Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Local News

Missing Biker Rescued on Sunday


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


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


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


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


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


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


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…  G T …

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New Low Income Housing to be Built in SLO


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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Cuesta College Job Fair Looking for Vendors


Cuesta College is looking for vendors for its 12th Annual Spring Job Fair. The event to be held at the college in San Luis on April 26th. The deadline for business to participate is next Wednesday. A $75 fee will cover an eight-foot table and lunch for two representatives. For more information, you’re encouraged to visit the Cuesta College website. …

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Highway Resurfacing in SLO


Beginning next week, a highway resurfacing project will begin on 101 in San Luis Obispo between south Higuera/Ontario Road and Reservoir Canyon Road. It’s expected that the overnight construction will be completed in May. You may encounter lane closures from nine at night to six the following morning. Delays should not exceed ten minutes. You’re reminded to slow for the …

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