Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Local News

Rep Lois Capps Sworn In As Member of 114th Congress

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with 433 of her colleagues, was sworn in yesterday as a member of the 114th Congress. House Speaker John Boehner conducted a swearing-in ceremony in the House Chamber. Following the oath of office on the House floor, Capps participated in a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker Boehner. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the ... Read More »

Diablo Canyon Unit 1 Nuclear Reactor Back Online

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Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant is operating at full power again after being taken offline last week as part of a planned outage to repair a heater on the non-nuclear side of the plant, PG&E officials announced Tuesday. Officials say Unit 2 was operating at 100 power during the work on Unit 1, which began December 30. Read More »

White Supremacist Sentenced for Attempted Murder

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that 28-year old Ryan Christopher Zietlow-Brown pled no contest to felony charges of attempted murder and mayhem, and will be sentenced to 22 years 4 months in state prison. Zietlow-Brown also admitted a special allegation that he used a pair of scissors as a deadly weapon during the attacks and ... Read More »

Narcotics Warrant Results in Two Arrests

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Officers of the Grover Beach Police Department Special Enforcement Team were assisted by the Arroyo Grande Police Department, the SLO County Probation Department and the California State Parks Police K-9 during a narcotics search warrant service at 495 Mentone Ave in Grover Beach yesterday morning. The search warrant was a result of a narcotics investigation that started from a citizen’s ... Read More »

SLO Skate Park to Open February 28

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The City of San Luis Obispo’s SLO Skate Park at Santa Rosa Park will open on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Grand Opening ceremonies will take place at 1 p.m., with the park remaining open to the public until 10 p.m. The SLO Skate Park project has progressed from a dream of the local skate community, to a master plan, ... Read More »

Celebrate a “Green” Christmas in Paso Robles

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Celebrating a “green” Christmas is an established tradition in the City of Paso Robles. This year, as in years past, the City will accept recycled Christmas trees, grind them into mulch, and provide the mulch to residents free of charge. Recycle your tree!  Starting Friday, December 26, and continuing through Friday, January 9th, residents may bring their bare Christmas trees ... Read More »

California Shelters Looking to Adopt Out Chihuahuas

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In just about every county throughout California, you will find animal shelters that are inundated with Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes. As a result, Chihuahuas can be easily overlooked in shelters due to the fact that there is simply too many of them to choose from on any given day. That said, and in an effort to increase the number of ... Read More »

Man Escapes Police Momentarily After Allegedly Stealing Tip Jar

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On January 3, at approximately 1:37 in the afternoon, a SLOPD officer stopped Robert Aguilar in the 600 block of Marsh because he was the suspect of a stolen tip jar from a downtown business on January 2, 2015. Aguilar had a felony warrant from Santa Clara County and was taken into custody, handcuffed, and placed in the rear seat ... Read More »

Santa Barbara Man Sentenced to Six Years for Sexual Assault

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that Angel Antonio Medelez, age 28, of Santa Barbara, California, was sentenced to six years, eight months in state prison relating to sexual assault charges that involved two males, one age 16 and the other age 19, each of whom were too intoxicated to consent to, or resist, the sexual assaults. ... Read More »

Cal Poly Float Earns Special Honors

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The Cal Poly universities’ Tournament of Roses Parade float has done it again. For the 53rd time since 1949, the only student-built float earned special honors at the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade held New Year’s Day. “Soaring Stories” won the Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy for the most beautiful non-commercial float.  The float was constructed by students from Cal Poly ... Read More »