Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Local News

CRT Requesting Public Assistance to Locate Wanted Suspect


The Compliance Response Team (CRT) is requesting public assistance to help locate a wanted suspect. 44-year-old Matt Crandall of Santa Maria has a warrant for his arrest for violating the terms of his Post Release Community Supervision. On October 14, Santa Maria Police officers were called to an address on Palm Court regarding suspicious activity. When officers arrived, two suspects …

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Insect Trappers Have Detected Light Brown Apple Moths


Insect Trappers from the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures have detected the Light Brown Apple Moth in multiple areas in the city of San Luis Obispo. The moths represent additional detections of this agricultural pest in San Luis Obispo County. Additional insect traps will be placed throughout the city to quickly delineate the extent of the …

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Lois Capps to Host Annual Breakfast for Veterans


Today Rep. Lois Capps will host her annual breakfast for veterans at the Veterans Memorial Building in San Luis Obispo. The breakfast is an occasion to thank local veterans for their service while also connecting them with local organizations and providing them the opportunity to meet with Capps and her district staff to seek assistance in obtaining the federal benefits …

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New Details in Disappearance of College Student


New details are being released about the disappearance of college student Diane Thacher, who was found safe in her dorm room. Thacher allegedly met a male acquaintance when her vehicle received a flat tire. Her cell phone battery died shortly afterwards. Thacher reportedly stayed with the male acquaintance for several days.  When she left to return home, he saw the …

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Forklift Accident Yesterday off Sacramento Road


A forklift operator was injured yesterday afternoon when several beams fell on him at a construction site off of Sacramento Road. The forklift turned over causing the man to fall out and the beams to come down.hittting the man on his legs. He was taken to a hospital with severe injuries.

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Two Workshop Dates Regarding Groundwater Management Plan


The Cambria Community Services District today issued the following advice of two workshop dates which will be held in order to seek public input regarding the development of a Groundwater Management Plan: The workshops will be held at the Cambria Veteran’s Memorial Hall located at 1000 Main St., Cambria CA 93428 on Wednesday, October 21, at 2:00 p.m. and,Thursday, October …

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“Great American Shakeout” Scheduled for Thursday


The “Great American Shakeout” will be a moving experience for the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District on Thursday, October 15. More than 8,000 students and staff from Righetti, Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley and Delta high schools are participating in the statewide drill to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness.

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SLO HotHouse Expanding Again Adding Student Housing


In a move that aligns it with other incubator programs across the country, the SLO HotHouse is expanding again, and adding student housing. Cal Poly just signed a five-year lease that includes an additional 6,000 square feet of commercial space and 12,600 square feet of residential space in the historic Blackstone-Sauer building on the northeast corner of Monterey and Chorro streets …

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Capps to Host Discussions on Importance of Clean Energy


This week, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will host a two-part series of panel discussions with policy experts on the importance of transitioning away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future including the progress being made along the Central Coast.  On Wednesday, Capps will lead a capstone conversation at the Central Coast Sustainability Summit at UCSB with a panel …

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Public Workshop on Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility Project


Community members are invited to a public workshop to discuss the Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility project at two different times October 17. The workshop is intended as a community conversation about this crucial project, which will help keep Morro Bay a clean, safe place to live, work, and play for generations to come. Community members can attend the sessions …

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