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Lake Nacimiento residents look to take fight to Monterey County over low water levels

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Residents have started a campaign to "Save the Dragon". 

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Morro Bay Aquarium to close doors

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In two months, the controversial Morro Bay Aquarium will close its doors.

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FBI: Suspected Goleta bank robber believed to be 'Faux Badge Bandit'

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Authorities are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Friday morning in Goleta. 

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Excessive heat expected next week

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Temperatures earlier this week exceeded 100 degrees inland but fortunately not for an extended period of time however next week not only are we expecting hot weather but very hot weather and for most of the week across interior areas.  Already excessive heat watches and warnings are in place with discussion of potentially dangerous fire weather conditions and Sundowner winds as well. The heat will slowly build over the weekend but Monday is the day it looks to exceed 100 in part...

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Ticketholders for canceled Bacon and Barrel Festival receive refunds

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Ticketholders to the Bacon and Barrels Festival are now receiving refunds. The annual festival that celebrates bacon and bourbon was scheduled for July 13-14 but was canceled. Two months before the event, the website expired. The company, Create Promotions, is accused of not informing ticketholders of the festival's cancellation.

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SLO High grad convicted of arson enters 'open plea', awaits sentencing

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A San Luis Obispo High grad convicted of several charges related to a 2016 fire that destroyed the school's computer lab has entered an open plea to arson.

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Traffic Alert: Partial bridge closure to reduce lanes in Templeton

(Courtesy: San Luis Obispo County) (Courtesy: San Luis Obispo County)
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San Luis Obispo County says the Jack Creek Road Bridge is routinely inspected by Caltrans and has some needed repairs to be made for structural safety.  

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Windmill Fire near Buellton 35% contained; evacuations lifted

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Firefighters were responding to reports of a vegetation fire near Buellton Friday afternoon. 

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Top agriculturalist, cattleman, cattlewoman honored at Mid-State Fair

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Some of the biggest leaders in local farming and cattle ranching were recognized Thursday at the Annual Cattlemen and Farmers Day Dinner in Paso Robles.

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'All the world's a stage,' Central Coast Shakespeare Festival halfway through season

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  The summer season this year started on July 12 and ends Aug. 4. 

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Be prepared: Excessive Heat Watch issued for Santa Barbara County

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Public health officials warn against excessive heat dangers in Santa Barbara County ahead of a heat wave. 

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UPDATE: At-risk Santa Maria man found safe

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Police announced Friday that a missing Santa Maria man had been found. 

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Senior housing project to be considered in Santa Maria

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The housing unit will have 30 single-story cottage units, some duplexes, and a small common building in the middle of the property.

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Traffic Alert: Major roadwork planned ahead in San Luis Obispo

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There are several parts to the project that will be going on, working toward the ultimate goal of making streets safer for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.  

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Couple says 'I do' in ICU to ensure groom's ill mother can witness

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Tears were shed earlier this week when a couple was married before the groom's ill mother at French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, all to make sure his mother would be there to witness it.   

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6 things to do this weekend on the Central Coast

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are some of the events happening around the Central Coast.

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Explore cities in San Luis Obispo County at the California Mid-State Fair

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California Mid-State Fair visitors can check out areas in San Luis Obispo County at the newly designed Showcase of Cities event.  Eleven communities in the county are displayed across the Frontier Pavillion in Frontier Town.  

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Sewer rates going up in Los Osos

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Los Osos residents face a sewer rate increase.

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'This makes me so happy.' Woman who crashed off cliff in Big Sur still able to make music

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An Oregon woman who survived after her Jeep plummeted off a cliff in Big Sur, stranding her for days, is still making music. 

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Muggy conditions continue Friday, daytime highs heat up on Monday

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Friday could be another day of surprise rain showers as monsoonal flow continues to impact the Central Coast. As a result, muggy conditions will continue on Friday. If you’re heading up to the California Mid-State Fair, the daytime high will be 92 degrees and temperatures will remain in the low 90s through Sunday. High pressure will start to expand on Monday, which means temperatures are heating up again to triple digits for the interior portions. An excessive heat watch will g...

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Students auction off craftsmanship at California Mid-State Fair

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There is impressive craftsmanship on display at the California Mid-State Fair this year.

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Los Osos Rotary club collecting old electronics for recycling

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A group in Los Osos is cutting down impacts to local landfills by hundreds of tons. 

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Paso Robles voters will decide on sales tax measure this November

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During a special meeting Wednesday night with public input, the Paso Robles City Council approved putting a new sales tax measure on the November ballot.

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Honey bees and bee populations are on the decline and need your help

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A few bee populations are now considered endangered and a local beekeeper says he has noticed added stress on the bees.

