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Rain Leaves Central Coast Soaked

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The wind and rain left up to an inch of rain on parts of the Central Coast last night. In many areas, eucalyptus limbs and other debris covered roadways.  Standing water created another hazard for commuters.

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More Information Released in Train Accident

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San Luis Police out with more information regarding the 22-year-old man struck and killed by a train on Foothill Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.  Witnesses tell police the man was wearing ear-buds and looking down at his cell phone as he walked passed the railroad crossing arms on Foothill Boulevard and directly into the path of the oncoming train.  He apparently did …

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Man Survives Car Accident at Gaviota Pass

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Traffic back up last night on northbound 101 at the Gaviota pass.  A car plunged over the side of highway about a quarter mile north of the tunnel.  The driver lost control of his ford mustang just after eight Wednesday night. The Mustang overturned, rolled and came to rest against a tree. The 54-year-old drive had to be extricated from …

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Warm Weather Causing Early Blossoming

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Have you noticed trees in San Luis Obispo County blossoming early this year? The record warm temperatures have thrown the internal clocks off for many local trees.  San Luis Obispo Arborist Ron Combs saying the heat wave causing the early blooms. That’s why you’re seeing those blossoms early.

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Train Struck and Killed Man Yesterday

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Late yesterday afternoon, a train struck a 22-year-old man at Foothill and California in San Luis Obispo. Police and fire personnel found the man unconscious and unresponsive lying near the railroad tracks on Foothill. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His identity is being withheld pending notification of his family. Police say …

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Morro Bay Family Lucky to be Alive

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That Morro Bay family rescued Sunday by the Harbor Patrol after their boat capsized may be lucky to be alive. Three adults and an eight year old girl were out whale watching in their new 18-foot Klamath boat. The swell was much too strong for their boat and it got swept up in a wave. The boat capsized and all …

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Fatal Car Accident Near Los Alamos on Monday

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The CHP has identified the victim of a fatal car crash near Los Alamos Monday afternoon.  He’s 25-year-old Abiel Cervantes of Santa Maria. He was riding in a Chevy Malibu driven by 23-year-old Gloria de Jesus Vega when she crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 101 near Cat Canyon road.   Cervantes was pronounced dead at the scene. Vega suffered major …

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Government Meetings Today Across Central Coast

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Tonight, San Luis Obispo City Council will review the conceptual review of that 75-foot building proposed for Santa Rosa and Monterey.  Two Santa Barbara developers want to build a seven story, mixed use building on the lot where the Shell Station used to be. Tonight, the Arroyo Grande planning commission will discuss a proposal for a 54-room hotel in The …

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Morro Bay Harbor Patrol Rescues Four People

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The Morro Bay Harbor Patrol rescued four people Sunday afternoon after their boat capsized in the harbor.  The boat was hit by a wave near the mouth of the harbor.  It capsized about 500 feet from the beach. Three adults and an eight-year-old girl were thrown in the water. All four were taken to a local hospital. One woman was …

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Voting Continues Over Proposed Paso Robles Water District

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The voting continues in the North County over the proposed Paso Robles Water District. The mail-in ballots have been sent.  Voters have until march 8th to return them to the county. Those who favor a water district are spending a great deal of money to campaign for creation of the water district. Meanwhile at Steinbeck Winery, Cindy Steinbeck continues to …

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