Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Local News

Union Pacific Railroad Will be Closing Crossings in Atascadero Temporarily


Union Pacific Railroad will be closing the railroad crossings at Chico, Curbaril, and Halcon Roads in Atascadero temporarily for maintenance.  The crossing closures will occur on October 6th and 7th on Halcon Road, October 8th and 9th on Curbaril Road, and October 13th and 14th on Chico Road.  Union Pacific Railroad is closing the crossings to perform maintenance on the ...

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Three Arrested in Connection with Robbery and Assault


On Sept 26, members of the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested three people in connection with a robbery and assault that took place last Monday in Oceano.  Deputies responded to a report of an assault and robbery in rural Oceano. The victim reported he had met with three people he knew to be gang members. They drove him to a ...

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Dispute Over Nuclear Waste


Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups including Mother’s For Peace took a necessary first step to seeking federal court intervention if the NRC does not stop on its own the licensing and relicensing of 23 reactors at 14 sites across the United States. In urging the NRC to halt its process, the ...

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Welcome Week at Cal Poly Prompts More Police Activity


  The start of the academic year at Cal Poly typically generates a significant spike in activity in SLO, particularly in the neighborhoods surrounding the University. SLOPD doubled the standard deployment Monday thru Saturday nights during Week of Welcome (WOW week) to address public safety issues primarily centered on disorder crimes. The San Luis Obispo Police Department collaborated with the ...

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DUI Checkpoints Tonight Along Central Coast


There are a couple of DUI checkpoints happening Friday night along the Central Coast. The Cal Poly University Police Department will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on the Cal Poly campus. It will start at 9:00 p.m. and run for seven to eight hours.  The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday ...

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Lois Capps to Tour Meat Processing Center


On Friday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will tour the J and G Lau Family Meat Processing Center with Jaymie Noland, the head of the Cal Poly Animal Science Department. The Meat Processing Center is a fully functioning plant with the capabilities to involve students in all stages of meat processing, from harvesting to packaging. “Cal Poly has always been a ...

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Downtown Paso Robles to Host City Candidate Forum


The Downtown Paso Robles Main Street Association and F. McLintock’s Saloon in Downtown Paso Robles will host a City Candidates’ Forum October 7, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 1324 Park Street.  The event will be moderated by the new Paso Robles Joint Unified School District Superintendent, Chris Williams. The public is invited to attend and ask questions ...

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Capps to Host Roundtable Discussion on Climate Change Resiliency


On Wednesday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) and Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal will host a roundtable with county and UCSB officials to discuss federal and local actions to address climate change resiliency. The timing of the roundtable coincides with the United Nations Climate Summit currently taking place in New York. Also attending the roundtable are David Lackie, Santa Barbara ...

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US Test Launches Unarmed Missile


The U.S. Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from California. The missile lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday on a 4,200-mile flight over the Pacific to a target on the Kwajalein Atoll. The Air Force Global Strike Command says the test was a success. A statement says the Department of ...

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SLO Blues Baseball Has New Head Coach


San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball General Manager Adam Stowe has announced that, effective immediately, local resident and business owner, Jamie Clark, will assume the roll of Head Coach of the 2015 San Luis Obispo Blues. Clark will be relinquishing his role as a Director on the board of the San Luis Obispo Blues non-profit foundation, a position he has held ...

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