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Missing Child Found Yesterday

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The 13-year-old Atascadero boy missing since Monday morning was found yesterday afternoon and is reunited with his grandparents. Jeremiah Austin Valdez was found at a local junior high school after making Facebook posts and contacting someone at the school, who contacted the police. It was not immediately clear where the juvenile had been since Monday.
 

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Memorial Day Weekend Events

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Illuminate: Spring Dance Concert in SLO
Great Western Bike Rally in Paso Robles
28th Annual Festival of Beers in SLO
Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble
Memorial Day Celebration on Pismo Beach Pier
Lost at Sea Memorial Day Service in Cayucos
Avila Beach Blues Festival

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Strawberry Festival This Weekend

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The 31st annual Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival starts Saturday and runs through Sunday. Guests can enjoy live entertainment, carnival games, and plenty of strawberries. Arroyo Grande police say the event attracts crowds of up to 100,000 people, so police are closing streets, creating detours and designated parking areas, and providing transportation to visitors. Free bus transportation to the festival picks up at the Saint Patrick's Catholic School on Rodeo Drive at West Branch Street, as well as the Arroyo Grande High School parking lot on Fair Oaks Avenue and Valley Road.
 

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DUI Checkpoints Throughout Central Coast

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DUI checkpoints will be set up throughout the Central Coast this weekend. One checkpoint will be in Oceano on Saturday. Extra officers will be on duty in San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach, and Atascadero. The California Highway Patrol will start its maximum enforcement period at 6:00 p.m. Friday through midnight Monday.

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Standoff in SLO Ends Peacefully

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A man barricaded himself in a San Luis Obispo apartment yesterday after the San Luis Obispo Gang Task Force tried to arrest him. The man, identified as Grover Beach resident Austin Ross, was wanted for possessing a firearm and a stolen vehicle. The standoff began at around 2 p.m., when Ross came outside briefly and then went back inside his girlfriend’s apartment on Stenner Street and refused to come out.

Ross has a criminal history and record of carrying a firearm, so a lockdown was ordered around the area and the SWAT team was brought in. Cal Poly students received a PolyAlert e-mail to avoid Stenner Street since it was close to campus. After an hour and a half, the standoff ended with Read More »

Missing Child from Atascadero

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Atascadero police are searching for a missing juvenile. Thirteen-year old Jeremiah Valdez left his home without permission and his whereabouts are unknown. Valdez is considered to be at-risk because of his age and the fact that he is on depression medication. He is not considered suicidal and is believed to be going towards his mother in Hanford, California. Valdez is described as a 5 foot 5 Hispanic male who was last seen wearing a shirt with racing numbers on it, blue jeans and black shoes. If you have any information on Valdez, contact the Atascadero Police Department at (805) 461-5051.

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Police Search for Two Robbers

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Paso Robles police are looking for two men who a robbed a woman’s home Tuesday night a little after nine. The woman heard someone knocking at her door and answered it to find two young Hispanic males wearing all black and holding a knife. The men demanded cash and jewelry and the victim complied. Both men fled the scene.

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Public Meeting on Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting in San Luis Obispo today to talk about its assessment for the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. The meeting will be at the Embassy Suites off Madonna Road from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. NRC staff will talk about the details of the assessment and answer questions. The NRC has rated Diablo Canyon as Column One, meeting it will get a normal level of oversight this year.

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Four Students Arrested for Stealing Sheep

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Four Cuesta students were arrested yesterday for stealing sheep from the Cal Poly campus. Cal Poly police received a report around 10:30 a.m. that the sheep were missing and found them in a San Luis Obispo apartment complex. The four students, George Pappas, Paul Italiano, Torin Miller and Matt Pappaleo were arrested at around 4:30 p.m. and could be charged with felony grand theft of livestock.

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SLO Skate Park Groundbreaking

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The City of San Luis Obispo is scheduled to break ground on the SLO Skate Park at Santa Rosa Park today at 3:30 p.m. The project includes an outdoor amphitheater, a fitness path, a public art area, and streetscape plaza. The project is funded by Measure Y, the city's sales tax, as well as other grants. The city hopes to complete the skate park by next year.
 

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