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Lady Washington Returns in February

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The brig Lady Washington, which visited Morro Bay last October, returns to the dock at Sub Sea Tours February 6-11, this time accompanied by the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain. The addition of a second ship allows scheduling of the vessels’ most popular activity, the Battle Sail. The ships will also offer a single-ship Adventure Sail and walk-on public tours. Here’s ... Read More »

Flu Related Deaths Along Bay Area And Central Coast On The Rise

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The number of flu-related deaths across the Bay Area and Central Coast is growing.  Health officials confirmed yesterday two more people in Santa Clara County and one in Santa Cruz County have died of complications from the virus, bringing the total so far this season into the mid-teens.  There are some Bay Area pharmacies which are reporting temporary low supplies ... Read More »

Tim Covello Announces His Endorsment Of Candidacy For District Attorney From Gerry Shea

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Tim Covello, candidate for District Attorney for San Luis Obispo County, is pleased to announce that he has received the endorsement of his candidacy from District Attorney Gerry Shea. “I am honored to have been endorsed by Mr. Shea to serve as the next District Attorney for our County.  Gerry Shea has served the District Attorney’s Office with great distinction ... Read More »

Popular Central Coast Marine Biologist To Spend Three Years On Probation

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A popular Central Coast marine biologist will spend three years on probation after pleading guilty to feeding orca whales in the wild.  Nancy Black was sentenced yesterday for violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act.  She was also ordered to pay $12,500 dollars in fines and serve 300 hours of community service.  Black runs a whale-watching tour on the Monterey Bay ... Read More »

LIGHTHOUSE To Present Their Second Reality Tour On Sunday, March 2nd In Atascadero

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LIGHTHOUSE will present their second Reality Tour® Sunday, March 2, at 1:00pmand 4:00pm at the Atascadero Colony Park Community Center. The Reality Tour® Drug Prevention program was created by Norma Norris of Butler, PA in 2003, and is now promoted through the nonprofit organization CANDLE, Inc. LIGHTHOUSE has purchased the Reality Tour® Program for use in San Luis Obispo County. ... Read More »

Deputies Investigate Stalking And Death Threats Case

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On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Deputies investigated a stalking and death threats case. The suspect in the case, 19 year old Incio Elijah Gomez, sent his ex-girlfriend a text message picture of himself holding a handgun and making suicidal threats. Fearing for Gomez, the ex-girlfriend telephoned him to check on his welfare. During the conversation, Gomez threatened to shoot and ... Read More »

Homeowner Causes House Fire By Using Blowtorch On Plumbing Repairs

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The Five Cities Fire Authority says an Oceano homeowner caused a fire in his home after using a blow torch during plumbing repairs on the 2400 block of Mona Lei Court, just north of The Pike, around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Firefighters found smoke coming out of the roof and attic areas above the garage of the home. Firefighters then cut ... Read More »

Drunk Driver Sentenced to 14 Years

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The driver of a speeding car which killed a Paso Robles woman has been sentenced to 14 years in state prison. Twenty-nine-year-old Lanie Richardson was sentenced yesterday for a June 2012 accident in Montecito near Santa Barbara. Richardson was driving drunk with two women on the hood of his car. Twenty-six-year-old Allison Meadows, a 2003 graduate of Paso Robles High ... Read More »

Candy Mascot Found Safe and Sound

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A candy store mascot has been found. Truffles the missing bear is back at his home in front of the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Paso Robles. The stuffed Kodiak bear was found in the bushes still attached to his chair by employees of the nearby Red Scooter deli. As to who tried to abduct Truffles yesterday, no one yet ... Read More »

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