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House fire in Arroyo Grande

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Correction: Early reports from several sources witnessing the fire from a neighboring home that the fire was a home on Garden Street or Nelson Street were incorrect. A fire started in a backyard shed on Whiteley Street and spread to... (Continue reading)

Man killed in fall from Santa Maria Mall parking garage

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A body was discovered Saturday afternoon on the road outside the Santa Maria Town Center parking garage. Police investigators have not yet said whether they suspect the cause of the fall to be accidental or criminal. At about 5:15 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Is Marx flip-flopping on rental inspection ordinance?

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Amid public outrage over a rental inspection program, San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx asked city staff to put the city’s rental inspection ordinance on a March agenda for review and discussion. Marx said she selected a date five months... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for violent Pismo Beach carjacking

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Pismo Beach police arrested a man suspected of a violent carjacking and stabbing Saturday night. Shortly after 7 p.m., a man was leaving Coco’s Restaurant on Five Cities Drive in Pismo Beach when the suspect stabbed him in the parking lot... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara police officer headed to jail for fraud

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A 28-year-old Santa Barbara police officer was sentenced Friday to 120 days in jail for workers compensation fraud, according to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley Jacob Finerty pled to four counts of felony workers’ compensation fraud. Following... (Continue reading)

SLO man dies after questionable fall from rooftop

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The body of a 72-year-old man was discovered Friday afternoon on the first floor rooftop of the Anderson Hotel on Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo. He had fallen from an apartment on an undisclosed upper floor. Police investigators are... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

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For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the matter. More than seven months... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man saved from burning barn

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Atascadero firefighters saved a man who was trapped on the second floor of a burning building on Wednesday night. The structure is a barn on the first floor and a home on the second floor. [A-Town Daily News] Around 9:22... (Continue reading)

Second fire breaks out at Vandenberg Air Force Base

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As firefighters continued to battle the Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base, a second blaze broke out on the Santa Barbara County military base. Dubbed the Washington Fire, the second blaze is much smaller, but it started at a... (Continue reading)

DA charges jail nursing supervisor with theft

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A San Luis Obispo County Jail nursing supervisor was charged earlier this month with petty theft, being under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors. On June 7, Susan Cameron allegedly distracted her coworkers with cake before... (Continue reading)



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