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Gibson, Neal cover for Hill on CAPSLO dustup

Following a feud between County Supervisor Adam Hill and the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County (CAPSLO), board of supervisor chairman Bruce Gibson and county counsel Rita Neal came to Hill’s defense claiming the controversial supervisor had always... (Continue reading)

Wine grapes top crop in 2013

Wine grapes were the number one San Luis Obispo County agricultural commodity in 2013 bringing in more than $220 million, according to San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures 2013 annual production statistics report. Despite the drought, wine... (Continue reading)

Candidates finalized for June primary

The filing period has closed, and the list of candidates for the June 3 primary election is complete. No new names surfaced in the last week despite election officials extending some of the deadlines. Two supervisorial seats are up for... (Continue reading)

SLO County ranked third least affordable place to live

San Luis Obispo County is ranked third on the list when it comes to being the least affordable small market place to live in the United States, according to a study conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. Of... (Continue reading)

High cancer rates near Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant

A report by the World Business Academy that details negative health trends in the area surrounding the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County was released Monday. Stephen W. Hosea, MD, the associate director of Internal Medicine... (Continue reading)

Sometimes the good guys win

OPINION By ROGER FREBERG It’s been an interesting year and its only February. A landmark legal case decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the 13th of February will have profound effects on California, New York and possibly... (Continue reading)

First big 2014 rain soaks SLO County

Rainfall finally arrived in San Luis Obispo County on Sunday, but not nearly enough to compensate for three years of drought. Santa Margarita was one of the wettest spots with 1.1 inches of rain. Shandon received the lowest rainfall with... (Continue reading)

SLO County prepares for the Super Bowl

San Luis Obispo County is getting ready for the Super Bowl, and CalCoastNews plans to bring you the highlights of local celebrations. CalCoastNews reporters will traverse the county covering Super Bowl Sunday action. On the docket is an expected appearance... (Continue reading)

Unemployment down in San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County is ranked fifth out of 58 California counties for lower numbers of unemployed workers, according to a report released last week by the California Employment Development Department. The SLO County unemployment rate fell from 6 percent... (Continue reading)

Agricultural visionary Ernie Righetti dead at 97

Ernie Righetti, the man who introduced avocados to the area, died Sunday night. He was 97. [Tribune] Righetti had been under hospice care. He died at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo. Righetti lived in the house... (Continue reading)



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