Monday, October 5th, 2015

Local News

SLOPD Lieutenant Taking Part in Law Enforcement Torch Run


Law enforcement officers hand-selected from all over the world, including one from the Central Coast, are going above and beyond as they take part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg for Special Olympics. A part of that Torch Run will come through San Luis Obispo County on July 16 & 17. The officers, including San Luis Obispo Police ...

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SB District Attorney Filing Charges Against Daycare Provider


The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office expects to file charges tomorrow against daycare provider Georgina Imelda Ruiz-Bojorquez who was arrested on suspicion of years of torture. Police say more potential victims and witnesses are coming forward. Police say there have been multiple claims of repeated physical abuse.   The alleged incidents of physical abuse from this daycare provider took place ...

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LOVR On-Ramp Will be Closed Daily February 16-20


The southbound U.S. Highway 101 on-ramp at Los Osos Valley Road will be closed daily from Monday, February 16 until Friday, February 20 between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm, weather permitting. Motorists wishing to travel southbound on U.S. Highway 101 may detour by using the onramps at either South Higuera Street or Madonna Road. Electronic Message Boards ...

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Reintroduction of SAFE PLAY Act


Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24), Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) have announced the reintroduction of the Supporting Athletes, Families and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth (SAFE PLAY) Act, a bill that would promote the safety of young athletes. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are nearly 30 million children participating in ...

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Santa Maria Students Visiting White House


More than a dozen Santa Maria Joint Union High School District students are visiting the White House during a tour of Washington, D.C. The Migrant Education students from Righetti, Santa Maria and Pioneer Valley high schools are also visiting other foundations of democracy including Capitol Hill, the Washington Monument and various historical sites. The civics education program called “Close Up ...

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Prescribed Burns in Morro Bay


The California Dept. of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) in cooperation with the Morro Bay Fire Dept., and the Air Pollution Control District have announced tentative plans to conduct prescribed pile burns of diseased, dead and downed Monterey pines in the Black Hill area of Morro Bay State Park. The pile burn project will occur as soon as weather conditions ...

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Arrests Made in Burglary of Campo Ceramics


This past Monday, at approximately 11:55pm, Paso Robles Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of 24th St. for a burglary alarm activation. Upon arrival, officers discovered the front window to the business, Campo Ceramics, had been smashed. There was also extensive damage to the interior of the business as the suspect(s) smashed several glass display cabinets in order ...

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Theodore Lilly Enters No Contest Plea


Yesterday morning Theodore “Ted” Lilly entered a plea of no contest to Insurance Fraud, as a misdemeanor. He was placed on probation for two years, the terms of which include a $2500 fine; 250 hours of community service; and restitution in an amount to be determined. A restitution hearing has been set for June 4, 2015, in Department 6 of ...

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SLO County Public Health Promoting Vaccines


Peer pressure, acne, or a broken heart—there are some troubles that teens can’t always avoid. But we can prevent several deadly diseases. Getting our children all of their recommended vaccines protects their health, classmates, and community. Preteen vaccines guard against meningitis, HPV, flu, whooping cough, and other dangerous diseases. The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Officer, Dr. Penny Borenstein, ...

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SLO Mayor Accepts Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness


City of San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx has recently accepted the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. With this announcement, the City of San Luis Obispo joins a growing number of communities across the country making the pledge. This challenge was initiated by First Lady Michelle Obama and developed through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ...

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