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SLO County To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Beginning Today

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The Ninth Circuit Court lifted the stay of execution paving the way for issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in California.  San Luis Obispo County has begun issuing marriage licenses to all couples this morning. A volunteer deputy commissioner of civil marriages will be available on Monday for any couple who would also like to be married on the same day. ... Read More »

Body Found In Water Off Montaña de Oro State Park

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On 6-28-13, Coroner's investigators responded to a report of a body discovered at Spooner's Cove in Montana de Oro State Park.  People walking in the area discovered the body in the water and reported it to State Park Rangers. Cal Fire responded and recovered the body of an adult male in the same area as where a Cal Poly student ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested After Attempted Kidnapping

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On 6-27-13, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding an attempted kidnapping on Pippin Lane in See Canyon. The caller reported that a man had rammed into their 17-year-old daughter's vehicle, approached her, and told her several times to get into his SUV.  The victim ran inside her house, and locked herself inside. The suspect ... Read More »

Board Of Supervisors Searches To Fill Void After Death Of Paul Teixeira

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Paul Teixeira, the chair of the SLO County Board of Supervisors, died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday night. Teixeira was supervisor for the Fourth District which includes a southern portion of San Luis Obispo, all of Arroyo Grande, Oceano, and Nipomo. In a statement issued by the county, it said “ Our deepest condolences go out to Paul’s family, ... Read More »

Fatal Accident On 101 Caused By Drunk Driver

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The CHP says the fatal car crash, which occurred yesterday morning at 4:30 on Highway 101 in Shell Beach was caused by a drunk driver. 21-year-old Joshua Hurt from Bakersfield was driving the Acura. He was injured in the rollover crash. His unnamed passenger died. Hurt was arrested and taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. Hurt will be booked ... Read More »

Police Search For Female Suspect in Nipomo Bank Robbery

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On 6-27-13, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a report of a robbery in progress at the Coast Hills Federal Credit Union in Nipomo.  A Hispanic female entered the bank, demanded money and then left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A weapon was mentioned, but none was seen. Sheriff's detectives along with crime scene investigators ... Read More »

Identity Confirmed Of Pilot In Monday’s Fatal Crash

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The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim involved in a plane crash on 6-24-13 in San Luis Obispo. The man has been identified as 44-year-old Scott Morgan Metzger of San Luis Obispo. Because of the extent of the injuries suffered, it was thought that DNA analysis would have to be utilized to ... Read More »

Early Morning Fatal Accident On 101

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An early morning accident on 101 northbound at Shell Beach claimed the life of one person and injured another. The crash occurred about 4:30 this morning. It took about three hours to clear the roadway.  Traffic was reduced to one lane. The CHP is investigating the cause of the mishap. Read More »

Same-Sex Marriages To Resume In California After Supreme Court’s Prop 8 Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the case challenging California’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.   County Clerks have received direction from the California Department of Public Health that the Ninth Circuit Court must first issue an order dissolving the stay of injunction that has been in place throughout the appeal process before issuance of marriage licenses to same sex ... Read More »

Diablo Canyon’s Unit 1 Shut Down For Maintenance Repairs

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Operators at Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Diablo Canyon Power Plant today announced the shut down of Unit 1 in order to perform necessary work on the back-up cooling system. Unit 2 continues to operate at full power.   PG&E made the decision to take Unit 1 offline after routine inspections detected a small buildup of boric acid on the Unit ... Read More »

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