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  • A local Democratic lawmaker from California is under fire for hurling homophobic remarks at a reporter in an online discussion board, the New Times reports. Adam Hill is the County 3rd District Supervisor in San Luis Obispo County along California's central coast.

  • A Santa Maria woman is facing felony charges for allegedly attempting to sell broccoli seeds stolen from a Nipomo business. A leafy-green plant not typically found at the center of a criminal case has landed a Santa Maria woman in legal trouble.

  • From left: Habit 2016 Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc, Jelly Roll 2014 Rim Rock Vineyard San Luis Obispo County Syrah, Emanuel Tres 2013 Tarantula Red Blend, Holus Bolus 2015 Santa Maria Valley Blanc and Seabold 2015 Monterey Chardonnay. From left: Habit 2016 Santa Ynez Valley Cabernet Franc, Jelly Roll 2014 Rim Rock Vineyard San Luis Obispo County Syrah, Emanuel Tres 2013 Tarantula Red Blend, Holus Bolus 2015 Santa Maria Valley Blanc and Seabold 2015 Monterey Chardonnay.

  • Highway 1, California's impossibly scenic coast-hugging drive, gets plenty of love from visitors, especially the throngs who hit the central coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles. But as those visitors gape at the ocean views and pull into scenic overlooks for Instagram-worthy pics, they may not realize that there are ample opportunities to immerse themselves further in the natural beauty, heritage, and marine life along the iconic route.

  • Five people from Bakersfield are in custody in San Luis Obispo County connected to multiple car burglaries in Morro Bay. According to the Morro Bay Police Department, on Thursday, five people, including a 17 year old, were found after allegedly stealing from a car.

  • The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District has requested that a portion of the Oceano Dunes be shut down to off-road vehicles, saying that State Parks is endangering the health of nearby communities with dust from vehicle activity. "This is a public nuisance and a health threat.

  • She was a 19-year-old freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1996 when she disappeared on the Friday night before Memorial Day after attending a party. Her body never has been found, and given mistakes from the start - by campus police and then the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office - it may never be.

  • In response to critical commentary about his contentious behavior, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill lashed out Keith Gurnee claiming his critic has a homosexual interest in him. [Cal Coast Times] "T.

  • An administrative law judge for the California Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed ruling against the settlement agreement between PG&E and local government agencies over the expected closure of Diablo Canyon. The agreement that is now at risk of being overturned calls for PG&E to dole out $85 million as compensation for lost tax revenue because of the closure of the power plant.

  • Wine by Joe/Dobbes Estate Wine announced several management promotions as founder Joe Dobbes is stepping down to focus on his new mobile bottling venture Dundee Mobile Bottlers. Gretchen Boock, the first employee Dobbes hired when he launched the winery in 2002, is now the chief executive offier.

  • Four local Chumash tribes will come together Nov. 11 to host Supak'a, a day of traditional Chumash activities and educational opportunities for their communities and the public. Festivities run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It is a free admission day at the museum.

  • Next Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks the one-year anniversary of a decision some San Luis Obispo County voters have come to lament. No, it wasn't the election of President Donald Trump, although many seem to regret that fact.

  • Did Californians make the right decision when 57 percent of the voters approved Proposition 64, which legalized using and growing marijuana for personal use? The so-called Adult Use of Marijuana Act will allow for the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. As Marissa Nall points out in her Oct. 27 article in the Business Times, each county will have to decide whether and how to allow cannabis businesses to operate.

  • Customers will have to dial '1' plus the three-digit area code for all calls from landline telephone numbers with the 805 and 820 area codes A second area code - 820 - for those already in the 805 will mean a different way of calling for people on the Central Coast, with a 6-month practice period kicking off Dec. 1 A second area code for those already in the 805 will mean a different way of calling for people on the Central Coast, with a 6-month practice period kicking off Dec. 1. Citing a dearth of available phone numbers, the California Public Utilities Commission earlier this year approved a new area code overlay, adding 820 to the same geographical area.

  • All rooms at the Inn at the Pier include a private patio or balcony, 55-inch HDTVs, high speed Wi-Fi and Amazon's Echo Dot, which lets visitors use Amazon's smart home technology to play music, make calls, read the news, set alarms and read audiobooks, among other things. All rooms at the Inn at the Pier include a private patio or balcony, 55-inch HDTVs, high speed Wi-Fi and Amazon's Echo Dot, which lets visitors use Amazon's smart home technology to play music, make calls, read the news, set alarms and read audiobooks, among other things.

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