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Warm Weather Causing Early Blossoming


Have you noticed trees in San Luis Obispo County blossoming early this year? The record warm temperatures have thrown the internal clocks off for many local trees.  San Luis Obispo Arborist Ron Combs saying the heat wave causing the early blooms. That’s why you’re seeing those blossoms early.

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Train Struck and Killed Man Yesterday


Late yesterday afternoon, a train struck a 22-year-old man at Foothill and California in San Luis Obispo. Police and fire personnel found the man unconscious and unresponsive lying near the railroad tracks on Foothill. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His identity is being withheld pending notification of his family. Police say …

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Hit and Run Driver Still Loose


San Luis Obispo Police are looking for a driver who struck a pedestrian last night on Higeura, and then drove away. The pedestrian told police the driver stopped and offered to pay the man cash if he would not call police.  The victim refused the money and advised the driver to wait for police. The driver refused to wait and …

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Morro Bay Family Lucky to be Alive


That Morro Bay family rescued Sunday by the Harbor Patrol after their boat capsized may be lucky to be alive. Three adults and an eight year old girl were out whale watching in their new 18-foot Klamath boat. The swell was much too strong for their boat and it got swept up in a wave. The boat capsized and all …

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Fatal Car Accident Near Los Alamos on Monday


The CHP has identified the victim of a fatal car crash near Los Alamos Monday afternoon.  He’s 25-year-old Abiel Cervantes of Santa Maria. He was riding in a Chevy Malibu driven by 23-year-old Gloria de Jesus Vega when she crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 101 near Cat Canyon road.   Cervantes was pronounced dead at the scene. Vega suffered major …

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Government Meetings Today Across Central Coast


Tonight, San Luis Obispo City Council will review the conceptual review of that 75-foot building proposed for Santa Rosa and Monterey.  Two Santa Barbara developers want to build a seven story, mixed use building on the lot where the Shell Station used to be. Tonight, the Arroyo Grande planning commission will discuss a proposal for a 54-room hotel in The …

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Morro Bay Harbor Patrol Rescues Four People


The Morro Bay Harbor Patrol rescued four people Sunday afternoon after their boat capsized in the harbor.  The boat was hit by a wave near the mouth of the harbor.  It capsized about 500 feet from the beach. Three adults and an eight-year-old girl were thrown in the water. All four were taken to a local hospital. One woman was …

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Voting Continues Over Proposed Paso Robles Water District


The voting continues in the North County over the proposed Paso Robles Water District. The mail-in ballots have been sent.  Voters have until march 8th to return them to the county. Those who favor a water district are spending a great deal of money to campaign for creation of the water district. Meanwhile at Steinbeck Winery, Cindy Steinbeck continues to …

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SLO County High School Basketball Playoffs Happening Tomorrow


Tomorrow, three local high school boys teams host first round play-off games. Mission Prep boys will host San Marino Wednesday night. Coast Union will host Agbu-Pasadena in Cambria. Atascadero will host Bassett. Four other teams have road games. Arroyo Grande plays at  Mark Keppel. San Luis Obispo is at Santa Ynez. Nipomo at Buckley. Morro Bay at Foothill Technology. Shandon …

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Today is Presidents Day


Today is Presidents Day.  It’s a federal holiday. Banks and government offices are closed today. Schools are also closed. Baywood Park will have their Monday’s Farmers’ Market on schedule from 2-4:30. Garbage pick up will continue on schedule in most communities.

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