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SLO Air Quality Warning

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The San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) informs individuals that the air quality in San Luis Obispo County is being impacted by smoke from the wildfires that are occurring in Southwestern Oregon.  Due to deteriorating air quality, the Camp SLO prescribed burn that was scheduled for today has been postponed.   Wildfire smoke is traveling down ... Read More »

Anchorwoman Arrested For Intoxication

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KEYT anchorwoman Paula Lopez issued a statement Wednesday afternoon acknowledging that her arrest this past Monday — and an unusual disappearance earlier this year — were related to her ongoing battle against alcoholism. As Noozhawk reported yesterday the 48-year-old Lopez, was arrested on a public-intoxication charge Monday afternoon near her foothills home west of Santa Barbara, according to the Santa ... Read More »

Prescribed Burn Planned Today At Camp San Luis

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The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County APCD will be conducting a 230-acre prescribed burn on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Camp San Luis Obispo.  This burn will be in grasslands on and near firing ranges on the base.  The purpose of the prescribed burn is to burn off the ignitable grass ... Read More »

Three Injured After DUI Driver Crashes Into Oncoming Traffic In Los Osos

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Three people were injured, two seriously, yesterday morning in a three-car accident on LOVR and Jacaranda lane.  A 36-year-old male driver crossed the double yellow lines and crashed head-on into a car driven by a 61-year-old woman. The male then hit another car.  He and the others were taken to the hospital for major to moderate injuries.  The male driver ... Read More »

Grover Beach Police On The Lookout For Attempted Purse Snatcher

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On Monday July 29, at about 8:46 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers were dispatched to Vons located at 1758 W. Grand Ave for a report of an attempted theft of a purse. The preliminary investigation revealed that a male adult attempted to grab a female victim’s purse as she was walking through the Vons parking lot.  During the struggle for ... Read More »

Driver Found At Bottom Of Ravine Identified As Missing Santa Barbara Man

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has positively identified the occupant of a vehicle found at the bottom of a ravine off Painted Cave Road on July 4th.  The decedent is 55-year-old Timothy Goodwin of Santa Barbara who was reported missing in Santa Barbara County in March of 2012.  His death is under investigation. Read More »

Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team Arrests Seven In Drug Bust

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On 07-27-13 the Paso Robles Police Department Special Enforcement Team culminated a month long narcotic sales investigation with the seizure of $2,770 in cash, $1000 worth of Black Tar Heroin, and the arrest of seven people. S.E.T. Detectives served a search warrant at a residence along the 100 block of Pioneer Trail Drive, Paso Robles.  As a result of the ... Read More »

Woman Assaults Two People Then Barricades Herself In Atascadero Home

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On July 23rd 2013, officers from the Atascadero Police Department were dispatched to the 10700 block of El Camino Real for a reported assault with a deadly weapon and robbery.   When officers arrived on scene it was discovered that a female adult assaulted two individuals with a knife while stealing one of the victim’s cellular telephone.  The suspect then ... Read More »

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Pismo Beach

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The California Department of Public Health has confirmed the West Nile Virus has been isolated from mosquitoes collected in the City of Pismo Beach. The positive mosquitoes were collected on July 9th and 10th at the city’s Chumash Park. The West Nile Virus was isolated from the mosquito species Culex tarsalis. The Culex tarsalis mosquito is commonly found in California, ... Read More »

SLO Film Festival To Screen Movies Shot On Location On The Central Coast

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In honor of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's 20th Anniversary next year, the SLOIFF will celebrate by screening Hollywood movies that have been made in San Luis Obispo County over the past 90 years. SLO County on the Silver Screen will present a wide variety of notable films, and screen each in the part of the County they ... Read More »

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