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Diablo Canyon supporters rally in SLO to keep nuclear power plant open

People gathered in downtown San Luis Obispo on Saturday to voice their support for keeping California’s last remaining nuclear power plant open. Supporters held a “Save Clean Energy” rally in front of the San Luis Obispo County Government Center on Monterey Street at 11 a.m., shouting their support for keeping Diablo Canyon open.
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‘Operation Santa Claus’ toy drive returns for it’s 31st year

– The Cal Fire / San Luis Obispo County Firefighters Benevolent Association in cooperation with KSBY’s “Season of Hope” is holding its 31st annual Operation Santa Claus toy drive. This is an annual toy drive providing toys to kids who are under the care and protection of SLO County’s Child Welfare Services. Operation Santa Claus is a non-profit program that has helped over 10,000 children throughout San Luis Obispo County since 1990.
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What to Do in San Luis Obispo With Kids

San Luis Obispo County, set just between Monterey and Santa Barbara counties on California’s Central Coast, was in our sights late this summer. Though perhaps lesser known that its neighbors to the south and north, San Luis Obispo (affectionally known as SLO) has comparable — and enviable — stretches of beach and rolling, vineyard-filled hills, too. Road trip plans designed to please both young and old were drawn up, and into the car we went.
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Here are 12 SLO County events to help you get in the holiday spirit

From festive parades to Christmas light displays and shopping showcases, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season in San Luis Obispo County. Many of the events are outdoors, making them safer options for residents looking to limit their risk of contracting COVID-19. The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department’s indoor mask mandate remains in effect, so bring a face mask for any indoor events.

Nipomo Time Capsule Project Seeks Volunteers

“Let’s put this baby in the ground,” Fourth District Supervisor Ruth Brackett said as she prepared to lower the 1985 Time Capsule into the earth – a project she nurtured for six months. Preserving “Our Page in History” was the task of the Time Capsule Project Committee. Sponsored by Former...

ECHO’s 3rd Annual Turkey Trot November 25

ATASCADERO — El Camino Homeless Organization (ECHO) 3rd Annual North County Turkey Trot is set for Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Atascadero Lake Pavilion Bandstand. Participants are encouraged to wear their best turkey costume while they run/walk twice around the lake. Prizes will be awarded for the best...