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Mid-State Fair Sees Increased Attendance

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The California Mid-State Fair is proud to report another exceptional year, with solid numbers and increases in many areas. For the third consecutive year, over 400,000 people attended the Fair, coming from throughout California to enjoy one of the largest fairs in the State. Vivian Robertson, CEO, said, “Once again this year I feel very blessed to finish with such ... Read More »

Missing Person Found Disoriented

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At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning a Sheriff’s Deputy in Ventura County observed what he believed to be a DUI driver on southbound US 101. The white Toyota Tacoma was driving at a slow rate of speed for the highway. The deputy made stopped the vehicle and discovered that the driver was Mr. Robert Callahan age 85, the reported missing ... Read More »

Car Burglar Busted

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On July 31, shortly after 3:30am, Morro Bay Police received a call from a concerned citizen who witnessed an unidentified person rummaging through a vehicle parked near their residence. Officers responded to the 3000 block of Tide St. on the north side of Morro Bay and located 2 vehicles missing valuables from their interiors. Based on help and witness statements ... Read More »

Deputies On The Look Out For Bank Robbery Suspect

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Goleta. At around 10:45 a.m. yesterday morning, a suspect wearing a mask and armed with a handgun walked in the front door of Rabobank located in the 5900 block of Calle Real. The suspect held up the bank and took off on foot, out a ... Read More »

SLO Air Quality Warning

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The San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) informs individuals that the air quality in San Luis Obispo County is being impacted by smoke from the wildfires that are occurring in Southwestern Oregon.  Due to deteriorating air quality, the Camp SLO prescribed burn that was scheduled for today has been postponed.   Wildfire smoke is traveling down ... Read More »

Anchorwoman Arrested For Intoxication

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KEYT anchorwoman Paula Lopez issued a statement Wednesday afternoon acknowledging that her arrest this past Monday — and an unusual disappearance earlier this year — were related to her ongoing battle against alcoholism. As Noozhawk reported yesterday the 48-year-old Lopez, was arrested on a public-intoxication charge Monday afternoon near her foothills home west of Santa Barbara, according to the Santa ... Read More »

Prescribed Burn Planned Today At Camp San Luis

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The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County APCD will be conducting a 230-acre prescribed burn on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Camp San Luis Obispo.  This burn will be in grasslands on and near firing ranges on the base.  The purpose of the prescribed burn is to burn off the ignitable grass ... Read More »

Three Injured After DUI Driver Crashes Into Oncoming Traffic In Los Osos

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Three people were injured, two seriously, yesterday morning in a three-car accident on LOVR and Jacaranda lane.  A 36-year-old male driver crossed the double yellow lines and crashed head-on into a car driven by a 61-year-old woman. The male then hit another car.  He and the others were taken to the hospital for major to moderate injuries.  The male driver ... Read More »

Grover Beach Police On The Lookout For Attempted Purse Snatcher

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On Monday July 29, at about 8:46 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers were dispatched to Vons located at 1758 W. Grand Ave for a report of an attempted theft of a purse. The preliminary investigation revealed that a male adult attempted to grab a female victim’s purse as she was walking through the Vons parking lot.  During the struggle for ... Read More »

Driver Found At Bottom Of Ravine Identified As Missing Santa Barbara Man

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has positively identified the occupant of a vehicle found at the bottom of a ravine off Painted Cave Road on July 4th.  The decedent is 55-year-old Timothy Goodwin of Santa Barbara who was reported missing in Santa Barbara County in March of 2012.  His death is under investigation. Read More »

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