Articles Tagged With ‘hotels’

Atascadero City Council considers changes to hotel, motel industry

By KAREN VELIE The Atascadero City Council will consider changing regulations regarding kitchens in hotels and motels in an attempt to support current trends, according to the Nov. 14 agenda. Currently, in order to be considered a hotel or motel... (Continue reading)

SLO Planning Commission endorses revival of world’s first motel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo Planning Commission last week approved the design of a revival of the world’s first motel, located on Monterey Street near Highway 101. [KSBY] Motel Inn, originally known as the Milestone Mo-Tel, was built... (Continue reading)

Developer to break ground on long-planned Grover Beach hotel

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Construction will soon begin on a hotel project in Grover Beach that has been in the works since 2007. [KCOY] The hotel will be a Springhill Suites by Marriott located at 950 El Camino Real. The site... (Continue reading)

Madonna Enterprises planning hotel in Atascadero

Clint Pearce, of Madonna Enterprises, plans to build a 120-room hotel in Atascadero near the site of where Wal-Mart was previously expected to open. Plans for the hotel include four stories with outdoor patio spaces, a pool, a fitness room... (Continue reading)

Is it too expensive to sleep by the beach in California?

Too many California residents are priced out of beach getaways, according to a bill making its way through the state Legislature. AB 250, which was introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego), calls for the State Coastal Conservancy to... (Continue reading)

Atascadero, Grover Beach hotels hit in Holiday Inn hack

Customers who used their credit cards at the Atascadero or Grover Beach Holiday Inns over the last few months of 2016 may want to search their spending histories for fraudulent charges. United Kingdom-based Intercontinental Hotels Group, the parent company of... (Continue reading)

Elderly man drowns in Avila Beach hotel pool

An 88-year-old man was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon shortly after he was found at the bottom of a hotel pool in Avila Beach. [KSBY] At 1:22 p.m., Cal Fire responded a call about a possible drowning at the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Man robs Pismo Beach hotel and gets away

A man wearing a white surgical mask and a black or dark-colored hoodie robbed the Spyglass Inn in Pismo Beach Thursday night. Officers responded to the scene and searched for the robber but did not find the suspect. [KSBY] Around... (Continue reading)

SLO hotel robbed at gunpoint

A man robbed a San Luis Obispo hotel at gunpoint Sunday night and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police are still searching for the suspect. Around 10:30 p.m.,  a white male wearing a gray bandana covering his face... (Continue reading)

SLO County renews lodging tax

A 2 percent tax on hotel stays along much of San Luis Obispo County’s coastline will remain in place for at least one more year and likely much longer. The tax is also collected at motels, vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfasts.... (Continue reading)