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Police Response to False Alarms

Every day Los Banos Police Officers respond to a variety of calls as they continue their mission to protect the citizens of Los Banos.  Calls range from violent crimes to assisting with animal control calls, but one type of call…

Juvenile Arrested with Firearm

On February 26, 2012 at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to a residence in the 800 Block of La Mesa Lane regarding shots fired. Officers arrived and learned a 15-year-old male had been in an argument…

DUI Hit and Run Collision

On February 26, 2012 at approximately 6:59 p.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to the area of 2nd and Lime Street regarding a hit and run traffic collision.  Officers arrived and contacted the 38-year-old female victim who was suffering…

Suspect Brandishes Knife During Theft

On February 25, 2012 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to a convenience store in the 200 Block of 7th Street regarding a theft. Store employee’s reported the suspect, 19-year-old Christopher Williams was confronted by employees…

Theft from Local Church

On February 21, 2012 at approximately 8:43 a.m. the Los Banos Police Department responded to the 1600 Block of Center Avenue for a report of a burglary to a church. A church representative reported that sometime in the evening, someone…

California Chronicles

Pioneers & Missionaries (1) Presumably, the first Assistant ever assigned to St. Leander’s Church was Father Francisco B. M. Bettencourt, a native Portuguese.  He came to San Leandro on October 1, 1878 and remained there until 1882.  However, I could…

My Pet Corner

By Mariann Chew Cats Spay And Neuter Clinic At 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning a crowd of Los Banos residents and their cats were waiting for The Los Banos Veterinary Clinic to open.  Once again The Los Banos Volunteers For…