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Bank Robber Competent to Stand Trial

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Andrew Gilbertson, the Paso Robles man accused of robbing the Bank of America in San Luis Obispo last summer, competent to stand trial, according to the San Luis Obispo County Court. In October, Gilbertson, entered pleas of not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity. He was arrested on July 24, the same day the bank on Santa Rosa ... Read More »

Pet Owners Be Warned of Poison Meatballs

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Pet owners are being warned of possibly tainted meatballs in a second San Francisco neighborhood.  Cooked meatballs laced with rat poison were found in the Twin Peaks neighborhood just days ago.  Now more meatballs have been discovered in the Outer Richmond District near La Playa and Cabrillo Streets.  ABC 7 says city Animal Care and Control officials don't yet know ... Read More »

Sale of Golf Course Could Mean Lower Property Values

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If the sale of a local golf course goes through, the property value surrounding the course could go down.  The owners of the San Luis Rey Downs Golf Course in Bonsall could sell the property to a mitigation company, which in turn would sell the property as carbon credits.  That basically means the decades-old golf course would be returned to ... Read More »

Events This Weekend

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There are a couple of events happening this weekend…one for homeowners, the other environmentalists. There’s an Inspired Home Expo happening at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds, where more than one hundred home and garden experts will gather offering their advice, services, and products from 10 to 5 Saturday and 10  to 4 Sunday. And ECOSLO is inviting everyone to its 12th ... Read More »

SLO Firefighters Handled Fire Near Mariposa Trail

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SLO Firefighters quickly put out a fire which occurred near the Mariposa Trail not far from the Duvall Ranch Road. The fire burned a small area. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened. Fire investigators think the fire was arson caused. Firefighters responded to fire that burned near the Mariposa Trail in San Luis Obispo. Read More »

Santa Barbara County Phone Scam

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn citizens that they are continuing to see a large number of residents who are becoming victims of a phone scam.  On February 19, about 25 people at the Sheriff’s Office Main Headquarters reported that they had been contacted directly by the Sheriff’s Office and warned that a warrant was out for ... Read More »

California Facing Worst Water Shortage in Modern History

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With California experiencing its worst water shortage crisis in modern history, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) joined with his Senate counterpart, pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Governor Jerry Brown to announce legislation to immediately help communities deal with the devastating dry conditions affecting our state and provide funding to increase local water supplies. The legislation provides $687.4 million ... Read More »

Paso Robles Basin Water District Continues Positive Momentum

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The positive momentum of the Paso Robles Basin Water District continues. The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a Legislative Platform Policy Statement for forming a water district to manage the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. Supervisors Frank Mecham, Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill voted in favor. The endorsement by the Board of Supervisors came shortly before a second ... Read More »

Gordon Mullin Announces Candidacy for SLO City Council

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Gordon Mullin announces his candidacy for SLO City Council. “I want to take this opportunity today to announce my candidacy for a seat on the San Luis Obispo city council for 2014. There are critical issues on the horizon that may adversely affect our city and I believe that I can assist the council in its deliberations.  I have a ... Read More »

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