Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Local News

City of Guadalupe Finally Out of Debt


The city of Guadalupe may finally be out of the red after years of budgetary problems.  The city leadership was working to avoid going over $750,000 into debt just two years ago.  Officials now say the city could soon break even. Guadalupe Administrator Andrew Carter attributes the city’s recent financial improvement to the three tax measures local residents passed back …

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Local Tech Company Gets Another Award


Local tech company MINDBODY has picked up another award.  The leading provider of cloud-based business management software for the wellness services industry, has won the 2016 Webby Award and Webby People’s Voice Award in the Mobile App: Fitness and Recreation category. Over 2.8 million people worldwide use the MINDBODY app to find, book or pay for classes and appointments at …

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Atascadero Fire Chief Announces Retirement


Atascadero Fire Department Chief Kurt Stone announced his retirement yesterday. Stone has been fire chief since 2001. He started his career as a seasonal firefighter back in 1984 at Atascadero Fire. Chief Stone’s last day is June 24th; his successor has not yet been named.

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Teen Recovering After E-Cig Explodes in His Mouth


A Paso Robles teen is recovering at a hospital in Fresno after an e-cigarette he was smoking exploded in his mouth. The incident reportedly happened back on April 18th. Daniel McClelland, age 17, was transferred to a burn unit in Fresno for treatment. Family members say the e-cigarette explosion caused McClelland the loss of several of his teeth.

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Post Office Fire is Still Under Investigation


Fire officials have not yet ruled out whether that Saturday morning fire at a SLO post office was arson. The fire broke out around midnight at the post office in the 1600 block of Dalidio Drive. The fire was localized to a trash container and had almost burned out when SLO PD arrived and put out the remaining flames with …

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Body Washes Ashore Near Pismo Beach


The SLO County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of a body that had washed ashore near Pismo Beach.  The body was found yesterday around 1pm by vacationers between the pier and the Grand Avenue beach access ramp. Officals say the body is that of an adult male, age yet to be determinded, and had been in the water for …

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Grover Beach Police Department Removes Homeless Camps


Grover Beach PD is removing people today from homeless camps in an estuary area off 4th Street.  An estimated 30 to 40 people live in that area.  Grover Beach PD say it’s a health concern having folks living there.  Since January, Grover Beach Police and State Park Rangers have been clearing out homeless encampments along 4th Street and Highway 1. …

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Cuesta College Job Fair Today


Cuesta College’s annual Spring Job Fair is being held today.  Many local businesses will be attending to find their next employees.  All local job seekers are encouraged to come check it out.  It’s recommended that you bring your polished resume and dress for success.  The job fair starts at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 2:00 p.m.  The job fair will …

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Road Crews Working on Roads in Oceano


Road crews have begun putting asphalt overlays on a number of roads in Oceano and in northern Nipomo this week as part of a countywide public Works project.  The Oceano roads include South Elm Street from Highway 1 to the Arroyo Grande city limits; Paso Robles Street from Highway 1 to South Elm Street; and 22nd Street from Highway 1 …

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Blake Shelton to Play Mid State Fair


Blake Shelton is packin’ up his guitar and heading to the Central Coast!  The country music singer and star of NBC’s hit TV show “The Voice” is set to perform at the California Mid-State Fair this summer. Fair officials announced the concert yesterday morning. Shelton is scheduled to perform Saturday, July 23rd in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the Paso …

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