Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Local News

Police Chase In Santa Barbara Ends In Crash


A Santa Barbara man is in custody after a high speed chase which ended in a crash and subsequent foot pursuit yesterday afternoon in downtown Santa Barbara.  28-year-old Evan Githens, who was driving a stolen white Chevrolet work truck from Ventura, was chased down and arrested by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies. He is charged with child endangerment, felony evasion, ...

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More Details Released Regarding Officer Involved Shooting


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing more details regarding the officer involved shooting that occurred October 6, in the 3200 block of Beach Club Drive near Carpinteria.  At around 7:45 p.m., the Santa Barbara County Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from a concerned neighbor who reported a possible trespasser at a residence where the homeowner was ...

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Panga Boat Found On Beach Near Cayucos


CHP fixed wing aircraft located what appeared to bean abandoned Panga Boat on the beach North of Cayucos over the weekend. Sheriff's Patrol and Detective personnel along with State Park Rangers and Cal Fire, responded to the location and secured the 45 foot vessel. Though no drugs were recovered, evidence supports the Panga Boat was used to transport narcotics. There ...

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Power Outages This Morning In San Luis


A power outage cut power to about 4,200 customers at about 7:30 this morning for residents in San Luis. PG&E crews are on site trying to fix the problem. The say power should return about 10:30. They are saying the cause might be a faulty circuit breaker near Orcutt Road.   And a power outage occurred in South County last ...

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Car Crashes Into House


There was a two car accident at 555 halcyon road yesterday afternoon about 1. Two cars collided. One went into a house. There was one person in one of the cars and three in the other. Two people were  taken to the hospital.  Injuries were minor. The house sustained significant damage and was unoccupied at the time. Halcyon was closed ...

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SLO Sheriff’s Need Help In Identifying Murder Victim’s Identity


SLO County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in identifying a Hispanic male adult, approximate age is early twenties to mid-thirties, black hair, brown eyes, 5’5” tall, and 165 lbs.   They are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the individual above. The victim was found in an irrigation ditch in the Division / Oso Flaco area of ...

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Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Robbed A Rite Aid Pharmacy


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s  assistance to help identify the suspect who robbed a Rite Aid Pharmacy in the 100 block of Fairview Avenue in Goleta last month.  Sheriff’s Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division are releasing photos of the suspect  captured by surveillance cameras in hopes that someone may recognize him and assist investigators ...

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Tourism Suffering On The Central Coast


Tourism here on the Central Coast may suffer due to the closing of our National parks, caused by the federal government shutdown. Many people who visit San Luis Obispo County make their plans around seeing our national parks like Yosemite, the Channel Islands or the Los Padre National Forest, even the Pinnacles. Jobs and the economy are being affected already. 

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Vandenberg Air Force Base Furloughs


Because of the government shutdown, more than 800 civilian workers at Vandenberg Air Force base have been furloughed. All non-essential operations are closed, including the commissary, the education center and the library. Launches have yet to be affected.  

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Man Arrested For Recording Women In Assisted Living Residence Restroom


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Buellton man on Tuesday for allegedly recording women using the restroom at an assisted living residence in the Santa Ynez Valley.  Sheriff’s Deputies were contacted immediately by an administrator at the residence after a female employee located a cellular telephone concealed in the ventilation system in a restroom.   Sheriff’s Deputies responded to ...

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