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Pismo Beach PD Awarded Grant from California OTS

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Pismo Beach Police Department has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. Pismo Beach Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality ... Read More »

SLO City Council Voted to Override Decision Not to Build Near Airport

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The San Luis Obispo City Council voted four-to-one last night to override the Airport Land Use Commission’s recommendation not to build on land near the airport. The  Commission has a problem with too much development around the airport. The Airport Land Use Commission is concerned about noise and safety concerns for nearby developments. Part of the city’s proposed development would ... Read More »

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Safely Returned to 100%

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company has announced that operators at Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely returned Unit 1 to 100 percent power after a planned outage. During the planned outage, crews installed new electrical equipment and cleaned the plant’s intake tunnels, both of which are located on the non-nuclear side of the plant. Unit 1 was taken off-line on Dec. ... Read More »

SLO Rated One of The Best College Towns in US

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According to Travel and Leisure Magazine, San Luis Obispo is one of the best college towns in the U.S. The article says the city’s access to the ocean, Thursday night farmer’s market, Bishop Peak, and Sunset Drive-in as reasons why SLO made the list coming in at number nine. Read More »

Arroyo Grande Voted to End Invocations at City Council Meetings

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The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3 to 2 last night to end invocations at city council meetings and replace them with a moment of silence. The vote came after public comments by members of Atheists United, San Luis Obispo (AU-SLO), a number of whom were residents of Arroyo Grande. AU-SLO board member David Leidner told the council that they ... Read More »

Burglary Suspects Apprehended Soon After Robbery

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On Sunday, December 7 at approximately 10:56PM, the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a burglar alarm at Alliance Board Shop in the 1200 block of Park Street. Officers arrived within one minute and discovered the glass broken out of the front door to the business. A PRPD canine team searched the building and found it unoccupied, as ... Read More »

Deputy Sheriff’s Association Makes Donation to Food Bank Coalition

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The Deputy Sheriff’s Association is proud to make a $2,000 donation to the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Their mission is to ensure that every person in the county has adequate access to nutritious food. They distribute more than 400,000 pounds of food every year. What’s truly amazing is that for every dollar that’s donated, the Food ... Read More »

Multiple Construction Projects on Roads Through March

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Beginning from December through March; multiple construction projects will be occurring near the South City limits, primarily; Los Osos Valley Road, Calle Joaquin and South Higuera Streets. The scope of these projects includes pipeline replacement, asphalt base repairs, sewer utility work and the L.O.V.R. Interchange widening at Hwy 101. Please see attached works chedule for timelines, weather permitting. Traffic may ... Read More »

Mountain Lion Sighting in San Luis Obispo

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Yesterday at approximately 4:00 p.m. a resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the backyard of a residence in the 300 block of Los Cerros Drive in San Luis Obispo. The mountain lion appears to have been scared away by the reporting party’s dog. The mountain lion was last seen making its way toward the Bishop’s Peak Natural Reserve. While ... Read More »

Today Marks Open Burn Season

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Today marks the start of the 2014-2015 open burn season in San Luis Obispo County. The burn season, which typically runs through the end of April, allows the burning of residential yard trimmings in backyards and agricultural waste.  Open burn season normally closes at the end of April when local fire agencies typically predict an increasing risk of wildfires from ... Read More »

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