Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




San Luis Obispo man struck, killed by truck

A 47-year-old cyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by a pickup truck near Cayucos on Old Creek Road. Shortly before 1 p.m., the driver of the pickup truck was headed eastbound when he crossed over a double yellow... (Continue reading)

Employee costs and pension liabilities accelerating in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo’s unfunded pension liabilities have risen to $126 million, more than the rest of the cities in SLO County combined. After the bottom fell out of the housing market, the majority of... (Continue reading)

Harmon vows to battle climate change as SLO’s mayor

At a press conference on the city hall steps, San Luis Obispo Mayor-elect Heidi Harmon reaffirmed her intent to battle climate change while in office. Harmon said she plans to push for SLO to become a net-zero emissions city. On... (Continue reading)

Heidi Harmon wins SLO mayor race

By KAREN VELIE Heidi Harmon has won the San Luis Obispo mayor’s seat, beating incumbent Jan Marx by 47 votes, according to unofficial results posted by San Luis Obispo County elections officials Wednesday. The stunning conclusion to the race comes... (Continue reading)

Vandal paints anti-Trump expletive on SLO veterans tank

The tank situated outside the Veterans Memorial Museum in San Luis Obispo will apparently spend Thanksgiving covered in white paint and graffiti showcasing an expletive directed at President-elect Donald Trump. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo police say a person poured white... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 101 in SLO

A car struck and killed a person who was walking on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Tuesday night. A CHP report states it appears the pedestrian was trying to get hit by a vehicle. [KSBY] Around 8:30 p.m., the... (Continue reading)

Gay man reportedly assaulted by Trump supporters

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo police are treating the assault of a 47-year-old gay man near the Frog & Peach Pub on Hiquera Street as a hate crime, said Capt. Chris Staley. On Nov. 10 at about 9:30 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

Missing woman rescued from SLO creek

San Luis Obispo fire personnel rescued a 35-year-old woman on Sunday who was sitting in a creek with a relatively strong current. The woman had been reported missing about a week prior to her rescue. At about 4 p.m., Fire... (Continue reading)

Harmon closing in on Marx in latest report

By KAREN VELIE Incumbent San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx’ lead over her opponent Heidi Harmon has shrunk as more ballots are counted. While Marx led in early mail in ballots, Harmon led among poll voters. Following Monday’s count of... (Continue reading)

Rizzo amends his SLO rental inspection lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE Local activist Kevin Rice has joined a property owners association and several landlords in filing a lawsuit against the city of San Luis Obispo over its controversial rental inspection program. On Oct. 28, attorney Saro Rizzo filed... (Continue reading)