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Santa Maria boxer wins first round at Rio Olympics

Carlos Balderas

Carlos Balderas of Santa Maria is one step closer in his quest for the gold at the Rio Olympics. Balderas won his first boxing match of the Olympics Saturday morning against Kazakhstan’s Berik Abdrakhmanov. In the second round, Balderas, 20, started... (Continue reading)

Meathead Movers hosting benefit for youth wrestlers

Wrestling

Meathead Movers, a local student athlete moving company, will match funds raised at a 10 all-star match wrestling event on June 6  at The Graduate in San Luis Obispo to benefit the sport of amateur wrestling. All of the proceeds... (Continue reading)

Dee Torres-Hill rips nonprofit volunteer at fundraiser

Dee Torres-Hill

By CCN STAFF Tempers flared Saturday night when Dee Torres-Hill, wife of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, allegedly confronted a woman and a political opponent of Hill’s during a fundraising dinner for the Senior Nutrition Program. Torres-Hill took... (Continue reading)

Murder victims’ family gives thanks

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Thank you from the family of Tierney Cooper-McCann and Judy Cooper More than a week has passed since our beloved Tierney and Judy were taken from us. The days since their deaths have been filled with peaks and valleys. We... (Continue reading)

Bronze sculptures unveiled at Chumash Casino Resort

Courtesy of Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Six historically significant bronze sculptures were unveiled yesterday at a special tour and celebration for tribal members at the newly expanded Chumash Casino Resort. The tribe commissioned nature and wildlife artist Dan Chen to create sculptures that pay tribute to... (Continue reading)

Homeless coalition seeking artists and sponsors

Bowls

Five Cities Homeless Coalition staff and volunteers are busy planning the fifth annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon to benefit those facing homelessness and poverty in southern SLO County. The 2016 event is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 22, and will again be... (Continue reading)

Jared Springer gets a new prom

Jared Springer

An Arroyo Grande High School student who is battling a brain tumor has become a local celebrity after being kept out of his senior prom by the Lucia Mar school district. The community is now organizing a replacement prom for... (Continue reading)

Event at Fin’s raises $18,000 for the homeless

Fins

More than $18,000 was raised in one evening for South County residents facing homelessness during a festive “Dinner for a Cause” at Fin’s seafood restaurant in Grover Beach on May 5. Every penny spent by patrons during “Fiesta at Fin’s”... (Continue reading)

Students honored at Templeton American Legion ceremony

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The Templeton American Legion Post 122 honored eight North County students last week who excelled in a patriotism writing contest. Fourth-grade students were asked to submit essays about why we stand for the American flag. Prizes included $25 for first... (Continue reading)

AG mayor’s state of the city address

Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL I’m often asked, “What’s it like being Mayor?” or “What are some of the things you’re involved with as Mayor?” and “How do you like the job?” It’s challenging and interesting and sometimes a lot... (Continue reading)



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