Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’




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SLO County man injured but alive after leap off Hawaii waterfall, video

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Prior to returning to his native San Luis Obispo County, a 21-year-old man living in Hawaii had a calling to jump off a Hawaiian waterfall. The landing knocked Shiloh Shahan unconscious and tore some of his chest and back muscles,... (Continue reading)

New construction down in SLO County

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By Sierra 2 the Sea publisher John Lindt New home construction and commercial building activity in San Luis Obispo County has slowed dramatically during the first eight month of 2016, according to Construction Monitor. This year, builders received 295 permits... (Continue reading)

A 1/2 cent or a 1/2 percent sales tax?

Laura Mordaunt

By LAURA MORDAUNT Words used in the San Luis Obispo County Measure J-16 on the Nov. 8 ballot will mislead voters by stating a ½ cent sales tax instead of what it truly is ½ percent sales tax increase. When... (Continue reading)

Pismo Preserve project running nearly $5 million over budget

Pismo-Preserve

The Pismo Preserve project is running two years behind schedule and nearly $5 million over budget. The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County had planned to open the preserve to the public this fall, but the organization recently announced... (Continue reading)

18 SLO County contractors busted

Sting contractor board

In a local sting operation, the Contractors State License Board cited 18 San Luis Obispo County contractors for operating without a license and 17 for illegal advertising. On Aug. 17 and 18, undercover investigators set up a sting operation at... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors to vote on marijuana ordinance

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on an urgency ordinance that would put a halt to new marijuana cultivation in the county. Though the board directed county staff to draft the ordinance, there is a... (Continue reading)

SLO County women’s jail project $3.3 million over budget

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.1 million cost overrun on the ongoing expansion of the women’s jail on Tuesday. Builders have also fallen one year behind schedule on the project. [Tribune] Previously, the supervisors approved... (Continue reading)

Environmental group sues SLO County over well-drilling permits

Water pipes laid out at a Justin Vineyard and Winery property

An environmental group filed a lawsuit against San Luis Obispo County on Friday contesting three well-drilling permits the county issued without requiring reviews stipulated by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The suit, filed by The California Water Impact Network,... (Continue reading)

SLO County debates marijuana regulations as growers rush in

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With marijuana growers and armed guards flooding into California Valley, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors discussed putting a halt to new cannabis cultivation. The board majority decided to pursue an urgency ordinance on the matter, but it... (Continue reading)

Is journalism dead in SLO County?

Dr. C. Hite

Opinion by Dr. C. Hite I knew journalism was dead in SLO County the day the Tribune published a meandering feature story on the front page that morphed into speculation and innuendo. This was not news. There was a time... (Continue reading)



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