Articles Tagged With ‘Public Safety’




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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)

Burger King employees fall for prank, smash windows

Morro Bay Burger King

After receiving a prank call late Saturday night from a person saying there was a gas leak at the Morro Bay Burger King and windows needed to be broken, employees complied breaking out more than a dozen windows. At about... (Continue reading)

Flash flood warning issued for SLO County

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The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for all of San Luis Obispo County from 9:40 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service says the brunt of the storm is expected to be felt during a... (Continue reading)

Thieves on the march in SLO

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San Luis Obispo police say there has been a recent rise in thefts and burglaries in the city. The police department has received more than 400 reports of “theft-related incidents” since Dec. 1, according to a SLOPD news release. The... (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)

SLO is truly Camelot

Allan Cooper

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Welcome to San Luis Obispo, the “happy city of denial” where city officials, the Downtown Association and the police department annually produce self-congratulatory crime reports. Just the other day, the city informs us that DUI’s aren’t... (Continue reading)

Protect public safety, vote no on Nipomo pot shop

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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

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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)



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