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Events This Weekend

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There are a couple of events happening this weekend…one for homeowners, the other environmentalists. There’s an Inspired Home Expo happening at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds, where more than one hundred home and garden experts will gather offering their advice, services, and products from 10 to 5 Saturday and 10  to 4 Sunday. And ECOSLO is inviting everyone to its 12th ... Read More »

SLO Firefighters Handled Fire Near Mariposa Trail

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SLO Firefighters quickly put out a fire which occurred near the Mariposa Trail not far from the Duvall Ranch Road. The fire burned a small area. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened. Fire investigators think the fire was arson caused. Firefighters responded to fire that burned near the Mariposa Trail in San Luis Obispo. Read More »

Santa Barbara County Phone Scam

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn citizens that they are continuing to see a large number of residents who are becoming victims of a phone scam.  On February 19, about 25 people at the Sheriff’s Office Main Headquarters reported that they had been contacted directly by the Sheriff’s Office and warned that a warrant was out for ... Read More »

California Facing Worst Water Shortage in Modern History

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With California experiencing its worst water shortage crisis in modern history, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) joined with his Senate counterpart, pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Governor Jerry Brown to announce legislation to immediately help communities deal with the devastating dry conditions affecting our state and provide funding to increase local water supplies. The legislation provides $687.4 million ... Read More »

Paso Robles Basin Water District Continues Positive Momentum

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The positive momentum of the Paso Robles Basin Water District continues. The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a Legislative Platform Policy Statement for forming a water district to manage the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. Supervisors Frank Mecham, Bruce Gibson and Adam Hill voted in favor. The endorsement by the Board of Supervisors came shortly before a second ... Read More »

Gordon Mullin Announces Candidacy for SLO City Council

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Gordon Mullin announces his candidacy for SLO City Council. “I want to take this opportunity today to announce my candidacy for a seat on the San Luis Obispo city council for 2014. There are critical issues on the horizon that may adversely affect our city and I believe that I can assist the council in its deliberations.  I have a ... Read More »

Mothers For Peace Demands Halt to Nuclear Power Plant Re-Licensing

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Mothers For Peace demands halt to nuclear power plant re-licensing. New information from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) showing that even a small nuclear reactor pool fire could render 9,400 square miles uninhabitable and displace 4.1 million Americans on a long-term basis are among the factors causing 34 environment organizations to file a petition with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ... Read More »

Strong Northwest Winds and Near Critical Humidity Expected Today

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According to the National Weather Service, strong northwest to north winds and near critical humidity levels are expected today and into this evening.  A dry cold front is expected to push across the region today. North winds should increase today along the western Santa Ynez range toward Gaviota. As the front pushes southward, expect northwest to north winds to increase ... Read More »

Man Who Stole Cake Will Not Be Charged

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On February 8, at 11:47 p.m. a subject entered the Madonna Inn Coffee Shop and stole a chocolate cake from the display case. Security cameras captured the burglary and the owner of Madonna Inn, Connie Madonna-Pearce posted the security video on Facebook. She asked that anyone who recognizes the suspect to please call the Madonna Inn.  A Facebook user did ... Read More »

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