Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Local News

Search Warrant Results in Arrest


Yesterday, members of the Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Detail (SED) and the Gang Task Force (GTF) served an arrest warrant in the 900 block of Calle Fresa in Nipomo. Nineteen year old Javier Chang was arrested for a gang-related assault with a deadly weapon and carjacking incident which took place on 1-22-15 on S. Oak Glen Avenue in Nipomo. In that …

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State of the State Luncheon Today


The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce will bring top legislators, researchers and thought leaders to San Luis Obispo for its fourth annual State of the State luncheon on Friday, May 1, 2015; distinguished speakers include California State Senator Bill Monning, Stanford’s director of Urban Water Policy Dr. Newsha K. Ajami and former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed to inform …

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Repaving Project Will Slow Drivers Down This Summer


A major repaving construction project will slow drivers down this summer in San Luis Obispo. The paving project is taking place from Avila Road to San Luis Bay Drive. The project isn’t expected to be completed until September of 2015.  Closures of lanes run through 7 pm until 6:30 am. The delays are expected to be minimal.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Driver Who Killed Teen in Car Accident


A lawsuit has been filed against the driver who killed a teen in a car accident in June of 2014. The lawsuit claims that heroin addict Alex Gonzales should not have been allowed to drive home after receiving an injection to treat his drug dependence. The suit was filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court Wednesday on behalf of Julie …

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Memorial Service for Fallen Police Officers


On Thursday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m. the San Luis Obispo County Criminal Justice Administrators’ Association will host a Memorial Service to commemorate and honor those officers who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. This year’s tribute will include a caravan of law enforcement vehicles from throughout the County.  The caravan will begin at the Sheriff’s Office …

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New President and CEO of Visit SLO County


The Visit San Luis Obispo County Board of Directors announces its new President and CEO, Chuck Davison. Davison replaces Stacie Jacob who has served in the role for the past four years and has decided to pursue her entrepreneurship drive focusing her full attention on her business, Solterra Strategies. Davison begins his new position on May 1, 2015 and will …

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Capps and Joyce Reintroduced Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act


Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and Rep. David Joyce (OH-14) reintroduced the bipartisan Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act, a bill that would improve patient care and support nurses in health care facilities. The Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act (H.R. 2083) would require hospitals to implement a staffing system that ensures an appropriate proportion of registered nurses on each shift and in …

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Transient Man Arrested for Battery


Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to a report of a battery that had just occurred in the 600 block of Higuera St. The victim, a local business owner, reported that he had been struck on the mouth by a transient male. The suspect then fled the area on foot but was quickly located by responding officers about …

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House Fire Claims Life of One


On Monday at approximately 7:27 a.m., the Montecito Fire Protection District responded to several reports of a structure fire in the 100 block of Loureyro Road. During the response, the body of an adult female was found deceased in the structure.  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has notified next of kin and identified the victim as 88-year-old Lorraine …

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Head of Lucia Mar School District May Leave His Post


Jim Hogeboom, head of the Lucia Mar School District, may be leaving his post. Hogeboom is a finalist for the Superintendent of   the Novato School District in Marin County. In a letter, Hogeboom said: “I wanted to let you all know that I have been selected as the finalist for the Superintendent opening in the Novato Unified School District in …

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