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Narcotics Warrant Results in Two Arrests


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 …

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SLO Skate Park to Open February 28


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, …

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Celebrate a “Green” Christmas in Paso Robles


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 …

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California Shelters Looking to Adopt Out Chihuahuas


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 …

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Man Escapes Police Momentarily After Allegedly Stealing Tip Jar


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 …

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Santa Barbara Man Sentenced to Six Years for Sexual Assault


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. …

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Cal Poly Float Earns Special Honors


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 …

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John Lindsey Named Citizen of the Year


For the past three decades, Los Osos-Baywood Park Citizen of the Year Council has taken great pride in naming their Citizen of the Year.  The Council, made up of past recipients, seeks the true heroes of the community. To be considered the Council seeks people who have 1) a proven track record for outstanding service and dedication to Los Osos …

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Icy Conditions On Streets and Sidewalks


Extremely cold overnight temperatures could cause icy conditions on streets and sidewalks. Property owners are asked to turn off irrigation sprinklers next to sidewalks to help prevent ice from forming while the cold weather continues. The city also urges you to cover any outside pipes to prevent freezing or bursting overnight. If you have any questions regarding icy conditions, please …

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110 People Arrested for DUI During Winter Crackdown


While there are still three days left in the enforcement period, so far 110 people have been arrested for DUI in Santa Barbara County during this year’s Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown. The arrests were a result of local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 12 DUI deployments in Santa Barbara County.  Last year’s Winter Holiday crackdown resulted in a …

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