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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 »

SLOPD Hosted Multi-Agency DUI Checkpoint

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department hosted a multi-agency DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, December 12, 2014 as part of the San Luis Obispo Police Departments commitment to public safety. The location of Fridays checkpoint was on the 500 Block of Higuera Street, in the City of San Luis Obispo.. The goal of the DUI Checkpoint was removing impaired drivers ... Read More »

Nipomo Man Killed in Car Accident

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A Nipomo man was killed in a car accident Saturday morning on Highway 166. His Kia for some unknown reason entered the opposite lane and hit a big rig, whose driver was not hurt. The man was not wearing seatbelts and died at the scene. Read More »

PG&E Working Hard to Restore Power

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As a historic winter storm begins to subside in Northern and Central California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews continue to work around the clock to restore service for customers who have experienced storm-related outages this week. PG&E pledges to its customers that it will remain focused on its work until all power is restored throughout its service territory ... Read More »

SBCFD Responded to 78 Storm Related Calls

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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) responded to 78 storm related calls for service throughout Santa Barbara County beginning at 6pm last night until approximately 3am today.  These calls included 33 calls for power lines down, 5 trees down, 15 flooding calls, 15 fire alarms, 4 structural problems, 2 fires, 2 flying debris related calls,  and 1 road issue.  ... Read More »

Highway 1 Closed Due to Mud Slides

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Highway 1 is closed from Ragged Point in north coastal San Luis Obispo County (Mile Marker 72) to the Coast Gallery in Monterey County (Mile Marker 42) due to multiple rock/mud slides. Crews are on site assessing damage and initiating cleanup. Alternate routes into Big Sur and Ragged Point are Highways 68, 101 and 46. There is no estimated time ... Read More »

Power Outage Warning With Big Storm

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With a major storm heading toward San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, PG&E is reminding customers that power outages may occur this week due to significant rainfall, potential flooding and high winds. PG&E crews are prepared and ready to respond to power outages as soon as weather conditions permit the safe restoration of power. PG&E routinely practices its preparedness and ... Read More »

DUI Checkpoint Friday in SLO

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San Luis Obispo Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on December 12, 2014, in the city of San Luis Obispo. 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 crashes involving an impaired driver can be ... Read More »

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