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New Measure to Report Persons Who Are Dangers to Themselves or Others

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Responding to the facts revealed in a recent bipartisan audit of the California Department of Justice, Assembly Members Katcho Achadjian (San Luis Obispo) and Adam Gray (Merced) announced today that they have introduced AB 1591 to ensure that courts, upon determining a person to be a danger to themselves or others as a result of mental illness or disorder, will ... Read More »

SLO Noor Clinic Looking for Flu Sufferers to Participate in Study

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The SLO Noor Clinic is looking for people who have the flu to participate in a research study. Adults who believe they have signs or symptoms of the flu are encouraged to call the SLO Noor Clinic at (805) 439-1797 to participate. Eligible individuals will be compensated for their participation. Read More »

Arroyo Grande Man Charged with Robbing Bank Killed in Car Crash

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An Arroyo Grande man charged with robbing a Santa Maria bank was killed in a motor home crash Sunday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Arthur McClay Watkins died when the RV he was driving plunged off Highway 1 near Ragged Point around 2:30 p.m. The Wells Fargo on East Main Street in Santa Maria is the bank that ... Read More »

Stabbing Suspect Arrested Without Incident

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On February 02, at approximately 8:24pm, the Paso Robles Police Department received a 911 call from the 1000 block of Pioneer Trail in Paso Robles where a female caller reported two roommates were fighting, one had a knife, and medics were needed. Officers arrived on scene to find the occupants of the residence cleaning up a large amount of blood ... Read More »

Drug Raid in Paso Robles Results in Four Arrests

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On January 31, at approximately 8:00am, Officers of the Paso Robles Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 800 block of 28th St, in Paso Robles. As a result of the warrant officers arrested four suspects on various drug and weapons charges. Pursuant to the warrant officers searched Philip Dery’s residence and contacted three ... Read More »

Neighborhood Officer Program Initiated

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Recently the San Luis Obispo Police Department initiated the Neighborhood Officer Program. The Police Department is now offering crime mapping for each of the 13 designated neighborhoods. The assigned Neighborhood Officers and crime map data are available through the Departments web site http://www.slocity.org/police/neighborhoodOfficers.asp. The crime maps are designed to show seven different areas of reported criminal activity in each individual ... Read More »

Unit 2 At PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant Safely Shut Down Following Electrical Disturbance

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Unit 2 at Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely shut down today as it was designed to do after an electrical disturbance occurred in equipment that supports moving power to the state’s electric grid. Unit 1 continues to safely generate power.  Results from the preliminary investigation indicate the electrical disturbance was the result of a ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff’s Deputies Currently Investigating Abandoned Car Associated With At-Risk Missing Person

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies and detectives are currently investigating an abandoned car that is believed to be associated with an at-risk missing person who is described as being suicidal. Maria De La Cruz Albarran Uribe from Nipomo went missing in the Port San Luis Harbor area. The 41-year-old is described as an Hispanic female, 5' 5", 125 pounds ... Read More »

Police Investigate Motorhome Accident Off Highway 1

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Officials can’t find any other people on board a motor home that went over a 650 foot cliff on Highway 1 south of Ragged point Saturday afternoon about 2:35. The one they did find was dead. Police are still investigating. Read More »

Sheriff’s Office Release Cause Of Death For County Jail Inmate

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The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing the cause of death for 35-year-old Rudy Joseph Silva. Silva was an inmate at the County Jail who complained of being ill and was transferred to Sierra Vista Medical Center on 1-23-14. Silva died four days later on 1-27-14. The cause of death is listed as respiratory ... Read More »

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