Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




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SLO police arrest alleged sexual assailant

San Luis Obispo police have arrested an Arroyo Grande man whom investigators say may have been responsible for both incidents last month in which a suspect broke into a home early in the morning and tried to sexually assault a... (Continue reading)

City of SLO cuts deal with Airbnb on tax collection

Following the lead of the county, the city of San Luis Obispo has struck a deal with the popular online rental platform Airbnb on collecting transient occupancy tax and additional assessments imposed upon short-term home renters. [Cal Coast Times] The... (Continue reading)

SLO falls short on addressing climate change

OPINION by DAVID BRODIE and ALLAN COOPER Since San Luis Obispo’s City Council hired a sustainability coordinator and formed a Green Team, we have not seen the city initiate one new prescriptive or incentivized mitigation affecting the built environment that... (Continue reading)

Jessica Allred sentenced to state prison for fatal DUI crash

A former San Luis Obispo resident was sentenced Monday to four years in state prison for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and two counts of DUI resulting in injury. Judge Craig van Rooyen gave Jessica Lea Allred the maximum sentence for... (Continue reading)

Poor planning is destroying SLO

Opinion by Ben DiFatta I was driving through San Luis Obispo at about 2 p.m.on a Thursday on my way to a doctor’s visit when I hit just about every red light making me almost late for my appointment. I... (Continue reading)

ACLU’s annual civil rights event in SLO

The San Luis Obispo Chapter of the ACLU is hosting its bi-annual general meeting on March 31 (this Saturday) at the San Luis Obispo Library’s Community Room located at the corner of Palm and Osos Street, an event in which... (Continue reading)

Protesters rally over torture death at the SLO County Jail

Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Luis Obispo courthouse seeking the resignation of Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow. The rally follows the release of a video that confirmed earlier CalCoastNews reports regarding the death... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys commercial building in SLO

A fire destroyed a commercial building in San Luis Obispo early Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] At about 3:30 a.m., a fire broke out in a building on Johnson Avenue and Southwood Drive. Firefighters arrived at the scene within four... (Continue reading)

The impending demise of the new Progressives

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE The stunning rise of the local new Progressive movement looks like it may be matched only by its pending rapid decline. Its cause? An emerging public perception of the movement’s hypocrisy, it’s single-minded ideology, and its... (Continue reading)

Court provides tools to thwart a run-away city council

OPINION of STEW JENKINS The day after the San Luis Obispo City Council gave Broad and Chorro Street residents the middle finger replacing their parking and auto access with a “bicycle boulevard,” the First District Court of Appeal gave voters... (Continue reading)



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