Adobe helps bring Nipomos rich history full circle
When most people think of Nipomo, they think of either fields of strawberries or a round of golf on one of the community’s three major courses.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Pipeline will let Caltrans irrigate roadside plants with recycled water
In an effort to reduce water use during the ongoing drought, Caltrans is installing a pipeline in San Luis Obispo County to provide recycled water for landscape irrigation.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Having a Big impact
It’s never too soon to begin being a positive role model for others. Many students at Morro Bay, SLO, Nipomo and New Tech high schools know and live this by becoming Big Brothers or Big Sisters to elementary students through our school-based program.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Cal Poly fails to act
Has Cal Poly mulled the impacts of mile-long oil tanker trains traveling 24/7 through the campus 1.5 times per day? These trains will be coming down the Cuesta Grade, heading to the Phillips refinery in Nipomo.
Government meetings in SLO County for the week of Aug. 11
Arroyo Grande City Council. Meets Tuesday. 473-5400. Review conceptual plans for subdivision of two commercial parcels into 42 residential lots, one common area lot and two commercial lots at southwest corner of East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; direct staff to prepare ordinance to prohibit outdoor amplified noise after 10 p.m. to ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Cypress Ridge in Arroyo Grande
The drive to Cypress Ridge offers the kind of scenery that has drawn us all to this part of California.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Nipomo's Viva Farms moves distribution business to Oceano
Jan Porter, who lives next to Viva Farms, holds a protest sign near the entrance to Viva Way in 2013.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Nipomo man accused of child molestation appears in court
A Nipomo man charged with 47 felony counts of various sex acts against a minor declined to enter a plea during a court hearing Tuesday, after his attorney said he needed more time to review the case.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Pismo Preserve gets $350,000 from Central Coast water board
Against its staff recommendation, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has allocated $350,000 to the Pismo Preserve project.
Suspect on Most Wanted list for lewd acts against children turns himself in
A man on the Sheriff's Department's Most Wanted list turned himself in Friday and was booked into County Jail on suspicion of 20 felony counts of a lewd act upon a child under age 14. Paul Jacob Speer, 39, was featured on the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Facebook page on July 23. The posting said Speer was last known to live in Nipomo.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Building the Oso Flaco Lake boardwalk
A crew drives pilings into the floor of Oso Flaco Lake with a homemade raft and pile driver made from a railroad axle during construction of the boardwalk in February 1993.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
SLO County must re-evaluate its oil projects
North America’s shale oil boom that started this decade has been compared to the Gold Rush fever that swept the nation in 1849 — except that the California Gold Rush lured young men to a wild, lawless place in search of fame and fortune, while shale oil is luring corporate oil and gas interests to modern-day Central California in search ... (more)
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens Elects New Officers
Jim Talbott of Santa Maria was elected president of the Board of Directors of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens at the annual meeting held in July to serve during the fiscal year 2014-2015.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Nipomo services district's general manager gets a raise
Nipomo Community Services District General Manager Michael LeBrun received a raise this week, making him one of the top earners among leaders of services districts in San Luis Obispo County.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New Times SLO
A basin situation: South County water issues are coming to a boil
Water from the Nipomo Supplemental Water Project is scheduled to start flowing sometime in 2015.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cal Coast News
Open letter to San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor's Chairman Bruce Gibson
Today, during my three minute public comment and before you rudely interrupted me, I had intended to bring attention to the campaign season buzz words; "water" and "jobs".
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cal Coast News
Salary jump for Nipomo manager
The general manager of the Nipomo Community Services District is in line for a raise of more than $14,000 on Wednesday.