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Fall Semester Starts at Cuesta College

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  The fall 2014 semester at Cuesta College is underway. Classes began today; currently, nearly 8,900 students have registered for courses offered on the San Luis Obispo Campus, North County Campus in Paso Robles, South County Center in Arroyo Grande and online. The fall semester runs until December 19; courses are still available in many areas. New for the fall ... Read More »

Police Prepare for Labor Day Weekend

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  Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities. Starting August 15 and continuing through September 1, local police, sheriff and the CHP will be aggressively targeting ... Read More »

Counterfeit Bills Being Passed Off

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     On 08-14-2014 Officers of the Morro Bay Police Department contacted Alfred Ayala in the 700 block of Quintana Rd. in regards to a report that he attempted to pass Counterfeit $100 bills at a local business. Ayala was found to be in possession of Counterfeit U.S. currency and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was arrested without incident ... Read More »

Thank You Whales Celebration

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  Environmentalists are thanking the whales for the third year in a row. The Thank You Whales celebration is set for Saturday at the Avila Community Center on San Miguel Street.Organizers say the celebration started in 2012 because whales showed up just in time to stop seismic testing. In 2013, the whales showed up in time to shine a light ... Read More »

Paso Robles Olive Festival

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  Saturday is the 11th annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. You can enjoy free olive oil tasting, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations, and a head-to-head chef cook-off. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. You can get in for free, but you do have to pay for wine and beer tasting. Read More »

Concerts in the Plaza

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  If you're looking for some musical entertainment, you can check out Concerts in the Plaza. Truth About Seafood performs Friday night. The band blends modern and classic rock to create catchy and upbeat songs. The free concert runs from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo.  Read More »

Arrests Made in Fraternity House Robbery

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  San Luis Obispo police, along with investigators from the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the county Sheriff’s Office, served three search warrants yesterday at about 2 p.m. at places that police said were associated with the suspects alleged to be involved with an attempted armed robbery of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house on California Blvd..   ... Read More »

Arroyo Grande Man Arrested For Alleged Violence at Deltopia

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An Arroyo Grande man is in hot water with the law. He was busted for participating in Deltopia by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office which just announced the results of a comprehensive investigation following the civil disturbance that broke out on April 5, 2014 at Deltopia, an unsanctioned spring break party in Isla Vista.  During that civil unrest, 26 civilians received injuries and were transported to the hospital, and six Sheriff’s deputies and one UCSB Po Read More »

New Homeless Service Center

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to commit $500,000 towards the construction of a new homeless service center at 40 Prado Road in San Luis Obispo. The County’s $500,000 commitment to the project is the largest made by a single entity to date. “The County takes its role in addressing issues of homelessness very seriously. We continue to support CAPSLO’s efforts to build a new homeless service center and are pleased to be in a financial po Read More »

Use of Fraudulent Cards Results in Arrests

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On July 14, 2014 at approximately 4:30pm, Officers responded to Citibank in the 1600 block of Spring St. for a report of possible fraudulent transactions using stolen credit cards. Citibank had been alerted by other bank branches in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, and Grover Beach that a group of suspects were traveling northward using these fraudulent cards at banks to withdraw cash from unsuspecting victim accounts.

Officers located the suspect vehicle a short distance away fr Read More »

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