Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Local News

Bomb Threat In Pismo


A downtown Pismo Beach business was evacuated after a bomb threat was made Tuesday morning.  According to Pismo Beach PD,  the bomb threat was called into Pier Gifts on the 100 block of Pomeroy Avenue shortly before 9:30. The street was immediately blocked off and a bomb task force was deployed.  Officials say the area was searched with a K-9 …

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Power Outage In SLO


A power outage hit in parts of San Luis Obispo Tuesday night.  The outage occurred around 10:30 p.m. effecting nearly 2,500 customers in the northern parts SLO including downtown, Cal Poly, and the surrounding residential areas.  The outage also hit the County Government Center where folks in the County Clerk Recorder’s office were tallying ballots.  But thanks to backup generators, …

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California Primary Results


From the SLO County Clerk Recorder’s office, here is the Election Summary Report for the June 7th, 2016 Presidential Primary including local primary races.  Click here for the report.

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Overturned SUV Congests Traffic On 101


An overturned SUV on Southbound 101 in San Luis Obispo caused major delays near Los Osos Valley Road Monday morning.  According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 10:30am. on the southbound side of highway 101 just past the LOVR off-ramp. Traffic was backed up on both sides of the highway for about 2 hours while crews …

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Police Bust Underage Drinkers


A crackdown on underage drinkers led to several arrests near Cal Poly over the weekend.  On Saturday, Police screened for fake IDs at local bars during the university’s Spring Stampede concert.  According to police, there were 20 arrests and three citations for alcohol violations in the operation

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Panga Boat Possibly Spotted Off Central Coast


Back on May 24th, a SLO County resident spotted what appeared to be a panga boat off the coast between Cayucos and Harmony. The resident said the boat was carrying approximately 15 to 20 people on board. Investigators believe that boat was transporting illegal immigrants from Mexico and dropping them off somewhere along the coast. Unfortunately, the resident did not …

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Food Bank Won’t Stop Until They Hit Goal


The Food Bank Coalition of SLO County says it is still working to hit this year’s goal of $135,000 goal for their Hunger Awareness Day campaign.  The Food Bank raised $100,000 during the event with donation sites were set up across the county. They hope to raise the remaining $35,000 by the end of the month.  Every dollar donated purchases …

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Wildfire Near Cuyama Burns Over 2,000 Acres


A wildfire that had sparked over the weekend continues to burn near Cuyama in eastern SLO County.  The Soda Fire started at approximately 5:40 PM Saturday evening on The Carrizo Plain off of Soda Lake Rd. The fire has burned over 2,000 acres and is 80% contained. No structures have been threatened.  120 firefighters have been deployed on scene, who …

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Candidate Hillary Clinton Visits Santa Barbara


Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at an event in Santa Barbara Saturday afternoon.  The campaign stop was a private event held at local restaurant Jill’s Place on Santa Barbara Street.  Nearby streets were blocked off as supporters and protesters gathered outside the event.  The event was closed to the general public.  Hilary Clinton speech was titled Women and Families …

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Fire Breaks Out In Rural Paso


Fire crews worked throughout the night to contain a blaze in rural Paso Robles Thursday evening.  The fire started in a barn structure around 8pm off the 2700 Adelaida Rd, west of Lake Nacimiento Dr., spreading to nearby vegetation.  The fire at last report grew to 10 acres in size.  Crews from Paso, Templeton, and Atascadero were also deployed to …

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