Los Osos Sewer Finally a Reality


After more than 40 years of controversy, the Los Osos sewer is a reality. A home-owner hooks up to the new sewer system yesterday. Robert Shipe lives on Highland Drive. His home is among 1800 given the ok to begin connecting to the Los Osos sewer project. The second phase calls for Baywood Park to connect to the system. Because …

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Cal Poly Faculty Preparing to Walk Out on Strike


Cal Poly faculty and their colleagues in the Cal State system are preparing to walk out on strike in two weeks.  They want a pay raise.   Now, an independent report calls for a 5% raise for Cal State faculty.  The report released yesterday. It’s part of a mandatory arbitration process. The faculty walk-out scheduled two days before and two days …

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Ribbon Cutting for New LOVR Bridge


Ribbon cutting today for the new Los Osos Valley Road widening project and bridge over 101. The project finished two months ahead of schedule. It may also come in under the $24 million budget. The ceremony held at ten this morning at the Hampton Inn parking lot.

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Elderly Woman Fires Two Rounds at Firefighters


An elderly San Luis Obsipo woman mistook firefighters for burglars and fired two rounds from her revolver.  The first was accidental. The second round she fired into the air. No one was hurt.  And no one was arrested. The incident occurred around 2:00 Sunday morning when fire personnel responded to a personal medical alarm activation in the 100 block of …

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Marco Rubio Drops off of Ballot


Marco Rubio is asking California’s secretary of state to remove him from the June 7th presidential primary ballot. He made the request in riding to Secretary of State Alex Padilla. It could help Texas Senator Ted Cuz and Ohio governor John Kasick, who are trying to make up ground against GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. In order to be removed from …

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Home Invasion in Orcutt


A home invasion robbery yesterday in Orcutt. Three men broke into a woman’s home and robbed her at gun point. The robbery occurred on Via Vista Verde near Del Norte Way. The suspects are described as three African-American men between 18 and 25 years of age. The men stole two handguns and a large amount of marijuana. Santa Barbara County …

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New Baby Giraffe at Santa Barbara Zoo


The Santa Barbara Zoo has a new baby giraffe. The giraffe born Saturday after five hours of labor. The sex, height, weight and health of the calf have not been determined. This week, the calf will have its first medical examination. The calf has not yet been named.

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Today in Sports


The Cal Poly Mustang baseball team back home after a ten game road trip through Sacramento and Wichita, Kansas. Tonight, the Mustangs host Cal State Bakersfield. The Mustang record is 15-7 so far this year.  That game gets underway at six at Baggett Stadium. Cuesta hosts Pierce College at 2:30 this afternoon. The Cuesta softball team hosts Alan Hancock in …

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Tourism Across Central Coast During Spring Break


Thousands of visitors from urban areas and the Central Valley going on wine tours in the Paso Robles area. Visiting the Hearst Castle. Walking on beaches and enjoying the natural beauty here on the Central Coast. Yesterday, many of the visitors attended Easter Sunday services at the San Luis Obispo Mission, on San Luis Mountain or next to the rock …

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Two Houses Burned by Fire in Morro Bay


Two houses and three vehicles damaged by fire yesterday in Morro Bay. The fire on the 2700 block of Cedar Avenue was caused by barbecue coals thrown into a garbage can. The call came into Cal Fire at 2:06 yesterday afternoon. A duplex was severely damaged. One residence burned, the other suffered smoke and heat damage. A third residence nearby …

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