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SLO Film Festival To Screen Movies Shot On Location On The Central Coast

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In honor of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's 20th Anniversary next year, the SLOIFF will celebrate by screening Hollywood movies that have been made in San Luis Obispo County over the past 90 years. SLO County on the Silver Screen will present a wide variety of notable films, and screen each in the part of the County they ... Read More »

Lightning Sparks Fire In Sierra National Forrest, Northeast Of Fresno

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A lightning-sparked fire in the Sierra National Forest about 75 miles northeast of Fresno grew to about 9,000 acres as firefighters battle smoke and steep terrain as well as the blaze itself. The U.S. Forest Service said Sunday that the fire also expanded in the late afternoons over the last two days when the smoke lifted, making the area hotter. ... Read More »

Roads To Be Closed This Weekend During Arroyo Valley Car Show

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The 24th Annual Arroyo Valley Car Show kicks off Saturday at 9 a.m., with the annual Sunset Cruise along West Grand Avenue from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Up to 300 cars will be in display in the Village of Arroyo Grande Saturday for the car show. The event is free to attend, but it raises funds for local ... Read More »

Construction To Close Hwy 101 Ramps In Santa Margarita

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According to Caltrans, The southbound Highway 101 on- and off-ramp at Highway 58 in Santa Margarita will be closed in the coming weeks for ramp re-construction. The first part of construction will begin overnight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday starting July 29 through Aug. 9. A 24-hour closure will then follow beginning 7 p.m. Aug. 11 ... Read More »

Turtles Given As Prizes At Fair Could Pose Health Threat

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Small turtles given out as prizes at the California Mid-State Fair have been confiscated and people who won them are asked to not keep them due to possible health risks. According to the San Luis Obispo Public Health Department the turtles were given out as prizes for a ping-pong ball toss game.  Because they can be natural hosts to Salmonella, ... Read More »

Atascadero Police Arrest Suspect In San Luis Obispo Bank Robbery

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Police have found and arrested the man they say is responsible for robbing the Bank of America on Santa Rosa in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon. He's been identified as 38-year-old Andrew Gilbertson of Paso Robles. Investigators say around three, yesterday afternoon Atascadero Police caught up with Gilbertson on El Camino Real.  Police say they found evidence from the robbery ... Read More »

Fire Contained After Destroying Two Mobile Homes In Rural Paso Robles

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CAL FIRE crews responded to a fire at Resthaven RV & Mobile Home Park on Adelaida Road, west of Paso Robles late yesterday afternoon.   Fire officials say two mobile homes were destroyed.  The fire did not spread to nearby vegetation and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Read More »

Suspicious Fires Investigated In Morro Bay

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‚ÄčThe Morro Bay Fire Department is currently investigating a couple of small fires officials consider suspicious.   Tuesday night of this week, firefighters knocked down a small vegetation fire on the north side of Black Hill.  A subsequent investigation turned up a second fire that had been previously put out. These fires happened in the area around La Loma, Quintana ... Read More »

Surveillance Video Leads To Arrest Of Paso Robles Car Burglar

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On Monday, July 22, 2013 at approximately 3:44PM, PRPD officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary which had occurred in the previous three hours in the parking lot of Cregor’s Market at 611 Spring Street.  The victim reported she locked her vehicle with her purse inside while she went to work at the market. When she returned later, ... Read More »

Reward Offered For Information On Murder Of Joseph Padilla

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) involved with the June 21, 2013, murder of Joseph Padilla. On June 21, 2013 Joseph Padilla was located in front of a residence in the 1300 block of 19th street in Oceano CA. Padilla suffered from ... Read More »

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