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App helps Lompoc police crack down on domestic abusers

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Lompoc police are turning our handheld entertainment and communication devices into a crime-fighting tool, one that's had a significant impact on how law enforcement investigates domestic violence.

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Man arrested after pulling gun during argument on crowded State Street

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Police in Santa Barbara aren't too happy with the way an out-of-towner chose to settle a disagreement downtown.

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Six people injured in Paso Robles car crash

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Emergency responders had to extricate passengers of a car that crashed off of an embankment Thursday. 

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Housing development in southeast SLO moving forward

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After nearly two decades of planning, a new housing development in San Luis Obispo is one step closer to welcoming in families. 

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Sex offender arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure in San Luis Obispo

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A San Luis Obispo man is facing charges of indecent exposure after a woman reported that he followed her and exposed himself to her while she was shopping. 

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Sheriff's office explains Cruces Fire evacuation alert

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An evacuation alert sent out Wednesday caused some confusion among some people near the Cruces Fire.

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The outrageous Mid-State Fair food you might need to try

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 If you're going to the fair this year, bring your appetite because there are some food items you might just have to try. 

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University of California lowers tuition for next school year

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The University of California is lowering tuition by $60 for the upcoming academic year.     

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Police looking for burglary suspect in San Luis Obispo

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San Luis Obispo police are looking for a man who broke into a business on the 800 block of Aerovista early Thursday morning.

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San Luis Obispo police seek information on theft suspect

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San Luis Obispo police are asking for the public's help to identify a woman suspected of stealing from a downtown business.

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UPDATE: Missing 'at-risk' man from Paso Robles area found safe

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is continuing its search for a man considered to be at-risk and missing in the Paso Robles area. 

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Law enforcement steps up patrols at Mid-State Fair

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With thousands of visitors heading to the California Mid-State Fair every day, staff are stepping up what they do to keep people safe.    

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WWII veterans from Santa Ynez Valley receive France’s highest honor

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Two local veterans received international recognition on Wednesday. 

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Man who admitted to murdering Santa Maria woman sentenced to 25 years to life

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Villagomez pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for the 64-year-old's death. 

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Man on tracks hit, killed by Amtrak in Montecito area

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A person was killed after being hit by an Amtrak train in the Montecito area Thursday morning, according to the Santa Barbara Police Department. 

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SpaceX rocket launch from Vandenberg AFB postponed until next week

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The launch of the seventh Iridium NEXT mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been postponed to next week.  

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  • 'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

    'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:50:18 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Esteban Felix). In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Castillo who was separ...(AP Photo/Esteban Felix). In this July 18, 2018 photo, Rolando Bueso Castillo and his wife Adalicia Montecinos, stand in their home in La Libertad, Honduras. It's been five months since they have seen their infant son Johan Bueso Castillo who was separ...
    A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again.
    A Honduran man who was separated from his baby son at the Texas border and then deported without him soon will hold the boy again.
  • Ticket mix-up put family on ill-fated Missouri tourist boat

    Ticket mix-up put family on ill-fated Missouri tourist boat

    Saturday, July 21 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-07-21 04:18:42 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.
  • Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

    Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:51:07 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). A local resident runs past a tornado-damaged building on Main Street, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Marshalltown, Iowa. Several buildings were damaged by a tornado in the main business district in town including the histori...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). A local resident runs past a tornado-damaged building on Main Street, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Marshalltown, Iowa. Several buildings were damaged by a tornado in the main business district in town including the histori...
    Flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation.
    Flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing a hospital evacuation.
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  • Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

    Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-07-21 06:05:49 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:51:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Protesters try to throw back teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 20, 2018. Israel targeted Hamas po...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Protesters try to throw back teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 20, 2018. Israel targeted Hamas po...
    Gaza's militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead.
    Gaza's militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead.
  • Colombian rebels-turned-politicians sworn into Congress

    Colombian rebels-turned-politicians sworn into Congress

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-07-21 01:25:51 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:48:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). From left, Carlos Lozada, Victoria Sandino, Pablo Catatumbo, Marco Calarca and Olmedo Ruiz, all former members of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, arrive at Congress to take up seats in the newl...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). From left, Carlos Lozada, Victoria Sandino, Pablo Catatumbo, Marco Calarca and Olmedo Ruiz, all former members of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, arrive at Congress to take up seats in the newl...
    Eight former Colombian rebels who once battled the government with rifles and bombs have been sworn into Congress.
    Eight former Colombian rebels who once battled the government with rifles and bombs have been sworn into Congress.
  • Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-21 06:45:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-07-21 09:47:58 GMT
    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
    Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes.
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