Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’

San Luis Obispo attorney accused of chicanery, sanctions requested

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo based attorney is facing thousands in sanctions – monetary punishments – for repeatedly thumbing his nose at court procedures during an ongoing civil trial in Paso Robles in which he is accused of... (Continue reading)

Lizzie Fire burn scar continues to smoulder

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo firefighters responded to hot spots discovered smouldering in the area of the Lizzie Fire burn scar on Tuesday. On Oct. 30, a pair of teens allegedly started a fire at the FFA farm behind... (Continue reading)

Where is former San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon?

By KAREN VELIE Former San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon is looking for a new job, this time hoping to work as a campaign consultant, community organizer, communications specialist or strategic planning specialist. Harmon, who worked with preschool children before... (Continue reading)

Driver arrested for DUI after flipping car in San Luis Obispo

By KAREN VELIE CHP officers arrested a driver for DUI on Friday morning after he flipped his car while taking a Highway 101 off-ramp in San Luis Obispo. Shortly after 8 a.m., the driver allegedly tried to take the Broad... (Continue reading)

SLO gym owner facing new charges for filming partially dressed women

By KAREN VELIE After the San Luis Obispo Police Department recovered previously deleted videos of women changing in the bathroom of CCC Fitness, the SLO County District Attorney’s Office filed new charges against the gym’s owner. Prosecutors added two charges... (Continue reading)

SLO parking, one hour is not enough

OPINION by PETE EVANS The San Luis Obispo City Council decided to provide immediate relief from the new parking rates. Starting Nov. 23, parking downtown will be free of charge in the following ways: For one hour every day in... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo teen steals car, crashes into bicyclist

By KAREN VELIE A 15-year-old San Luis Obispo resident is in custody after he allegedly stole a car and crashed into a bicyclist, police said. Shortly before noon on Tuesday, a woman reported her car had been stolen from the... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council agrees to bring back limited free parking

BY KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday to provide limited free parking downtown during a contentious meeting. The council agreed to provide one hour free parking in the city’s parking structures and free parking... (Continue reading)

The demise of the happiest place on Earth

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE In 2011, just 12 short years ago, Oprah Winfrey went on national television to pronounce that San Luis Obispo had become “The Happiest Place in North America.” SLO no longer deserves that honor. While approving... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council to consider lowering parking rates

BY KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City Council is scheduled to discuss parking rates and the impact the increased costs have had on downtown visitors during a meeting on Tuesday, according to the agenda. The council plans to discuss... (Continue reading)