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Missle Crews At Vandenberg AFB Are Looking Forward To Time Off After Launching Intercontinental Ballistic Missle

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Missile crews at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California are looking forward to some time off for the holidays after launching an intercontinental ballistic missile. The unarmed Minuteman Three was launched early this morning and lit up the predawn sky at the base north of Los Angeles. Colonel Brent McArthur at the base said it was a successful launch. It's ... Read More »

Wildfire Near Big Sur Only Five Percent Contained

A wild fire near Big Sur has destroyed 15 homes and is five percent contained. Fire officials say the 550-acre blaze broke out early yesterday morning near Highway 1 and Pfeiffer Ridge Road in the Los Padres National Forest. Residents have been evacuated and power outages have been reported in the area. Officials say Highway 1 remains open for now, ... Read More »

Townhall Meeting This Friday

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A town hall meeting will occur Friday, December 20 at 9 a.m. to discuss the formation of a parcel tax supported Community Facilities District (CFD). The CFD purpose is to fund full time staffing for the Oak Shores fire station. The tax proposal is a community resident driven proposal to augment the struggling small volunteer force with full time firefighter ... Read More »

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of UGG Boot Scam

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents to use caution when shopping on-line or when receiving e-mail advertisements this holiday season. This is the busiest time of year for internet scammers who are out to take advantage of busy consumers. While there are many internet scams out there, the Sheriff’s Office was notified about one in particular ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff Announces Annual Sheriff’s Christmas Bike Giveaway

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is proud to announce the annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Thursday, December 19th at 10:00 AM at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. Every year since 1989, Sheriff's Honor Farm inmates have refurbished bikes donated by the community to give to underprivileged local children. With assistance from the Sheriff's Advisory Foundation ... Read More »

California Department Of Parks And Recreation To Clear Out Dead Vegetation And Trees Starting Today

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The California Department of Parks and Recreation will be clearing dead vegetation and trees on Black Hill and Upper State Park Road starting December 16, 2013 and ending December 20, 2013. The majority of the clearing will occur adjacent to homes on La Loma Street, Balboa Street, Kings Street, Fairview Street, and the Blue Heron Mobile Home Park. This project ... Read More »

SLO Sheriff’s Office Detectives Uncover Prostitution At Massage Parlors

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office have been conducting an on-going investigation of alleged prostitution at two massage parlors located in the City of Goleta; New Life Day Spa in the 5600 block of Calle Real and Total Relax Massage in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue. ... Read More »

Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility

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Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility Monday, Rep. Lois Capps will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion of the Grizzly Charter School facility on Camp San Luis Obispo. The $3.2 million expansion will provide classroom space for an additional 60 cadets in the program. The additional cadets will all be female, bringing the ... Read More »

Driver In Fatal Collision Identified

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The woman who was killed in a fatal traffic collision 154 last Friday morning has been identified as Keri Dee Savala from Santa Barbara. The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the ... Read More »

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