For local background, it would be wise to check the local Chambers of Commerce websites, the U.S. Census Bureau website, as well as local newspapers. NewsBank database provides access to local newspapers, like the Tribune. For older newspaper articles, you may want to visit the San Luis Obispo Library, which has local newspapers on microfilm.
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Use this database to search for local, regional, and national news articles.
Note: The SLO Tribune is available from 2001-present.