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Farmer joins 2 incumbents in election to CCSD board

There’ll be a couple of new faces on the boards of local services districts, and any North Coast voters who didn’t think their ballots were important have only to look at the slim margins of victory to know that’s not the case. Now, two new directors will join the remaining incumbents under the watchful eyes of constituents who supported or opposed their election.

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Pewter Plough acting troupe moving from Cambria to Morro Bay in 2017

The Pewter Plough Players are leaving their home in Cambria and heading to Morro Bay, where they’ll reorganize under a new name, By the Sea Productions, and provide regular live theater in a larger city that currently has none. In Cambria, Pewter Plough owner Rebecca Buckley is planning a new collection of entertainment offerings, including live theater, music, poetry readings and more.

Cambrian: Opinion

Count on Santa to dole out hospitality at musuem

Samuel Clemens’ “jolly old elf” will arrive earlier than the Night Before Christmas at the Historical Museum aboard the Cambria Fire Department’s shiny truck, about 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1. Santa and Mrs. Claus (in the personas of Donna and Dr. Julian Crocker) have been a tradition at the Historical Society’s annual Hospitality Night event, greeting all who visit and staying over for photos. Refreshments will be served, with plenty of time to browse in our museum and store to pick up Christmas gifts and Sesquicentennial souvenirs.

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CCSD draft water plan on agenda for Dec. 15

The full agenda isn’t yet complete for the Dec. 15 meeting of Cambria’s services district directors, but district representatives say that one item will be on it for sure: A public hearing about the district’s draft Urban Water Management Plan.

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Final upgrade to Cambria flag stand nearly finished

The final upgrade to the flag stand area at the Cambria Veterans Memorial Building is under way. A bronze dedication plaque is to be ordered in early January; it will honor donors and the team from the post that built the original memorial flag stand in 1988. The dedication is planned for Memorial Day 2017.

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CERT emergency response training coming in January

In January, North Coast residents will have another opportunity to learn how to prepare now for future emergencies and disasters, but also how to respond individually and as part of a team that helps neighbors and the community. The means to that end is the Community Emergency Rescue Team, or CERT.

Cambrian: Sports

Stoothoff’s athletic tenacity belies her quiet demeanor

Teachers and coaches who know Coast Union senior Gigi Stoothoff describe her as polite, thoughtful, bright and academically strong. Some also describe her as a shy student athlete — until, that is, she takes to the court in volleyball, to the field in soccer, or when she runs as hard as she can in cross country competition.

Cambrian: Opinion

Human rights worth recalling more than just Dec. 10

How many of you know what Dec. 10 signifies? International human rights laws largely stem from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document was adopted in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly after the extreme atrocities experienced in World War II and sets forth guidelines to protect and enhance the lives of all human beings.

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