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Fire delays Santa Margarita Elementary School opening day

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Classes at Santa Margarita Elementary School will not start on Wednesday as previously planned, the Atascadero Unified School District announced Tuesday. Approximately 1,000 firefighters are battling a blaze burning on the southwest side of the town. The last estimate, on... (Continue reading)

Rail spur impacts outweigh any benefits

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OPINION By LAURANCE SHINDERMAN and TOM RYAN Who doesn’t like the sound of a train whistle in the distance, or standing by and waving to an engineer as a freight train rumbles through town. So when Phillips 66 proposed a... (Continue reading)

APCD loses another round on dust rule

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By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution District (APCD) lost another round Wednesday when the court sided with Friends of the Oceano Dunes and vacated a previous order that supported the dust rule. In Nov. 2011, the... (Continue reading)

Gibson’s attack on geologist creates dust up

Supervisor Bruce Gibson is an advocate for lessening the public's water rights.

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson has used his sway to possibly jeopardize the job of a state geologist who is critical of the Oceano Dunes dust rule, a move that has drawn rebuke from three... (Continue reading)

APCD board split over Oceano dunes dust rule

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is attempting to rehabilitate its Oceano Dunes dust rule, but in the aftermath of an appellate court ruling against the regulation, some members of the... (Continue reading)

Appellate court rules against Oceano dunes dust rule

By KAREN VELIE After three years of litigation challenging the Oceano Dunes “dust rule,” the 2nd Appellate Court in Ventura ruled Monday that the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) does not have the power to regulate... (Continue reading)

Is the Oceano dunes a Machine or other contrivance?

OPINION BY KEVIN RICE If you answer “no” to the above question, you agree with Friends of Oceano Dunes. Three years of litigation challenging the Air Pollution Control District’s “dust rule” (Rule 1001) regulating Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area... (Continue reading)

SLO may tack e-cigarettes onto smoking ban

San Luis Obispo staffers are asking the city council to place a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes. At its meeting Tuesday, the council will consider a proposed ordinance that would extend the city’s existing smoking ban to the... (Continue reading)

No to a Santa Margarita quarry

OPINION By TE KINDERKNECHT Dear San Luis Obispo community, I write in response to the gross misinformation being shelled out. I challenge any of the supporters of the Santa Margarita quarry to post their address, even just their street. I... (Continue reading)

Methane control or money generator?

OPINION By GARY KIRKLAND On Wednesday, the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) will meet to figure out how to extort more money from businesses and take away more of our freedoms all in the name of... (Continue reading)



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