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Five Cities warming center to open Saturday

With rain expected on the Central Coast on Saturday, the Five Cities Homeless Coalition will reopen its warming center Saturday evening for people in need of shelter at the San Luis Obispo County Department of Social Services building, room 128, at 1086 E. Grand Ave. in Arroyo Grande.

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Police: 3 former SLO High students who set fire to computer lab were angry with teacher

Police arrested three men early Thursday in connection to a suspicious fire that caused an estimated $750,000 in damage to a San Luis Obispo High School computer lab. Officers found Jacob Ruth, 19, and Cameron Bratcher and Michael Benadiba, both 18, who were all detained and then arrested on suspicion of arson, burglary and vandalism. Police said the former students were motivated by their anger at a teacher.

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New SLO City Council brings fresh viewpoints to City Hall

Three new San Luis Obispo City Council members were sworn in Friday — Aaron Gomez, Andy Pease and new mayor Heidi Harmon. The outgoing council of Vice Mayor Dan Carpenter, John Ashbaugh and Mayor Jan Marx was recognized. Dan Rivoire was appointed the city’s new vice mayor.

Crime

Suspect identified in apparent Morro Bay homicide

Morro Bay police released the name of Morro Bay homicide suspect William Joel Schonberger on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. The Morro Bay Police Department was notified at 6 a.m. by the California Highway Patrol of a possible murder at a residence in the 400 block of Napa Avenue. Schonberger is a sex offender registered at the Napa Avenue home where the victim was found.

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Oak Park Christian Church in Grover Beach hosts drive-thru nativity

Oak Park Christian Church in Grover Beach hosts a drive-thru nativity each year called "The Gift." The event draws hundreds of people through the church's horseshoe-shaped parking lot. The event is held 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 11, 2016.
Eric Stolz
Oak Park Christian Church in Grover Beach hosts drive-thru nativity 2:06

Oak Park Christian Church in Grover Beach hosts drive-thru nativity

New SLO mayor and council make first vote — to appoint vice mayor 0:35

New SLO mayor and council make first vote — to appoint vice mayor

Morro Bay police share details of homicide investigation 0:49

Morro Bay police share details of homicide investigation

Laurence Juber Trio use music to become mentors at Morro Bay High School 4:17

Laurence Juber Trio use music to become mentors at Morro Bay High School