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Assault in Downtown SLO

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On November 13, 2014 at approximately 10:13 hours, Officers responded to the Flip Flop Shop located at 858 Higuera on reports that an assault had just occurred.   The female victim was working inside the store when a male subject approached her and initiated a conversation.  After several minutes inside the store, the suspect walked up to the victim and struck her with a closed fisted punch to the face.  The victim sustained a bloody nose and bruising to her face.  The suspect, later positively identified as JUSTIN EDMOND PARD, yelled profanities at the victim and fled after the assault.

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Officers From SLOPD DUI Enforcement Team Will Be Out in Force This Weekend

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Officers from the San Luis Obispo Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday November 14th and Saturday November 15th between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. After falling dramatically for five straight years, figures for 2012 show an increase to 802 deaths because someone failed to designate a sober driver. Over the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 1 life and resulted in 45 injury cras Read More »

Cuesta College Art Gallery Announces Permanent Name Change

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The Cuesta College Art Gallery announces it will permanently be known as the Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery after receiving a major gift from the Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust. The Cuesta College Foundation received a donation in the amount of $250,000 specifically for enhancing the role of the art gallery in the community. The pledge will pay out $50,000 each year over a period of five years, with the eventual goal of establishing the gallery as an educational art hub for Cuesta College and San Luis Obispo County. “We are thrilled to receive this gift,” said Chair of the Fine Arts Department Margaret Korisheli. “It will expand our connection to the ca Read More »

Woman Found Dead In Crash At Bottom Of Highway Embankment

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The California Highway Patrol says a local woman was killed after she lost control of her car on Highway 1, north of San Luisito Creek Road in San Luis Obispo County sometime in the early morning hours of November 11. Sabrina Hammerlund, 24, was found around 2:40 a.m. in a crashed Mazda sedan at the bottom of an embankment off ... Read More »

Woman Found Dead In Crash At Bottom Of Highway Embankment

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The California Highway Patrol says a local woman was killed after she lost control of her car on Highway 1, north of San Luisito Creek Road in San Luis Obispo County sometime in the early morning hours of November 11. Sabrina Hammerlund, 24, was found around 2:40 a.m. in a crashed Mazda sedan at the bottom of an embankment off Highway 1 just south of Morro Bay. Authorities say the vehicle could not be seen from the road and they do not known the exact time of the collision. CHP says Hammerland  apparently made an unsafe turn, lost control of her car, and hit a concrete culvert. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police On The Lookout For Women Possibly Involved In Donut Store Theft

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SLO Police are looking for four women who were all caught on camera stealing from Sunshine Donuts in San Luis Obispo. Officers believe they were driving a Toyota Minivan. The suspects are described as four Hispanic females, approximately 30 to 40 years of age, all four heavy-set. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the San Luis ... Read More »

Police On The Lookout For Women Possibly Involved In Donut Store Theft

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SLO Police are looking for four women who were all caught on camera stealing from Sunshine Donuts in San Luis Obispo. Officers believe they were driving a Toyota Minivan. The suspects are described as four Hispanic females, approximately 30 to 40 years of age, all four heavy-set. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

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Atascadero Police Department To Step Up Bike And Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Opereations

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The Atascadero Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Thursday with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped out locations over the past five years where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred, along with the violations that led to those crashes. Extra officers will be on duty ... Read More »

Atascadero Police Department To Step Up Bike And Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Opereations

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The Atascadero Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Thursday with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.

The department has mapped out locations over the past five years where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred, along with the violations that led to those crashes. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas where bike and pedestrian traffic and crashes occur in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.

Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers, bike riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life changing injuries. Special attention will be directed toward drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to stop for signs and signals, failing to yield to pedestrians in cross Read More »

SLO County Farm Bureau To Kick Off Foodraising Celebration

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The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau, its Board of Directors and members are kicking off the season of giving by giving BIG this week at the First Annual East Airport Business Park “Foodraising” Celebration on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Farm Bureau will donate a pallet of turkeys to the Food Bank Coalition ... Read More »

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