Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Regional Airport’




Caltrans tells SLO to rethink building homes near airport

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has warned the city of San Luis Obispo that it should reconsider its plan to allow the construction of high-density housing near the regional airport. In December, the city council voted 4-1, with Councilman... (Continue reading)

Plane headed to SLO crashes

A plane headed to San Luis Obispo crashed Friday while trying to make an emergency landing on Highway 166. Shortly after 10:30 a.m., the pilot radioed the San Luis Obispo airport to report the plane was having engine trouble. Emergency... (Continue reading)

Thanks to Carpenter and Smith for protecting SLO

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT The following letter was sent to the San Luis Obispo City Council regarding their “failure,” as the Tribune put it, to approve general plan provisions that would allow high density housing beneath the flight path into... (Continue reading)

SLO council minority halts progress of Grossman development

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo City Council majority failed to muster enough votes Tuesday night to further several large housing projects, including one belonging to a politically connected developer. The city’s general plan update calls for high-density residential... (Continue reading)

Aircraft makes emergency landing at SLO County Airport

An airplane carrying 30 passengers made an emergency landing at the San Luis Obispo County Airport on Sunday evening, Cal Fire said on Twitter. Shortly after 5 p.m., emergency units were staged at the airport because passengers on the plane... (Continue reading)

Fatal motorcycle accident victim identified

California Highway Patrol officials have identified the man who died in a multi-vehicle crash near the San Luis Obispo Regional Airport on Monday evening as Scott Boaz, 53. Around 5:45 p.m., Charles Davies, 80, made a left turn in front... (Continue reading)

Fatal crash knocks out power near SLO airport

A multi-vehicle crash near the San Luis Obispo Regional Airport left a motorcyclist dead and more than 350 PG&E customers without power Monday evening. [KSBY] Around 5:45 p.m. Monday, a pick-up truck made a left turn in front of an... (Continue reading)