Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




Cal Poly SLO fraternity suspended over violent hazing

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo administrators suspended the campus chapter of the Lambda Phi Epsilon Asian Interest fraternity for a minimum of two academic years on Thursday because of a hazing ritual that left some pledges bloodied. [Mustang News] After... (Continue reading)

Protect SLO, oust Heidi Harmon and Carlyn Christensen

OPINION by JIM DUENOW San Luis Obispo needs a new mayor and city council. In the 50 plus years that I have lived and practiced law in SLO, this is the most important election I can remember. Our city now... (Continue reading)

SLO police arrest pimp for allegedly trafficking 14-year-old girl

A traffic stop conducted early Friday morning resulted in officers catching a 35-year-old man who was pimping and trafficking a 14-year-old girl, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1:40 a.m., a police officer... (Continue reading)

Thieves snatch $1,000 in electronics from the Target in SLO

A pair of thieves made a break out the emergency exit of the San Luis Obispo Target store Sunday night while stealing $1,000 worth of electronics, SLO Police Chief Deanna Cantrell announced in a tweet. [Cal Coast Times] At about... (Continue reading)

Gas leak prompts road closures in SLO

A gas leak occurred on Monterey Street near Grand Avenue in San Luis Obispo Friday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Police Chief Deanna Cantrell tweated that the leak occurred at 1895 Monterey Street. The chief instructed residents to avoid the area... (Continue reading)

Murder defendant was meeting Kristen Marti for paid sex

The man accused of murdering 26-year-old San Luis Obispo woman Kristen Marti was a john who was meeting the victim for paid sex on the day she disappeared, according to police testimony delivered Wednesday. [KSBY] During a preliminary hearing in... (Continue reading)

The richest bankrupt people in San Luis Obispo

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their bankruptcies, tax liens and lawsuits. By KAREN VELIE Despite having real estate projects in bankruptcy, dozens of tax liens and multiple lawsuits from... (Continue reading)

San Luis Square developers file bankruptcy

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series about developers Ryan Petetit and John Belsher, their bankruptcies, tax liens and lawsuits. By KAREN VELIE The principals of a San Luis Obispo-based development company have filed multiple bankruptcies associated with... (Continue reading)

SLO woman celebrates 100th birthday

Surrounded by her family and friends, Dolores Thomas celebrated her 100 birthday at Las Brisas Retirement Community on Saturday. The San Luis Obispo centenarian commemorated the day with a country western concert and a luncheon attended by more than 80... (Continue reading)

SLO man sentenced to 20 years for stalking and criminal threats

A San Luis Obispo man was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for stalking a woman in person and on social media. [Cal Coast Times] During the summer and spring of 2016, Michael Sidney Smith, 50, followed a... (Continue reading)