Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo’




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Hundreds descend on SLO to protest Phillips 66 rail spur

Rail Spur protest

Opponents of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur came from across California Thursday to protest the project as it appeared before the San Luis Obispo County Planing Commission. An estimated total of more than 500 people showed up to the first... (Continue reading)

Carjacker smashes driver’s windshield in Nipomo

Soloni Santini Lucio

A man suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol succeeded in carjacking a vehicle Tuesday in Nipomo, but he failed in an escape attempt. As sheriff’s deputies arrested the man, he passed out and was taken by... (Continue reading)

SLO County staff seeking denial of Phillips 66 rail spur

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San Luis Obispo County staff is recommending denial of Phillips 66’s proposal to build a rail spur so that crude oil currently delivered by pipeline could be transported to the Nipomo facility by rail. The proposed rail spur project includes... (Continue reading)

Pot dispensary owners sue SLO County

Medical marijauna

The owners of Ethnobotanica, a nonprofit medical marijuana delivery service, have sued San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in Nipomo. San Luis Obispo attorney Babak Nacify filed a... (Continue reading)

Supervisors give initial support to Blacklake development

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Developer Rob Rossi has gained initial approval from a divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on plans to build houses, a hotel and vacation cottages at Blacklake Golf Resort in Nipomo. The board of supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Drugged wrestling coach choked driver, prosecutors allege

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A youth wrestling coach under the influence of prescription pills choked a teen driver and caused a rollover crash in Nipomo that has left a 10-year-old boy hospitalized for the last two months, San Luis Obispo County prosecutors allege. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Oceano man arrested in drug raid follow-up

Octavio Castro

Eight months after officers searched his home during a drug raid targeting a family narcotics business, authorities arrested an Oceano man on weapons and marijuana-related charges. In  April, FBI agents, CHP officers and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies conducted... (Continue reading)

County shuts down illegal gambling in Oceano and Nipomo

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Two gambling operations were shut down this week after San Luis Obispo County officials determined they were operating illegally. After receiving multiple complaints of drug use and prostitution in the area around the Cyber Wave Cafe’s at 1945 Front Street... (Continue reading)

Car knocks out power in Nipomo

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Thanksgiving began without electricity for some Nipomo residents after a car knocked over a power pole Wednesday evening. The crash also caused a fire hydrant to burst and spray water on to the street. [KSBY] At about 9:30 p.m., the... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Hill, Tribune got it wrong

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OPINION By DAN CARPENTER After observing most of the public hearing including staff presentation, public comment, and deliberation by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, I believe the majority made the right decision in upholding the appeal of... (Continue reading)



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