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Highway Patrol Investigating Hit-And-Run In San Miguel

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California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a hit-and-run that happened in San Miguel yesterday. Witnesses reported a truck hitting a parked car near a park. They then reported the driver running inside a house near Poquita Lane and Bonita Place. CHP officers surrounded the house and brought in helicopters to look for the driver. They were not able to find ... Read More »

Piping Almost All In Place In Los Osos Sewer

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After three decades of debate and polarizing politics, the piping for the sewer Los Osos is almost all in. The 45 miles of pipeline that will serve more than 12,000 residents is about 80 percent complete. The last of the pipe should be laid by July. Construction of the sewer treatment plant bill begin in March. When completed, the plant ... Read More »

Driver Arrested For Felony Hit And Run

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On January 22 a hit and run collision between a vehicle and bicyclist occurred at Tank Farm and the Marigold Shopping center at 11:30 a.m.. The investigation has been ongoing since the collision. This investigation revealed that 27-year-old Dina Yassin was the driver of the vehicle who hit the bicyclist.  Dina Yassin was arrested for felony hit and run and ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff’s Detective Serve Warrant For Stolen Items In Nipomo

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On 1-21-14, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Detectives, Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Detectives, members of the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, and Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of North Oakglen Avenue in Nipomo. The warrant was based on information gathered during a burglary investigation in Arroyo Grande on 12-6-13. In that case, numerous UGO ... Read More »

SLO Dispatcher Being Recognized For Her Life Saving Efforts

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San Luis Obispo County Dispatcher Teri Cox is being recognized for her life saving efforts of a San Luis Obispo resident. Tom Sherman, the CEO of Founders Community Bank, and his wife Cathy personally thanked Cox while visiting the Sheriff's Dispatch Center yesterday. On 5-2-13, Cox received a 911 call from Cathy Sherman, who said her husband had passed out ... Read More »

Wanted Felon In Custody Following Vehicle Pursuit

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A wanted felon is in custody following a vehicle pursuit and crash in Orcutt early this morning, January 23. One of the passengers was apprehended and arrested as well, but the third occupant fled on foot. At just after midnight, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted a vehicle speeding southbound in the area of Bradley Road and Clark Avenue and ... Read More »

Representative Lois Capps To Attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Today

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Friday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will attend the ribbon cutting of the Highway 101 and Santa Maria River Bridge widening project. The project added a third lane in each direction on the Santa Maria River Bridge and includes a new bicycle lane and upgrades to the on and off ramps. Capps secured $2.72 million in federal funds for the environmental ... Read More »

Vehicle and Bicycle Collision Hit and Run

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On January 22 at approximately 11:15 in the morning, SLOPD officers were dispatched to a traffic collision between a vehicle and bicyclist on Tank Farm Rd near the entrance to the Marigold Shopping Center. The bicyclist, 68-year-old Ernie Brink of San Luis Obispo, sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Sierra Vista hospital by paramedics where he was admitted. The ... Read More »

Search Continues After Plane Crash

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On 1-22-14, Sheriff Parkinson met with members of the Sheriff's Dive Team and Marine Enforcement Unit to evaluate continuing the search for a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano. Because of the dangerous sea conditions at the crash site, the Sheriff has suspended the search for the plane that went down on 1-14-14. Those rough conditions are expected ... Read More »

Air Quality Alert Has Been Issued for Paso Robles and Atascadero

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The San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and County Public Health Department are advising the public of deteriorating air quality, which is expected to continue throughout the week.  An Air Quality Alert has been issued for Paso Robles and Atascadero, where PM2.5 is forecasted to exceed the Federal PM2.5 standard. Stagnant weather conditions are allowing air ... Read More »

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