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One Year Since Drought Emergency Was Announced

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The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local drought emergency one year ago this month and, since then, the County has been hard at work to address immediate impacts of the drought.  On March 24, the County’s Drought Task Force will present a special public report detailing how the local government has responded to the drought ...

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Camp Hapitok Coming Up on 45th Summer Session

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Camp Hapitok, a residential summer camp for SLO County children with speech and language disorders, is going forward with its 45th summer session, based on new developments from the SLO County Office of Education. In January the Friends of Hapitok, the advisory and fundraising board to Camp Hapitok, learned that its 40+ year joint partnership with the SLO County Office ...

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Fatal Accident Victim Identified

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The fatal accident we told you about yesterday morning was caused by a pick-up driven by 32-year-old Daniel Jaime of Lynwood. He crossed the center line on Jalama Road at 6:25 yesterday. He was killed at the scene. The guy he hit head-on, 33-year-old Jason Wallace of Lompoc, was critically injured and taken to a hospital. No cause yet.

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Fatal Collision on Jalama Road This Morning

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There was a fatal head-on collision this morning on Jalama Road, closing the roadway for several hours. Two pick-ups were involved. One person was killed, the other critically injured. The accident happened at 6:25. The CHP is investigating.

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PG&E Claims Diablo Canyon Can Withstand Worst-Case-Scenario Earthquake

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PG&E says that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant can withstand a worst-case-scenario earthquake on multiple faults surrounding the plant. This confirms earlier findings by the utility. The major points of the report were issued yesterday. A formal report will be presented to the NRC later this week. The findings are the result of a four-year study mandated by the NRC following the 2011 ...

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SLO Mayor Calls Out of Control Party an Affront to the City

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San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx called the raucous St. Patrick’s Day party that injured several students when a garage roof collapsed “an affront to the city.” She said she hopes to introduce an ordinance that would ban people from being on rooftops for any activity other than maintenance or roof installation. Police say close to 3,000 kids flocked to ...

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Teen Accused of Causing Deadly Crash Pleads Not Guilty

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A teen accused of causing a deadly crash near Lopez Lake last month pleaded not guilty yesterday. 18-year-oldPaul Kravtsov of Arroyo Grande is charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol causing injury or death. His car lost control on Hi Mountain Road went down a steep embankment and killed 22-year-old Tyler Johns, a passenger in the car. Kravstov ...

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Party Gets Out of Control in San Luis Obispo

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On March 7, 2015 at approximately 4:44 a.m. the San Luis Obispo Police Department began receiving calls for service related to loud parties in the Hathway Avenue neighborhood of San Luis Obispo. Coordinated through social media, several thousand college-aged young men and women poured into the residential neighborhood. Many of the revelers possessed alcoholic beverages and were wearing green clothing ...

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Pedestrian Killed on Highway 101

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A 50-year-old pedestrian from Lompoc was killed Saturday night on Highway 101 northbound. He was either crossing the freeway or jumped from the Santa Rosa Street overpass, police think. It happened just after 9:15 at the Santa Rosa Street off ramp. The CHP says the man whose has yet to be identified was hit multiple times and died at the ...

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Third Annual “We Are Multicultural” Event Taking Place March 21

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Righetti’s Latinos Unidos Club will host a conference to encourage youth to pursue their dreams no matter what stands in their way. The third annual event is entitled “We Are Multicultural” and takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 21 at ERHS. Last year, nearly 100 students and parents from Righetti, Santa Maria, Pioneer Valley and Delta ...

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