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SLO County’s oak tree guidelines need a serious update

The Tribune’s June 21 editorial, “Supervisors must prevent the further destruction of oak trees” (June 20), is right on. Voluntary guidelines by San Luis Obispo County urging landowners to maintain these native trees is not working in some cases. The recent clear-cutting removal within the county of mature oaks on 315 acres is a good example.

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Why Arroyo Grande Wants State Water

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously to put a measure on the Nov. 8 ballot, asking voters to authorize the purchase of state water. Here's a look at the issue.
Kaytlyn Leslie kleslie@thetribunenews.com
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Why Arroyo Grande Wants State Water

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San Luis Obispo airport to get Seattle flight

Arroyo Grande fires City Manager Dianne Thompson 0:31

Arroyo Grande fires City Manager Dianne Thompson

The Beckett home in Paso Robles 1:01

The Beckett home in Paso Robles