Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Local News

Man Allegedly Exposed Himself to Women in Paso Robles


On Monday, January 26, at approximately 9:03 PM, the PRPD received a report of an indecent exposure that had just occurred in the City Park at 1100 Spring Street. The reporting parties were two adult females who had been walking together through the park closest to 12th Street. These two victims noticed the suspect walking towards them exposing himself.  The …

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Teachers Rallied for Salary Increase at Board Meeting


Teachers rallied for a bigger salary increase Tuesday night at the Lucia Mar Unified School District board meeting. They were there to protest the ongoing contract dispute. The district said it’s offering a two percent salary increase, but teachers want ten percent. Members also say their salaries are lower than surrounding districts and they want the school board to settle …

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Peaceful End to Standoff in Santa Maria


A man holding police at bay during a four hour standoff in Santa Maria was taken into custody peacefully about 9 last night. The suspect was wanted for a domestic violence warrant. SWAT was called out. Police fired tear gas into a mobile home near La Brea and A Street. The suspect surrendered and was taken to jail.

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SB District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdicts in Human Trafficking Trial


Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has announced the guilty verdicts in the first Human Trafficking jury trial in Santa Barbara County.  Defendant Brannon Lawrence Pitcher was found guilty, as charged, of two counts of human trafficking of a minor, as well as the Special Allegation that defendant used force, fear, fraud, deceit, and violence while trafficking the …

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Lois Capps Applauds Decision by US Department of Interior


Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) is applauding the decision by the U.S. Department of Interior to prohibit any new offshore oil or gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California, and Southern California Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Planning Areas by excluding these areas from the draft proposed 2017-2022 OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program. In July, Capps led a letter …

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Journey of Hope Event Will Discuss Stigma of Mental Health in Military


The sixth annual Journey of Hope event will feature Keynote Speaker Carol Graham discussing the stigma that surrounds mental health in the military. Journey of Hope, an inspiring and educational mental wellness forum, will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, at New Life Church in Pismo Beach, CA. This is a free event, open to the public …

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City of SLO Developing Biannual Financial Plan


The City of San Luis Obispo is in the process of developing the 2015-2017 biannual financial plan.  A key component of the process is soliciting community input into the priorities for the upcoming two fiscal years. Following extensive community outreach, including advice from all of the City’s advisory bodies, nearly 800 survey responses from the City’s “Community Budget Bulletin,” and …

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Stabbing Near Isla Vista


On Saturday at approximately 2:45 AM, a UCPD lieutenant on patrol in the area of Sueno Road and Camino Del Sur observed an apparent fight in progress, occurring in front of a fraternity in the 6700 block of Sueno Rd near Isla Vista.  As he approached the location, the UCPD lieutenant noticed four subjects who were covered in blood and …

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Man Arrested For Alleged Possession of Child Pornography


On January 6, 2015, Paso Robles Police Detectives received information from a reliable source that Steven Lindhorst of Paso Robles was in possession of child pornography on his personal computer. Detectives started an investigation and obtained a search warrant to analyze the contents of Lindhorst’s computer. With the assistance of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab numerous …

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Emergency Water Supply Project Has Begun Producing Potable Water


The Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) has announced that its Emergency Water Supply (EWS) project has begun producing potable water for CCSD customers. Production started shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, less than a year after the CCSD Board initiated the design, engineering and construction of the EWS project. Treated water from the EWS is now being injected …

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