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Paso Robles Business And Homeowners To See Lower Property Insurance Rates

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Most Paso Robles business and home owners will soon enjoy a reduction in property insurance rates as the result of a recent fire defense capabilities assessment. The Insurance Services Office (ISO) looks at US communities’ capabilities to extinguish fires. This information is then used to determine the degree of risk when writing property insurance policies. ISO visited Paso Robles six ...

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Paso Robles Business And Homeowners To See Lower Property Insurance Rates

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Most Paso Robles business and home owners will soon enjoy a reduction in property insurance rates as the result of a recent fire defense capabilities assessment. The Insurance Services Office (ISO) looks at US communities’ capabilities to extinguish fires. This information is then used to determine the degree of risk when writing property insurance policies. ISO visited Paso Robles six months ago to determine the adequacies of the emergency communications system, water distribution system, and fire department operations. Under a newly revised grading system, ISO found the City to be more capable in meeting fire emergency needs than during its last evaluation one year ago.

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Rep Lois Capps Sworn In As Member of 114th Congress

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with 433 of her colleagues, was sworn in yesterday as a member of the 114th Congress. House Speaker John Boehner conducted a swearing-in ceremony in the House Chamber. Following the oath of office on the House floor, Capps participated in a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker Boehner. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the ...

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Rep Lois Capps Sworn In As Member of 114th Congress

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Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), along with 433 of her colleagues, was sworn in yesterday as a member of the 114th Congress. House Speaker John Boehner conducted a swearing-in ceremony in the House Chamber. Following the oath of office on the House floor, Capps participated in a ceremonial swearing-in with Speaker Boehner. “It is an honor and privilege to represent the 24th Congressional District, and I look forward to continuing to represent the people and communities of the Central Coast in Washington D.C.,” Capps said. “There are a number of challenges facing our country and I am eager to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to address the important issues before us.”

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Diablo Canyon Unit 1 Nuclear Reactor Back Online

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Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant is operating at full power again after being taken offline last week as part of a planned outage to repair a heater on the non-nuclear side of the plant, PG&E officials announced Tuesday. Officials say Unit 2 was operating at 100 power during the work on Unit 1, which began December 30.

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Diablo Canyon Unit 1 Nuclear Reactor Back Online

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Unit 1 at Diablo Canyon Power Plant is operating at full power again after being taken offline last week as part of a planned outage to repair a heater on the non-nuclear side of the plant, PG&E officials announced Tuesday. Officials say Unit 2 was operating at 100 power during the work on Unit 1, which began December 30.

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White Supremacist Sentenced for Attempted Murder

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that 28-year old Ryan Christopher Zietlow-Brown pled no contest to felony charges of attempted murder and mayhem, and will be sentenced to 22 years 4 months in state prison. Zietlow-Brown also admitted a special allegation that he used a pair of scissors as a deadly weapon during the attacks and ...

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White Supremacist Sentenced for Attempted Murder

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Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced that 28-year old Ryan Christopher Zietlow-Brown pled no contest to felony charges of attempted murder and mayhem, and will be sentenced to 22 years 4 months in state prison. Zietlow-Brown also admitted a special allegation that he used a pair of scissors as a deadly weapon during the attacks and admitted he committed the offenses for the benefit of, at the direction of and in association with Neo Nazi Skinheads, a white supremacist gang. Zietlow-Brown further acknowledged that the offenses were hate crimes in violation of Penal Code section 422.75. The crime occurred on August 12, 2011, during lunchtime on State Street in Santa Barbara. Testimony from witnesses at the preliminary hearing indicated the victim, an African-American, was walking on State Street with a Caucasian male. Both were singing a rap song by a well-known African-American rap group. Zietlow-Brown approached and asked the victim “if the boy [wit

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Narcotics Warrant Results in Two Arrests

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Officers of the Grover Beach Police Department Special Enforcement Team were assisted by the Arroyo Grande Police Department, the SLO County Probation Department and the California State Parks Police K-9 during a narcotics search warrant service at 495 Mentone Ave in Grover Beach yesterday morning. The search warrant was a result of a narcotics investigation that started from a citizen’s tip. During the search warrant service officers arrested two people at the residence involved in drug activity. The resident, Matthew D. Goldman, was arrested for Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics for Sale, Maintaining a Residence for the Sale and Use of Narcotics, Under the Influence of Narcotics and for a misdemeanor arrest warrant. Mr. Goldman was booked into San Luis Obispo Cou

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SLO Skate Park to Open February 28

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The City of San Luis Obispo’s SLO Skate Park at Santa Rosa Park will open on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Grand Opening ceremonies will take place at 1 p.m., with the park remaining open to the public until 10 p.m.

The SLO Skate Park project has progressed from a dream of the local skate community, to a master plan, and finally to the construction phase, after being adopted as a Major City Goal and Measure Y priority project in the 2013-15 Financial Plan in June 2013.

The Grand Opening will include comments from the leaders of the project, a ribbon cutting ceremony, music, food trucks, vendor booths, and skating.

During its April 15, 2014 meeting, City Council awarded the construction contract to ProWest Constructors of Wildomar, California. The 15,500-sq

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