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Names of People Involved in Crash Released

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The names of the people involved in a Santa Barbara crash on Highway 101 South, north of Castillo Street, at 12:45 yesterday morning that left three people dead, one injured, and one under arrest Monday have been released. California Highway Patrol reports that Danielle Nicole Murillo, 17, and Jessica Lee Leffew, 17, both from Torrance, and Brian Adonay Lopez, 20, ... Read More »

Fire on Pine Street

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Paso Robles firefighters responded to a shed fire on Pine Street last Saturday evening at 8:59. The firefighters were able to limit the smoke and fire damage. There were no reported injuries or deaths. The American Red Cross and Paso Robles Housing Authority provided emergency housing to the three families displaced by the fire. Read More »

Sexual Assault Near Cal Poly

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A sexual assault near Cal Poly’s campus was reported at 10:17 last Friday evening. The victim was walking nearby Mustang Village on Foothill when the suspect approached her from behind and pulled her skirt and underwear to her knees and she fell to the ground. The suspect fled toward Foothill when the victim screamed. The suspect is described as a ... Read More »

Two Arrested For Attempted Murder

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Santa Maria Police arrested two men Thursday night for attempted murder for a shooting that occurred on March 11 on North Mary Street. The two men arrested were Randy Ramirez and David Martinez Jr., both from Santa Maria. Both men were booked into Santa Barbara County Jail. Police are still investigating the incident. Read More »

Potential Sales Tax Increase

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Atascadero leaders are considering placing a measure on the November ballot to increase the sales tax from 7.5 percent to 8 percent. On Tuesday, the City Council is also expected determine if the revenue generated from the tax increase will primarily be used for fixing roads or improving parks, police and fire stations, the Charles Paddock Zoo, or other city ... Read More »

Deadly Traffic Accident in Santa Barbara

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Traffic is being diverted in Santa Barbara after a deadly car accident occurred at 12:45 this morning. The accident occurred on Highway 101 south at Castillo. Drivers are being diverted at the Castillo off-ramp and drivers can get back on the freeway at the Castillo on-ramp. Read More »

Two in Custody for Bank Robbery

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Atascadero Police say two people are in custody for robbing the Chase bank on El Camino Real yesterday. Police arrested a man at around 6:00 Thursday evening near Walgreens on El Camino Real. Police describe the man as Hispanic with white makeup on his face. An anonymous witness called the police because he was suspicious that the man was wearing ... Read More »

High School Students Raise Money for Ill Student

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Ernest Righetti High School students recently organized a fundraiser for a special-needs student with cancer to help pay for his ongoing brain surgeries. The students and staff held a tri-tip barbecue and placed collection cans in each classroom to help 19-year-old Joshua Amador. A total of $3,652.80 was raised, far exceeding the goal of $500. Joshua has battled brain cancer ... Read More »

Fires Across Central Coast

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Three fires occurred in the Central Coast yesterday. A fire consumed an empty two-story Lompoc home at around 9 a.m. Firefighters had it under control less than an hour later. One firefighter suffered minor injuries, but is back on duty. The home has been deemed unlivable. Another fire caused around $100,000 in damage at a Pismo Beach business yesterday morning. ... Read More »

Three Teens Arrested for Carjacking a Woman

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Three allegedly violent teenage carjacking suspects were arrested on northbound Highway 101 in Santa Margarita. The teens allegedly stole a silver Nissan sedan from a woman in Visalia. Officers stopped several other vehicles fitting the description of the stolen car before finding the teenagers. The suspects are not being identified because they are minors, but they are reportedly from Fresno ... Read More »

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