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In California’s Middle Kingdom, Life is SLO

SLO down, California. Even in pandemic, you move too fast. This new year, perhaps Californians should resolve to model the spirit of SLO, the acronym for San Luis Obispo County, perhaps the easiest place in ...
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Officials Cracks Down on Pismo Clam Poaching

LOS ANGELES — California wildlife authorities have seized thousands of undersized Pismo clams and issued numerous citations to suspected poachers this year. There has been a resurgence of Pismo clams on the ...
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Highway 101 Open as Crews Contain Central California Fire

AVILA BEACH — All lanes of U.S. 101 were reopened early Tuesday after a fast-moving wildfire on California's central coast closed the major highway and threatened dozens of homes. Authorities lifted evacuations Monday night after crews made progress against...