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  • 2000 Corbett Canyon Rd
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
  • CCRMLS #195159
  • 4
    • 3 (Full)
    • 1 (½)
  • 3,600
  • 11.5
  • $1,379,000.00

Beautiful Spanish Style 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home on private acreage in the Edna Valley region of San Luis Obispo.

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Central Coast News

News headlines provided by KSBY. Last updated Thu Sep 5th 2013 at 9:25am UTC.

  • Gabrielle weakens to tropical depression
    • Gabrielle weakens to tropical depression

      The center of tropical depression Gabrielle was located between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico with winds dropping to 30kts sustained.

      The depression is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph...15 km/h...and this motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hour or so.

      Gabrielle remains very poorly organized...and it is expected to degenerate to a remnant low pressure area tonight or Friday as the center moves near or over the Dominican Republic.

      The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb...29.85 inches.

      Rainfall: Gabrielle is expected to produce total rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches over Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...with isolated maximum amounts of up to 8 inches possible in areas of mountainous terrain. These rains could cause dangerous flash floods and mud slides over mountainous terrain.

      Wind...tropical-storm-force wind gusts are possible today over portions of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

      Gabrielle is not a threat to the U.S. mainland, in fact since it doesn't look to become a hurricane it is still possible that 2013 will be the slowest start to a hurricane season since satellite technology was invented.  The standing record was 2002 when Gustav formed on Sept. 11th, prior to that it was the 1940s when a hurricane season started this slowly.


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  • Officer joins Paso Robles Police Department
    • Officer joins Paso Robles Police Department

      Another officer has joined the Paso Robles Police Department (PRPD).

      Officer Adam Ketchum, the 33rd officer employed by the PRPD, was appointed Wednesday morning.

      Ketchum was born in Santa Maria, and attended high school in Arroyo Grande before studying at Allan Hancock College.

      He spent his first nine years in the force with the Bakersfield Police Department.

       


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  • Another run of generally quiet days in marine forecast
    • Another run of generally quiet days in marine forecast

      Tonight: NW winds 15 to 20 kt with local gusts to 25 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.

      Friday: NW winds 5 to 10 kt...becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds.

      Friday Night: W winds 10 to 20 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

      Saturday: Winds variable 10 kt or less...becoming NW 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft at 8 seconds.

      Saturday Night: NW winds 10 to 15 kt in the evening...becoming variable 10 kt or less. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

      Sunday: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 3 to 5 ft.

      Monday: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Patchy fog.

       


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  • Mustangs hammer #6 UCLA, 3-0
    • Mustangs hammer #6 UCLA, 3-0

      LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Cal Poly men's soccer team hammered #6 UCLA in Los Angeles on Thursday, 3-0.  

      The mustangs, who were playing their second consecutive top 10 opponent, netted two first half goals and added a third from Chris Bernardi to complete the shocking upset.

      It's the highest ranked team Poly has ever beaten in program history, and just the second versus an opponent ranked in the top 10.  

      UCLA entered thursday unbeaten on the season and had just earned a victory over previous number-one ranked Indiana on Sunday.

      The mustangs, who improved to 2-1 on the season with the victory, return home to host Gonzaga on Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.


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  • Above normal heat into the weekend
    • Above normal heat into the weekend

      Three days of heat before we get a little moderation. There is one exception, the beaches of San Luis Obispo county look to stay in the 60s and 70s however coastal and interior valleys look to see 80s to near 90, and inland locations mid-90s to near 100.

      The interesting addition to this run of heat is the Santa Barbara Southcoast where 90s are likely thru Saturday, normal highs on the Southcoast are just mid-70s.

      This is courtesy of a ridge standing from a large high over the Midwest. Looks like the muggy air stays to our east for now.
      The only low clouds will be confined to the central coast Friday morning. The hard part of the forecast is for the Central Coast on Saturday morning as one forecast model suggests onshore flow pattern but the main model we use says winds stay offshore.

      For now I will keep things on the warm side away from the beaches.

      Cooling sets up for Sunday and Monday but likely still run a few degrees warmer than normal.

       


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  • Special programming information for KSBY News Thursday
    • Special programming information for KSBY News Thursday

      It's time for the NFL. The season kicks off Thursday night on NBC as the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens play the Broncos in Denver.

      The game is at 5:30 p.m. and because of that, KSBY News will air from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., followed by NBC Nightly News at 4 p.m.

      A special half-hour edition of KSBY News will air following the game at 8:30 p.m.

      Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune will follow from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

       


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  • Sept. 6th, 2013 air quality forecast
    • Sept. 6th, 2013 air quality forecast

      Friday, Sep 6: 39 AQI Good Ozone
      Saturday, Sep 7: 38 AQI Good Ozone
      Sunday, Sep 8: 37 AQI Good Ozone
      Monday, Sep 9: 36 AQI Good Ozone
      Tuesday, Sep 10: 37 AQI Good Ozone

      The Air Quality Forecast is provided by the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District.

      For more information, visit http://www.slocleanair.org

       


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  • Sept. 5th, 2013 weather watcher report
    • Sept. 5th, 2013 weather watcher report

      Arroyo Grande 60-79
      Atascadero 60-97
      CA Valley 59-93
      Cambria 53-77
      Corbett Canyon 56-86
      Cuyama 64-90
      Goleta 61-85
      Grover Beach 60-83
      Hearst Castle 63-84
      Lompoc 59-73
      Los Osos 54-66
      Morro Bay 56-65
      Nipomo 56-78
      Orcutt 56-80
      Paso Robles 59-94
      Pismo Beach 58-78
      Pozo 59-94
      San Luis Obispo 56-83
      San Miguel 60-91
      Santa Barbara 66-89
      Santa Maria 59-79
      Santa Ynez 55-90
      Shandon 55-93
      Shell Beach 58-78
      Solvang 57-87
      Templeton 60-94


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  • Mustangs Bring Confidence to Fresno
    • Mustangs Bring Confidence to Fresno

      SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Cal Poly might be severe underdogs entering their Saturday matchup with Fresno State, but the mustangs will bring plenty of confidence to the road.

