 8 to 10 reports from people who say they received a phone call from someone who identifies themselves as a representative of the IRS. The caller proceeds to tell them they owe money to the ... Read More »

Santa Barbara News-Press Building Defaced

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The Santa Barbara News-Press building has been defaced with paint and graffiti amid criticism of a recent newspaper headline that used the word “illegals” to describe immigrants who are living in the country illegally. City editor Scott Steepleton said Thursday that the building was paint-bombed overnight. The entrance was also vandalized with graffiti that read: “The border is illegal not ... Read More »

Cuesta College Board of Trustees Approved Contracts to Begin Measure L Projects

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The Cuesta College Board of Trustees recently approved multiple contracts to begin work on Measure L projects. On January 7, 2015, the trustees approved an agreement for on-going architectural services with PMSM Architects and an agreement for ongoing construction management services with Blach Construction. With the passage of the bond in November 2014, the District is now engaged in the ... Read More »

Man Arrested After Police Find Child Pornography

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Detectives with the Sheriff’s Sexual Assault Unit, Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, and Sheriff’s Gang Task Force served a search warrant at a home located at 2555 Wilcombe Road in Cambria yesterday. Detectives had received information that child pornography was being downloaded and distributed at that location. Detectives searched the residence just after 7 in the morning and located a computer containing ... Read More »