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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)

SLO Council planning student housing removal program

San Luis Obispo Councilman John Ashbaugh and Mayor Jan Marx are proposing a program where the city would deed restrict homes to protect the city from becoming like Isla Vista. [Mustang News] In neighborhoods with a mix of primarily families... (Continue reading)

SLO Council candidates differ on tax measure

Of the eight candidates vying for a seat on the city council, five said they are in favor of continuing a half-percent sales tax for another eight years during a forum hosted by the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce... (Continue reading)

SLO Council discusses employee pay study

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council has weighed and accepted the validity of a study that suggests 50 percent of city employees are underpaid. In preparation for upcoming union negotiations, the council opted Tuesday to accept the... (Continue reading)

Bars buck Marx, will open early for Cal Poly graduation

Downtown San Luis Obispo bars have spurned a request from Cal Poly and Mayor Jan Marx to forego opening at 6 a.m. on the upcoming days of the university’s graduation ceremonies. [Mustang News] For years Cal Poly students have participated... (Continue reading)



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