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Ruddell’s Smokehouse in Cayucos bites the dust

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin. Franklin’s memoir, “Life On The Mississippi, 1969,” is currently on Amazon. By DELL FRANKLIN. On the busiest, most crowded...
CAYUCOS, CA
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Atascadero arrest records for November 22 to 28

On November 22, Joshua McLeod Harris, 26, was arrested at 9010 West Front Road for the use or being under the influence of a controlled substance. On November 22, Heriberto Salazarperez, 29, transient, was arrested at 9150 El Camino Real for trespassing and refusing to leave the property at the owner’s request.
ATASCADERO, CA
San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County school district under federal investigation for alleged discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has opened an investigation into the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District for allegedly discriminating against Latinx and Spanish-speaking community members. The alleged discrimination primarily came during the school district’s 7-11 Advisory Committee process last year when the district body looked...
PASO ROBLES, CA
San Luis Obispo Tribune

CalPERS says SLO County worker and 4 others broke pension rules with part-time jobs

The California Employee’s Retirement System cites dozens of retirees each year for violating a law that limits employment after stopping work and collecting a pension. But the pension system has almost exclusively gone after individual employees who seek out post retirement jobs. In 2017, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System...
ATASCADERO, CA
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San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County’s path to ending homelessness hasn’t worked. We’re proposing a more unified approach

Novelist Pearl Buck wrote, “The test of a civilization is the way it cares for its helpless members.”. Sadly, if we were scored on how we care for our homeless neighbors, we would receive a failing grade. Every homeless encampment, overflowing shopping cart and lonely soul sleeping on a cold sidewalk is a powerful reminder that we must do better.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
kprl.com

Homeless Man Identified 12.02.2021

San Luis Obispo police finally identify the body of a homeless man found dead at a homeless camp back on November 20th. He’s 64-year-old Rick Fowler of San Luis Obispo. The suspect in his murder is 42-year-old Marco Cota Jr. of Exeter. Cota is currently being held at the county...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA
New Times

School site shuffle: Parents, teachers push back as the Paso Robles school district talks about closing one school and moving students to another

Living just outside the Paso Robles Joint Unified School District (PRJUSD) limits, David and his wife are preoccupied with selecting the right school district for their eighth grader to enroll in next year for high school. The Paso school district seems like the obvious choice in terms of location, but its recent spate of controversies is making David think again.
PASO ROBLES, CA
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Another energy storage facility could come to the Central Coast

A new type of energy storage may be coming to the Central Coast in the near future—something the company behind it believes will help fill the void once Diablo Canyon closes. Canadian-based company Hydrostor announced on Nov. 23 its plans to build a long-duration energy storage facility near Morro Bay...
MORRO BAY, CA
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Holiday Events in the North County 12.02.2021

Holiday events continue this weekend in the north county. Friday night, Atascadero plans to light up the rotunda. That’s tomorrow night at the sunken gardens. Saturday night, the big Christmas parade returns to downtown Paso Robles. This year, Vine Street Victorian Christmas will be a drive through event. This week,...
ATASCADERO, CA
New Times

Atascadero printery moves closer to restoration

Locals have a plan to turn one of Atascadero's oldest buildings into a thriving community center, and they're closer than ever to making that goal a reality. The printery was the first civic building built in Atascadero in 1915, originally serving the Women's National Republic Publishing Company, said Karen McNamara, president of the Printery Foundation board.
ATASCADERO, CA
New Times

Avila, Nipomo, and Cayucos will get new crosswalk beacon systems

San Luis Obispo County may be low on streetlights but its Public Works Department will be rejuvenating crosswalks in Avila Beach, Cayucos, and Nipomo with beacon systems. "These are opportunities to improve safety before we get to accidents. These areas were prioritized because of their higher pedestrian use over other areas," said Ryan Monie, the project manager.
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