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SLO County must re-evaluate its oil projects

North America’s shale oil boom that started this decade has been compared to the Gold Rush fever that swept the nation in 1849 — except that the California Gold Rush lured young men to a wild, lawless place in search of fame and fortune, while shale oil is luring corporate oil and gas interests to modern-day Central California in search ... (more)


Related Topix: California, Nipomo, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cuesta College puts $275 million bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

San Luis Obispo County property owners will be asked in November by Cuesta College to pass a $275 million bond for infrastructure repairs and upgrades.


Related Topix: Monterey County, CA

Money set aside for Pirate's Cove may now go to Pismo Preserve

On Aug. 6, the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments will consider allocating as much as $175,000 that was originally earmarked for improvements for the county park at Pirate’s Cove to improvements at the Pismo Preserve instead.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Avila Beach, CA, Pismo Beach, CA, August, CA

JD Supra

How Untimely Service Can Be Deadly To Your Takings Claim

If you ask ten attorneys what keeps them up at night, at least six of them will recount nightmares about missing a filing deadline.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Island invasions, general killed in Normandy; World War II week by week

American forces had been stalled at San Lo, a new method of attack, massive air bombardment, was launched.


Related Topix: US Military, Camp San Luis Obispo, US Army, San Luis Obispo, CA, Santa Margarita, CA

Cal Coast News

SLO County policy changes under fire

San Luis Obispo County planners are attempting to strengthen a highly contested section of the county general plan that allows officials to restrict private land and water use in times of drought and other resource shortages.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Paso Robles, CA, Templeton, CA, Agriculture, Science, Los Osos, CA

Discount tourism packages to be offered to Cal Poly parents

Cal Poly and the local marketing organization Visit San Luis Obispo County are partnering to launch a new program called Poly Parent Adventures.


Atascadero artist to create stacked stone sculptures at Canadian festival

A look of quiet concentration on her face, balance artist Kathy Clarke scans the Shell Beach shore for the right rock.


Related Topix: Atascadero, CA, San Simeon, CA, Paso Robles, CA

771 animals sold at 2014 California Mid-State Fair Jr. Livestock Auction

Kids from local 4-H and FFA auction their livestock at the Mid-State Fair, Saturday, July 26, 2014.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sand, surf and self-confidence at Morro Bay camp

Every summer, Project Surf Camp's Executive Director Katy Davis is lured from her Texas home to spend several weeks with her "families" in Morro Bay.


Related Topix: Morro Bay, CA, Family, Kids

Cal Coast News

Cambria man repeatedly stabs pregnant wife

Deputies arrested a Cambria man after he allegedly stabbed his pregnant wife multiple times Sunday morning in the presence of several children.


Related Topix: Cambria, CA

San Francisco Wine School: Week 7 San Luis Obispo County

Since the midsection of California is so big in regard to its wine country, it has taken three weeks just to get to the southern end of it.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Paso Robles, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Managing the Paso Robles groundwater basin: it's all in the details

Two bills in the state Legislature would require the development of a water management plan for the Paso Robles groundwater basin to prevent overdraft of the aquifer.


Related Topix: Paso Robles, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Summer monsoon weather can bring thunderstorms to SLO County

Sunset view from Point Buchon Trail near Montaña de Oro State Park last week.


Related Topix: August, CA, Weather

Nipomo services district's general manager gets a raise

Nipomo Community Services District General Manager Michael LeBrun received a raise this week, making him one of the top earners among leaders of services districts in San Luis Obispo County.

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Related Topix: Nipomo, CA, Oceano, CA, Cambria, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Paso Robles' winemaking potential is uncorked

Tasting room employee Mika McGee on the patio at the Halter Ranch Vineyard, the meticulously restored historic horse ranch and working farm near Paso Robles.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Paso Robles, CA, Agriculture, Science

Local man proposes to girlfriend on stage at Mid-State Fair concert

Jordan Main asks girlfriend Rachel Moore to marry him at a Train concert Thursday, July 25, 2014, at the California Mid-State Fair.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Train

Sys-Con Media

United Hunter Announces Second Appellate District, Court of Appeal,...

UHO is currently reviewing all of its options related to the Huasna Prospect at this time, including the filing of an immediate appeal to the Supreme Court of California.


Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Porter-Ranch, CA

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.


Related Topix: Paso Robles, CA

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.


Related Topix: Cambria, CA