Articles Tagged With ‘History’




Alex Bar-B-Q building in Shell Beach torn down by mistake

During what was supposed to be a remodel, a contractor tore down the historic Alex Bar-B-Q building in Shell Beach on Tuesday. [Cal Coast Times] Built in the 1930s, the building has been a local gathering spot for almost 80... (Continue reading)

Mayor Jim Hill schools the Tribune

OPINION by MAYOR JIM HILL The Sept. 16 Tribune editorial referred to an accusation that was lodged against me on the evening after the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney filed multiple criminal conflict of interest charges against John Wallace,... (Continue reading)

60-year-old Paso Robles fire station closes

  Paso Roble Station 30 has officially been removed from service. A temporary fire station has been established at the North County Regional Center 356 N. Main Street in Templeton to serve the public during construction. pic.twitter.com/sUxDiYry9c — CAL FIRE... (Continue reading)

Iconic Morro Bay restaurant closing

The Dockside 3 restaurant in Morro Bay is slated to close in less then two weeks. The iconic building will be torn down and replaced with parklet and public space. [Cal Coast Times] Located on the Embarcadero, Tognazzini’s restaurant is... (Continue reading)

California’s plan to reverse old marijuana convictions

The California Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that could greatly expand the number of convictions of marijuana-related offenses that are expunged or reduced. [Cal Coast Times] When California voters passed Proposition 64, in addition to legalizing marijuana, they also approved... (Continue reading)

Is Supervisor Adam Hill motivated by empathy or greed?

Self-professed concerns for the poor along with mental health issues have allegedly caused San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill to take a leave of absence from his job, but his history as an elected county official suggests his objectives... (Continue reading)

Cause of The Sub fire in SLO remains ‘undetermined’

Nearly one year after a fire destroyed a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop, city fire officials still have not assigned a cause to the blaze. The business, though, has posted on its Facebook page that arsonists... (Continue reading)

Prosecutors failed to provide evidence Bob Marley smoked weed

OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s tapping of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Bob Marley fans and marijuana smokers, especially those planning a trip to Washington, D.C., should know about a quirky, overlooked judicial opinion issued... (Continue reading)

Finding solace in Steinbeck during the time of Trump

OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In a jittery, newly authoritarian land of hatred and hurt, chastened criminal and social justice reformers and human rights advocates can find solace and sustenance in the words and works of the incomparable John Steinbeck, one... (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. Last year, archeologist Barry Price... (Continue reading)