Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Local News

Chumash Casino Holding Job Fair

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Tomorrow, the Chumash Casino will hold a job fair to fill more than 200 new positions at the resort.  The new jobs created by the new casino-hotel expansion which will be unveiled in may. Servers, bartenders, culinary staff, housekeepers and others needed for the expanded operation. Tomorrow’s event runs from 10-4 at the Chumash Employee Resource Center in Buellton. It …

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Today in Sports

Baseball

The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team hosts Pepperdine this evening at Robin Baggett stadium. The Mustangs beat two nationally ranked team over the weekend, beating Michigan on Saturday and UCLA on Sunday. First pitch is at 6:00 this evening. The San Luis Obispo girls soccer team continues play this afternoon in the CIF playoffs.  The girls hosting Yorba Linda at …

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Injured Hiker Rescued Yesterday

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An injured hiker was rescued yesterday morning after falling on a trail in Montana de Oro State Park. The hiker was two miles up from the Valencia Peak trailhead when she suffered a possible broken ankle. She was airlifted to Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo.

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String of Unlocked Vehicles Broken Into

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A rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles in Pismo Beach early Sunday morning. Thieves stole driver’s license and checkbooks from vehicles in the Pismo Heights area. Most of the vehicles were left unlocked. Pismo Beach Police are advising people to lock their cars, even when they’re parked in driveways and in front of people’s houses.

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House Fire in Santa Maria Under Investigation

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A house fire in Santa maria last night. Santa Maria Fire Department responding to a house fire on Lahr Lane near Canyon Road around 8:00 last night. The fire is under investigation. No injuries reported, but a pet was reported missing.

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Oscar Night Was Last Night

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The movie “Spotlight” won best picture at last night’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles, but “Mad Max: Fury Road” won six Oscars. And after losing five times, Leonardo Di Carpio won a Best Actor award for his role in The Revenent. In his acceptance aware, Di Caprio talked about global warming. Chris Rock hosted the Oscars.He told those in attendance, …

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Today in Sports

Baseball

The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team beat UCLA 6-2 yesterday at Baggett Stadium. The Mustangs beat Michigan on Saturday. That’s two victories over nationally ranked teams over the weekend. Their record improves to 6-2 for the season. They host Pepperdine tomorrow night. The Mission Prep girls basketball team beat Oxford academy 39-24 Saturday night in LA. The Royals advance to …

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Hearings Continue for Oil Pipeline

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At previous hearings on the rail spur project, San Luis Obispo County Planning Commissioners heard from opponents to the proposed rail spur- many of whom traveled from all over the state to San Luis Obispo. Yesterday, the planning commission heard from more than 100 steelworkers and Phillips 66 employees who work at or near the refinery. Phillips 66 wants to …

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Former Coach Pleads No Contest to Sexual Abuse Charges

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A former girls softball coach in Nipomo pleads no contest to sexually abusing a girl repeatedly over six years time.  Robert Bergner will spend at least 18 years in state prison.   The 51-year-old Bergner was facing 126 charges. Bergner accepting a plea bargain in San Luis Obispo Superior Court yesterday.

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Firefighter Critically Injured Fighting Brush Fire

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An inmate firefighter critically injured yesterday while fighting a small brush fire in the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu. The female firefighter was struck by a large rock that fell about 100 feet from the hillside above. It struck her on the head. She was flown by helicopter to a hospital. The ten-acre fire was contained by late afternoon.

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