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Caltrans blasts AG Cherry Avenue project

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By KAREN VELIE A proposed development of 51 homes on Cherry Avenue in Arroyo Grande is facing hurdles now that Caltrans has criticized the project’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR). In a Nov. 30 letter, Caltrans criticizes city staff for not... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district administrator accused of racism

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By KAREN VELIE Amid allegations of racism, the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board will discuss the discipline or termination of District Administrator Gerhardt Hubner at a Dec. 7 meeting, according to the agenda. Following a verbal complaint... (Continue reading)

Final election results for SLO County

Harry Farmer wins a seat on the Cambria board.

By KAREN VELIE The current president of the Cambria Community Services District Board has been unseated and a purposed transportation tax was defeated, both by slim margins, according to the San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorders Office’s final election results... (Continue reading)

Employee costs and pension liabilities accelerating in SLO

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo’s unfunded pension liabilities have risen to $126 million, more than the rest of the cities in SLO County combined. After the bottom fell out of the housing market, the majority of... (Continue reading)

Norwegian government interested in Morro Bay offshore lease

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By KAREN VELIE A company owned primarily by the Norwegian government applied to the U.S. government to compete with Trident Winds for the lease of 55.58 square miles off of the coast of Cambria for a wind energy farm after... (Continue reading)

Heidi Harmon wins SLO mayor race

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By KAREN VELIE Heidi Harmon has won the San Luis Obispo mayor’s seat, beating incumbent Jan Marx by 47 votes, according to unofficial results posted by San Luis Obispo County elections officials Wednesday. The stunning conclusion to the race comes... (Continue reading)

County supervisors vote to support workforce housing

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By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to approve a program aimed at providing more workforce housing. Supervisors Lynn Compton, Debbie Arnold and Frank Mecham voted in favor of the program while... (Continue reading)

SLO County Democratic leadership bows to pressure

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By KAREN VELIE After a large group of people who oppose a plan to suppress other Democratic clubs from independently endorsing candidates or measures signed a petition, the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Central Committee voted 16-2 on Monday not... (Continue reading)

SLO County Democratic Central Committee seeking to suppress

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By KAREN VELIE A group of Democrats are planning to voice their disapproval Monday night over the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Central Committee’s plan to pass an amendment to their bylaws that purporting will strip other Democratic clubs of... (Continue reading)

Gay man reportedly assaulted by Trump supporters

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By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police are treating the assault of a 47-year-old gay man near the Frog & Peach Pub on Hiquera Street as a hate crime, said Capt. Chris Staley. On Nov. 10 at about 9:30 a.m.,... (Continue reading)



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