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APCD board split over Oceano dunes dust rule

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District is attempting to rehabilitate its Oceano Dunes dust rule, but in the aftermath of an appellate court ruling against the regulation, some members of the... (Continue reading)

SLO Council slated to ban Styrofoam

The San Luis Obispo City Council will soon vote on a plan to ban Styrofoam food and drink containers, a move the council majority has already endorsed. The proposed ordinance would ban the use of Styrofoam containers and cups in... (Continue reading)

Raise for Dietrick, bonuses for Lichtig on tap at SLO Council

City Attorney Christine Dietrick may receive her fourth raise in four years, and City Manager Katie Lichtig may walk away with a cash bonus and car allowance at the upcoming San Luis Obispo council meeting. On June 2, the council... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council, a bizarre reality show

By KAREN VELIE It was supposed to be a workshop about the San Luis Obispo City Council working together with an acceptable level of decorum. It turned into an eight-hour session with curses, yelling, threats to walk out and fist... (Continue reading)

Caltrans tells SLO to rethink building homes near airport

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has warned the city of San Luis Obispo that it should reconsider its plan to allow the construction of high-density housing near the regional airport. In December, the city council voted 4-1, with Councilman... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay marine sanctuary denied

By KAREN VELIE The federal government denied a request by the Northern Chumash Tribal Council and members of the public to make a section of the Pacific Ocean between the Monterey Bay and Channel Islands a national marine sanctuary. In... (Continue reading)

Marx calls for rooftop party ban

San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx is calling for a city ban on rooftop parties, following a weekend incident in which a garage roof collapsed at an early St. Patrick’s Day party. [Tribune] At 6:21 a.m. Saturday, between 30 and... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council asks county to reject rail spur

The San Luis Obispo City Council on Tuesday authorized Mayor Jan Marx to write a letter to the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission asking it to deny the proposed Phillips 66 Nipomo rail spur project. “The City of San... (Continue reading)

SLO hires controversial financial planner

San Luis Obispo has hired a former Carmel city administrator who left under allegations of misconduct as its interim director of information technology. San Luis Obispo is paying Jason Stilwell $11,888 per month for leading the 2015-17 financial plan development,... (Continue reading)

SLO council approves high-density housing in flight path

The San Luis Obispo City Council approved a plan to overrule a county commission and allow for construction of high-density housing near the regional airport. On Tuesday night, the council voted 4-1 to override the airport land use commission, which... (Continue reading)



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