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Paso Robles standoff ends, one dead

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a woman in her early 60s on Saturday following a nine hour standoff at a home in rural Paso Robles. Inside the home on the 4200 block of Old Nacimiento Road, Deputies found... (Continue reading)

Firefighters rescue a horse in Los Osos


Rescue personnel came to the aid of a horse that was trapped in a ditch in Los Osos on Sunday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m., something scared the horse while a woman was riding it on the mountainous trail. The... (Continue reading)

Hazardous chemical causes odor in Arroyo Grande

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Firefighters and a regional hazmat team responded to an incident involving a hazardous chemical Sunday evening in Arroyo Grande that resulted in emergency crews asking neighbors to stay in their homes with the windows closed. At about 7:30 p.m., firefighters... (Continue reading)

Vehicle sparks another fire on Cuesta Grade


About five acres of the Cuesta Grade burned Tuesday morning after a car caught fire and the blaze spread to nearby vegetation. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 101 at Ryan’s Gate at the bottom of the grade when... (Continue reading)

SLO County may take over Cayucos Fire Department


The Cayucos fire commission is planning on dissolving the Cayucos Fire Department and turning over the agency’s responsibilities to San Luis Obispo County, according to the community’s firefighters union. Fire commissioners directed the chief of the fire department to turn... (Continue reading)

Cambria tree removal funded by state grant

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Contractors will soon began removing thousands of dead and dying trees in the Cambria forest through a grant from the state. A bark beetle infestation, the drought and record heat has led to the death of approximately half of the... (Continue reading)

Smoke plumes rise from Cuesta Fire

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Over the weekend, San Luis Obispo County firefighters dealt with seven hot spots that flared up within the Cuesta Fire containment lines. [KSBY] At about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, people began reporting two plumes of smoke on a hillside off... (Continue reading)

Millions raised from Cal Fire fee going unspent


As fires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres in California this year, the state has kept millions of dollars raised from a controversial fee sitting in a fire prevention account. [Sac Bee] In June 2011, lawmakers approved legislation requiring... (Continue reading)

Propane tanks explode in Paso Robles fire


A fire broke out in rural Paso Robles Monday night in the 1700 block of Geneseo Road, and when firefighters arrived, they found propane bottles exploding. The blaze destroyed a 1500 square foot garage or shop and power lines were... (Continue reading)

Fire sparks at Los Osos restaurant prior to opening


A fire broke out inside the kitchen of a Los Osos restaurant that has yet to open. [KSBY] Cal Fire responded to the 2000 block of 10th Street shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Firefighters found two large cooking pots... (Continue reading)

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