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Sports Authority closing SLO store

By JOHN LINDT The Sports Authority chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after missing a $20 million interest payment earlier this year. The sporting goods retailer plans to close 140 of its 463 store including its store on Madonna... (Continue reading)

Porn leads to SLO Target evacuation

Employees at the San Luis Obispo Target evacuated customers Friday afternoon after they were unable to turn off a porn audio clip that was playing throughout the store. Shortly after 11 a.m., someone managed to overrun the store’s PA system... (Continue reading)

Home Goods to replace SLO Office Max

Home Goods, a discount chain store that sells items for the home, is slated to replace the OfficeMax store in Irish Hills Plaza off Los Osos Valley Road. The remodeled Home Goods location is slated to open next spring. In... (Continue reading)

Pearce splits from Dalidio project

Problems of an unspecified nature between principals in the planned development of Dalidio Ranch caused Madonna Enterprises’ Clint Pearce to walk from the project, informed sources have told CalCoastNews. Pearce and developer Gary Grossman previously had announced plans for a... (Continue reading)

Judge tentatively approves Atascadero Walmart

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge tentatively ruled against a lawsuit alleging that the city of Atascadero did not follow environmental laws in the process of approving the construction of a Walmart. [Tribune] Save Atascadero, a group opposed to... (Continue reading)

Battle over Atascadero Walmart goes to court

San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Jac Crawford heard arguments Tuesday on whether the city of Atascadero followed environmental law when it approved the construction of a Walmart in June. An attorney for Save Atascadero, a group opposed to the... (Continue reading)

Ruling leaves Wal-Mart more vulnerable to CEQA suits

Wal-Mart may now face lawsuits for using the initiative process to sidestep the California Environmental Quality Act due to a state appellate court ruling. [California Watch] The retail giant, which currently faces a CEQA suit for its newly approved Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Atascadero Walmart approved

By KAREN VELIE Following more than two hours of public comment, the Atascadero City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the construction of a Walmart and another shopping center dubbed the Annex near the intersection of El Camino Real... (Continue reading)

Wal-Mart bait and switch

OPINION By DAVID BROADWATER A day of reckoning is coming in Atascadero on the Wal-Mart/Annex project at the June 26 City Council meeting. Multi-million dollar risks to the city’s businesses and residents are on the table. This will be your last chance... (Continue reading)

Walmart Annex plan hearing set

A public hearing on a contentious commercial development planned for Atascadero’s north end is slated Tuesday at 6 p.m. by the city’s planning commission. The hearing centers around entitlements for the Del Rio Road Commercial Area Specific Plan, incorporating the... (Continue reading)



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