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Atascadero Police Department To Step Up Bike And Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Opereations

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The Atascadero Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Thursday with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped out locations over the past five years where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred, along with the violations that led to those crashes. Extra officers will be on duty ... Read More »

SLO County Farm Bureau To Kick Off Foodraising Celebration

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The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau, its Board of Directors and members are kicking off the season of giving by giving BIG this week at the First Annual East Airport Business Park “Foodraising” Celebration on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Farm Bureau will donate a pallet of turkeys to the Food Bank Coalition ... Read More »

PG&E: Diablo Canyon Power Plant Returns to 100% Power

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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has announced that Unit 2 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely returned to 100 percent power after a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage that began on Oct. 5. Unit 1 is safely operating at 100 percent power. During the outage about 1,000 contract workers joined PG&E employees in performing more than 10,000 work activities, which ... Read More »

Gas Prices Continue to Fall in California

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Average retail gasoline prices in California have fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.94/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ... Read More »

Police Cracking Down on Cyclists in Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara Police will be cracking down on cyclists who break the law Tuesday and Wednesday Police will be ticketing cyclists who violate state laws and city ordinances such as riding on sidewalks, running red lights, not stopping at intersections and not yielding to pedestrians. Police say they hope the extra enforcement will make it safer for both pedestrians and ... Read More »

Preparations for Veterans Day Tomorrow

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In preparation for Veterans Day, November 11th, when we honor the more than 22 million men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the California Association of County Veterans Service Officers (CACVSO) and the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) are partnering with television and radio stations across the state to air a special Public Service Announcement ... Read More »

David Lack Sentenced to 9 Years and 8 Months

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District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that David James Lack, age 53, was sentenced Thursday, November 6, 2014, to 9 years 8 months in state prison and remanded into custody to begin his sentence. Mr. Lack was found guilty by a jury on August 7, 2014, of three counts of grand theft.  Additionally the jury found true enhancements that ... Read More »

Morro Bay Man Facing Charges of Burglary and Forgery

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A Morro Bay man is facing a long list of charges after police say he broke into businesses and mailboxes throughout the city. Phong Tran, 44, is accused of commercial burglary, forgery, fraudulent checks, possession of stolen property, identity theft, false representation, possession of a controlled substance, fraudulent vehicle registration, and driving with a suspended license. Police in Morro Bay ... Read More »

Life Legal Defense Foundation Files Civil Suit Against University of California

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Life Legal Defense Foundation has filed a civil suit in Santa Barbara County Superior Court on behalf of a group of pro-life students against the University of California and professor Mireille Miller-Young.  In July, Miller-Young was criminally convicted of stealing and destroying the students’ property and assaulting one member of the group. The civil suit seeks compensation for physical battery, ... Read More »

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department recently received the final Autopsy Report regarding the death of Nickolas Camara. The report listed Camara’s death was caused by, “Cardiac Dysrhythmia”, and “Acute Methamphetamine Toxicity.” In other words, Camara suffered a Heart Attack due to, or as a consequence of his methamphetamine use. This case involving Camara’s death is now inactive. The subject ... Read More »

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