Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County’

SLO County attorneys help the poor

San Luis Obispo County’s pro bono system of legal services to the poor is more robust than those services in Santa Barbara County. [PacificCoastBusinessTimes] The California State Bar Association recommends lawyers spend at least 50 hours a year providing legal... (Continue reading)

No surprise: agriculture important in SLO County

Agriculture provides an economic boost to San Luis Obispo County of $1.87 billion annually, according to a report presented to supervisors Tuesday. The two-year-old data is the most current to be developed, suggesting today’s totals may be even higher. Agricultural... (Continue reading)

California county food services poorest in the nation

California has the dubious honor of being the state that keeps more of its poor residents who qualify for food stamps from receiving them than any other. [LATimes] Only about half of Californians who qualify for food stamps receive them,... (Continue reading)

Would-be supervisor list is growing

At least six people reportedly seek a gubernatorial appointment to replace the late 4th District Supervisor Paul Teixeira, including former Arroyo Grande mayor Mark Millis and — according to numerous sources — Teixeira’s administrative assistant, Debbie Geaslen. Geaslen’s husband, Tom,... (Continue reading)

North County probation sweep nets 19 arrests

A probation sweep of Northern San Luis Obispo County netted 19 arrests of probationers Tuesday. Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, in partnership with several local law enforcement agencies, contacted a total of 61 probationers... (Continue reading)

‘Central Coast Bandit’ wanted for five bank robberies

A woman who robbed the Golden 1 Credit Union in Paso Robles on Tuesday is wanted for a total of five bank robberies on the Central Coast, four of which occurred in San Luis Obispo County. The FBI has dubbed... (Continue reading)

Park rangers enter Oceano campground in riot gear

Oceano State Park rangers entered the North Beach campgrounds in riot gear to keep from getting hit with residue as they confiscated illegal fireworks. [KCOY] Both Cal Fire and California State Parks employees are out in full force collecting illegal... (Continue reading)

Same-sex couples marry in SLO

Eight same-sex couples applied for marriage licenses within a half hour of the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s Office opening Monday. [Tribune] Most of the couples married by 9:30 a.m. By 4 p.m., 11 weddings had occurred at the County... (Continue reading)

Record breaking heat wave continues

Forecasters are calling for more high digit temperatures today as the heat wave that broke records in San Luis Obispo County on Saturday continues. On Saturday, temperatures in Paso Robles shot up to 111 degrees, two degrees over the previous... (Continue reading)

Two dead bodies found in tent at Los Padres campground

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found two dead bodies Thursday in a tent at a Los Padres National Forest Campground east of Santa Margarita Lake. Around 2 p.m. Thursday, the Sheriff’s Office received notification of two bodies in a... (Continue reading)