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Grover Beach Driver Arrested for Possession of Meth

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A Grover Beach driver was arrested Wednesday morning at 11 for possession of meth. The driver, Austin Ross, was stopped on Highway 1 by a police officer who arrested Ross after discovering he was driving on a suspended license and possession of hashish. The officer subsequently searched Ross’s car to find 83.8 grams of packaged methamphetamine and other paraphernalia used to sell narcotics. Ross is currently in San Luis Obispo County jail charged with transportation and possession of narcotics, hashish and drug paraphernalia, as well as for driving while suspended.

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SBPD Search for Man Who Used Stolen Credit Card

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Santa Barbara police are searching for a man who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a liquor store. Police say the man went to a store on Santa Barbara's Westside around 10:30 p.m. on April 13. in a white pickup truck. Earlier in the evening, a woman had her purse stolen at Santa Barbara Harbor, and she says the man in the white pickup truck used her credit card. If you recognize the person or truck, contact Santa Barbara Police Department Detective John Ingram at (805) 897-2331, or leave an anonymous tip at (805) 897-2386.

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SLO Marathon This Weekend

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The third annual San Luis Obispo Marathon is this weekend. Roads throughout the city will be closed from 4:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Sunday for the full and half marathon. Race organizers and the city encourage drivers to use Highway 101 to travel between the north and south parts of the city. There are over 4,000 runners signed up for the race. The 5K and fun run will be at the Madonna Meadows on Saturday.

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Downtown Meters Donate to Homeless

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The city of San Luis Obispo on Thursday unveiled seven new downtown meters as part of a pilot program to donate to the homeless. The money raised from the new meters will be donated to the Prado Day Center to help those who ask for money to support addictive or negative habits. People can use the new meters by either swiping a credit card or depositing coins.

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Coroner Releases Information on Deadly Crash

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The San Luis Obispo County Coroner released new information yesterday on a deadly crash on Highway 46 East back in February. It was determined that the driver, 26-year-old Jeremy Nathanial Martin had THC, Codeine, and Ibuprofen in his system when he drove his car into an on-coming pickup truck. The passenger, Christopher Micheal Medina, died of blunt force trauma. The ... Read More »

Contractor Arrested for Burglary and Eavesdropping

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A North County contractor was arrested over the weekend for burglary and eavesdropping. The San Luis Obsipo County Sheriff’s Office is accusing 34-year-old Eutimio Anguiano of San Miguel of placing cameras behind vents in the master bedroom of three different homes. The Sheriff's Office wants you to call them if you find any similar tampering your home.   Read More »

Grover Beach Listed in Top 15 Small Cities in California

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Cities Journal lists Grover Beach as one of the top 15 small cities in California. The magazine listed Grover Beach because the city "offers a convenient middle ground if you love the beach lifestyle, but also want to be close to mountains and colder weather." Grover Beach was ranked 13th, while Healdsburg was ranked number one. Read More »

Heated Debate at SLO County Forum

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Sparks flew in the SLO County District Attorney debate last night. The debate, sponsored by The Tribune and the League of Women Voters at the San Luis Obispo Library, focused on each candidate’s background in leadership and experience. Deputy District Attorney Dan Dow argued that most of the office’s attorneys support him, so he’s better suited to lead them. But ... Read More »

Delay in Cabrillo High School Coach Battery Case

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The criminal case against two former Cabrillo High School assistant wrestling coaches charged with battery on a minor was delayed for a second time yesterday. Judge James Iwasko granted a continuance for further investigation to May 13. The two coaches- 45-year-old Chad Johnson and 22-year-old Matthew Giles- also face charges of contributing to the delinquency of minors for allegedly sanctioning ... Read More »

Candidate Forum Being Held Today

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A candidate forum for San Luis Obispo County District Attorney is being held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the San Luis Obispo County Library on Palm Street. The League of Women Voters and the SLO Tribune are hosting the forum, and you can come and ask questions to the candidates, Tim Covello and Dan Dow. Read More »

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