Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




Schwarzenegger due in SLO on Monday

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to pay a visit to San Luis Obispo Monday morning. The governor is coming to town to promote his new jobs initiative and the proposed sales tax exemption for so-called “green manufacturing.” Schwarzenegger is scheduled... (Continue reading)

Mustang Village armed robbery attempt foiled

A masked robber with a semiautomatic handgun attempted to rob two security guards at Mustang Villiage in San Luis Obispo earlier today. Michael Leon and Otis Vanadore were finishing up their shift just after midnight at the student housing complex... (Continue reading)

Cardiology monopoly: a lucrative game

Second in a series: Profit share versus patient care on the Central Coast On Jan. 20, Barbara Williams, a retired civilian Army nurse who was born and raised on the Central Coast, went to French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis... (Continue reading)

SLO Farmers Market turns to city council for help

Supporters of the San Luis Obispo Farmers Market Association are expected to turn out at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. [SLO Farmers Market Association] At issue is the recent decision by the San Luis Obispo Downtown Association to terminate its... (Continue reading)

Alan Arkin coming to SLO Film Festival

Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin will receive this year’s King Vidor Award at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. The actor comes to town Saturday, March 20, to accept the honor at the Fremont Theater. Arkin is best known for... (Continue reading)

Are patients dying while hospitals battle over profits?

While San Luis Obispo County hospitals are devoting major marketing dollars to the battle over who is in the best position to treat trauma cases, people with major life-threatening injuries may not be getting the critical care they need, when... (Continue reading)

NBC “Dateline” covers local organ donor trial tonight

NBC News plans to air a segment on Sunday night’s edition of “Dateline,” covering the 2008 trial of a physician accused of improper organ harvesting at a San Luis Obispo hospital. Dr. Hootan Roozrokh, a San Francisco physician, was charged... (Continue reading)

Meathead Movers collecting for Haitian relief

Meathead Movers are packaging and sending relief supplies to Kansas City for Heart to Heart International to send on to Haitian earthquake victims. They are asking the community to donate “care kits,” on Jan. 20 between 9 a.m. and 6... (Continue reading)

Students injured in strong arm robberies

San Luis Obispo police arrested three men early Saturday morning in connection with a string of strong-armed robberies that unfolded after midnight. The two Cal Poly students received injuries. Neither victim was hospitalized, though one did require medical treatment. At approximately 2:19... (Continue reading)

EXCLUSIVE: Doctor accused of running a medical marijuana mill

Former co-workers are accusing Dr. Atsuko Rees, a physician at HealthWorks in San Luis Obispo until July 2009, of writing medical marijuana prescriptions for almost anyone who asked, while not claiming the bulk of payments for the visits as income. The... (Continue reading)