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Candidate Forum Being Held Today

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A candidate forum for San Luis Obispo County District Attorney is being held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the San Luis Obispo County Library on Palm Street. The League of Women Voters and the SLO Tribune are hosting the forum, and you can come and ask questions to the candidates, Tim Covello and Dan Dow. Read More »

Sales Tax Proposal Gets Unanimous Votes

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The Atascadero City Council voted unanimously yesterday to prepare a proposal for June 24 for the council to put a half percent sales tax increase on the Nov. 4 ballot. The sales tax would be increased from 7.5 percent to 8 percent for 10 years and is expected to generate 1.7 million to 2 million dollars annually, which the council ... Read More »

Two Arrested For Bank Robberies to Appear in Court Today

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The two people arrested for robbing three local banks are scheduled to appear in court this morning. Police arrested 55-year-old George Gonzales of Santa Maria and 33-year-old Tonya Young of Paso Robles after a Chase Bank robbery on El Camino Real. Investigators believe that the two are connected to the robbery of two branches of Bank of America in Pismo ... Read More »

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Drunk Driving Case

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The parents of a Santa Barbara woman who died from being hit by a congresswoman's aide’s car filed a wrongful death suit against Raymond Morua, U.S. Rep. Lois Capps and the U.S. government. Matt and Raeona Dies' attorney Robert Stoll claims that the Democratic congresswoman hired the aide, who drove the vehicle that killed 27-year-old Mallory Dies, despite being aware ... Read More »

Police Believe Sexual Assault Linked to Another Incident

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San Luis Obispo police believe that Friday night’s sexual assault near Cal Poly may be connected to another incident on campus earlier this month. The incident on Friday near Mustang Village on Foothill involved a man pulling a woman’s skirt and underwear down to her knees and running away when she screamed. On April 8, a man grabbed a woman ... Read More »

Cops and Coffee

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You can grab coffee with a cop today in Montecito. Just stop by the Starbucks at Coast Village Road anytime between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. to talk with a Santa Barbara police officer or Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy about whatever concerns you. Read More »

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 »

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