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Aircraft makes emergency landing at SLO County Airport

An airplane carrying 30 passengers made an emergency landing at the San Luis Obispo County Airport on Sunday evening, Cal Fire said on Twitter. Shortly after 5 p.m., emergency units were staged at the airport because passengers on the plane... (Continue reading)

Nipomo board seeking water rate increase

The Nipomo Community Services District is seeking a water rate increase that would raise costs about 30 percent for the average rate payer. If approved, the rate hike will start July 1, 2015. In Sept. 2013, the board voted to... (Continue reading)

Mayor Ferrara responds to vote of no confidence

Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara responded in writing Sunday to the city’s police officer association’s complaint against the mayor and the city manager. On Thursday, the Arroyo Grande Police Officer Association lodged a formal complaint and a vote of no... (Continue reading)

AG council weekend meeting targets Adams’ job

Seeking to head off a growing firestorm of community anger, the Arroyo Grande City Council has announced a special meeting Saturday at 1 p.m. to discuss the job performance of City Manager Steve Adams. It will be the third such... (Continue reading)

Peace officers accused of murdering San Miguel man

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested two peace officers who allegedly killed a man in a bar fight in San Miguel earlier this month. Alvaro Jaramillo Medrano, 54, of San Miguel died during an altercation with Sergio Aranda, 35,... (Continue reading)

SLO County horse tests positive for West Nile Virus

For the first time in 2014, a horse in San Luis Obispo County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to the county health department. This year, mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus at the highest... (Continue reading)

L.A. lawyer under fire for editing herself into celebrity photos

A Los Angeles-based attorney currently at risk of suspension from the State Bar can be seen posing with the likes of President Barack Obama, George Clooney and Kim Kardashian. However, she appeared in all of the pictures by way of... (Continue reading)

Enterovirus reaches Ventura County

A virus that is rapidly spreading across the U.S. has reached Ventura County, according to the California Department of Health. [KEYT] Enterovirus is a severe respiratory virus that has sent dozens to the hospital. The illness commonly producing symptoms such... (Continue reading)

Republican headquarters closed to some candidates

Several candidates for Atascadero City Council are upset that staff at the new Republican Party headquarters on El Camino Real is currently only permitting incumbents to distribute campaign materials through the office. The staff at the Republican headquarters told Atascadero... (Continue reading)

SLO issuing $8.3 million highway interchange bond

The city of San Luis Obispo will issue $8.3 million in lease revenue bonds to secure the final funding needed to widen a busy interchange at the edge of town. Plans have been in the works for more than a... (Continue reading)



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