Articles Tagged With ‘building codes’




Fire destroys Oceano casino

The Oceana Casino on Front Street caught fire and nearly burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon. People playing cards inside the casino escaped, but the building was destroyed in the blaze. Five Cities firefighters Cal... (Continue reading)

4 arrested in Grover Beach drug bust

Grover Beach police arrested three men and one woman Thursday in a bust that produced methamphetamine, paraphernalia, prescription pills and gang propaganda. At approximately 4 p.m., officers served a search warrant at a home in... (Continue reading)

Structural problems close Cayucos Vets Hall

The Cayucos Veterans Memorial Lions Hall, a popular location for weddings and other events, appears to be closing due to structural problems found by building inspectors. The building is used on a daily basis by... (Continue reading)

First threats, then fire burns migrant housing in Nipomo

Following several reported threats, an arsonist likely set a fire Wednesday night that burned a home under construction in Nipomo. The home was one of seven houses being built to shelter 112 or more foreign... (Continue reading)

Wind knocks over Paso Robles mobile home

High winds have uprooted and turned upside down a mobile home in rural Paso Robles, according to Cal Fire. A person was inside the home at the time it tipped over, but Cal Fire did... (Continue reading)

SLO tale of falsified documents, code violations and water theft

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... (Continue reading)

Developers practices draw questions, complaints

By KAREN VELIE Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their development projects, their promises to investors of 20 to 50 percent rates of return, legal... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay council rejects building moratorium

The Morro Bay City Council voted down a proposed building moratorium that would have put a halt to new construction for 45 days. [Tribune] Citizen group Neighborhood Compatibility Coalition (NECCO) asked the council to adopt... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay considering building moratorium, or is it?

The Morro Bay City Council is set to discuss an emergency citywide ban on new construction, even though no council member supports the proposal, a report prepared by Mayor Jamie Irons states. Following a public... (Continue reading)