Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Local News

Man Arrested After Short Car Chase


The CHP arrested a man after a short car chase on Highway 166 yesterday. Officers say Juan Lopez attempted to flee when cops tried to pull him over. Officers searched his car once he was stopped, and found 49.5 pounds of marijuana. Lopez was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on $75,000 bond.

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Ballots Still Need to Be Counted


Nearly 25,000 ballots have yet to be counted by the SLO County-Clerk’s office, which means the outcome of several races are too close to call, and it may be two weeks before the outcomes are decided. The close races include three Paso Robles City Council candidates looking for a second seat, the Pismo mayoral and city council races, and Grover …

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Fatal Crash Victim Identified


The 21-year-old Oceano man killed early yesterday morning in a crash on Los Berros Road as Raymond Mendoza.  The CHP says his car crossed into oncoming traffic lanes, then slammed into a tree.  Officers say Mendoza was speeding and was not wearing a seatbelt, and that alcohol is may be a factor in the crash.

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“Faces of Freedom” Memorial Will Host Veterans Day Ceremonies


Veterans Day is fast approaching and this year the “Faces of Freedom” Veterans Memorial in Atascadero will once again host one of the most popular Veterans Day Ceremonies and festivities in San Luis Obispo County. On Tuesday, November 11th at 11 am, members of the Public are invited to a Veterans Day Ceremony and BBQ at the “Faces of Freedom” …

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Election Results for SLO County


San Luis Obispo County election results are as follows: Lynn Compton defeated incumbent Caren Ray in the race for 4th District Supervisor. Tommy Gong is the new County Clerk-Recorder. Tony Ferrara held off write-in challenger Jim Hill to keep his seat as mayor of Arroyo Grande. He’ll be joined by councilmembers Barbara Harmon and Tim Brown. Tom O’Mally was picked …

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SLO Citizens for Measure G Celebrates Victory


SLO Citizens for Measure G, the broad-based coalition of community leaders that organized to support the half-percent sales tax renewal, expressed their gratitude to voters and campaign supporters in the wake of Measure G’s overwhelming approval by voters Tuesday night. “Thanks to the wisdom of the people of San Luis Obispo, this is a great day for our city,” said …

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Fatal Accident This Morning


An early morning accident took the life of a 21-year-old Oceano man when he crashed on Los Berros Road at a high rate of speed and hit a tree. The wreck occurred about 3:52 near Quailwood Lane. He was not wearing a seatbelt and the CHP says alcohol may have been involved.

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Man Arrested for DUI After Hit and Run Collision


In Santa Maria last night about 11:52, a Santa Maria man was critically injured in a two car accident at Enos Drive and Miller Street. According to police, 29-year-old Juan Salazar driving a Chrysler collided with 19-year-old Jonathan Lara who was driving a Pontiac. Lara, also from Santa Maria was extricated and taken to the hospital. Salazar who tried to …

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Investigators Say Co-Pilot Made Error Causing Virgin Galactic Crash


Federal investigators say the co-pilot who died in the test-flight of a space plane made an error causing the crash.  The National Transportation Safety Board has confirmed, Michael Alsbury prematurely unlocked a lever that might have caused Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two to raise its tail moments before it broke apart in Southern California Friday.  Alsbury was killed and test pilot …

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SLOIFF Will Be Screening Movies to Celebrate 21st Birthday


In honor of the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s 21st birthday next year, the SLOIFF has been celebrating early by screening three classic movies with a “coming of age” theme this fall, with special events that include Hollywood celebrities and musical guests. The last film in the series is Mary Pickford’s silent comedy “DADDY LONG LEGS” accompanied live by …

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