Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo City Council’

SLO extends homeless parking program

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a program allowing people living in their cars to park overnight at the Prado Day Center. The parking program, which began in June as a response to police ticketing... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo rewarding dubious behavior

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo city officials and management staff have selected several individuals for promotions, awards and high-dollar contracts who are currently under fire for either alleged criminal activities or anger management issues. City manager Katie Lichtig recently... (Continue reading)

SLO city council candidates state their cases at forum

Candidates for San Luis Obispo city council gathered at the Madonna Inn Wednesday to debate issues troubling the city. Mayor Jan Marx  took on challengers Steve Barasch and Donald Hedrick, and council members John Ashbaugh and Dan Carpenter debated each... (Continue reading)

SLO again facing litigation for homeless ticketing

By KAREN VELIE In what appeared to be a repeat of a March San Luis Obispo City Council meeting, amid allegations that San Luis Obispo city staff’s proposed plan to stop homeless from sleeping in their vehicles could have legal... (Continue reading)

Council schedules special meeting to discuss homeless litigation

San Luis Obispo City Council scheduled a special meeting for Thursday to discuss whether to approve a settlement agreement regarding litigation about the city’s treatment of its homeless residents. Council members will meet in closed session to discuss details of... (Continue reading)

SLO council approves lower fees

Developer fees for construction in the Margarita area have been reduced by nearly $2.3 million by the San Luis Obispo City Council in an effort to settle a disagreement and stimulate home building. The agreement was made with Rescal, a... (Continue reading)

Dietrick slams judge’s ruling as judicial misinterpretation

By KAREN VELIE Frustrated by a judge’s ruling that bars San Luis Obispo police from ticketing homeless people sleeping in their vehicles, the city council Tuesday will consider an emergency ordinance seeking a way to continue the practice. City Attorney... (Continue reading)

SLO approves excessive drinking regulations

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to endorse new rules to be placed on bars and restaurants serving alcohol after 11 p.m. Councilwoman Kathy Smith dissented. [Tribune] New establishments will now be required to procure a conditional... (Continue reading)

Teacher files to run for SLO City Council

Pacific Beach High School teacher Jeff Aranguena filed papers in his bid for a seat on the San Luis Obispo City Council earlier this month. Aranguena, 29, and current council members Dan Carpenter and John Ashbaugh are each vying for... (Continue reading)

SLO homeless plan facing legal battle

Amid allegations of illegality, San Luis Obispo City Council members voted Tuesday to unanimously approve two portions of a homeless parking plan while agreeing to revisit the plan's proposal to increase police actions against homeless who sleep in their cars. Council... (Continue reading)