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Stabbing at Burger King Sunday Morning

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On October 26 at 715 a,m, SLOPD Officers responded to the parking lot of Burger King, at 1358 Madonna Rd., for a reported stabbing that had occurred. Officers arrived to find the victim with a laceration to his torso. The suspect and victim are acquaintances and were arguing prior to the attack. The victim and an independent witness provided a ... Read More »

CHP Investigates Fatal Crash

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The CHP continues to investigate a fatal crash over the weekend. The California Highway Patrol said 22-year-old Tanner Mengore of Morro Bay was driving above the speed limit on the highway, just south of Villa Creek Road. The CHP said Mengore swerved, lost control, and rolled a black Chevy Avalanche. Three of the passengers were ejected from the truck. A ... Read More »

Atascadero Police Receive $100,000 Grant

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Atascadero Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. Atascadero Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life ... Read More »

Traffic Collision Deaths Increase Slightly

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After falling dramatically between 2006 and 2010, the number of persons killed and injured in traffic collisions saw slight increases in 2011 and 2012.  Particularly worrisome are recent increases in pedestrian and motorcycle fatalities and the dangers of distracting technologies. This grant funding will provide opportunities to combat these and other devastating problems such as drunk and drugged driving and ... Read More »

Alleged Assault Last Night in Downtown SLO

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Early this morning just after 1 o’clock, 21-year-old Joshua Bradshaw was walking downtown with a group of friends. As the group approached the victim near Monterey and Chorro, suspect Joshua Bradshaw heard the victim saying a derogatory comment to one of the females who he was walking with. This comment upset Bradshaw and he allegedly punched the victim one time ... Read More »

Mid-State Fair Announces Entries for 2015 Theme Are Being Accepted

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The California Mid-State Fair has announced that entries for the 2015 Theme are being accepted. “Building upon our success of previous years, we would like to embark on a journey with our mascot, Paso Pete and his trusty sidekick Sierra”, stated Fair CEO, Vivian Robertson. “Pete and Sierra are in search of a little Southern hospitality, complete with bayou adventures ... Read More »

Ground Breaking Ceremony for Juvenile Hall Expansion

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On Wednesday, October 29 at 2:00 pm, the San Luis Obispo County Probation Department will be holding a ground breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the Juvenile Hall Expansion project.  The ceremony will be held adjacent to the San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Hall on Highway 1 and Kansas Avenue in San Luis Obispo. The expansion project ... Read More »

Construction to Begin on LOVR Interchange

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After years of planning, design work, and obtaining required funding, relief is on the horizon for motorists who use the busy Los Osos Valley Road/U.S.101 Interchange in San Luis Obispo. The city will begin construction on the Interchange on Monday, October 27, 2014. The City’s contractor, Granite Construction from Santa Barbara, will begin with some essential tree removal at the ... Read More »

Measure P Opponents Voice Their Opinions

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Citing the significant reduction in funding for public schools, loss of good paying jobs, and loss of $300 million a year in economic activity, an array of Hispanic community leaders and advocates announced their opposition to Measure P, including the Santa Barbara Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tom Lopez, President of TSL Consulting Engineers Inc., Diana Banales, former President, Santa Barbara ... Read More »

Project to Adjust Power Lines to Temporarily Disrupt Traffic

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A project to adjust the clearance of aerial power lines which cross over Hwy. 46 East will result in temporary traffic breaks from Jardine Road to Union Road on Sunday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Nov. 2 from 6 am until 9 am. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct three to four rolling stops with delays not to exceed ten ... Read More »

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