Daily Briefs

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Phillips 66 appeals rail spur denial

Phillips 66 appealed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission’s denial of its rail spur project to the county Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, the...

Julie Tacker
Candidate differences highlighted during Los Osos debate

Los Osos Community Services District Board hopefuls showed their differences and experience levels at the Oct. 20 debate hosted by the League of Women Voters...

Ron Calderon
California senator sentenced to 42 months in prison for bribery

Former California State Senator Ronald Calderon, who accepted bribes to push legislation,  was sentenced Friday to three and a half years in federal prison. Ron...

Justin Fareed
Carbajal and Fareed get testy at Cal Poly debate

During a debate rife with personal attacks and leading questions, Democrat Salud Carbajal showed he does not intend to stop discussing Republican Justin Fareed’s supposed...

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8 fabulous fall recipes

Streusel, rice pudding, sweet molasses cookies, oh my! The following fall recipes are provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria. Wild...

ACLU hosts Constitution Day BBQ Saturday

In celebration of Constitution Day, the San Luis Obispo County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is hosting a BBQ at Santa Rosa Park...

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7 tasty breakfast or brunch recipes

Put some coffee on and start cooking. The following breakfast recipes, provided by Spencer’s Fresh Markets in Morro Bay and Santa Maria, make for a...

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Uncovered SLO

SLO Brew ordered to stop work, permits suspended

  By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city inspectors placed a stop work order and suspended all permits for SLO Brew’s new facility out by...

Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants

By KAREN VELIE Almost a dozen deputies served a search warrant at the Clearwater Nursery in Nipomo last month and discovered approximately 52,000 marijuana plants...

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Less water for AG residents, more for developers

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact further water restrictions on existing residents while delaying a building moratorium. The...

Richard and Laurie Waller
Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate suing brother, sister and son

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Arroyo Grande mayoral candidate Richard Waller says he will be able to unite the community and bring civility to the council if...

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Gordon Mullin
PG&E has done enough for SLO County

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN The California Public Utilities Commission held a public meeting this week giving interested parties the opportunity to present their thoughts to...

Sam Blakeslee
Honesty and independence matter, vote for Dan Carpenter

OPINION by SAM BLAKESLEE After long and careful thought, I’ve decided to endorse Dan Carpenter in the District 3 supervisor race, the district in which...

Laura Mordaunt
Government continues to scam taxpayers

OPINION by LAURA MORDAUNT Right now in Sacramento, the men and women you sent there to protect you will be asked to vote after the...

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