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Cayucos Vet’s Hall Has ‘Structural Issues’

By Neil Farrell ~

The Historic Cayucos Vet’s Hall has been discovered to have “structural issues” but remains open for now, as County officials assess the extent of the damage and develop a work plan for fixing it.

Supervisor Gibson certainly understands the great importance of the Vets Hall to the Cayucos community and hopes that it can remain open while we develop a longer term plan. Our first concern, of course is the safety of the public and everyone who uses the Hall and we take that responsibility seriously.

Cherie McKee

For several days rumors had been spreading on Facebook that the Vet’s Hall, which was first built as part of Capt. James Cass’ “Cass Landing” and was originally a warehouse for his shipping business, had been condemned, causing much consternation among people who have reserved the hall for special events and weddings.

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Earth Day Marks Grand Opening for WWTP Listen Up!

By Neil Farrell ~

Perhaps poetically, an open house and official ribbon cutting for the new Los Osos sewer treatment plant is scheduled for the official Earth Day, Friday, April 22.

The County is hosting the public from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The plant is located at 2270 Los Osos Valley Rd., down a newly-paved road at the eastern edge of the Los Osos Valley Memorial Park cemetery.

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Mea Culpa on Brown Act Allegation

by Neil Farrell ~

Accused of violating California’s open meetings law, the Morro Bay City Council passed a letter — a mea culpa of sorts — promising to obey the law and never to do it again.

The alleged infraction was actually committed during a planning commission hearing last October on a proposed, controversial new home at Toro Lane and Yerba Buena Street but wasn’t realized for some time.

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County Support for Piedras Blancas

BN Piedras Blancas lgt hseBy Neil Farrell ~

County Supervisors have lent their support in an effort to have a local coastal light station included in an existing national monument.

Owned by the Federal Bureau of Land Management, the 20-acre Piedras Blancas Light Station includes the historic lighthouse and surrounding acres and lies on the coast several miles north of San Simeon. The light station includes four buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the lighthouse has been in continuous operation since 1875.

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