Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Local News

SLO PD Finds Man Deceased In Parked Car


A man was found dead yesterday morning in a vehicle on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo.  At around 10:45am, SLO PD received a report of an unresponsive man in a vehicle parked in the 3300 block of Broad Street.  Officers and SLO Fire responders arrived to find a deceased man slumped over in the vehicle.  Officials so far say …

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Parolee At Large Apprehended


Sheriff’s Deputies received a call that a suspect who was a parolee at large was sleeping in a car in Nipomo yesterday.  The suspect was identified as 38-year-old Angel Luis Padilla of Arroyo Grande. When Deputies made contact with Padilla, he ran off.  Officers set up a perimeter in the area. Deputies, with the help an Arroyo Grande Police K9 …

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Sanders Campaigns On Central Coast


Bernie Sanders will make a campaign stop on the Central Coast this weekend.  The Sanders Campaign has scheduled two rallies this Saturday, the first at 7am at Santa Barbara City College and the second at 10:30am Santa Maria High School.  The events are free and open to the public – you can get more info at

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Santa Maria Police Launch Crime Map Online


The Santa Maria Police Department announced the launch of an interactive neighborhood crime mapping program to their website.  The crime map is intended to promote community awareness and encourage the use of crime prevention measures. Anyone can now go online to get information on crimes in the last 180 days anywhere within the Santa Maria City Limits – and see …

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3.3 Earthquake Hits Off Cayocus Coast


A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday afternoon eight miles off the coast of Cayucos, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:15 p.m.  There were no reports of damage or injury.  The USGS also reports that in the last 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

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Panetta To Speak At Cal Poly Graduation


Former secretary of defense and CIA director Leon Panetta will speak at this year’s Cal Poly graduation ceremony.  Panetta served as chief of staff to President Clinton and later served as defense secretary and CIA director under President Obama.  Panetta will keynote two ceremonies on June 11th.  He will address the Colleges of Engineering and Architecture and Environmental Design at …

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New Additions To SLO Farmer’s Market


The Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market will be expanding soon – featuring new farmers and new foods.  Starting June 2nd, the “Fresh Harvest” section of the farmers market will expand onto Chorro Street. Some of the items offered include meats, seafood, eggs, cheese, and grains.  The SLO County Farmers’ Market Association will also be considering a wine and beer tasting section …

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Five Cities Newspaper Shutting Down


The Times Press-Recorder, the newspaper that covers the Five Cities area, announced they will be shutting down operations.  In a letter to their subscribers, the company said the end of business is due to dwindling advertising revenue and increases in operating costs.  The community publication owned by Lee Central Coast Newspapers will print their final paper Friday, May 27th.

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Experts Presenting At Home Buying Forum


If you’re in the market to buy a home, you may want to check out the Central Coast Home Buyer’s Forum Tuesday evening, May 24th.  Local home buying experts give their insiders’ know-how on buying a home in San Luis Obispo. The event is free, and open to the public.  Topics include how to qualify for a home loan, understanding …

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Bargain Grocery Chain To Open In Los Osos


Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, the chain known for its discounted and bargain-priced goods, will be moving into the vacant Haggen space in Los Osos.  The company entered into a lease for the 22,500-square-foot property at 1130 Los Osos Valley Road and plans to remodel the space are underway.  The grocery store is planning on opening the new location in early …

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