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Police Investigate Suspicious Death At Atascadero Home

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The Atascadero Police Department is investigating what they say is a suspicious death of a female.  It happened at a house on the 4300 block of Tranquilla Avenue. Investigators were on the scene for several hours last night and blocked off three different streets in the area. Officials say no one is in custody at this time.   Read More »

Lompoc Church Burglary Suspect Arrested

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A Lompoc man is in jail on suspicion of burglarizing a church. Police say the burglar took several items from the church last October. DNA evidence from the scene identified 49-year-old Kenneth Quick as the suspect. Lompoc Police arrested Quick at his home on Tuesday, where they say they found stolen property from the church. Read More »

VFB Launches 1st Missile This Year

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Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say an unarmed Minuteman III test missile launched yesterday morning. The launch was originally scheduled for Tuesday morning, but was delayed due to range safety instrumentation issues. It is traveling 4,200 miles across the Pacific, and is the first this year in a series of periodic launches to ensure the intercontinental missile force is reliable. ... Read More »

Well-Marked Addresses Critical For Emergency Responders

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When a person dials 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers are trained to send first responders to the emergency as fast as possible.  This help might be for a person having a heart attack or stroke, it may be for a child who is choking or drowning, it could be a house or a wildland fire, it may even be a home burglary ... Read More »

Atascadero Reserve Firefighter To Be Recognized For Years Of Service

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On Tuesday, May 28, at 6:00 p.m., in front of the Atascadero City Council and his friends and family, Reserve Firefighter Frank Sommers will be recognized for his 35 years of service to the citizens of Atascadero. The Atascadero City Council will present Sommers with joint resolutions regarding his long-time service to the community. The recognition will take place at ... Read More »

Two Grover Beach Police Officers Receive “Life Saving Award”

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At the Grover Beach City Council meeting, May 20, Officer Reggie Bio and Sergeant Angelo Limon from the Grover Beach Police Department were recognized for receiving a “Life Saving Award” for their outstanding efforts that occurred in April 2013.  On Sunday, April 21, 2013 at about 1:41 p.m., Officer Reggie Bio and Sergeant Angelo Limon were dispatched to the 300 ... Read More »

Accident Near Mustang Village Sends Motorcyclist To Hospital

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A motorcyclist is injured after a traffic collision with a SUV near the Mustang Village Apartment Complex in San Luis Obispo.  It happened yesterday at 4:50 p.m. Officials say 21-year-old Philip Jones was riding westbound on Foothill Boulevard passing Mustang Village as an 18-year-old driver of an SUV traveling Eastbound on Foothill was making a left-turn into Mustang Village and ... Read More »

VAFB Delays Missile Launch Again

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Vandenberg Air Force Base officials say a Minuteman III missile launch will be postponed until tomorrow morning. It was originally scheduled to launch this morning. The delay is due to a range safety instrumentation issue. The missile will travel 4,200 miles across the Pacific, and is one in a series of periodic launches to ensure the intercontinental missile force is ... Read More »

Competency Trial For Man Charged With Murder Postponed

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A competency trial for an Atascadero man charged with murder is postponed until July 18th.  According to the District Attorney’s Office it was postponed yesterday, because his attorney needed more time to prepare. 43-year-old John Barrett is one of four people who were charged in the August 2011 murder of 55-year-old Robert Uyeno. Uyeno’s body was found beaten and stabbed, ... Read More »

Police Pursuit From Oceano To Santa Maria Ends In Crash And Arrest

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Yesterday at 6:20, starting at 19 and Paso Robles streets in Oceano, deputies pursued a vehicle that was being driven by Jeanne Sepeda, who was wanted for a felony warrant. Sepeda and her passenger, Steven Vega, fled from deputies through Oceano, Nipomo, and onto Highway 101 south towards Santa Maria.  CHP and Santa Maria Police took over the pursuit there. ... Read More »

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