Articles Tagged With ‘Public Safety’




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Is tire mulch a safe covering for Los Osos playground?

OPINION by JULIE TACKER A few years ago San Luis Obispo County Parks replaced the playground equipment at our one and only park here in Los Osos. When they did, they also installed 240 yards of repurposed shredded tire mulch... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s Office on heightened security because of death threats

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department is on heightened security after several deputies received credible death threats related to the death of Andrew Holland. [Cal Coast Times] On Jan 22, Holland died after being held naked in a restraint... (Continue reading)

Heavy rains headed to the Central Coast

San Luis Obispo County is expected to received four to eight inches of rain between Tuesday and Thursday, and similar totals are predicted in Santa Barbara County, prompting fresh evacuation warnings. [Cal Coast Times] PG&E’s John Lindsey stated in a... (Continue reading)

SLO County to provide fire protection for Cayucos

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on Tuesday to provide fire protection services to Cayucos at a cost of nearly $1 million a year if the community’s fire district dissolves, as planned. Additionally, the board of... (Continue reading)

SLO County sheriff deputy’s history of shooting suspects

One of the San Luis Obispo County deputies who shot and killed a man driving on Highway 101 last year, was sued four years earlier after he shot an unarmed man in the back. While the district attorney in Los... (Continue reading)

The nation’s focus on gun violence is misdirected

OPINION by RON ARNOLDSEN This opinion piece will stir the “pot” and will have some saying I am bizarre. However, I choose to think that I have vision and the rest of the country wears bifocals. I am somewhat amazed... (Continue reading)

Student with toy gun leads to Templeton school lockdown

Templeton High School was briefly placed on lockdown Friday morning after a student brought a toy gun to campus. Shortly before 8 a.m., a student observed a classmate carrying a weapon, which based on its color and composition, appeared to... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council should put residents before the bike riding minority

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Open letter to Mayor Heidi Harmon and members of the San Luis Obispo City Council: As long-time residents of what has been one of the nicest neighborhoods in our community—the Anholm neighborhood—we are beseeching you... (Continue reading)

Five Cities Fire Authority seeking 70 percent budget increase

The Five City’s Fire Authority Board recently adopted a five-year plan that could result in a 70 percent increase in the annual budget. Formed in 2010 under the auspices of saving money for the communities of Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach... (Continue reading)

State of California identifies Lopez Dam as “high-hazard”

San Luis Obispo County’s Lopez Dam near Arroyo Grande is a “high-hazard” reservoir, according to an recent assessment conducted by the state of California. Earlier this year, the Oroville Dam’s primary spillway suffered damage and began to erode. Then the... (Continue reading)



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