Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’

Surgeon operates on wrong side of hip in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE An orthopedic surgeon operated on the wrong side of an elderly woman’s hip at French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo this summer, resulting in the woman needing a second surgery, according to hospital staff. In... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police searching for alleged Rolex watch thief

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police officers are asking for the public’s help identifying a thief who stole merchandise from B. Anthony Jewelers on Friday. The suspect entered the store on the 600 block of Higuera Street and asked... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo city manager sheds interim tag

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Interim City Manager Whitney McDonald will fill the permanent role of San Luis Obispo’s top executive, the city of SLO announced. The city of San Luis Obispo conducted a nationwide search for a replacement for former city... (Continue reading)

State suspends San Luis Obispo physician’s license, office closed

By KAREN VELIE An administrative law judge suspended physician and surgeon David Jackson Levin on June 21 because his continued practice of medicine could endanger public health and safety. Shortly afterwards, Levin’s office located on Casa Street in San Luis... (Continue reading)

The house that San Luis Obispo Councilwoman Jan Marx built

By KAREN VELIE After battling for, against, and then for development of the former Dalidio Ranch, San Luis Obispo City Councilwoman Jan Marx moved into the complex, in a home plan restricted to affordable housing. Even though Coastal Community Builders... (Continue reading)

Independence Day versus San Luis Obispo’s fee increases

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Tuesday, two days before Independence Day, the San Luis Obispo City Council will consider adopting hundreds of huge fee increases. For instance the city fee for a development agreement will increase 210% to $59,621. No wonder... (Continue reading)

Mold, flooding, defects plague new homes in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE For years, Gina Biegel dreamed of owning her own home. Though the dream would quickly turn into a nightmare after she purchased a new home in San Luis Obispo. Located across from Laguna lake, San Luis Ranch... (Continue reading)

Free speech and right of appeal under fire in San Luis Obispo

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT News Flash: San Luis Obispo City wants Jane Q Citizen to pay $3,500 in fees to appeal a faulty use permit the city issued for a fraternity next door to her home. That’s up from an... (Continue reading)

County opens sobering center in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County opened its first sobering center this week as a place for people who needs to sober up from drugs or alcohol and find a path forward. Located in San Luis Obispo at the... (Continue reading)

Honor Laura Mordaunt, a San Luis Obispo County giant

OPINION by RANDALL JORDON I wanted to write a note inviting folks to “Celebration of Life” for Laura Mordaunt. What Laura Mordaunt meant to SLO County On May 30, 2024 a true patriot superstar left this earth to join her... (Continue reading)