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2 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Finalists for Paso Robles schools superintendent post are announced

The Paso Robles school board announced the four finalists for the vacant superintendent position Friday morning.

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3 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Friends of Fiscalini Ranch Preserve gets $3 million bequest

Friends of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve has received a bequest of nearly $3 million from the estate of Barbara J. Harootunian, who was a part-time Cambria resident.

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Related Topix: Cambria, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

County Moves Forward with First Big Solar Project

Pointing northward to what will be a record-size solar farm in San Luis Obispo County, backward to a wind-turbine operation once planned for Lompoc, and forward to what many hope will be a more renewable-energy-rich future, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a 40-megawatt solar array system in Cuyama.

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Related Topix: Lompoc, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Santa Barbara County, CA

New Times SLO

Excelaron appeal denied

A state appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling against oil-drilling company Excelaron.

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Cal Coast News

County pension liability tops $346 million

San Luis Obispo County employees' pension plan has a $346 million unfunded liability, a matter of concern to the Grand Jury because of its breathtaking size and the suggestion that officials may have tried to camouflage the problem.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

SanLuisObispo.com

Bubba gets a second chance, finds a home

Bubba has been at the San Luis Obispo County Animal Services shelter for four months.

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SanLuisObispo.com

For economic development, SLO County has 'only upsides,' state official says

Kish Rajan, California Gov. Jerry Brown's dynamic appointee to head the state Office of Business and Economic Development , is confident that San Luis Obispo County can develop as a hub of technology and innovation.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Irwindale, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

New Times SLO

A basin situation: South County water issues are coming to a boil

Water from the Nipomo Supplemental Water Project is scheduled to start flowing sometime in 2015.

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Related Topix: Nipomo, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oceano, CA, Pismo Beach, CA, Grover Beach, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Arrest, closure leaves Grover Beach's Exploration Station in upheaval

The Exploration Station ’s science center in Grover Beach has been temporarily closed and a former employee accused of forgery and embezzlement, according to authorities, amid what’s become a tumultuous time for the organization.

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Related Topix: Grover Beach, CA, Arroyo Grande, CA

Cal Coast News

Open letter to San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor's Chairman Bruce Gibson

Today, during my three minute public comment and before you rudely interrupted me, I had intended to bring attention to the campaign season buzz words; "water" and "jobs".

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Related Topix: Oceano, CA, Nipomo, CA, Arroyo Grande, CA

Cal Coast News

Paso Robles man arrested for child molestation

The juvenile victim came to the police department around 6:45 p.m. Monday to report that an acquaintance of his had molested him.

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Related Topix: Paso Robles, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Where did the billboards on Hwy. 101 south of SLO go?

The city of San Luis Obispo executed an agreement with CBS Outdoor to remove the billboards on Johnson Ranch.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Avila Beach, CA, Santa Margarita, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

SLO County's whistleblower hotline has brought in 27 complaints so far

The San Luis Obispo County auditor’s office released quarterly results of its whistleblower hotline Tuesday, and though it only fully agreed with one complaint — a misspelling on county letterhead — two reports led the county to re-examine how it disposes of material from its storm drainage cleanup program.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Bakersfield oilman downsizes plan to drill in Huasna Valley

A Bakersfield-based company has applied to an drill exploratory gas and oil well on Porter Ranch near Alamo Road north of Highway 166 in Huasna Valley.

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Related Topix: Porter-Ranch, CA, Arroyo Grande, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Squeezed by drought, farmer donates avocado harvest to the hungry

Forty volunteers harvested more than 1,600 pounds of avocados from Rick Sauerwein's Morro Bay property Saturday, July 19, GleanSLO Program Manager Jen Miller said.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Avocado, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Morro Bay, CA, Agriculture, Science, Fruits

Cal Coast News

Wallace's continuing costs to South County residents

Even though John Wallace is no longer the administrator of the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District, district ratepayers continue to cover the costs of his mismanagement.

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Related Topix: Oceano, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Arroyo Grande, CA, Grover Beach, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

United Hunter Oil and Gas Corp. Announces Implementation of Share...

The Corporation is also pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 Common Shares at a price of $0.05 per Common Share for gross proceeds of up to $1 million.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Fired manager of Oceano services district is running for board seat

A former general manager of the Oceano Community Services District , who was fired for cause in March, is running for a seat on the services district board.

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Related Topix: Oceano, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Farm Bureau moves to new building near SLO airport

The San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau has moved into a new building on Morabito Place in San Luis Obispo, across from the airport.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Stick to your word

Why don’t members of San Luis Obispo business associations practice what they preach? That being: Support local businesses owned and operated by local San Luis Obispo County residents.

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