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Arroyo Grande council extends city sales tax

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the city’s half percent sales tax for five years. The move will keep the tax in place until at least 2022. In Nov. 2006, Arroyo... (Continue reading)

Check fraud suspects caught in SLO with meth and toddler

Three Fresno residents are accused of using fraudulent checks in San Luis Obispo County that have resulted in local businesses suffering $160,000 in losses, with another $150,000 in losses expected, according to SLOPD. Officers located... (Continue reading)

Suspects get away after shooting in Arroyo Grande

A man was shot at a home in Arroyo Grande Thursday morning, prompting a police search that has yet to net any suspects. The shooting occurred around 9 a.m. in the 1400 block of El... (Continue reading)

Another man dies in county custody

A 60-year-old man died at the San Luis Obispo County Jail on Thursday morning. It is suspected the man died from natural causes, according to county personnel. The sheriff’s department plans to hold a news... (Continue reading)

California vaccine rates hit high after mandatory vaccination law

In the first year of California’s mandatory vaccination regime, vaccination rates among kindergartners reached their highest level since 2001, according to a report released by the California Department of Public Health. From the 2015-2016 school... (Continue reading)

How do SLO County cities match California electoral preferences?

According to data released by the California Secretary of State, the cities of Morro Bay and Pismo Beach are strong indicators of the political tide in California. [Sac Bee] Last November, the selections made by... (Continue reading)

California bill would ban selling pets bought from breeders

A bill in the California Legislature calls for prohibiting pet stores from selling live dogs, cats and rabbits unless businesses acquire the animals from a shelter, rescue or adoption organization. Assembly Bill 485, introduced by... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors approve oak tree ordinance

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has unanimously adopted a permanent ordinance aimed at deterring clear-cutting of oak trees. Last year, the board of supervisors adopted an emergency oak tree removal ordinance in... (Continue reading)

California may move presidential primary to March or earlier

California’s secretary of state and a Democratic lawmaker are pushing for the state’s presidential primary to move up three months in 2020 and enter the slot in the national election cycle behind Iowa and New... (Continue reading)

Officers chase wanted man in, out and in SLO County

A Paso Robles man who had a warrant out for his arrest led officers on a chase Monday evening  from Atascadero to Monterey County and back into San Luis Obispo County. The approximately hour-long pursuit... (Continue reading)



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