Posts Tagged ‘Urban Development’


Tag Description:
Page 1 of 912345...Last »

Atascadero took the bait, hook, line and sinker

OPINION BY MIKE BRENNLER Recent headlines reveal that the infrastructure improvements needed to accommodate Walmart have swollen from $4.5 million to almost $12 million. This should not surprise anyone as warnings were repeatedly raised between 2008 through 2012. Many citizens... (Continue reading)

Measure G and developer subsidies

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT San Luis Obispo is launching a radical change in who pays development’s infrastructure costs, and this is intimately related to Measure G, the city sales tax on November’s ballot. Simply stated, if you vote for Measure... (Continue reading)

WalMart to cost Atascadero more than $11 million

OPINION By TOM COMAR While it may come as a shock to some, those of us in Save Atascadero and other citizens who warned Atascadero’s staff, council, and planning commission that WalMart traffic mitigation costs could skyrocket and leave the... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach council approves new hotel

The Pismo Beach City Council approved a new hotel development in the heart of town during its meeting Tuesday, rejecting an appeal by city residents. [Tribune] The Inn at the Pier is expected to fill a dirt lot located at... (Continue reading)

Ashbaugh votes in disregard of state ruling

By KAREN VELIE CORRECTION: John Ashbaugh does not own property in the airport area. He  does own property in a focus area of the land use update and because of that the FPPC had ruled that he could not vote... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court rules voter initiatives exempt from CEQA

By STEW JENKINS and KAREN VELIE The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that land use planning by voter qualified initiative is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); even if a city council adopts the voter initiative to avoid... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly mulling $155 million hotel and arena project

Cal Poly is considering building a $155 million on-campus complex that would include a hotel, a conference center and a basketball arena. [Tribune] The proposed project is intended to bolster the university’s hospitality degree program and replace an aging men... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande commissioner accused of conflict of interest

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The lead architect of a proposed housing development in Arroyo Grande is a member of the city’s planning commission, a scenario, critics allege, that creates an ethical conflict of interest. Randy Russom, an architect with RRM Design,... (Continue reading)

Get your name on a brick at the SLO Skate Park

The City of San Luis Obispo has started construction on the new SLO Skate Park at Santa Rosa Park and a projected grand opening is scheduled for winter 2015, according to a press release. Community members and businesses interested in... (Continue reading)

Voters to decide on Price Canyon development issues

Pismo Beach voters will get to decide between two development plans for Price Canyon after a proposed initiative received the required approvals to be placed on the Nov. 3 ballot. A group dubbed Save Price Canyon garnered the required signatures... (Continue reading)



Page 1 of 912345...Last »