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Local News

PG&E is Hosting a Hiring Information Fair on January 14

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It will be held Thursday from 2:30 to 4:30 pm and 5:30 to 7:30 pm  at the PG&E Energy Education Center in San Luis Obispo.  Representatives from PG&E’s corporate office and its Diablo Canyon Power Plant, America’s Job Centers of California, Fluor Corp., Sodexo Magic, Engineers & Scientists of California, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Plumbers & Steamfitters will …

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DA Asking for January to be Named Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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Today at 1:30 p.m., District Attorney Dan Dow will ask the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to proclaim the month of January 2016 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Since June 2014, the District Attorney’s office has filed charges against five separate defendants for the crime of human trafficking in San Luis Obispo County. In November 2015, the first …

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Victim Identified in Train Accident

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the identity of the transient who was fatally injured by a train on Friday.  The decedent is 60-year-old Norman Horion.  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the 19-year-old female who was fatally injured by a train January 10, The decedent is Lilian Feng of Isla Vista, a …

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Suspected Thieves Apprehended by Grover Beach Police

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On Jan. 11th, at 3:34 AM, a resident on Angello Terrace in Grover Beach reported that he had just chased a suspicious individual who was prowling around his car which was parked in his driveway. Several GBPD officers responded to the area and located two men and a seventeen year old male a block away near the intersection of N. …

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Victim Identified in Fatal Car Accident

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On Saturday, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a report of a pedestrian struck by a train in the area of Sweet Bay Ln. in the City of San Luis Obispo. The victim was declared deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified by the Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office as Aaron Matthew Wolf of San Luis Obispo. The circumstances regarding the incident are …

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Two Train v Pedestrian Fatalities Over the Weekend

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate train vs. pedestrian fatalities that occurred this weekend. The first train vs. pedestrian collision occurred on Friday, January 8, just before 4:30 p.m.  A southbound Amtrak passenger train was approaching Lookout Park in Summerland when the train conductor observed a male adult standing within the train tracks. The conductor repeatedly …

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Stolen Vehicle Located and Suspect Arrested

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On Friday, Sheriff’s Deputies spotted a vehicle which had been reported stolen the previous day out of Arroyo Grande. When Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the driver of the Volvo SUV sped away. A pursuit ensued on Willow Road that lasted approximately 30 seconds and reached a top speed of 95 miles an hour before the driver of …

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Suspect Arrested in Bank Robbery Case

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department received information from a citizen as to the possible identity of the person who committed the bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at the Heritage Oaks Bank on Los Osos Valley Road. Police investigators conducted further investigation on the lead provided and were able to identify Johnie Dean Arnold as the suspect in this case. Suspect …

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Get Into Locked Cars

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On January 6 at approximately 4:48pm, Paso Robles Police Department Officers responded to the 1500 block of Park Street after two citizens reported seeing a suspicious person attempting to open several locked cars in the neighborhood. The citizens did an excellent job of providing a description of the suspicious person and providing responding officers with updates as they observed the …

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City of Morro Bay Reminds Public of Dangers of Massive Waves

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The City of Morro Bay wants to remind the public that massive ocean waves can be both fun, but also deadly. Those waves – and rescuing people from them – can also threaten the lives of first responders and cost taxpayer dollars. Rescue itself is also not guaranteed with the current conditions. The Morro Bay Harbor Department led numerous rescues …

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