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Morro Bay Power Plant Closing

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Dynegy, the owner of the 58-year-old Morro Bay Power Plant, announced  Thursday, November 7, that the plant is going to be closed, and in a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, Dynegy said it will be shut down next year. The closure ends thirteen years of conflict over the power plant, the effort by Duke Energy to build a much larger ... Read More »

Suspect Involved in Cambria Robbery at Large

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Yesterday, the Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from an employee inside the Rabobank in Cambria. The employee reported a man had entered the bank and began waving a handgun. The man handed the teller a note demanding money and then made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a white male adult, 40's, 5'10 ... Read More »

Casino Stabbing Suspect on the Loose

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a parolee wanted in connection with a stabbing that occurred just after midnight, on November 6, outside of the Chumash Casino.  The victim, a Nipomo resident, was stabbed several times while inside a vehicle on the Indian Reservation.  He also had his cell phone and wallet stolen.  The victim, who was ... Read More »

Christopher Barnickel Becomes County Library Director

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has announced the hiring of Christopher Barnickel as the new County Library Director. Mr. Barnickel has served as Assistant San Luis Obispo County Library Director since February 2013. He replaces Brian Reynolds who retired in October.   Read More »

Vandals Responsible for Graffiti are Identified

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On November 6, Investigators with the Morro Bay Police Department identified a 13-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, both of whom are Morro Bay residents, which police believe are primarily responsible for the rash of graffiti vandalism in north Morro Bay. These incidents involved the use of a “crown” insignia among other symbols and lettering. The possibility of other juveniles ... Read More »

Rep. Lois Capps will be Touring San Luis Obispo Veterans Center

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Today Rep. Lois Capps will tour the San Luis Obispo Veterans Center to mark its one-year anniversary of operation. The Center offers readjustment counseling and other services to veterans and their families, as well as community outreach on mental health, employment, family issues and education. Capps will be at the center pn Southwood Drive from 10:45 to 11:30 this morning. ... Read More »

AMGEN Tour of California in Cambria and Pismo Beach

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The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California, for the start of the ninth edition of America’s largest cycling race announced AEG, presenter of the race.  The eight day stage race will return to a route traveling north-to-south from May 11-18, 2014 along more than 700 miles of scenic roads through some of California’s most ... Read More »

Rep. Lois Capps to Visit Local Business

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On Thursday, Rep. Lois Capps will visit Green Goods Company 111 South St. at 9:30, which sells eco-friendly building supplies. Part of a growing movement to act locally and build responsibly, Green Goods is the Central Coast’s only business dealing exclusively in green building supplies, design consultation and construction services. All Green Goods products and services help increase energy efficiency ... Read More »

Residential Fire in Paso Robles

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On Tuesday, November 5, at 7:20 a.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to a residential structure fire at 812 Experimental Station Road in Paso Robles. Firefighters arriving at scene found a vacant single family residence well involved in fire. The fire had burned through the roof prior to firefighter arrival. Firefighters initiated defensive fire ... Read More »

Robbery on Creston Road

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On Tuesday, November 5, at approximately 1:05 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a theft which had occurred at the El Korita Store in the 1400 block of Creston Road. The victim reported four adult Hispanic females approached the front doors of the business but only two entered the store. The two who entered the store ... Read More »

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