Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Local News

Police Search for Burglary Suspects

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On May 15, San Luis Obispo Police Officers responded to the Golden 1 Credit Union at 852 Foothill for the report of a burglary. Several of the businesses in the complex surrounding Golden 1 Credit Union are currently under construction. A construction foreman had discovered a hole in the drywall leading into a storeroom of Golden 1 and notified the ...

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Armed Robbery at Chico’s Café in Paso Robles

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On Tuesday, May 26, at approximately 10:35am, the Paso Robles Police Department received a 911 telephone call reporting an armed robbery had just occurred at Chico’s Cafe, 834 11th Street, Paso Robles. The cafe clerk told officers that a white male adult, wearing a bandana to cover his face, displayed a handgun and ordered the victim into a back office. ...

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Capps Announces Reintroduction of Central Coast Heritage Protection Act

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) has announced the reintroduction of the Central Coast Heritage Protection Act, legislation that would protect 245,665 acres of new and expanded wilderness in the Los Padres National Forest and the Carrizo Plain National Monument, strengthen protections for wild and scenic rivers, and designate a new national recreational trail. Senator Barbara Boxer introduced companion legislation in the Senate ...

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Santa Barbara Beaches to be Shut Down for Another Week

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Oil-slicked Santa Barbara County beaches will be shut down at least another week as cleanup continues from last week’s oil spill.  Authorities say Refugio and El Capitan beaches will be closed to the public until June 4th.  Residents are being told to stay away as hundreds of volunteers continue to work on cleaning up the beaches following last Tuesday’s oil ...

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Prescribed Burn Planned at Camp SLO

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There will be a 230 acre prescribed burn at Camp San Luis Obispo (SLO) between May 26th and May 30th, 2015 starting at approximately 10:00 am, weather and burn conditions permitting. The burn will be on grasslands on and near the base’s firing ranges. CAL FIRE/SLO County Fire Department responds to accidental grass fires at Camp SLO when the grass ...

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Man Receives 41 Year Prison Sentence for Child Molestation

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District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that Clive Badi De Comarmond was sentenced on May 21, 2015, to 41 years in state prison.  On December 5, 2014, defendant pled guilty to 21 felony counts of child molestation against five victims ranging in age from 11 to 16.  The charges include one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child ...

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Suspect Arrested After Hit and Run Accident

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On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at approximately 2:55PM, the PRPD communications center received a report of a hit and run traffic collision in the area of 11th and Olive Streets. The reporting party stated a gold colored Cadillac Escalade was driving recklessly in the neighborhood and collided with a street sign before fleeing the area. Officers responded to the area ...

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More Workers Will Be Added to Crews Cleaning up Oil Spill

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Officials in California say 300 more workers will be added to crews trying to clean up a miles-long oil spill on the Santa Barbara coastline.  Coast Guard Captain Jennifer Williams said at a news conference Thursday night that the operation will continue non-stop until the areas that are contaminated are cleaned-up.The Coast Guard is urging the public to stay away ...

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SLO Police Chief and City Come to Agreement for Leaving Department

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The City of San Luis Obispo and Steve Gesell have reached terms regarding his separation from employment as Police Chief. The agreement ensures that no legal action will result from the separation, and is compliant with the severance clause in his offer of employment.  Negotiated severances are a common practice for at-will executives in both public and private employment. The ...

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Two High Schools Put on Lockdown

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Atascadero High School and North County Christian School were both placed on lockdown at approximately 9:30 a.m. yesterday after a teacher conducting an outdoor class heard a noise that sounded like gunshots. It is not believed that the sound came from on campus, but rather from the neighboring area & hillsides. A grid search was conducted and nothing was found. ...

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