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San Luis Obispo


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest California northwest of Santa Barbara. A Franciscan mission was founded on the site in 1772. Population: 43,000.


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  • One of the only schools that showed interest in me was Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo, which is a small school in central California between Los Angeles and San Francisco that gave me the opportunity to both get a good education and also play the game I love.

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  • Winters have brought increases in low elevation snow events and increases in the wide and wild swings typical of “less droughty” La Ninas well, less droughty for the coast north of about San Luis Obispo, that is ….

    Predict future climate change! « Climate Audit

  • Mr. DARNIELLE: ... living in San Luis Obispo, which is where I born in Indiana.

    Pocket Narratives from the Mountain Goats

  • ALSOP: I happened to be in my office in San Luis Obispo, which is about 30 miles south of where we are standing right now.

    CNN Transcript Dec 23, 2003

  • According to his Facebook page, Irving now lives in laid-back San Luis Obispo, which is midway between Silicon Valley and Los Angeles.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "The San Luis Obispo is a tough race, but I just need somewhere to run Unusual Suspect," Abrams said.

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  • The story happened in a small town that is called San Luis Obispo (SLO) that resides on the beautiful central coast of California.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • When feedback is "not going to be used to judge you or your fate in the company, you are more likely to be open about where you need to grow and it's going to be far more effective," says Dr. Coget of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

    Work Reviews Losing Steam

  • First Solar's California plan includes two 550-megawatt plants in Riverside and San Luis Obispo counties that will be supported by $1.88 billion and $1.93 billion in loans, respectively, according to the Energy Department.

    First Solar Wins Loan Help

  • First Solar was unable to get a loan guarantee for that project, a 550-megwatt facility planned for San Luis Obispo, Calif., called Topaz Solar.

    MidAmerican Buys Interest in Solar Farm


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