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  1. How Dorothea Lange Taught Us To See Hunger And HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... famous photo is often referred to as "Migrant Mother." Shot in 1936 at a campsite full of unemployed pea pickers in Nipomo, Calif., the image features Florence Owen Thompson , a poor farmworker flanked by two of her seven children, while a third, a ...

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  2. Mike Seitz resigns from sanitation districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Cal Coast News

    ... of impending litigation over water rights between two clients he has represented for decades. Seitz represents the Nipomo Community Services District which is in a disagreement with the Northern Cities Management Area of which the sanitation ...

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  3. Nipomo Announces Changes To Water DisinfectantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Edhat

    The Nipomo Community Services District announced Monday it will soon change the way it disinfects water when its tie-in pipeline to Santa Maria is completed by July. The disinfectant used will be switched from chlorine to chloramine, a move needed to ensure system compatibility with Santa Maria's water supply.

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  4. 'Eating Up the West Coast' delivers road-trip inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... recipes for the dishes you'll discover along the way -- so you can re-create the Jocko's Spencer steak you sampled in Nipomo when you get home. (Or before you go. Or both.)

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  5. Sand Dunes On The BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | TrekEarth

    Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is the largest remaining dune system south of San Francisco and the second largest in the U.S. state of California. It encompasses an 18-mile stretch of coastline on the Central Coast of California and extends from southern San Luis Obispo County to northern Santa Barbara County.

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  6. Alleged gang member arrested again for Nipomo beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Cal Coast News

    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office personnel arrested an alleged gang member a second time for a beating that left a Nipomo man in the hospital and temporarily without a car. On Jan. 22, the victim was driving in the 200 block of South Oaglen Avenue in Nipomo when a group of men tossed beer on his car.

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  7. Stop the Laetitia developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    The Laetitia proposed ag cluster project, which has been pending since 2004, intends to build 102 estate homes on minimum one acre sites located between Nipomo and Arroyo Grande. It is scheduled for Planning Commission review on June 25. From the get-go this project has been fraught with issues.

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  8. SLO County Supervisors pass ordinance to regulate the exportation of groundwaterRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | New Times SLO

    ... that as this drought goes on you will." A handful of groups, including two South County-based organizations - the Nipomo Community Services District (CSD) and the Grower-Shipper Association - a prominent hydrogeologist, and the Heritage Ranch CSD ...

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  9. Victor Speedy Gonzales turns himself in to face drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    A Nipomo man allegedly involved in a Central Coast drug trafficking ring dubbed "All in the Family," turned himself in at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department shortly after midnight on Wednesday morning. Victor Speedy Gonzales, 36, was wanted following a federal grand jury indictment last week, which included 12 other San Luis Obispo County residents suspected of participating in a drug-trafficking ring.

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  10. Supervisors agree on restricting exportation of groundwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    ... policy each supported the groundwater export regulation. A South County board member opposed the new policy, though. Nipomo CSD board member Ed Eby cautioned the supervisors that the new regulation could cause Santa Barbara County to adopt a similar ...

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  11. The Cheeseburger at Jocko's in Nipomo is a Purist's Dream Come TrueRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Eater

    I won't pretend to know much about Nipomo , a small town off of the 101 Freeway, about 25 miles south of San Luis Obispo. The unincorporated area, which has a population of roughly 16,000, was originally intended to be a stop on the first regular mail route up the coast of California.

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  12. FBI offers reward for arrest of Victor Speedy GonzalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    The FBI is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of Victor Speedy Gonzales, 36, a Nipomo man allegedly involved in a Central Coast drug trafficking ring dubbed "All in the Family." On Tuesday, FBI agents and local officers arrested 12 members of the alleged Central Coast drug dealing organization.

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  13. Twelve locals arrested for alleged drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | New Times SLO

    A multi-agency investigation launched in 2013 came to a dramatic conclusion on April 7 of this year, as law enforcement officers raided eight homes in the Nipomo area before dawn and arrested 12 San Luis Obispo County residents for alleged drug-trafficking activity. An early morning raid on eight residences in the Nipomo area netted more than 60 weapons, about $155,000 in cash, and 12 arrests for alleged drug trafficking activity.

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  14. Weed wars: While mobile cannabis dispensaries dominate the local industry, one group is seeking to open a storefront in NipomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | New Times SLO

    ... of Supervisors, as well. The co-op is in the initial planning stages of attempting to put a storefront dispensary in Nipomo, and if the South County Advisory Council meeting held in February gives any indication of the project's future prospects, ...

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  15. Capps Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Edhat

    ... businesses, health care, education, and the environment. On Thursday, Capps will visit the new Head Start center in Nipomo to meet with staff and discuss how early learning education programs are critical to closing achievement gaps. Following that ...

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  16. Family arrested in takedown of Central Coast drug trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... They were arrested Tuesday. Nine others were named in the indictment and eight were arrested. The ninth, 36-year-old Nipomo resident Victor Speedy Gonzales, was being sought by law enforcement. Authorities arrested Anna Rosa Rocha, 28; Jim Elkins, ...

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  17. Feds charge 13 members of Nipomo narcotics trafficking familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Cal Coast News

    ... The indictment targets the alleged drug trafficking activities of the Rocha family, which operated in and around Nipomo and Santa Maria. Eleven of the defendants named in the indictment are charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled ...

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  18. Strokes and PlugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | New Times SLO

    ... Day on April 16, which aims to raise awareness to the general public about the value of young adult literature. The Nipomo Public Library will kick off the week with a family celebration on April 11. The day will feature live music from local ...

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  19. Grass attack: Efforts to manage veldt grass in the Guadalupe dunes go aerialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | New Times SLO

    ... phlox (Linanthus californicus) with its purple flowers is among 26 imperiled native plants that inhabit the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge. An ongoing experiment is testing the efficacy of an aerially sprayed herbicide to control ...

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  20. Ken Kral Joins Halsell Builders in Santa Maria as Director of FinanceRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... dels. Halsell builders invite you to visit its website to see some of its new home development projects: Mads Farm in Nipomo, Zaca Creek in Buellton, Monte Sereno in Arroyo Grande and Bella Vista in Solvang.

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