Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Local News

March Weather Turning Rainy


Hope you enjoyed the summer weather in February. PG&E Meteorologist John Lindsay says it’s going to get wet now that we’re in March, starting with some light rain tomorrow and Thursday.  He says between Friday and next Thursday, we may get 4-10” of rain. So, it sounds like we’ll get a good drenching over the next week here on the …

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Body Found in San Luis Obispo


Yesterday afternoon, a body was found in a creek behind the Target store in San Luis Obsipo. Police say the body is a male. They say his death does not appear suspicious. An investigation into the death is underway.

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Nipomo Shooting Suspect Arrested


Sheriff’s Deputies finally arrested Richard Anthony Rodriguez. The shooting suspect arrested Monday evening in Arroyo Grande. He’s accused of firing a shot at his ex-girlfriend in Nipomo back in mid-February.

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Santa Maria Residents Helping Police to Find Killers


Santa Maria Police report a downturn in violence over the past month. Police say the improved relationship with police and the community has helped reduce violence. Police say the culture is changing.  Fear of retaliation is being reversed.  People are now stepping up to help police.  The “Community Walks” to remember homicide victims Oscar Joaquin and Byan Molina-Mejia have helped. …

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Traffic in Santa Maria


Did you get stuck in traffic on 101 yesterday in Santa Maria? A multi-vehicle crash just before 5:30 tied up traffic yesterday afternoon. A car rear-ended a pick up truck that was slowing down to exit NB 101 at Main Street. Only one major injury reported.  That person was taken to a local hospital.

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Beaches at Vandenberg are Closed Until September


Beaches at Vandenberg Air Force Base are closed to protect the Western Snowy Plover.  This is the bird’s nesting season. Between now and the end of September, only one-half mile of surf beach will be open to people. The rest will be reserved for the shore birds.

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Today in Sports


Last night, the Cal Poly baseball team beats Pepperdine 6-5 to improve to 7-2 on the young season. The Mustangs host University of San Francisco this weekend…weather permitting. The San Luis Obispo High School girls soccer team loses to Yorba Linda 2-1 yesterday in the CIF semifinals. A controversial goal ends the tigers undefeated streak.  The girls will play next …

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Water Rescues Are Up in Morro Bay


Water rescues are up in Morro Bay so far this season. The Morro Bay Harbor Patrol says its because the winter swells have been bigger this year. Recently, a boat carrying three adults and an eight-year-old child capsized near the mouth of the harbor. They were in an 18-foot Klamath boat when a wave overturned the vessel. All four people …

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Homosexual Intolerance Incident on Cal Poly Campus


Cal Poly reporting another incident of homosexual intolerance on campus. The university police department investigating reports of a dormitory door defaced with swastikas, racial and homosexual slurs.  The district attorney is looking over evidence to ascertain whether or not to pursue the case. In December, Matt Klepfer, a leader of SLO solidarity received an email that contained an alleged threat …

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Walk for Answers in Murder Case


A walk for answers held last night in Santa Maria for murder victim Bryan Molina-Mejia. The 18-year-old was murdered back on December 4th.  Last night, about two dozen people walked through the Santa Maria neighborhood where Molina-Mejia was found shot to death.  Police officers and Mayor Alice Patina say they’re confident someone out there knows something about Bryan’s death, but …

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