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Sobriety and License Checkpoint on September 26

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The Cal Poly University Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, September 26, 2014 on the Cal Poly campus. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver’s license.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers a Read More »

Missing Man Found Safe This Morning

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In the early morning hours of Thursday the San Luis Obispo Police Department was notified of a critical missing person in the area of the 400 block of Bluerock.

Art Armstrong, an 84 years old resident of San Luis Obispo with dementia, went missing last night about 7. He was found safe this morning.

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Traffic Stop Results in Arrest for Stolen Car

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On Tuesday at approximately 1050 a.m., a Paso Robles Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge pickup truck after noticing the driver was not wearing his seatbelt in the area of Oak Hill Rd.. Upon contact with the driver, who was identified as 44-year-old Daniel Lee Stainbrook of Paso Robles, it was determined that Stainbrook was driving with a suspended driver’s license.  

The officer then recalled a black Dodge pickup had been stolen from the 1000 block Read More »

Studies Show Diablo Canyon Power Plant is Seismically Safe

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Extensive scientific research performed in the area surrounding Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Power Plant demonstrates the facility remains seismically safe and able to withstand the largest potential earthquakes in the region.

This was the main finding in a report PG&E submitted   to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the chief safety regulator for the nation’s commercial nuclear power plants. The report w Read More »

Fight Victim Identified

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The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the male victim who died during a fight in San Miguel on Sunday. He is identified as 54-year-old Alvaro Jaramillo Medrano of San Miguel. Next of kin have been notified. An autopsy is planned for today. The results of that autopsy will be pending toxicology results which are expected to take six to eight weeks. This is believed to be an isolated incident and there are no outstanding suspects. Inve Read More »

Man Taken Into Custody For Alleged Kidnapping and Torture

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On September 8, at approximately 11:30 p.m., San Luis Obispo Police Officers responded to the Chevron Station at 151 Santa Rosa for the report of an assault victim inside the business.  When officers arrived they found a 27-year-old female with significant injuries covering her entire body hiding inside the business.  The injuries on the victim consisted of burn marks, lacerations, scratches, bruising, and extreme swelling. She also had tape tangled in her hair. During thei Read More »

City of SLO and American Legion Are Hosting 9/11 Ceremony

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The City of San Luis Obispo and the American Legion (Post 66) are hosting the annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on September 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Laguna Lake Golf Course (11175 Los Osos Valley Road). As part of this year’s ceremony, a steel I-beam the World Trade Center Towers will be on display for public viewing.

The steel beam, which we were honored to receive in 2009, will soon be incorporated into a memorial at Fire Station One (Santa Barbara Ave. Read More »

Three Fatal Crashes on Central Coast

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Three fatals on the Central coast. At 1:48 a.m. Monday, 34-year-old Julio Pegueros from Santa Barbara was killed when he ran into a construction vehicle that was closing a lane on 101 northbound just past Bates Road in Carpinteria. And the CHP released the names of two Santa Maria women killed in a crash Saturday afternoon on Highway 154 just west of Foxen Canyon Road. The CHP identified the women as 64-year-old Carmelita Connor and 58-year-old Olivia Sandiego. Sandiego was the car's driv Read More »

No Arrests Made in Deadly Fight

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No arrests have been made yet after a fight in front of the Elkhorn Bar in San Miguel Sunday. One man died as a result of an altercation between two groups of people. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. The Sheriff's Office has not released the man's name yet, and said the investigation is still ongoing.

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Donation To Be Made to Friends of Prado

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On Tuesday, September 9, at 4:30 p.m. the Directed Giving Campaign Committee through the “Make Change Count” donation station program will present a check to the Friends of Prado to help support local social service efforts.

In April of 2014 the City of San Luis Obispo, in partnership with the United Way of San Luis Obispo County and the City of San Luis Obispo Downtown Association, installed seven specially marked Donation Stations throughout the downtown core of San Lui Read More »

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