Articles Tagged With ‘Water’




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Fight the drought with desalination

Jordan Cunningham

By JORDAN CUNNINGHAM Despite last winter’s modest rainfall, California remains mired in its fifth year of drought. Sixty percent of the state has been categorized by the State Water Resources Control Board as being in “severe” or “extreme” drought. Hardest hit is the Central Coast and Central Valley,... (Continue reading)

Another water main breaks in downtown SLO

SLO water main

For the second time in the past three months a water main ruptured in downtown San Luis Obispo. A water main break Wednesday afternoon flooded the 1300 block of Chorro Street. Around 4:30 p.m., flooding began on Chorro Street between... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors extend oak tree, reservoir ordinances

Truckloads of lumber being removed

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a temporary regulation that prohibits the removal of oak trees without a permit. In a separate unanimous vote, the supervisors extended an ordinance that aims to protect... (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)

Illegal marijuana grow utilized stolen water

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The owners of a multi-million dollar illegal marijuana grow in Ventura County allegedly stole water to irrigate the pot plants from a nearby mountain. [KCOY] On Friday, Ventra County Sheriff deputies raided the 80 acre operation outside Fillmore that included... (Continue reading)

Animal sanctuary sold to the Resnicks, deforested

Deforestation by Justin Vineyards

By KAREN VELIE Trustees of a San Luis Obispo County animal sanctuary sold 1,100 acres of the reserve to Justin Vineyards and Winery, a company owned by Stewart and Lynda Resnick, CalCoastNews has learned. Specifics about what happened to the... (Continue reading)

Lopez Lake water level at all-time low

Lopez lake

The amount of water in Lopez Lake has reached an all-time low. Officials have responded by closing the boat launch ramp at the lake. [KSBY] Lopez Lake is currently at 26.4 percent capacity, according to San Luis Obispo County water... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors approve oak tree and reservoir ordinances

Truckloads of lumber being removed

While all five members of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors where in favor of implementing ordinances to protect the clear cutting of oak trees and the county’s underground water resources, supervisors disagreed over the best way to... (Continue reading)

Was the Diablo desal an election scam?

Supervisor Adam Hill

OPINION by DEBBIE PETERSON About the time that 3rd District Supervisor Adam Hill indicated he would be running for a third term, he and PG&E staff from the Diablo nuclear power plant collaborated over lunch at his home to sell... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council puts state water initiative on the ballot

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Arroyo Grande voters will decide in November whether the city can acquire water from the California State Water Project. City officials say, in light of the drought, Arroyo Grande needs another water source. [Tribune] In 1990, Arroyo Grande voters approved... (Continue reading)



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