Friday, May 27th, 2016

Local News

Smart and Final Extra to Open in San Luis Obispo


Smart and Final Extra opens on Johnson Avenue in San Luis Obispo. It’s the first of three new extra stores to open locally. Those three stores going in where Haggen Supermarket store. The Smart and Final store on Lower Higuera has closed. It operated in San Luis Obispo for 57 years.

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Two New Development Projects in Lompoc


Solvang Brewing Company is expanding into the city. And a community group now owns the Lompoc Theater. Solvang Brewing Company is going up at “H” and East Chestnut Street. They plan to have a taproom, eatery and production facility. The Lompoc Theater project group is working  to raise $6 million in donations to renovate the theater.

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Today in Sports


Cal Poly men’s basketball team at home tonight against Cal State Fullerton. The Cal Poly men’s basketball game says farewell to four seniors.  Reese Morgan, David Nwaba, Joel Awich and Brian Bennet play their final home game tonight at Mott Athletic Center against Cal State Fullerton, Last night, the Cal Poly women lost to Long Beach State 61-56.  They host …

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Water Situation in South County Not Getting Better


San Luis Obispo County Supervisors holding a study session yesterday on the water situation in the South County. They learn that the Lopez Lake Reservoir has not responded to recent rains.  In fact, the water level is dropping.  If it continues to drop, a shortfall will result in the South County. But Pismo Beach is planning to build a wastewater …

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SLO County Supervisors Stay Neutral in Groundwater Basin Issue


San Luis Obispo County Supervisors elect to follow a staff recommendation to stay neutral on the Paso Robles groundwater basin issue.  The county owns 29 acres over the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin.  The board decides to stay out of the election process.  Supervisor Debbie Arnold moved to vote “no” on the question of whether to form the water district, but …

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Storm Near Hawaii Sending Over 12 Foot Swells


A big swell continues to pound the Central Coast…. A storm near Hawaii is sending swells over 12 feet high to area beaches. You’re advised to exercise caution at local beaches for the next few days.

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Cambria Celebrating 150 Anniversary


Cambria is celebrating an important anniversary this year.  The city turns 150 years old. The Cambria Criers made a presentation at the board of supervisors yesterday. They talked about all the events planned for Cambria this year, including firework for the Fourth of July. There will be a lot of events in Cambria this year.

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Earthquake Shakes Central California


An earthquake shakes Bakersfield yesterday afternoon.  Did you feel it? The quake measured 4.8 on the Richter Scale. It struck near Wasco about 25 miles northwest of Bakersfield around four yesterday afternoon. There are no reports of any damage or injuries. Some say they felt the tremor here on the Central Coast.

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Police Search for Info on Murder of Oscar Joaquin


Police in Santa Maria are still looking for information to solve the murder of 17-year-old Oscar Joaquin. Monday evening, officers conducted a walk through Santa Maria. The intent was two fold. To remember Oscar and to take steps to find his killer. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Santa Maria police.

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Today In Sports


The Mission Prep Boys Basketall team lost at Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks 67-57.  The Royals play Notre Dame again on Tuesday, March 1st. The San Luis Obispo girls soccer team beat Claremont 4-3 on penalty kicks.  The score ended tied 0-0 in regulation.  San Luis remains undefeated and will advance in the play offs. In college basketball, the Cal …

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