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Man Arrested After Car Jacking Woman at Chumash Casino

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At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, a woman getting into her car at the Chumash Casino parking structure got quite a scare when a man jumped into her car, put a knife to her throat and ordered her to drive.  During the ordeal, the woman managed to open the driver’s side door and yell for help.  The suspect became panicked, ... Read More »

SCUBA Diver Identified, Death Still Under Investigation

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has identified a scuba diver who was discovered in the water off Padaro Beach on Saturday, August 3rd.  The decedent is 49 year old William Frank Grgurich of Portland, Oregon.  Next of kin has been notified. Grgurich was discovered by residents who were walking along the beach in the 3300 block of Padaro ... Read More »

Panga Boat, Evidence of Drug Trafficking, Found

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At around 6:40 yesterday morning, a passerby driving on Highway101 observed a possible “Panga” boat on the shoreline of Tajiguas Beach, north of Refugio Beach and called 911.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies and Narcotics Detectives responded along with personnel from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), California State Parks and the U.S. Coast Guard, which provided air support.  Investigators ... Read More »

Car Accident A Result Of DUI

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On Saturday, August 03, at approximately 4:30 p.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department and SLO City Fire responded to the intersection of Santa Rosa and Monterey for the report of a two-vehicle collision with airbag deployment.
 Upon arrival officers discovered a silver Honda Odyssey minivan and a black Cadillac CTS had been involved in the collision. SLO City Fire ... Read More »

Fire Burns Apartment Complex In Paso Robles

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At 3:51 Friday afternoon, the Department of Emergency Services received a report of a vehicle on fire inside a carport. Two Paso Robles, one County Fire/CAL FIRE, and one Atascadero engine were dispatched. Two Battalion Chiefs and a San Luis Ambulance Service ambulance also responded. The first fire engine, arriving at 3:55 pm, reported heavy fire in a three-bay carport ... Read More »

SLO Airport Manager Steps Down Next Month

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Richard Howell he will step down next month as the SLO Airport Manager. Howell says he is stepping down for personal reasons. His last day will be Sept. 27. He told the Tribune that he will probably move back East where much of his family lives. Howell took over from Director Klaasje Nairne in 2008. The supervisors will now recruit ... Read More »

Car Accident Causes Power Outtage

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Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services was notified of vehicle fire with entrapment at the intersection of South River and Charlois Roads at 10:00 pm.   Two fire engines and a heavy rescue vehicle were dispatched with a total of seven firefighters and one battalion chief. The first engine arrived at 10:05.The first arriving engine captain reported two power poles ... Read More »

Six Cited In Tobacco Sting

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The San Luis Obispo County Health Agency’s Tobacco Control Program in coordination with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a recent countywide tobacco sales compliance check operation which ended on July 31, 2013. The enforcement activity utilized underage decoys to regulate illegal sales of tobacco products to minors and resulted in six businesses selling to a decoy in ... Read More »

Mid-State Fair Sees Increased Attendance

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The California Mid-State Fair is proud to report another exceptional year, with solid numbers and increases in many areas. For the third consecutive year, over 400,000 people attended the Fair, coming from throughout California to enjoy one of the largest fairs in the State. Vivian Robertson, CEO, said, “Once again this year I feel very blessed to finish with such ... Read More »

Missing Person Found Disoriented

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At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning a Sheriff’s Deputy in Ventura County observed what he believed to be a DUI driver on southbound US 101. The white Toyota Tacoma was driving at a slow rate of speed for the highway. The deputy made stopped the vehicle and discovered that the driver was Mr. Robert Callahan age 85, the reported missing ... Read More »

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