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Sheriff Parkinson to Hold Town Hall Meeting Today


Sheriff Parkinson will be holding another in his series of Town Hall Meetings today. It will be held from 6 – 8 pm in the Oceano Railroad Depot, 1650 Front Street, Oceano. District Attorney Dan Dow, Supervisor Lynn Compton and a CHP representative are scheduled to attend. This is a chance for the public to ask questions about public safety …

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Downtown Streets Will be Closed on Halloween Between 3-8pm


The Paso Robles Police Department would like to remind the community that on October 31, 2015, between 3pm and 8pm, downtown City streets will be closed for the annual Safe & Fun Halloween event. Motorists should be aware that 12th and 13th Streets (between Spring and Pine Streets) and Park and Pine Streets (between 12th and 14th Streets) will be …

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Full Closure of Northbound Highway 101 Scheduled for Today Through Thursday


Caltrans will implement a full closure of northbound US Highway 101 in San Ardo today through Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 am until 6 pm for bridge work and replacing concrete pavement. Motorists will detour by using the northbound US Highway 101 off-ramp in San Ardo before returning to the highway  via the northbound US Highway 101 on-ramp in San Ardo. Motorists …

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Coastal Residents Warned of Possible Flooding


The San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services is asking residents and businesses in low lying coastal areas to prepare for the possibility of flooding over the next several days. This potential for coastal flooding is a result of unusually high tides coupled with a strong northern Pacific storm that will likely bring high surf to the Central Coast. …

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Vegetation Fire Started by Illegal Campfire


On Friday October 23, 11:10 PM, two engine companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a reported vegetation fire in the Salinas Riverbed adjacent to the Wastewater Yard in the City of Paso Robles. The vegetation fire at 3200 Block of Sulphur Springs Rd. was ¼ acre fire moving at a slow rate of speed in …

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Suspect in Case of Stolen Habitat for Humanity Truck Arrested


Thanks to the public’s assistance, the Santa Maria Police Department along with the Compliance Response Team located and arrested 44-year-old Matt Crandall October 22, without incident in the City of Santa Maria.  Crandall was booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail on a no bail warrant for violating the terms and conditions of his Post Release Community Supervision. The Santa …

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New Information About Report of Shots Fired in Oceano


The Sheriff’s Office is releasing new information on a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Ocean Street in Oceano last Thursday. Deputies were able to determine the shots were fired from a home at that location. It appears the shots were fired at a passing car. No one was hurt. Detectives have determined this incident was gang …

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Cops ‘n Kids Field Day Scheduled for November 1


The International Footprint Association, Central Coast Chapter #73 is proud to host the 22nd annual Cops ‘n Kids Field Day on Sunday, 11-1-15 at the Soto Sports Complex in Arroyo Grande. Enjoy an afternoon of law enforcement displays and demonstrations. There will be free t-shirts and hot dogs for the kids, face painting, a bicycle give-a-way and much more. This …

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Man Allegedly Attempts to Run Over Police Officer


Yesterday a Grover Beach Police Officer saw a suspicious truck that was occupied by a male and backed into a driveway of a residence in the 1100 block of Farroll Rd.  As the Officer approached the truck, the driver, Richard Hanson, accelerated the truck and drove it toward the Officer.  The Officer was nearly struck but was able to jump …

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Drought Expected to Improve Slightly With the Upcoming El Niño


The drought that has affected San Luis Obispo County for more than four years is expected to only slightly improve following the El Niño storms this winter, according to a County report. The U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook expects the drought to persist or intensify throughout California, but slightly improve in southern California and the Central Coast if El Niño delivers …

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