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Fatal Accident This Morning

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An early morning accident took the life of a 21-year-old Oceano man when he crashed on Los Berros Road at a high rate of speed and hit a tree. The wreck occurred about 3:52 near Quailwood Lane. He was not wearing a seatbelt and the CHP says alcohol may have been involved. Read More »

Man Arrested for DUI After Hit and Run Collision

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In Santa Maria last night about 11:52, a Santa Maria man was critically injured in a two car accident at Enos Drive and Miller Street. According to police, 29-year-old Juan Salazar driving a Chrysler collided with 19-year-old Jonathan Lara who was driving a Pontiac. Lara, also from Santa Maria was extricated and taken to the hospital. Salazar who tried to ... Read More »

Investigators Say Co-Pilot Made Error Causing Virgin Galactic Crash

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Federal investigators say the co-pilot who died in the test-flight of a space plane made an error causing the crash.  The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed, Michael Alsbury prematurely unlocked a lever that might have caused Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two to raise its tail moments before it broke apart in Southern California Friday.  Alsbury was killed and test pilot ... Read More »

SLOIFF Will Be Screening Movies to Celebrate 21st Birthday

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In honor of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s 21st birthday next year, the SLOIFF has been celebrating early by screening three classic movies with a “coming of age” theme this fall, with special events that include Hollywood celebrities and musical guests. The last film in the series is Mary Pickford’s silent comedy “DADDY LONG LEGS” accompanied live by ... Read More »

Paso Robles Police Catch People Smoking Marijuana in Park

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On October 29, 2014 Paso Robles Police Department Special Enforcement Team detectives conducted a directed enforcement operation at Centennial Park. Over recent weeks the PRPD received numerous complaints of individuals congregating within the park to smoke marijuana. The illegal activity reportedly became increasingly disruptive for those seeking to use the park for legal recreational purposes. At approximately 3:00pm plain clothes ... Read More »

Cuesta College Holding Events For Students Planning on Going to Four Year Schools

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Cuesta College is holding two events geared toward students considering enrolling in college or transferring to a four-year university. On Monday, November 3, the San Luis Obispo Campus will host University Transfer Day from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center and College Night from 5:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. in buildings 5100, 5400 and 7300. University Transfer ... Read More »

No Major Incidents in Isla Vista on Halloween

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to report there were no major incidents in Isla Vista for Halloween weekend, with very few arrests and citations issued.  Unlike previous Halloweens which attracted tens of thousands of people, many of them from out of town, this year the crowd was estimated at no more than a few thousand and consisted ... Read More »

Tips for Upcoming Election

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CHECK YOUR POLLING PLACE LOCATION: Check your polling place on the back of your sample ballot or on your yellow notification card if you registered to vote after October 6th. Many polling places have changed and you should not assume that you will be voting at the same polling place as the last election. If you cannot find your sample ... Read More »

Funeral Services Yet to Be Announced for Anna Deis

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Funeral services for 25-year-old Anna Deis have yet to be announced. The Los Osos native was killed Wednesday night while riding her bicycle on Los Osos Valley Road. According to authorities Deis was crossing the road near the La Familia pumpkin patch when she was struck by a car by an 86-year-old man from San Luis. He was not cited. ... Read More »

Big Crowd Expected in Isla Vista Tonight

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A crowd estimated to be in the range of 30,000 people is expected this weekend for Halloween in Isla Vista.  In anticipation of the Isla Vista Halloween street party, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department will increase its staffing level by 25 personnel.  The increased staffing level will include the following additional resources: two chief officers, two group supervisors, two ... Read More »

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