Articles Tagged With ‘Urban Development’




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Is the SLO City Council ignoring public input?

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the San Luis Obispo City Council denied an appeal of the city’s Architectural Review Committee’s Dec. 5th approval of 22 Chorro Street. Before their vote, the council... (Continue reading)

Peschong and Nipomo win amid contentious supervisor meeting

By KAREN VELIE At a particularly ugly and contentious San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, the board voted to award the chairmanship to John Peschong and to move forward on plans... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputies coming to Nipomo Mesa

There will soon be San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies stationed on the Nipomo Mesa, if the board of supervisors approves a development deal on Tuesday. [Tribune] An agreement between Monarch Dunes LLC and SLO... (Continue reading)

County supervisors vote to support workforce housing

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to approve a program aimed at providing more workforce housing. Supervisors Lynn Compton, Debbie Arnold and Frank Mecham voted in... (Continue reading)

Turning SLO into Slum Luis Obispo

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT This is a tale of two cities, both faced with rapacious demands from developers buoyed by a new state law that provides incentives to developers who include a few units of... (Continue reading)

Serious issues overlooked in Arroyo Grande EIR

OPINION by JAN SHEPHERD This opinion piece focuses on my concerns with the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the East Cherry Avenue and Traffic Way project in Arroyo Grande and lists out the impacts in... (Continue reading)

SLO Brew ordered to stop work, permits suspended

  By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city inspectors placed a stop work order and suspended all permits for SLO Brew’s new facility out by the airport after discovering multiple violations. The new facility, dubbed... (Continue reading)

Less water for AG residents, more for developers

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact further water restrictions on existing residents while delaying a building moratorium. The delay will allow a developer to avoid the moratorium and... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach may help developer fund hotel project

By JOSH FRIEDMAN As a reward for potentially generating millions of dollars in tax revenue for the city, Grover Beach may financially assist a developer that plans to build a hotel on a site with... (Continue reading)

SLO temporarily halts Chinatown project over Chumash aqueduct

The city of San Luis Obispo has issued a stop-work order to Copeland Properties, the developer of the Chinatown project. The developer reportedly planned to remove a 250-year-old aqueduct that was built by the Chumash.... (Continue reading)



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