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LA Construction Worker Falls to His Death

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A construction worker fell to his death from the tallest building in Los Angeles. The man’s body struck the back of a car that was traveling on south Figueroa Street. A woman inside the vehicle was examined by medical personnel. She was scared, but not injured. The Wilshire Grand Hotel is currently under construction. When it’s completed, it will be …

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German Shepherd Found After Falling Overboard

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Five weeks after she fell overboard,  a young German Shepherd is discovered on San Clemente island, 70 miles off San Diego. The island is a navy training base. Luna the dog swam two miles to reach the remote island.  She apparently survived by eating mice. The dog was discovered by navy staffers, who spotted her by a road, wagging her …

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Today in Sports

Basketball

The Southern California Championships await the girls basketball team from Mission Prep.  First year coach Andrew Richardson says the girls are anxious to play for the title.   The Royals take on Village Christian tomorrow morning in Ontario.  The winner advances to the state championship at the Arco Arena in Sacramento. The Cal Poly baseball team headed for Sacramento for a …

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SLO Police are Prepared for Saint Patrick’s Day

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St Patrick’s Day today on the Central Coast. In San Luis Obispo, many young people hit the pubs at six this morning, when the doors opened at spots like McCarthy’s and Bulls Tavern.  Captain Keith Storton of the San Luis Police Department says the city is prepared.  They encourage selfies, not mugshots.  San Luis Obipso police out in force this …

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San Luis Obispo City Council Looking to Publicly Fund Political Campaigns

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San Luis City Council looking at ways to publicly fund political campaigns. On a 3-2 vote, the council directs staff to return with a proposal called a “democracy voucher.”  each registered voter would receive $20 to donate to candidates, but only to those candidates who agree to receive only contributions through the publicly funded program.  It would be among the …

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Paso Robles Receives Federal Grant to Improve Airport Runway

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The city of Paso Robles receives a federal grand to improve the runway at the Paso Robles airport. The grant for $1.4 million will complete rehabilitation of the taxiway. The project will extend the life of the runway for another 10-15 years. Some see the Paso Robles airport as the airport of the future for the county, because of the …

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Judge Upholds a Ruling by Air Pollution Control District

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A judge upholds a rule imposed by the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District. The rule is intended to reduce the amount of unhealthy dust pollution blowing from the Oceano Dunes onto the Nipomo Mesa. A group of off-highway vehicle enthusiasts challenged the legality of the rule. The rule requires parks to reduce the amount of dusty blowing …

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Santa Maria Police Search for Credit Card Thief

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Santa Maria police are looking for a man who went on a shopping spree with a stolen credit card.  The card was in a wallet stolen from an unlocked card back in November. The suspect hit several stores, including the Home Depot. The man is described as white, about 25 years old with a thin beard. Anyone with information is …

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SLO Film Fest Continues

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SLO Film Fest continues today in San Luis Obispo. Friday night is surf night, focusing this year on Mavericks and a local surfing legend, Pismo, the surfing goat. Saturday night is all about Ann-Margaret, but other luminaries will also be on hand including Ben Mankeiwiz and Allan Arkin. Tomorrow night, a documentary will be shown that may interest you.  Ben …

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Today in Sports

Basketball

The girls basketball team from Mission Prep preparing for the Southern California Championship. The Royals travel to the Inland Empire for a game Saturday morning at ten at Colony High School in Ontario. The Royals one game away from the state championship at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, but Village Christian has a 6’4” center. The Cal Poly Mustang baseball …

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