Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Local News

One Killed, 5 Injured In Paso Robles Crash

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One person was killed and five others were injured after a crash on Highway 46 West in Paso Robles last night around 7:25pm.  The CHP says a black Nissan Sentra failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 46 West and Vineyard Road and was hit by a Ford Ranger pickup. The driver of the Nissan was killed, the passenger ...

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SLO Airport to Offer More Flights to LA

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San Luis Obispo airport will offer more flights to Los Angeles starting this fall. Four roundtrip flights to LAX and three to San Francisco will be offered by United Express. The new flights will start running starting in September.

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San Luis Obispo City Council Votes Unanimously To Divest The City’s Funds From Fossil Fuels

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In addition to divesting from tobacco, the city of San Luis Obispo committed to divesting from fossil fuels San Luis Obispo joins the more than 40 cities, including San Francisco, Oakland, and Santa Monica who have committed to divesting city funds from fossil fuels. The amount of divestment of all organizations is well over 200 and is increasing with institutions representing ...

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CHP Officer Hospitalized After Being Struck by Bull

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A California Highway patrolman was hospitalized yesterday when a bull got loose on Highway 101 north of Jonata Park Road. The bull had broken through three fences and bolted onto the freeway. The bull was shot by officers. When one of them checked the bull, it got up and struck him. Officers shot the bull and killed it. The officer ...

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Retaining Wall Construction Project Underway

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A project to construct a retaining wall on Highway 1 in northern San Luis Obispo/southern Monterey Counties is now underway.  It will serve as a permanent restoration effort in this area known for major slides. This phase of the project continues with full overnight closures on Highway 1 from Gorda to Ragged Point which began on Monday night, June 22, ...

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Attempted Kidnapping in Avila Beach

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Yesterday the SLO County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an attempted kidnapping on the Avila Ridge Trail in Avila Beach. The female victim was walking the trail when she notices a man in front of her, sit down and appear to be looking at the ocean. The victim walks past the man. At this point, the man begins to ...

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Parkhill Fire is now 80% Contained

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The 1800 acres Parkhill fire is now 80% contained. Only residents are permitted in the fire area. Sheriff Deputies and CHP will continue to patrol the area and firefighters will remain at the fire until full containment and control. Residents must remain vigilant and be prepared to be evacuated again if the situation changes. Damage assessment has been completed. The ...

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Asian Citrus Psyllid Found in Residential Neighborhood

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The detection of a single adult Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) in an insect trap within a residential neighborhood in the Laguna Lake area of San Luis Obispo has prompted a high density trapping delimitation survey of the surrounding area. A quarantine restricting the movement of citrus nursery stock and citrus fruit will be established by the California Department of Food ...

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Guy Hackman Passes Away Unexpectedly

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San Luis Obispo radio legend Guy Hackman died yesterday morning unexpectedly. He apparently suffered a heart attack. Hackman was a radio fixture in the county for forty years as a broadcaster and radio station owner. He most recently owned KKJL but sold it last year. He was 66.

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Evacuation Order Near Santa Margarita Has Been Lifted

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The evacuation order for the Parkhill Fire Area near Santa Margarita has been lifted. Only residents are permitted in the fire area. Sheriff Deputies and CHP will continue to patrol the area and firefighters will remain at the fire  for several more days ensuring full containment and control of the fire. Residents must remain vigilant and be prepared to be evacuated ...

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