Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




Marx and Democratic consultant fined for campaign violations

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City attorney announced Friday that the city has levied fines against both former mayor Jan Marx and County Democratic Party Vice-Chair Cory Black for violating city campaign finance laws. Marx is required to... (Continue reading)

Hiker falls on Bishop Peak, severely injured

A hiker fell near the top of Bishop Peak Thursday evening and was airlifted off the mountain. Fire officials say the man suffered severe injuries. San Luis Obispo and Cal Fire crews began hiking up the mountain around 5:30 p.m.... (Continue reading)

SLO YMCA trying to keep out sex offenders

The San Luis Obispo County YMCA is attempting to prevent sex offenders from accessing its gym. [KSBY] Starting in 2017, the YMCA will conduct background checks on all members and applicants. The local YMCA will use the National Sex Offender... (Continue reading)

Jan Marx accused of breaking SLO campaign finance law

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A campaign finance complaint was filed against former San Luis Obispo mayor Jan Marx over multiple violations of campaign contribution laws she helped put in place. And while allegedly breaking election finance rules, Marx lectured her opponent... (Continue reading)

Woman’s apparent epileptic seizure leads to county confinement

By KAREN VELIE For more than three weeks, a woman found dehydrated and suffering from hypothermia in the creek behind Central Coast Brewery has been confined in the San Luis Obispo County mental health ward. Racheal Momsen, 34, had suffered... (Continue reading)

Cause of The Sub fire in SLO remains ‘undetermined’

Nearly one year after a fire destroyed a popular San Luis Obispo retail store and head shop, city fire officials still have not assigned a cause to the blaze. The business, though, has posted on its Facebook page that arsonists... (Continue reading)

Ruckus over Trump at Harmon’s victory party

By KAREN VELIE During San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon’s victory party on Friday, political unrest over Trump led to an argument that included drinks being tossed across a large round banquet table. While Harmon invited all members of the... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council swearing in, photo gallery

Three new members of the San Luis Obispo City Council were sworn in on Friday. Mayor Heidi Harmon and council members Andy Pease and Aaron Gomez joined council members Carlyn Christianson and Dan Rivoire on the dais.     Former... (Continue reading)

SLO High arson suspects were angry with teacher

The three San Luis Obispo High School arson suspects confessed to setting the school’s computer lab on fire because they were angry with a former teacher, police say. [KSBY] Jacob Ruth, 19, is a recent graduate of SLO High, while... (Continue reading)

Burglar nabs silver dollars from SLO coin shop

A burglar broke into a San Luis Obispo coin shop early Monday morning, stole several items and managed to evade capture. The man’s face was caught on surveillance film, though. At 2:20 a.m., San Luis Obispo police officers responded to... (Continue reading)