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Protect public safety, vote no on Nipomo pot shop

No marijauna

OPINION By DICK WRIGHT On Nov. 3, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will consider a minor use permit (MUP) application to establish a medical marijuana dispensary at 2122 Hutton Road in Nipomo. Many residents in Nipomo have... (Continue reading)

Cambria tree removal funded by state grant

Cambria Monterey Pines

Contractors will soon began removing thousands of dead and dying trees in the Cambria forest through a grant from the state. A bark beetle infestation, the drought and record heat has led to the death of approximately half of the... (Continue reading)

Scammed Atascadero grandfather gets $55,000 back

slo sheriff flash

An 84-year-old Atascadero man who lost $55,000 to a grandfather scam got his money back with the help of a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detective. On July 2, a man claiming to be an attorney representing the victim’s grandson... (Continue reading)

San Gabriel Elementary to reopen Monday

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San Gabriel Elementary School will reopen Monday, a little more than two weeks after closing due to the appearance of dangerous chemicals and threatening letters. On Sept. 11, the San Luis Obispo County bomb squad removed a suspicious jar from... (Continue reading)

San Gabriel Elementary School remains closed


San Gabriel Elementary School in Atascadero remains closed indefinitely as investigators continue to look into threatening letters and a suspicious object left on the school grounds between the end of the school day on Thursday and Friday morning. Classes for... (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)

Public debates Diablo Canyon license renewal

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission heard public comment in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday about the environmental risks that could affect the relicensing of Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. [KCOY] In 2009, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. applied to renew its... (Continue reading)

NRC hears legal challenges to Diablo Canyon license renewal

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant

CORRECTION: PG&E paused attempts to extend its license in 2011 and has not determined how the company will proceed as they consider feedback on seismic research, according to PG&E spokesman Blair Jones. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. faces legal challenges... (Continue reading)

Avila Beach pier closes


Following a vote by the port San Luis Harbor Commission, the Avila Beach pier is closed indefinitely. [KSBY] Harbor district officials decided Friday to close the pier, a move they say was made out of an abundance of caution after... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s explanation of St Fratty’s Day released

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Cal Poly has released a report detailing the findings of a university investigation into the March 7 “St. Fratty’s Day” party that led to a roof collapsing and eight students suffering injuries. The St. Fratty’s Day concept began about six... (Continue reading)

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