Articles Tagged With ‘Nipomo Mesa’




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SLO County supervisors reject rail spur project

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to shoot down Phillips 66’s Nipomo rail spur project. The vote brought an end to a long series of county hearings, but the dispute over... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors begin hearings on Phillips 66 rail spur

Dozens of people protested Philips 66’s planned Nipomo rail spur both inside and outside of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors chambers on Monday. This week, the board of supervisors is holding a... (Continue reading)

SLO judge rules against Phillips 66 motion to stop rail spur hearings

San Luis Obispo Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled against a legal appeal filed by Phillips 66 over the SLO County Planning Commission’s decision to reject the oil company’s Nipomo rail spur project. The court ruling paves... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputies coming to Nipomo Mesa

There will soon be San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies stationed on the Nipomo Mesa, if the board of supervisors approves a development deal on Tuesday. [Tribune] An agreement between Monarch Dunes LLC and SLO... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 rail spur likely to get planning commission approval

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission has indicated it will approve a scaled-down version of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur. Commissioners are expected to voted 3-2 in favor of the project at a meeting... (Continue reading)

Judge sides with Nipomo in South County water dispute

A Santa Clara judge has tentatively rejected a legal bid by three South County cities to halt new development and new groundwater pumping on the Nipomo Mesa. [Tribune] As part of a longstanding battle over... (Continue reading)

Public comment on Phillips 66 rail spur drags on

More than 100 public speakers addressed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday during the agency’s third hearing on the Phillip 66’s proposed rail spur. The planning commission has yet to start deliberating about... (Continue reading)

Hundreds descend on SLO to protest Phillips 66 rail spur

Opponents of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur came from across California Thursday to protest the project as it appeared before the San Luis Obispo County Planing Commission. An estimated total of more than 500 people... (Continue reading)

Supervisors give initial support to Blacklake development

Developer Rob Rossi has gained initial approval from a divided San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on plans to build houses, a hotel and vacation cottages at Blacklake Golf Resort in Nipomo. The board... (Continue reading)



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