Friday, March 27th, 2015

Local News

SLO Dispatcher Being Recognized For Her Life Saving Efforts


San Luis Obispo County Dispatcher Teri Cox is being recognized for her life saving efforts of a San Luis Obispo resident. Tom Sherman, the CEO of Founders Community Bank, and his wife Cathy personally thanked Cox while visiting the Sheriff's Dispatch Center yesterday. On 5-2-13, Cox received a 911 call from Cathy Sherman, who said her husband had passed out ...

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Wanted Felon In Custody Following Vehicle Pursuit


A wanted felon is in custody following a vehicle pursuit and crash in Orcutt early this morning, January 23. One of the passengers was apprehended and arrested as well, but the third occupant fled on foot. At just after midnight, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted a vehicle speeding southbound in the area of Bradley Road and Clark Avenue and ...

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Representative Lois Capps To Attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Today


Friday, Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) will attend the ribbon cutting of the Highway 101 and Santa Maria River Bridge widening project. The project added a third lane in each direction on the Santa Maria River Bridge and includes a new bicycle lane and upgrades to the on and off ramps. Capps secured $2.72 million in federal funds for the environmental ...

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Vehicle and Bicycle Collision Hit and Run


On January 22 at approximately 11:15 in the morning, SLOPD officers were dispatched to a traffic collision between a vehicle and bicyclist on Tank Farm Rd near the entrance to the Marigold Shopping Center. The bicyclist, 68-year-old Ernie Brink of San Luis Obispo, sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Sierra Vista hospital by paramedics where he was admitted. The ...

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Search Continues After Plane Crash


On 1-22-14, Sheriff Parkinson met with members of the Sheriff's Dive Team and Marine Enforcement Unit to evaluate continuing the search for a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano. Because of the dangerous sea conditions at the crash site, the Sheriff has suspended the search for the plane that went down on 1-14-14. Those rough conditions are expected ...

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Air Quality Alert Has Been Issued for Paso Robles and Atascadero


The San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and County Public Health Department are advising the public of deteriorating air quality, which is expected to continue throughout the week.  An Air Quality Alert has been issued for Paso Robles and Atascadero, where PM2.5 is forecasted to exceed the Federal PM2.5 standard. Stagnant weather conditions are allowing air ...

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Lois Capps to Run For Re-Election


U.S. Representative Lois Capps will run for re-election. Capps became congresswoman in 1998, not long after the death of her husband, Congressman Walter Capps.  She represents California's 24th District, which includes all of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties, as well as parts of Ventura County.

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San Luis Ranch Plans Have Been Submitted to City


The Dalidio property is shedding its old identity as new vision takes shape for this long contested planning area. Preliminary plans for the proposed project – which has been renamed San Luis Ranch – were submitted to the city recently. At last night’s meeting, the City Council supported recommendations from the Planning Commission and the Land Use and Circulation Elements ...

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Man Trapped In Burning Building Rescued By Firefighters


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 1185 Foothill Road #11 in the City of San Luis Obispo at 3:42 yesterday morning. The first SLO City Fire Department unit arrived within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found heavy smoke showing from the second and third story of an approximately 1000 square foot ...

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