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Another SLO finance boss departing

Wayne Padilla

Wayne Padilla, director of finance and information technology for the city of San Luis Obispo, has resigned his post. Padilla told CalCoastNews Friday he will be leaving Sept. 15 to take a job in Fresno in the private sector. Padilla... (Continue reading)

Susan said, Cliff said

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By KAREN VELIE Accomplished novelist Susan Branch’s latest work, a memoir very thinly disguised as fiction, provides readers a rare look under the covers and into the marriage and divorce of one of San Luis Obispo’s former prominent couples. Though... (Continue reading)

Police searching for Hampton Inn burglary suspect

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San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed the Hampton Inn and Suites on Tuesday morning. Shortly after 4:30 a.m., the man walked to the second floor of the hotel and then back to the lobby.... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep bedeviled by lawsuit, Reagan trip sexual misconduct

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By KAREN VELIE Officials at Mission Prep in San Luis Obispo announced last week there will not be a junior varsity football team when the season begins next week, leaving many to question why. This fall, Mission Prep will be... (Continue reading)

Madonna planning senior retirement community

John Madonna’s plans to fashion his proposed project is fashioned after existing retirement communities.

A San Luis Obispo based developer is planning to build a large-scale retirement community off of Los Osos Valley Road at a cost of approximately $500 million. [Pacific Coast Business Times] John Madonna, the son of late entrepreneur Alex Madonna,... (Continue reading)

SLO City takes citizens on a wild ride

This is a neighborhood policing publicity photo on the city’s website -- of officers with parked vehicle on the Murray median, which is unlawful.

By RICHARD SCHMIDT Usually I write about very serious San Luis Obispo City politics — water rates, tax elections, other boring stuff. Today, dear readers, we’ll talk about goofy little things our city people do, the warp and weft of... (Continue reading)

Man who forced girls into prostitution sentenced

Michael Anthony Andrade

A 34-year-old man who forced two teenage girls into prostitution in Fresno and San Luis Obispo received a federal prison sentence of more than 12.5 years. Fresno resident Michael Anthony Andrade was one of two men who pleaded guilty to... (Continue reading)

Burglars clean out SLO sunglass store

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An employee of the Sunglass Hut in San Luis Obispo arrived to work Saturday morning to discover the front door had been forced open and most of the inventory was gone. Video cameras captured four suspects breaking into the Higuera... (Continue reading)

Steve Gesell seeking work in North Dakota

Steve Gesell

Former San Luis Obispo police chief Steve Gesell, who was recently forced out of the top cop job in SLO, is pursuing work in North Dakota. [Tribune] Gesell is one of 13 applicants for the position of Fargo police chief, a... (Continue reading)

SLO tale of falsified documents, code violations and water theft

John Belsher and Ryan Petetit

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the second in an exclusive series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their development projects, their failures to abide by building requirements, legal troubles, and unpaid monies owed to subcontractors and investors.... (Continue reading)



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