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Robbery at Hayashi Vegetable Stand

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On 2-23-14, deputies with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a robbery at the Hayashi Vegetable Stand in Oceano. The cashier at the stand told deputies, a man on a bicycle rode up to the stand, parked his bike, made contact with the cashier and demanded his cell phone. At that time, the cashier ... Read More »

Search and Recovery Team Working on Plane Crash

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On 2-23-14, divers with the Sheriff's Underwater Search and Recovery Team working off the dive boat "Magic" located the wreckage believed to be that of the airplane that went down off the coast of Oceano on 1-14-14. Using all the information gathered from witnesses, radar, sonar and depth finders, the divers were able to locate a large debris field near ... Read More »

Jeff Bridges to Receive 20th Anniversary King Vidor Award

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The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF) and presenting sponsors, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, are thrilled to announce that the 20th Anniversary King Vidor Award will be presented to actor Jeff Bridges. On Saturday, March 8 at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo, former King Vidor Award recipient James Cromwell will present the award followed by a ... Read More »

Ontario Ridge is Open to Hikers Again

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The “No Trespassing” signs and barbed wire that have turned people away from the Ontario Ridge hiking trail in the Avila Beach area are gone. The property owner has removed the "No Trespassing" signs from the Cave Landing Road entrance. San Luis Obispo County Parks officials say the owner also has to remove the fences blocking the public's right to ... Read More »

Fire at Mid-State Fair Grounds

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Firefighters are trying to figure out how a fire started at the California Mid-State Fair grounds or, if you like The Paso Robles Event Center. Firefighters got the call at around 9pm. When they arrived at the northeast corner of the event center, they found a maintenance building in flames. The fire was knocked down within about an hour. No ... Read More »

Fire Authority Funding

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Residents of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach and Oceano received ballots more than a week ago regarding a proposed property assessment. If the assessment is approved, The Five Cities Fire Authority could get roughly $1 million in funding. According to Chief Mike Hubert, that money would help maintain the current personnel staffing. It would also go toward consolidating the dispatch center, ... Read More »

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 »

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