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John Hawkes To Receive King Vidor Award At This Year’s SLO Film Fest

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The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival is proud to announce the 19th annual King Vidor Award recipient – actor, John Hawkes.  The award will be presented immediately after the George Sidney Independent Film and Audience Awards, on Saturday, March 9 at 7:00pm at the Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo.  "We are delighted to honor the outstanding work of ... Read More »

Possible Drowning Victim Saved With Help Of Bystanders In Cambria

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On Saturday March 2 at 11:30, Sheriff’s dispatch received a 9-1-1 call regarding a possible drowning victim at Leffingwell Landing in Cambria.  Cambria Fire Department, Cambria Ambulance, and Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene. The victim, a seven-year-old female from Bakersfield, had been in the ocean and was swept away by a wave.  The victim’s uncle went into the ... Read More »

Paso Robles Police Investigate String Of Daytime Burglaries

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The Paso Robles Police Department is currently investigating a series of daytime residential burglaries, which have occurred recently on the east side of the city. On Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th and 28th, officers investigated five burglaries, which occurred in the 800 block of Red Cloud Road, 500 block of Navajo Avenue, 300 block of Crazy Horse Drive, and 300 ... Read More »

Gas Prices Down Slightly

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Average retail gasoline prices in California have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 10,526 gas outlets in California. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.70/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ... Read More »

More Details Emerge After Missing News Anchor Found Safe

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Thursday their search for a missing KEYT anchorwoman did not involve preferential treatment because of her position.  Paula Lopez was found safe after being missing eight hours on Wednesday. Her family reported her missing 10 a.m. Wednesday and she was back home by 5:30 p.m.  The search included crews in a helicopter and ... Read More »

Carpinteria Youth Pastor Charged With Rape And Child Molestation

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A Carpinteria Youth Pastor who also worked as an Assistant Manager at a hotel is in custody and charged with multiple counts of child molestation, child rape, lewd acts upon a child and furnishing an illegal substance to minors.  28-year-old Louis Joseph Bristol was arrested at 4:30 pm Wednesday afternoon after he surrendered to Sheriff’s Detectives at the Carpinteria Station. ... Read More »

CHC Grand Opening In Nipomo

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Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC) is celebrating the grand opening of its new facility in Nipomo. CHC will host a two-day open house – Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, from 10 am to 4 pm. The community is invited to tour CHC’s state-of-the-art facility, and meet with health care professionals. Visitors will have the opportunity ... Read More »

Paula Lopez Home Safe After Family Reported Her Missing

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KEYT Anchorwoman Paula Lopez is home safe and sound this morning, after she went missing all day yesterday. It went down like this:  Just after 10 yesterday morning, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a call from concerned family members that KEYT News Anchorwoman Paula Lopez was missing.  Lopez is a well-known and familiar face in the Santa Barbara ... Read More »

Police Continue To Investigate Weekend Shooting That Killed A Paso Robles Man

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Paso Police are still looking for suspects in a homicide last Saturday night.  Witnesses spotted a car leaving the Paso Robles apartment complex where a man was fatally shot this weekend.   37-year-old Victor Hugo Sanchez was shot late Saturday outside an apartment complex on the 3100 block of Spring Street.  According to police, the multiple witnesses saw an older ... Read More »

Police Use Teens In Citywide Tobacco Compliance Check

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Last Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department, in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County Public Health’s Tobacco Control Program, conducted a citywide tobacco sales compliance check operation. The compliance check utilized the help of two local teens who attempted to purchase tobacco at 44 locations.  Five clerks of the 44 stores sold tobacco to the teen.  One clerk ... Read More »

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