      Not only does Poly have experience beating FBS opponents, which they did against Wyoming in non-conference play last year, but seven FCS schools beat FBS opponents in week one of the college football season.  Two of those teams, Southern Utah and Eastern Washington, come from the Big Sky conference.

      Both teams are looking to stay unbeaten on the season; Cal Poly topped San Diego handily last Saturday, while Fresno State survived Rutgers at home in an overtime thriller.

      Kick-off is scheduled for 7:00 from Fresno, stay tuned to KSBY for complete coverage throughout the day.


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  • Man arrested for allegedly pointing replica firearm at cyclist
    • Man arrested for allegedly pointing replica firearm at cyclist

      Santa Barbara police on Thursday arrested a man who they say pointed a replica firearm at a passing bicyclist.

      Police say the incident happened shortly before 8:00 am at the intersection of Garden and Micheltorena Streets.

      They say Aaron Perez, 25, of Santa Barbara, was standing next to his vehicle, and when a cyclist passed by, Perez took a BB gun out of his car and pointed it at the man.

      The cyclist called police and conducted a citizen's arrest of Perez.

      Police say Perez was found with two BB guns that are replicas of the Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine gun.

      Perez was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on a misdemeanor charge of brandishing a replica firearm in a rude or threatening manner.


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  • Real Estate News

    News headlines provided by L.A. Times. Last updated Thu Sep 5th 2013 at 9:25am UTC.

    • Some jumbo loans are now even cheaper than conforming mortgages
      • Lenders are now offering jumbo loans with interest rates near — and in some cases lower than — rates of smaller conforming loans.

        With mortgage rates rising to levels not seen for two years, it's hard work finding a great deal on a home loan — unless you're rich enough to need a jumbo mortgage.
  • L.A. landlord Thomas Properties will be sold to Florida REIT
    • Parkway Properties will buy Thomas, which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, for $294 million in stock.

      Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape.
  • Big changes are coming to conventional office buildings
    • Acres of unused space in conventional office buildings may be transformed into hotel rooms, classrooms, theaters or retail uses, architects and urban planners say.

      With the lines between our work lives and personal time blurring as new technology unchains us from our desks, the notion of what a desirable office looks like is also changing.
  • FHA eases rules for some borrowers after bankruptcy, foreclosure
    • To qualify for the break, FHA borrowers must show that their foreclosure or bankruptcy was caused by external economic factors.

      The Federal Housing Administration wants to make it easier for people who have defaulted on their mortgages to get a new home loan with FHA backing.
  • Housing fix has strong enemies
    • The federal government and the banking industry have failed to bring mortgage relief to homeowners in need. Richmond's plan to use eminent domain would help fill the void.

      One way to judge the virtues of the city of Richmond's initiative to use eminent domain to help its strapped mortgage borrowers is by the hysterical reaction of the banks and investors holding the mortgage loans.
  • Some borrowers may be filling in loan applications during workday
    • MortgageMarvel.com says loan application activity starts to pick up around 10 a.m. and doesn't start to slow again until after 5 p.m.

      Changes in technology now allow would-be borrowers to apply for financing whenever they like — every day, 24-7. And many appear to be doing so during the workday, at a time when they probably should be tending to their jobs rather than handling personal matters.
  • Board directors can\'t let a property manager do their job
    • By law, directors — not third parties — must run the association's operations. It's unacceptable for a property manager to hand out fines and preside over hearings.

      Question: We have an out-of-control property manager who has systematically taken over the power of the board. Except for another director and myself, the board members think the manager is great. This manager has expanded her management "staff" — that the association pays for — and the staff answers to her alone.
  • Landlords upset by advice on disabled would-be tenant
    • Many dislike the idea that it would be housing discrimination to steer a potential tenant away from renting an upstairs unit because she uses a cane.

      In the July 14 column, Rent Watch advised that it would constitute housing discrimination for a property manager to discourage a potential tenant from seeking to rent a second-floor unit. We reached this conclusion even though the applicant had a disability that required her to use a cane to climb the steps to the second floor.
  • Hurley House in Hollywood Hills is for sale
    • The four-bedroom home designed by Greta Magnusson Grossman is on the market for the first time since it was built in the 1950s.

      The Hurley House in Hollywood Hills, one of the largest and most extravagant homes designed by Swede Greta Magnusson Grossman, is on the market for the first time since it was built in the late 1950s. Grossman brought a Scandinavian sensibility to Southern California's indoor-outdoor lifestyle in this open-plan Midcentury Modern house, which is cantilevered to allow space for a swimming pool and patio.
  • Peter Facinelli and ex-wife Jennie Garth sell Toluca Lake home
    • The buyer of the Paul Williams-designed traditional house is Bill Prady, co-creator of 'The Big Bang Theory.'

      Peter Facinelli, who plays doctors in the "Twilight" films and the "Nurse Jackie" television series, and his ex-wife, actress Jennie Garth , have sold their home in Toluca Lake for $3.99 million. The buyer is "The Big Bang Theory" co-creator Bill Prady .
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