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2 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

Gang member suspected of vandalizing Nipomo farm

Early in the morning, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies were called to Rancho Laguna Farms to investigate a tagging.

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Related Topix: Nipomo, CA, Santa Maria, CA

6 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

County staff says scrap Pirate's Cove plans

San Luis Obispo County planning staff is recommending that the board of supervisors ditch a proposed $1.5 million upgrade to San Luis Obispo County's lone nude beach.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Final Evening Event for Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast Promises 'Good ...

Known as the "Mozart of Rock," Wilson will perform hits from his latest and upcoming albums at Sunset in the Vineyard at Vina Robles , which takes place 6-11 p.m. Beach Boys bandmate will perform with the legendary composer, arranger and producer during the concert, singing along to some of the Beach Boys' greatest hits such as "Sloop John B.," and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Drink, Wine

New Times SLO

Sierra Club hosts historical walk through downtown SLO

I've lived in San Luis Obispo County my entire life. Minus the five years I spent in college, mostly eating fried foods.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA

New Times SLO

Jury awards $6.7 million in Cliffs lawsuit

After a nearly three-week trial, a San Luis Obispo County jury awarded a total verdict of $6,709,300 in the wrongful death case of Tricia Rittger, a Los Osos woman who was struck and killed by a car while crossing Shell Beach Road outside Pismo Beach's Cliffs Resort in 2011.

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Related Topix: Los Osos, CA, Pismo Beach, CA

New Times SLO

San Luis Obispo County will restrict outdoor water use in Avila...

Come September, home gardeners and lovers of lawns will have their irrigation use restricted in four San Luis Obispo County towns, preserving a few drops in the bucket of county- and state-wide efforts to conserve water amid one of the worst droughts on record in California.

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Related Topix: Santa Margarita, CA, Cayucos, CA, Shandon, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cal Coast News

SLO Council discusses employee pay study

The San Luis Obispo City Council has weighed and accepted the validity of a study that suggests 50 percent of city employees are underpaid.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Savor the Central Coast gets license for this year's main event

Sunset magazine held its fourth Sunset Savor the Central Coast on Sept. 28 and 29 at Santa Margarita Ranch.

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Related Topix: Santa Margarita, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Connected to the earth — and life — in Shandon

Julie White-Chaples spent her childhood going on adventures in rural Shandon — a pastime she’s repeated with her own kids over the years on the land she loves.

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Related Topix: Shandon, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Parish hall manager can take the heat in San Miguel

The Mission San Miguel Arcangel , dating back to the late 18th century, is the first sight one sees when entering the dusty town off Highway 101 at the northern edge of San Luis Obispo County.

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Related Topix: San Miguel, CA, San Simeon, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Pismo Beach holds onto small-town feel despite years of changes

Henry Myers is the owner of the Kon Tiki Inn in Pismo Beach. He has lived in the area since the early 1960s.

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Related Topix: Pismo Beach, CA, Fire

SanLuisObispo.com

Destructive citrus pest found in Cayucos

For the third time this month, agricultural officials have announced the detection of an invasive plant pest in San Luis Obispo County.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Cayucos, CA, Entomology, Arroyo Grande, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Grover Beach police chief hangs up his spurs

In his corner office at the Grover Beach Police Department building, which is adorned with paintings of horses, a decorative set of steer horns and San Francisco Giants and 49ers memorabilia, Chief Jim Copsey deflected yet another opportunity to talk about his accomplishments.

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

SanLuisObispo.com

Bill to form Paso Robles groundwater district heads to governor

A bill to allow the formation of a Paso Robles groundwater management district is on its way to California Gov. Jerry Brown.

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

SanLuisObispo.com

SLO County's unemployment rate rises to 6 percent in July

San Luis Obispo County's jobless rate increased to 6 percent in July, though it stayed well below the year-ago rate of 7.2 percent.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Marin County, CA, Imperial County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Cal Coast News

San Luis Obispo County general services director departs suddenly

San Luis Obispo County Administrator Dan Buckshi recently informed Janette Pell, director of the general services agency, that she no longer held her position, according to county sources.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Art exhibits around SLO County inject life into summer art scene

As I prepare snapshots of the San Luis Obispo County art scene for this column, I often look for themes as I scan the calendar of events and accompanying images.

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Related Topix: Atascadero, CA, Photography, Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA, Fidel Castro

Sun Aug 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Group helps Central Coast teens to dress for success

Self-confidence opens doors. When one feels like they belong, they will. As school ramps up for another year, students who feel good about what they are wearing will have a clear advantage to fit in wherever they choose to make their mark.

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Related Topix: Paso Robles, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA, Education Etc., Cayucos, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Sunset Savor the Central Coast needs permit for big event

The annual Sunset Savor the Central Coast festival has gotten so popular that it needs a special license to hold its main event.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, San Luis Obispo, CA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Porter family hopes to find oil on ranch it's owned for generations

Dero Parker, left, points out where on an existing pad hisexploratory oil and gas well would go to Joe Doud, right, Bryce, Charlie and John Porter.

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Related Topix: Porter-Ranch, CA, Agriculture, Science, Santa Maria, CA

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