Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Timeless Treasures: Treasure Of The Week

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Half Round Leather Top Desk Price $499 Treasure of the week…. so worth the wait. It is a beautiful half round leather topped desk. Incredible carvings in pecan. A rare find.

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Driver Hits Bear Near Santa Margarita

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A Grover Beach woman struck a bear with her car late Saturday night on 101 just north of Highway 58 near Santa Margarita. The car flipped over and slid on it roof about 50 feet down the pavement. 21-year-old Lynai Williams was not injured. The CHP estimates the bear weighed about 400 pounds. The collision occurred near signs warning motorists …

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Missing Biker Rescued on Sunday

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A former marine who went missing in the Los Padres national forest Saturday was rescued Sunday. The man left his Santa Maria home around 4 Saturday afternoon to ride his dirt bike. When he didn’t return home, his family contacted the sheriff’s department. Search Saturday night failed to locate the missing man. Around ten Sunday morning a helicopter spotted the …

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Local Government Meetings

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Tonight, the Grover Beach City Council will discuss of fiscal year 2017 city goals and works program. Tomorrow, San Luis Obispo County Supervisors to accept a state grant of $68,000 as partial funding of a cyber training complex at camp San Luis Obispo. Tomorrow night, San Luis Obispo City Council to discuss the development of a housing, commercial space and …

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Highway Resurfacing to Begin This Week

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This week, a highway resurfacing project begins in San Luis Obispo on 101 between Ontario road and Reservoir Canyon Road. The overnight construction is expected to be completed in May. You may encounter lane closures from nine at night until six the following morning. Delays should not exceed ten minutes. You’re reminded to slow for the cone zone.

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April to be Declared Victim’s Rights Month

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Tomorrow, the San Luis Obispo county supervisors will declare April “Victim’s Rights Month.” Through the month, the victim and witness assistance center staff will host a booth at San Luis Obispo’s farmers’ market on Thursday evening to distribute informational materials on such topics as domestic violence, human trafficking and other victim’s services.

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Today in Sports

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The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team beat San Jose State Friday night, but lost Saturday and Sunday in a three game series with the Spartans at Robin Baggett stadium.  The Mustangs play at Santa Clara tomorrow night. The UCSB Gauchas beat Cal Poly in softball in three games in Goleta. Cal Poly track and field places seven athletes in the …

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Demonstration on Cesar Chavez Day

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A demonstration in Santa Maria for the farm worker bill of rights. On Cesar Chavez day, local activists asking Santa Barbara county supervisors to adopt new ordinances to set up basic standards for agricultural work in the area. Some Central Coast farm workers feel their working conditions are poor and their basic rights are being ignored. Their concerns include working …

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New Digital Communication for Visiting Inmates

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If your kids are in the San Luis Obispo county slammer, there’s now a system for video visitation. The sheriff’s department implementing a new inmate visitation management platform yesterday. You can now go on line to register for and schedule on-site visits as well as video visits with an inmate. For more information, go to the following website…www.gtlvisitme.com.  G T …

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New Low Income Housing to be Built in SLO

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The housing authority of San Luis Obispo is planning to build 46 affordable apartments geared toward low-income households that can’t afford market rents.  The project is called Iron Works. It includes two three-story residential buildings proposed for a 1.6-acre lot on the east side of Broad Street, about a quarter mile from Tank Farm Road. It’s across the street from …

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