Wednesday, October 26, 2016     Volume: 31, Issue: 13

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Should the Arroyo Grande Cemetery start watering its grass again?

Yes. It looks ugly and that's disrespectful to the families who come there to mourn.
They should water it a little more, but stay mindful of the state's drought.
No they need to find an alternative like dryscaping.
Leave it as is. Saving water is more important than aesthetics.

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The following article was posted on November 29th, 2012, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 18 [ Submit a Story ]
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Live from New York!


More than a thousand New Yorkers visited San Luis Obispo County’s website last month, marking the first time county officials have seen such high interest from outside the state.

But the attention from the Empire State is no surprise. While “Superstorm Sandy” raged on the East Coast, locals here enjoyed summerlike days with temperatures in the 80s.

“We had 1,257 visits to the county’s home page from New York, for the first time ever,” said Duane Inglish, a departmental automation specialist for SLO County who compiles monthly statistics on the website’s hits.

Most people who visit the county’s home page live in California, he said.

“We had great weather while Hurricane Sandy was destroying New York,” Inglish told New Times in a phone interview.

“The timing with Hurricane Sandy leads one to suspect that people were thinking, ‘Boy, it’s not that fun to live here,’” he added.

Inglish said he hasn’t run the numbers for website hits in November yet, but “it will be interesting to see if New York pops up again.”