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Victim in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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The man who was killed in a motorcycle crash on the 101 in San Luis Obispo on Sunday has been identified as 35-year-old Victor Hugo Padilla-Diaz. Diaz was driving a Yamaha at a high speed on 101 north of Higuera Street when he crashed into the center divider.  He was ejected and hit several wood posts. He was pronounced dead at ...

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Alcohol May Have Been Factor in Death of Man at Big Sur

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Alcohol may have been a factor that caused the death of a Big Sur man over the weekend.  The crash happened sometime between midnight and 5:00 a.m. Saturday on Nacimiento Lake Drive, north of Heritage Loop Road. 22 year old Richmond Corrales Eskridge, lost control around a curve causing his pickup to roll down several times down a steep embankment. ...

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Street Was Closed in Santa Maria Due to Alleged Hostage Situation

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Western Street in Santa Maria was closed off yesterday afternoon because of a possible domestic-violence situation. Apparently a woman was being held at knifepoint. Police got the woman out safely, but had to use a canine unit to apprehend the suspect who was a 19 year old man. He suffered dog bite wounds, and the woman had some minor injuries.

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One-Day CPR/AED Course to be Held on Sunday

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South Bay, in partnership with DeWitt Stern, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Central Coast CPR, the South Bay Community Center and the Los Osos Community Services District, will host a one-day CPR/AED course on Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 2:00 pm-6:30 pm at the South Bay Community Center (2180 Palisades Avenue, Los Osos) for a nominal fee of $10. This course ...

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Nipomo Man Faces 126 Charges In Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Girl

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Robert Bergner of Nipomo has been charged with 126 felony counts relating to unlawful sexual abuse of a minor. He is currently in the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at $1 million, pending his further arraignment on the charges in Superior Court on July 28, 2015.

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Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Fifth Suspect In Javier Limon Homicide

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division and Gang Enforcement Unit have identified and arrested 21-year old Bryan Rios of Santa Maria as a 5th person who is alleged to have played a direct role in the death of Javier Limon.  Rios was arrested in Santa Maria yesterday, July 23, with the assistance of parole agents from ...

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Squirrel Control Device Sparks Vegitation Fire In SLO

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A device used to kill ground squirrels started a vegetation fire yesterday at Laureate Lane and O’Connor Way in San Luis Obispo, according to fire officials. The device injects propane and oxygen into the ground, causing an explosion to kill rodents. The devices are not legal this time of year in California, but it’s not known if anyone is going ...

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Motorcyclist Dead After Crashing Into Center Divider

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There was a fatal motorcycle accident in San Luis just after six on the 101 northbound just north of Higuera. The CHP says a male motorcycle driver crashed into the center divider. He died at the scene. The CHP is still investigating.

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Pismo Beach and Grover Beach Host Special Olympics Team

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The City of Pismo Beach and City of Grover Beach joined forces to host over 80 members from the United Arab Emirates Special Olympics Team last night. To get a Classic California experience, a traditional tri-tip dinner and sunset beach bonfire was enjoyed by all the athletes and their trainers. The athletes will be leaving the Central Coast Friday morning ...

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Seven Arrested in Probation Crackdown

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The San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, Paso Robles Police Department and Atascadero Police Department conducted a probation compliance operation on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Law enforcement personnel contacted individuals on probation in northern San Luis Obispo County including the cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero, as well as the unincorporated areas of Shandon ...

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