Worker at assisted living homes allegedly raped elderly patient

A worker at several assisted living homes in Santa Barbara County allegedly engaged in sex acts with three elderly patients, raping at least one of them.  Read More ...
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SLO judge halts another case against BLM protesters

A San Luis Obispo County judge on Tuesday halted the criminal case against five Black Lives Matter protesters who are being prosecuted for actions at a demonstration separate than the one that led to charges against activist Tianna Arata and her co-defendants. Read More ...
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Man killed, 12-year-old wounded in Lompoc shootings

A pair of shootings in Lompoc on Wednesday left a man dead and a 12-year-old boy wounded by an apparent stray bullet.  Read More ...
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Vaccine slots opening, coronavirus cases continue to drop in SLO County

The average weekly number of new coronavirus cases in San Luis Obispo fell by 36.4% in the past seven days, as the county continues to vaccinate seniors 75 and above, according to the California Department of Public Health. Read More ...
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Santa Barbara County wants businesses to support county staff

After asking business owners to offer discounts to Santa Barbara County's 4,600 employees, county staffers apologized for their "ill-conceived, ill-judged and poorly timed" request. Read More ...
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