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Highway 41 Closures Next Week

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Highway 41 will be fully closed in both directions from the Highway 46 East/Highway 41 Interchange in Cholame to State Route 33 in Kings County on Wednesday, October 22 from 8 am to 6 pm for highway maintenance work which will include mowing, shoulder repair, sweeping, pavement crack sealing and delineation repairs. Motorists may use the following detours during this ... Read More »

Sex Offender Arrested for Parole Violation

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On October 14 at approximately 8 o’clock, an alert citizen near Sinsheimer Elementary School noticed a suspicious male walking in front of the school. The citizen recognized the subject as Robert Menendez who is a PC 290, registered sex offender. This citizen printed a photo of Menendez on the Megan’s Law Website and confirmed the subject was in fact Menendez. ... Read More »

Halloween Sailing Trip With ECOSLO

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Join The Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo (ECOSLO) for a fun sailing trip on Halloween.  Sail aboard the Chablis Riverboat stationed in Morro Bay from 6 to 8 pm on Halloween, October 31st (costumes are not required). This event focuses on the State of the Oceans, and features speakers from The Surfrider Foundation, Clean Oceans Competition, and the Morro ... Read More »

Two Brush Fires Yesterday

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At approximately 12:30 am on 10/13/14 the San Luis Obispo City Fire Department (SLOFD) responded to a report of 2 separate fires burning in the vegetation along the Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way just North of Orcutt Rd.  The first 2 arriving Engine companies found a 500 sq.ft. area of vegetation burning, and another railroad maintenance debris pile burning a few ... Read More »

League of Women Voters Announce Board of Directors

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The League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County recently announced Officers and Board of Directors for the 2014 – 2015 program year.  Officers are: Marilee Hyman of Shell Beach, President, Sharon Kimball of Avila Beach, 1st Vice President, Vera Wallen of Cayucos, 2nd Vice President, Mary Beth Armstrong of Avila Beach, Treasurer, and Vallerie Steenson of San Luis ... Read More »

Santa Maria Police Look for Bank Robbers

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Santa Maria police are looking for two and possibly three bank robbers who may have committed a total of ten armed robberies in the area in the past two weeks. The latest two occurred this past Saturday night at convenience stores in Orcutt and Santa Maria.  Police continue to investigate. Read More »

Early Warning System Testing

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The Early Warning System sirens around SLO County will be tested today and tomorrow. Each of the 131 sirens will sound for just a few seconds. The sirens cover an area from Cayucos to Nipomo and are intended to be used in the case of a variety of natural or man-made disasters. Read More »

Motorcycle Accident Lands One Man in Hospital

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At about 1:27 p.m., yesterday, the Grover Beach Police Department received a 911 call reporting a motorcycle vs. vehicle collision in the area of N.4th St. / Atlantic City Ave. Grover Beach Police Officers, Firefighters and San Luis Ambulance paramedics responded to the scene where they located a 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle had collided with a 1985 Volkswagen Van. The male ... Read More »

Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian

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On October 11, 2014 just after 8 PM an Atascadero Police Officer was in the area of Morro Rd and Atascadero Ave just after a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the roadway. Emergency personnel responded and arrived on scene a short time later. Personnel from the Atascadero Fire Department and the San Luis Ambulance Company determined the ... Read More »

Man Arrested for Vandalizing Cars

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to the report of vandalism in progress in the 200 block of Foothill Friday. The reporting partying advised the suspect was walking in the road and throwing objects at vehicle windows causing damage. A suspect description was given to dispatch. Officers arrived in the area and located a male matching the above description. ... Read More »

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