Sunday, April 19th, 2015

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Residents Must Be Cautious with Open Burning

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Open burning releases smoke and air pollution that may be harmful to public health, and residents must exercise caution when conducting burning operations.  Burning during windy or unsafe conditions frequently results in escaped fires and residents can receive misdemeanor citations and/or be billed for suppression costs. CAL FIRE and APCD urges residents to carefully follow the conditions stated on their ...

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Delinquent Fine Phone Scam

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is warning about a phone scam that is being reported in the area. The Sheriff's Office has received a number of reports from people who have received a phone call that appears to be coming directly from the Sheriff's Office. The caller identifies themselves as a member of the Sheriff's Office and warns ...

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Deadline to Run for Offices March 7th

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Anyone interested in running for one of the offices on the June 3, 2014 election must complete the necessary paperwork by the Friday, March 7th deadline. This deadline will extend to Wednesday, March 12th, if the incumbent for that office does not file by the March 7th deadline. This extension period will not apply for state offices in which the ...

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Backyard Burn Permits Temporarily Authorized

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Due to recent rainfall, vegetation conditions have moderated the fire hazard such that Backyard Burn Permits will be temporarily authorized.  “Backyard” burning refers specifically to the burning of yard trimmings in residential backyards.  However, due to ongoing drought conditions and the expectation of warm/dry conditions returning, fire season rules remain in effect.   Therefore, backyard burning will only be authorized with ...

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Residential Structure Fires This Morning

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This morning at 12:32 a.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a residential structure fire at 842 Red Cloud in Paso Robles. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the single family residence at 842 Red Cloud fully involved in fire and the fire extending to the residence at 844 Red Cloud. Firefighters advanced fire ...

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Homemade Fireworks Found to be Cause of Loud Boom Sunday Night

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Morro Bay police have discovered the cause of a loud boom Sunday night at the Dynegy Power Plant. On Monday morning, police found a device appearing to be homemade fireworks. The device, made in part out of a Diet Coke case, was found in a parking lot owned by Dynegy, right next to the power plant. Police think this was ...

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Police Identified Bus Driver Who Suffered Heart Attack Driving

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Police have identified the bus driver who suffered a heart attack driving an Amtrak bus last Friday while crossing the Santa Maria Bridge about 7:10. He is 42-year-old Grodon Chadwick from Los Osos. Two women on the bus moved Chadwick from his seat and stopped the bus from grazing the center concrete divider and the rail guard. Chadwick was pronounced ...

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Boat Believed to Have Smuggled Marijuana Crashes

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Authorities say a boat believed to have been used to smuggle thousands of pounds of marijuana crashed at Garrapata State Beach in Big Sur.  The 36-foot panga boat was found on the beach Saturday morning, and a 35-pound bale of marijuana was found hidden in some bushes nearby.  Customs officials estimated several hundred bales of pot had been off-loaded from ...

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Stabbing in Paso Robles

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On Thursday, February 13, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a call from Twin Cities Community Hospital regarding a 29 year old male patient that had arrived with a stab wound to his torso. The wound required emergency surgery and the victim is currently listed in stable condition. Through investigation, Officers determined that the incident occurred ...

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Kidnapping Report Was Unfounded

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On Friday, February 14, at approximately 10:23 a.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a call from staff at Daniel Lewis Middle School, 900 Creston Road, reporting a kidnapping which had just occurred. The reporting party was a juvenile witness who told school staff that she believed her juvenile friend had been kidnapped from in front of the school. This ...

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