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Cambria considering reversing irrigation ban

The Cambria Community Services Board of Directors is considering reversing a policy implemented earlier this year that prohibits residents from using district water for domestic irrigation purposes. [Tribune] The board will decide Thursday whether or not to lift the ban,... (Continue reading)

Wallace Group no-bid contract on lame duck agenda

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande Mayor Tony Ferrara is slated to give a no-bid contract to two engineering firms for consulting services before he gives up power over the city’s agenda and council. Tuesday’s Arroyo Grande City Council meeting marks... (Continue reading)

Nipomo raises water rates

During a heated meeting on Friday, the Nipomo Community Services District Board voted 4-1 to approve a water rate increase to pay for supplemental water from Santa Maria. The increase in cost will pay for a pipeline and the cost... (Continue reading)

This is an insult to veterans

OPINION By TOM SALMON Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month. On Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor’s adopted a resolution proclaiming November “Thank a Veteran Month” in our county. Counties all... (Continue reading)

Quiet title action supports constitutional rights

OPINION By ALLEN DUCKWORTH The opinion expressed by Robert Brown in his Nov. 3, article entitled “Basin Adjudication Does Not Solve Our Groundwater Problems” seems to express a bit of desperation. Mr. Brown is correct that both Laurie Gage’s articles... (Continue reading)

Basin adjudication does not solve our groundwater problems

OPINION By ROBERT BROWN Laurie Gage’s fact-based analysis which exposed the fallacy that adjudicated basins are better managed obviously struck a nerve with the litigants who have filed the quiet title lawsuit. While they are oblivious to the fact that... (Continue reading)

Halloween rain brings power outages and accidents

The first significant rain event on the Central Coast in 188 days led to power outages, collapsed roofs, fallen trees and a fatal vehicle accident. More than 6,000 people in San Luis Obispo County lost power on Halloween night. Over... (Continue reading)

Nipomo CSD grants water to development despite city protests

The Nipomo Community Services District board gave initial approval Wednesday to a request for water service at proposed housing development on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] The CSD board voted 4-0, with board member Jim Harrison absent, to grant initial approval... (Continue reading)

Pro-water district opinion full of holes

OPINION By CINDY STEINBECK If you read Ms. Gage’s recent pro AB2453 water district editorial you may have been as bemused as I was. In the opinion piece Ms. Gage argues that adjudication is not an appropriate basin management tool.... (Continue reading)

County should manage Paso Robles groundwater basin

OPINION By SUE HARVEY There’s lots of talk out there but you may be wondering what’s up with the future of groundwater management in the Paso Robles water basin. On October 14 the supervisors will be deciding if they want... (Continue reading)



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