Articles Tagged With ‘Construction’




Drunk driver crashes into traffic director in Pismo Beach

A 54-year-old woman ignored a handheld stop sign and crashed into a 24-year-old man who was directing traffic at a construction site on Thursday morning, according to the Pismo Beach Police Department. The man suffered... (Continue reading)

New construction down in SLO County

By Sierra 2 the Sea publisher John Lindt New home construction and commercial building activity in San Luis Obispo County has slowed dramatically during the first eight month of 2016, according to Construction Monitor. This... (Continue reading)

Kiss your SLO views goodbye

OPINION BY RICHARD SCHMIDT “Amenity transfer” is an awkward term you’re probably not familiar with, but there’s an old saying in politics: if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. If you don’t... (Continue reading)

Developers practices draw questions, complaints

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their development projects, their promises to investors of 20 to 50 percent rates of return, legal... (Continue reading)

Water leaks for hours in Los Osos after construction mishap

Water flowed into the streets of Los Osos for more than five hours Monday, following a construction accident in which a sewer repair contractor struck a water main. [Tribune] The water main broke around 10:30... (Continue reading)

Los Osos sewer bid award costs residents and local jobs

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Los Osos residents will have to foot a bill for nearly $2 million beyond expected costs and local electrical workers will lose thousands of man-hours because San Luis Obispo County staff recommendations... (Continue reading)

County failing to properly re-pave Los Osos

OPINION By BARRY LE BEL During the last year as the Los Osos wastewater project has moved forward, it has become apparent that there is a real problem with the quality of the re-paving throughout... (Continue reading)

Downtown SLO gas line ruptures

A gas leak at a San Luis Obispo construction site shut down a section of downtown for much of Friday afternoon. At 1:11 p.m. Friday, the San Luis Obispo Fire Department responded to a gas... (Continue reading)

Los Osos sewer project needs another $6 million

OPINION By TOM SALMON Less than a year into the Los Osos Wastewater Project construction we are beginning to see the change orders we expected all along. A week ago, the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

SLO builders face steep fees for minor development

San Luis Obispo business and property owners who wish to make additions to their buildings and homes face a common obstacle in the city, higher than usual fees. Though local developers face fees no matter... (Continue reading)