Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’

Our Farmers Market food fight

BY MAGGIE URIAS The drama that unfolded recently concerning the city of SLO Downtown Association and the SLO County Farmers Market Association (FMA) is not what it appears. As a former market manager within the county, I was perplexed by... (Continue reading)

On call contracts: physician convenience trumps patient care?

Based on a dozen interviews and other material, CalCoastNews has learned that numerous local physicians are threatening patient care in San Luis Obispo County by not showing for emergencies even though they’re paid to be “on call” at local medical... (Continue reading)

The Sunset Drive In

A part of our living history in San Luis Obispo is the Sunset Drive-in Theater, built in 1950. This clip is an interview with  Larry Rodkey of Rodkey Theaters, found via the now quiet The Sunset Drive-in theater on... (Continue reading)

Proposed SLO homeless campus clears major hurdle

A new homeless campus being proposed for San Luis Obispo cleared a major regulatory hurdle Wednesday afternoon.  The County Airport Land Use Commission voted six to one to change the zoning on a one-acre parcel of county-owned land on Prado... (Continue reading)

Capleton concert canceled over hate lyrics

Capleton’s concert at Downtown Brewing Company on Feb. 17 has been canceled. The club's management and the show's promoter, Numbskull Productions, said in an e-mail on Feb. 14 to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast (GALA) that... (Continue reading)

Gay and Lesbian Alliance to protest “hate” singer

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast (GALA) plans to protest the appearance of a Raggae singer known as “Capleton” because of his violent hate lyrics toward gays. Capleton is scheduled to play at the San Luis Obispo Downtown... (Continue reading)

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)