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Early Warning Siren Testing

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, April 1 and 2, 2014, the Early Warning System sirens located in the Diablo Canyon Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) will undergo regularly scheduled low volume growl tests. Each of the 131 sirens throughout the EPZ will be tested individually for a period of a few seconds. This is only a test and no action is requested ... Read More »

Prowler Arrested After Suspicious Activity in Neighborhood

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On March 28, at approximately 9:19 PM, San Luis Obispo Police Officers were dispatched to a suspicious subject in the neighborhood of the 1100 block of Seaward in San Luis Obispo. Several Officers arrived in the area and began to search for the subject. One of the Officers observed Timothy Kasinger standing on private property in front of a living ... Read More »

Woman Passes Away After Falling off Bicycle

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On March 18, a 69-year-old female identified as Nora Toni from Arroyo Grande was riding her bicycle northbound in the 300 block of Five Cities Drive in Pismo Beach.  She was riding in the bike lane when witnesses observed her fall off her bike for no specific reason.  She was not wearing a bike helmet at the time of the ... Read More »

Injury Traffic Collision

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On Wednesday, March 26 at approximately 7:24 AM, the Paso Robles Police Department and Department of Emergency Services responded to an injury traffic collision in the 300 block of Santa Bella. Initial investigation revealed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Santa Bella struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street traveling northbound mid-block. The adult female pedestrian suffered major injuries and ... Read More »

Recent String of Car Burglaries

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On March 27 at approximately 345 a.m., Officers were patrolling in the area of Pereira and Madonna Road for criminal activity focusing on car burglars. During the past several nights there have been reported vehicle burglaries in the area. Officers were driving southbound on Pereira when they observed several dome lights on in vehicles parked on the street. Officers noticed ... Read More »

Oceano Dust Rule

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On Wednesday the San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District took action to sign a consent decree with California State Parks to jointly petition to the Court of Appeal to approve the agreement and dismiss all appeals in the pending litigation related to implementation of APCD’s Oceano Dust Rule. If approved, the consent decree will replace the permit requirement of ... Read More »

Pismo Beach Officials Travel to Garden Grove

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On March 22, Pismo Beach Police Chief Jeff Norton, City Manager Jim Lewis, Mayor Shelly Higginbotham along with several police staff members travelled to Garden Grove CA to appear before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  For the past three years, the police department has been working towards its 2nd re-accreditation and 3rd Accreditation since 2004.  The ... Read More »

Major Injuries in Traffic Collision

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On Wednesday, March 26 at approximately 7:24 AM, the Paso Robles Police Department and Department of Emergency Services responded to an injury traffic collision in the 300 block of Santa Bella. Initial investigation revealed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Santa Bella struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street traveling northbound mid-block. The adult female pedestrian suffered major injuries and ... Read More »

Capps Demanded Immigration Reform

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with many of her colleagues, yesterday demanded that the House of Representatives vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill by signing a discharge petition on H.R. 15, the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. A near identical bill passed the Senate in June with extensive bipartisan support. A discharge petition is a ... Read More »

DUI Suspect Apprehended After CHP Chase

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On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at approximately 4:20 p.m. the California Highway Patrol received a call about a person swerving and almost colliding into other vehicle on U.S. 101 northbound north of Mariposa Reina. The vehicle turned around at Gaviota State Beach and headed southbound in an unsafe manner.  California Highway Patrol Officers positioned their fully marked black and white ... Read More »

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