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Deputies Arrest Suspected Drug Smugglers At Traffic Stop On Los Osos Valley Road

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14 men are in custody after attempting to smuggle drugs into the Central Coast. Deputies patrolling the coastline saw the suspects unloading a panga boat at Montana De Oro State Park yesterday.  Officials say deputies also spotted suspicious vehicles drive into the park just after midnight yesterday. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on Los Osos Valley Road shortly after watching ... Read More »

Good Samaritan Detains Car Burglar

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One man is in San Luis Obispo County Jail for possession of drugs and attempting to burglarize a vehicle in Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department arrested 21-year-old Mario Sanchez Jr. of Templeton on 19th Street, after a person told police he was detaining a suspected car burglar. It happened Sunday at about three in the morning. Officials say ... Read More »

CASA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children or CASA invites the community to an Open House Thursday night to celebrate its 20th anniversary. CASA currently provides volunteer advocates for more than 140 foster children in San Luis Obispo County. At the Open House visitors are able to meet past and present CASA volunteers, staff and friends. It's taking place at the ... Read More »

Amtrak Bike Reservation Now Free Of Charge

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Amtrak California passengers can now reserve onboard bike rack space on Saturday when booking travel on Pacific Surfliner trains, free of charge. Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty says “Caltrans eliminated the five-dollar bike reservation fee to make it as easy as possible to bring your bike along the Pacific Surfliner trains.” Read More »

Earthquake Shakes Up Santa Barbara

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday, and was centered 3 miles west of Isla Vista in Santa Barbara County. There have been no reports of damage or injury so far. Authorities also say there's no danger of a tsunami. The epicenter is in the Santa Barbara Channel region about 100 miles west of Los ... Read More »

Panga Boat Found Beached At Montana De Oro, Multiple Arrests Made

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Multiple people are in custody after a panga boat washed ashore at Montana de Oro Wednesday morning and was discovered by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff. Sheriff's officials say four vehicles were stopped on Los Osos Valley Road and some drugs have been seized.  At least 12 people were taken into custody in two separate locations on Los Osos ... Read More »

Accident On 101 in Nipomo Leaves Driver In Hospital

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According to CHP officers, two vehicles collided on Highway 101 South Tuesday after a driver made an unsafe lane change. The accident happened around 6:15 p.m. near Tefft Street in Nipomo. The California Highway Patrol says a Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 29-year-old San Diego man cut off a Toyota 4Runner driven by a 20-year-old woman from Santa Maria. CHP ... Read More »

Neighbor Detains Suspected Car Burglar Until Police Arrive

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A Templeton man was arrested Sunday after Paso Robles police received a call from someone reporting that he had detained a suspected car burglar. When officers arrived, they found the caller sitting on top of 21-year-old Mario Sanchez Jr., according to a news release from Paso Robles police. Sanchez was later arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary and possession of ... Read More »

SLO Police Search For Wig-Wearing Bank Robber

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Officials are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in San Luis Obispo this weekend. It happened at the Chase Bank on Madonna Road on Saturday at 2:25 p.m. The suspect is a white male in his late 20’s to early 30’s.  He was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt, a mesh baseball hat, sunglasses, and a thick wig. He ... Read More »

Fire Crews Battle Wildfire In Santa Barbara County

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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says the White Fire burning in Southern Santa Barbara County is 10 percent contained. Officials say the United States Forest Service is ordering more crews to help fight the wild fire, which has burned one-thousand acres, so far.  It broke out Monday afternoon near Highway 154 and Paradise Road. Officials say the west end ... Read More »

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