Posts Tagged ‘downtown San Luis Obispo’


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Planning commission approves Pemberton brothers SLO project

Josh and Jeremy Pemberton, photo by Noozhawk

The San Luis Obispo Planning Commission voted 3-1 Wednesday to approve plans to turn the site of the San Luis Obispo Sports Authority into a bowling alley, restaurant and performance site for live music. The goal is to open in... (Continue reading)

Gas leak leads to evacuations in downtown SLO

SLO gas leak

A gas leak on the 800 block of Monterey Street in downtown San Luis Obispo led to business evacuations and a partial road closure Wednesday morning. At about 11 a.m., construction crews working on the Chinatown development project hit a... (Continue reading)

Who is breaking bank windows in SLO?

A projectile used in the vandalism spree

An early morning vandalism spree left 10 San Luis Obispo banks and the local Apple store with broken windows Tuesday. Officers began responding to numerous vandalism calls at around 3 a.m., according to a police department news release. Investigators did... (Continue reading)

Raised eyebrows over Pemberton brothers SLO project

Josh and Jeremy Pemberton, photo by Noozhawk

By KAREN VELIE A pair of developers whose prior business deals resulted in claims of fraud and a bankruptcy with $1.4 million in unpaid wages, debts and charity pledges that were never fulfilled have started looking for investors in a... (Continue reading)

Transient smacks SLO business owner in the face

A 39-year-old man allegedly struck a business owner on the 600 block of Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m., Benjamin Mich Strickland allegedly hit the business owner in the mouth. The attacker then fled... (Continue reading)

Bowling alley proposed for downtown SLO

An out-of-area developer has submitted plans to transform the former downtown San Luis Obispo Sports Authority space into a bowling alley, restaurant and live music venue. [Tribune] Jeremy Pemberton filed for a conditional-use permit to allow alcohol to be served... (Continue reading)

The demise of live music in San Luis Obispo

By COLIN JONES It’s official, live music in all its glorious and magical splendor is on life support in America’s happiest city. But you know it probably has never been the most fun place. Due to a major seismic retrofit... (Continue reading)

Driver takes aim at downtown SLO law firm

A speeding driver crashed through a white picket fence in downtown San Luis Obispo Monday and came to a stop on the lawn in front of a law firm. [KSBY] On Monday afternoon, a driver in a white car was... (Continue reading)

Marx, Cal Poly ask bars not to open before graduation

A longstanding tradition of outgoing Cal Poly students drinking downtown on the morning of their graduation ceremonies may soon come to an end if bar owners fulfill a request made by Mayor Jan Marx and a university administrator. On April... (Continue reading)

Sexual assault reported in downtown SLO

An unidentified man is accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in downtown San Luis Obispo Tuesday night. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department received a report of an assault that occurred at the intersection of... (Continue reading)