Friday, September 4th, 2015

Local News

Capps Releases Statement on Safe Rental Car Act

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Lois Capps (CA-24) released a brief statement following the passage of the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act in the U.S. Senate. The measure was included in a multi-year transportation bill (H.R. 22) that passed the Senate earlier. “The Senate’s passage of this legislation is giant step forward for consumer safety,” Capps said. Capps spoke on the House ...

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SLO Board of Supervisors Proclaim August Child Support Awareness Month

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The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors will proclaim August as Child Support Awareness Month during the August 18, 2015 board meeting.  “We are very fortunate to have such an outstanding child support program in our County,” said Board Chair Supervisor Debbie Arnold. The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) is conducting a few community events to show ...

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Off-Shore Oil Sheen Spotted by Two Kayakers

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Yesterday Santa Barbra County Fire received a report of a large oil sheen off the coast of Goleta Beach County Park by two kayakers. County Fire arrived at the park shortly before 10 a.m. and identified a 50 to 60 foot long sheen of oil approximately 1000 feet from the shoreline. The County Office of Emergency Management also responded and ...

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Minor Decoy Operation Can Result in Hefty Fines

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On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, officers from the Paso Robles Police Department conducted a ‘Minor Decoy Operation’ designed to help reduce youth access to alcohol. This operation involved a minor attempting to purchase alcoholic beverages from licensed vendors working inside the California Mid-State Fairgrounds. The minor was being monitored by undercover officers. The operation took place at eleven (11) different ...

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Suspected Drive-By Shooting in Los Osos

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Yesterday, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of multiple shots fired in the 1600 block of 14th Street in Los Osos. When Deputies arrived, they contacted the male victim who reported multiple gunshots were fired through a front window where the victim was sleeping. The victim was not hurt in the incident. With the assistance of the San Luis Obispo ...

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Water To Be Released from Bardbury Dam

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In response to the continued drought affecting the Santa Ynez Watershed and the rest of California, the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District and the Santa Barbara County Water Agency would like the Public to be aware that water will soon be released into the Santa Ynez River from Lake Cachuma’s Bradbury Dam. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will release ...

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PRPD Announces “National Night Out”

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The Paso Robles Police Department is pleased to announce that we are joining forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 32nd annual “National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored by the Paso Robles Police Department, will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 ...

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Retaining Wall Being Built on Highway 1

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A project to construct a retaining wall on Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo/southern Monterey Counties is underway.  It will serve as a permanent restoration effort in this area known for major slides. This week, drilling and placing metal piles continues. This phase of the project continues with full overnight closures on Highway 1 from Gorda to Ragged Point ...

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Victim in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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The man who was killed in a motorcycle crash on the 101 in San Luis Obispo on Sunday has been identified as 35-year-old Victor Hugo Padilla-Diaz. Diaz was driving a Yamaha at a high speed on 101 north of Higuera Street when he crashed into the center divider.  He was ejected and hit several wood posts. He was pronounced dead at ...

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Alcohol May Have Been Factor in Death of Man at Big Sur

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Alcohol may have been a factor that caused the death of a Big Sur man over the weekend.  The crash happened sometime between midnight and 5:00 a.m. Saturday on Nacimiento Lake Drive, north of Heritage Loop Road. 22 year old Richmond Corrales Eskridge, lost control around a curve causing his pickup to roll down several times down a steep embankment. ...

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