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Snowpack in Sierra Better Than Last Year

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The snowpack in the Sierra is better than last year, but a state surveyor says that if falls far below what is necessary to declare an end to the drought. Frank Gerke says there were more than 58 inches of snow on the ground yesterday. 26 inches of water content. He says that’s just short of average for the date, …

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Paso Pops Concert to be Held July 2nd

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A new Fourth of July event kicks off with a gathering of supporters and the media at the new Ayres Allegreto Hotel Resort in Paso Robles yesterday. The event with the San Luis Obispo County Symphony to be held Saturday, July 2nd at the new Paso Robles horse park off Airport Road in Paso Robles. Proceeds from Paso Pops benefit …

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Santa Maria Man Reaches Cycling Goal

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A Santa Maria man reaches his goal of riding 90,000 miles on his bicycle before his 92nd birthday. Bob Mettauer started cycling after he retired in 1991. Bicycle Bob says he also lifts weights, bowls and takes a protein supplement, Knox Gellatin.

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Today in Sports

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The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team preparing for a home series this weekend against San Jose State. The Mustangs coming off a ten game road trip and Tuesday night’s win over Cal State Bakersfield. The first game is tomorrow at six at Baggett Stadium. Yesterday in high school baseball, Arroyo Grande split a double header at a tournament in Riverside. …

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Trial Getting Underway for Manslaughter Case

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The trial gets underway for two former prison guards who allegedly killed a man outside a San Miguel bar 18 months ago. Sergio Aranda and Travis Wolf charged with manslaughter in the death of a San Miguel Vineyard manager. Alvaro Medrano orchestrated the fight outside the Elk Horn bar. He called for friends and co-workers to join him at the …

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Six Gang Members Arrested in Santa Maria

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Six gang members arrested early yesterday morning in Santa Maria. Police say the operation covered 20 locations in Santa Maria. It targeted known gang members on probation and those with outstanding warrants. Their ages range from 16 and up. Police operations like the one yesterday will continue through the year in Santa Maria.

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Car Crashes into Insurance Business Office Injuring Four

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The driver of an SUV crashed his vehicle into a Santa Maria insurance business yesterday injuring four people. 81-year-old Marciano Escutia was trying to cross South Broadway from South Jones Street early yesterday afternoon. He failed to yield to a Mercedes-Benz. The two vehicles collided, sending the Mercedes into a tree and the Suburban into Cruz Insurance. No one inside …

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Bullet Train Cost Just Went Up

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The cost of California’s Bullet Train just went up. The rail authority faces hundreds of millions of dollars in potential change orders and other possible cost increases on the first 29 miles of the bullet train. The change orders and other claims coming from construction firms, utilities and railroads. It may increase estimates by 30%. The entire system estimated to …

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Ski Season Could Extend Into May

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Because of the spring snow in the Sierra, ski season may extend into May. The Mt Rose Ski Tahoe Resort announcing winter operations will continue until May 8th. Kirkwood and Heavely are looking to conclude winter operations April 17th. Same for Northstar. But spokesmen say it’s been a great season, that skiing is still fantastic.

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Today in Sports

Baseball

The Cal Poly baseball team comes from behind to beat Cal State Bakersfield 8-4 last night at Baggett Stadium. The Cuesta baseball team shuts out Pierce 9-0, to take sole possession of first place in the Western State Conference standings. Cuesta softball team splits a double header with Allan Hancock. Demi Dannel pitched in each game. Today, Mission Prep plays …

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