Twin Cities Community Hospital earns ‘LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’ Designation

TEMPLETON — Twin Cities Community Hospital has earned its “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), becoming the first and only hospital in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties to do so. The designation was awarded in the 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), released today. A record 626 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2018 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at more than 900 additional non-participating hospitals. Of those included in the HEI, 418 earned a “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation.

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Construction begins on new THS engineering building

TEMPLETON — Templeton High School, located at 1200 Main St., is expanding its campus with a new engineering building with a completion date tentatively set for Spring of 2018. THS, like many other schools in San Luis Obispo County, has recently integrate

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Templeton athletes compete at the California Junior High Rodeo State Finals

TEMPLETON — Cowboys and cowgirls — the future of professional rodeo — vied for junior high state championship titles May 11-14, at the 2017 California Junior High Rodeo State Finals. The four day long event, which got underway in Red Bluff at the Tehama D

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Eagles softball team ends season with loss to Godinez

TEMPLETON — The Eagles softball team headed on the road for its second round matchup in the division five CIF playoffs. The team lost in heartbreaking fashion to Godinez 2-1, in extra innings. The softball team had been on a roll for the past half of th

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‘Bippity Bobbity Boo’

In conjunction with the school’s leadership department, led by Matthew MacFarlane and sorority sisters from Cal Poly’s Alpha Omicron Pi, Templeton High School will be hosting a Cinderella’s Closet event and a Fairy Godmother’s Salon for prom this weekend

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    Caltrans improves Hwy 101 ramp at Las Tablas Rd

    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Caltrans will begin a project tonight to install Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramps at the southbound on-ramp to US Highway 101 at Las Tablas Road in Templeton.

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    County expands code enforcement service hours

    SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building, Code Enforcement will begin weekend and holiday on-call service to the unincorporated areas of the county. Beginning on Friday May 4, residents can call (805) 788-2350 and speak directly with the on-call County Code Enforcement Officer

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    Templeton yard sale this weekend

    TEMPLETON — Templeton’s annual community-wide yard sale Clutter to Cash is back. More than 75-100 garage and yard sales will be held throughout the community starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. This event is geared toward keeping unwanted, but useful things out of landfills. Remember: one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. The event promotes recycling, reuse and upcycling. Shoppers can find yard sale addresses and brief description of items for sale on printed maps that will be available this Friday, April 13 at Noon at the Templeton Community Services District Office, Templeton Market and Deli, and Templeton Donuts, as well as online at

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    Celebrating Fourth of July in Templeton

    TEMPLETON — One of the most celebrated events in the United States, the Fourth of July marks the day the Declaration of Independence was officially adopted making it anything but your average holiday — especially here on the Central Coast. Each year thou

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Templeton Middle School Twins Day

Last Friday Templeton Middle School participated in “Twins Day” for the monthly spirit contest dress-up day. Photos by Matt Macfarlane