Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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Head on Accident on Highway 154 Last Night

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Another head on at Highway 154 and Roblar Avenue. The accident occurred just after five last night. At least one person was airlifted to a hospital. The cause is under investigation. Two days before seven people were injured at the same intersection.

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CHP Identifies People Involved in Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

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The California Highway Patrol has identified the people involved in last Friday’s deadly wrong-way crash on the Santa Maria River Bridge.  the driver of the wrong-way truck was 57-year-old William Dixon Jr. of Hastings, Nebraska. Hi hit a car driven by 71-year-old William Donald Cole of Nipomo. Cole died but his wife survived. Dixon died as well. The CHP is ...

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Investigation Into DUI Crash That Killed Arroyo Grande Man

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The CHP is also investigating a DUI crash that killed an Arroyo Grande man on Hi Mountain Road over the weekend.  He has been identified a 22-year-old Tyler Jones who was a  passenger in a truck driven by 18-year-old Paul Kravtsov also of AG. Kravstov lost control of his truck and went down a 300 foot embankment. He escaped serious ...

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Gas Prices on the Rise Again

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Average retail gasoline prices in California have risen 14.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.93/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.29/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ...

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SLO Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is warning about a phone scam that’s targeting residents in the County. Several people have reported that they had been contacted by someone claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office. They were warned there was a warrant out for their arrest because they failed to appear for jury duty. The caller indicates the ...

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New Skate Park to Open Saturday

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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 and events will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 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 ...

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Arroyo Grande Man in Jail After Driving Off Road and Killing Passenger

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An Arroyo Grande man is in county jail after driving off High Mountain Road killing his passenger.  Paul Kravtsov faces Felony DUI and manslaughter charges.  Kravtsov, who is 18 apparently lost control of his pick-up in the early morning hours over the weekend and 300 feet down a mountainside. He sustained minor injuries but was able to crawl up the ...

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Statement on Status of Senior District Attorney

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In response to recent press inquiries concerning the status of Senior District Attorney Investigator A.J. Santana’s employment, District Attorney Dan Dow issues the following statement: “Effective February 14, 2015, Mr. Santana is no longer employed by the District Attorney’s Office. Due to applicable employee privacy concerns, we are unable to release any detailed information at this time. The District Attorney’s ...

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Funeral Services for Rick Martel on March 2

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Services for the late Rick Martel will be held March 2 at 11 AM at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church in Arroyo Grande. Martel, anchor for KSBY news for 15 years, died this past Tuesday morning of kidney failure. A recent stroke limited his ability to speak and to sing, According to Martel’s wife story, all are invited to the services. ...

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Amgen Coming to Central Coast

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Amgen is once again coming to the Central Coast. The bike tour starts in May in Sacramento. It ends in Pasadena. Before it does, it will travel thru Pismo Beach and Avila Beach May 13.

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