Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’

Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in San Luis Obispo crash

By KAREN VELIE A motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a crash with an SUV on Broad Street on Monday afternoon. Shortly before 4 p.m., a motorcyclist collided with an SUV at the intersection of Broad and Caudill streets. The motorcyclist... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo seeking advice on Emerson Park revitalization

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo is asking the public to weigh in on plans for the renovation of Emerson Park. The 3-acre park is located in the downtown area. California State Parks awarded the city $2.81 million in Proposition... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly students demand rent control in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A group of Cal Poly students spoke during public comment at a San Luis Obispo City Council meeting earlier this month calling for rent control and for officials to crack down on landlords not properly maintaining their... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police hand out 128 citations in two days

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police officers slapped pedestrians and drivers with 128 citations during a distracted driving and bicycle and pedestrian safety operation on June 17 and 18, the department announced Tuesday. Officers cited 42 drivers for holding... (Continue reading)

SLO police cite 15 people during bicycle and pedestrian safety operation

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo Police Department issued 15 citations to drivers for a variety of violations during a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation on June 8. These violations include: Stop sign violation, failing to take the bike... (Continue reading)

Man commandeers Amtrak train in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE A man commandeered an Amtrak train in San Luis Obispo on Tuesday morning causing a several hour delay for passengers on the Pacific Surfliner Train. Shortly after 5 a.m., the man climbed aboard the train, entered the... (Continue reading)

Visit with a shoeshine caddie in San Luis Obispo

Editor’s Note: The following series, “Life in Radically Gentrifying Cayucos by the Sea,” to be posted biweekly includes the notes, thoughts, and opinions of an original American voice: author Dell Franklin.  Franklin’s memoir, “Life On The Mississippi, 1969,” is currently... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo releases video, details of fatal officer shooting

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo Police Department released additional details and a video today of the shootout with the man who took the life of officer Luca Benedetti and injured another officer. Shortly before 5 p.m. on May... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo changes pot shop rules

By KAREN VELIE In an apparent attempt to curtail marijuana mogul Helios Dayspring’s involvement in the cannabis industry, San Luis Obispo recently tweaked its rules for pot shop applicants. During the city’s previous pot shop application process, applicants were required... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo’s grossly unfair water rates

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Grossly unfair is a good description of San Luis Obispo’s water rates, which charge those practicing water conservation nearly twice the rate of water wasters. On June 6, the city council plans to raise water rates,... (Continue reading)