Posted 10:15 PM 6/18/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
The votes are in for the San Luis Obispo City Council Special Election.
Carlyn Christianson received 4,138 votes, or 47.6% of the vote.
Paul Brown followed with 3,371 votes, or 38.8%.
The third candidate, Donald Hedrick, received 217 votes, or 2.4%.
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Posted 10:04 PM 6/18/2013 by Andrew Masuda
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday (More)
Posted 9:25 PM 6/18/2013 by Dave Hovde
There is a high wind warning in place until 3am for the Santa Barbara county mountains and the passes for winds northwest to north 25 to 40 mph with damaging gusts up to 60 mph will develop this evening shift to the north to northeast after midnight then diminish.
The strongest winds will (More)
Posted 9:22 PM 6/18/2013 by Associated Press
SIERRA CITY, Calif. (AP) - Two stranded teenage boys were plucked off a peak at an elevation of more than 8,000 feet by a California Highway Patrol helicopter as it was rocked by gusty winds.The boys had been climbing along a steep ridge before becoming stuck on a tiny plateau in the (More)
Posted 9:16 PM 6/18/2013 by Bill Halter
The Santa Maria Reds scored a run with two outs in the eighth inning and two more with two outs in the ninth to beat the North County Indians, 3-1.
The Indians scored a run in the bottom of the second inning to take a 1-0 lead at the game in Templeton. The Reds tied the game on the Indians (More)
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Posted 9:16 PM 6/18/2013 by Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve the purchase of $30 million worth of iPads.The Los Angeles Times says (http://lat.ms/16GWbCv ) under the contract approved Tuesday Apple will provide every student with a tablet computer in the (More)
Posted 8:52 PM 6/18/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
Santa Maria Police are investigating the cause of a crash involving five cars on Tuesday.
It happened just before 7:30 pm at the intersection of Broadway and McCoy.
Police say several people were injured in the crash and taken to the hospital.
Posted 8:42 PM 6/18/2013 by Andrew Masuda
SANDY, Utah (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night. Before 20,250 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium, the Americans remained atop the six-team CONCACAF (More)
Posted 8:36 PM 6/18/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican-controlled House committee has approved a tough, enforcement-focused immigration bill that would boost criminal penalties against anyone in the U.S. illegally. The House Judiciary Committee voted 20-15 Tuesday night to support the legislation, which (More)
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Posted 8:34 PM 6/18/2013 by ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento County sheriff's officials say a 50-year-old parolee has been arrested after tossing a firebomb into a house. A sheriff's statement says Billie Cooper is being held without bail Tuesday. The statement says deputies received a tip that (More)
Posted 8:32 PM 6/18/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
If you're driving in San Luis Obispo this summer, you might want to watch out for some road work.
The city says beginning this week, several projects are scheduled to take place along California Boulevard.
The projects will take place from the Cal Poly entrance to Palm Street.
The construction will include additions to the Railroad Safety Trail and street reconstruction and resurfacing projects.
Posted 8:28 PM 6/18/2013 by Katherine Worsham, KSBY News
Congresswoman Lois Capps announced on Tuesday that San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties are set to receive more than $4 million in federal funding.
The money comes from the 2013 Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, which compensates counties and local governments for investments (More)
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