Sunday, October 4th, 2015


Women’s Shelter Program Receives Grant


  On June 24th the Women's Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County was awarded a $215,000 two-year grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation to promote domestic violence and healthcare safety net partnerships that address and prevent domestic violence through integrated models of service and system-level improvements. This grant was one of only two awarded in the entire ...

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Woman Kicked by Giraffe Plans on Fighting Ticket


  The 24-year-old San Luis Obispo woman who was kicked in the face by a giraffe at Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison over the weekend says she plans to fight the 686-dollar ticket.  Amanda Hall says that she wasn't trying to hurt Wally the giraffe and describes herself as an "animal lover."  The former Cal Poly student was ticketed for harassment of ...

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Asian Citrus Psyllid Triggers Infest Investigation


  The detection of an adult Asian Citrus Psyllid in an insect trap in a residential neighborhood in Cayucos has prompted a high density trapping delimitation survey of the surrounding area to determine if an infestation exists. Since March, 2014, Pest Detecion Specialists from the County Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Food and Agriculture have trapped Asian ...

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Drug Trafficking Operation in Paso Robles


  Atascadero’s Street Crimes Detective Team, with the collaborative efforts of the Paso Robles Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team has been investigating a drug trafficking operation that was occurring in Paso Robles. This investigation has been completed over the past two months and culminated Saturday night with APD detectives arresting three Paso Robles residents. Paso Robles Police Department arrested two ...

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Fall Semester Starts at Cuesta College


  The fall 2014 semester at Cuesta College is underway. Classes began today; currently, nearly 8,900 students have registered for courses offered on the San Luis Obispo Campus, North County Campus in Paso Robles, South County Center in Arroyo Grande and online. The fall semester runs until December 19; courses are still available in many areas. New for the fall ...

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Police Prepare for Labor Day Weekend


  Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities. Starting August 15 and continuing through September 1, local police, sheriff and the CHP will be aggressively targeting ...

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Counterfeit Bills Being Passed Off


     On 08-14-2014 Officers of the Morro Bay Police Department contacted Alfred Ayala in the 700 block of Quintana Rd. in regards to a report that he attempted to pass Counterfeit $100 bills at a local business. Ayala was found to be in possession of Counterfeit U.S. currency and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was arrested without incident ...

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Arroyo Grande Man Arrested For Alleged Violence at Deltopia


  An Arroyo Grande man is in hot water with the law. He was busted for participating in Deltopia by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office which just announced the results of a comprehensive investigation following the civil disturbance that broke out on April 5, 2014 at Deltopia, an unsanctioned spring break party in Isla Vista.  During that civil unrest, ...

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New Homeless Service Center


  The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to commit $500,000 towards the construction of a new homeless service center at 40 Prado Road in San Luis Obispo. The County’s $500,000 commitment to the project is the largest made by a single entity to date. “The County takes its role in addressing issues of homelessness very seriously. ...

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Use of Fraudulent Cards Results in Arrests


  On July 14, 2014 at approximately 4:30pm, Officers responded to Citibank in the 1600 block of Spring St. for a report of possible fraudulent transactions using stolen credit cards. Citibank had been alerted by other bank branches in Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, and Grover Beach that a group of suspects were traveling northward using these fraudulent cards at banks ...

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