Articles Tagged With ‘downtown San Luis Obispo’




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SLO proposed 75-foot-high project scrapped

Courtesy of RRM Design

  By KAREN VELIE Developers Nick Tompkins, Andrew Firestone and Jess Parker have withdrawn their plans to build a 75-foot high development in San Luis Obispo that would have included an 80-room hotel, residential units, offices, retail space and a... (Continue reading)

A SLO City Council Merry Christmas to downtown shoppers

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OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Monday, downtown shoppers hoping to park in the 60-plus public parking spaces in the San Luis Obispo City lot off Broad and Marsh streets, were greeted with signs telling them the lot is closed permanently, and... (Continue reading)

Nick Tompkins proposes downtown SLO hotel

Courtesy of RRM Design

Developer Nick Tompkins would like to trade in a project for which he has gained approval in order to build an 80-room hotel in downtown San Luis Obispo. [Tribune] Tompkins has approval for two 5,000 square foot commercial buildings at... (Continue reading)

Man gets 23 years for sexual assault in SLO bathroom

Manuel Reyes Luevano

A 49-year-old man received a 23-year prison sentence Monday for an incident in which he lured a developmentally disabled teen into a San Luis Obispo bathroom and attempted to rape her. [Tribune] Manuel Reyes Luevano faced charges of forced oral... (Continue reading)

SLO Council approves Pemberton brothers’ project

Josh and Jeremy Pemberton, photo by Noozhawk

Twin brothers Jeremy and Joshua Pemberton have gained permission to open a combination bowling alley, restaurant and concert venue in downtown San Luis Obispo, following a city council ruling Tuesday evening. The Pembertons are planning to develop a 24,500 square-foot... (Continue reading)

Pemberton brothers’ SLO project appealed

Josh and Jeremy Pemberton, photo by Noozhawk

The San Luis Obispo City Council will decide whether a downtown location that formerly housed Sports Authority will become a bowling alley, restaurant and performance site for live music. On July 29, the San Luis Obispo Planning Commission approved the... (Continue reading)

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)



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