Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




San Luis Obispo fire chief announces retirement

San Luis Obispo Fire Chief Garret Olson will retire from the city’s fire department next month following six years with the agency, the majority of which he spent as chief. [Cal Coast Times] Olson’s 30-year firefighting career was spent mostly... (Continue reading)

Injured hiker airlifted off Islay Hill

A CHP helicopter airlifted an injured woman off the top of Islay Hill Sunday afternoon in San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] The hiker severely injured her ankle while on the hill off of Orcutt Road. Emergency crews reached the woman using... (Continue reading)

Simple question to SLO staffers, weird answers

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT It seemed a simple question my brain said I needed to ask. After being in the middle of San Luis Obispo’s Anholm Bikeway insanity for more than a year, I had the impression the city’s bike... (Continue reading)

Man passes counterfeit bills at San Luis Obispo gas station

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man who is suspected of passing two counterfeit $20 bills on Friday at the Chevron gas station on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo. The man was caught on surveillance footage. [Cal... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo’s plans for marijuana businesses

The city of San Luis Obispo is eying seven different areas to possibly place marijuana businesses, which would include a total of three brick and mortar pot shops. [Cal Coast Times] SLO’s city council has already approved an ordinance allowing... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council votes to remove multiple parking spaces

Correction: SLO City Council voted to take away one side of Broad Street on Tuesday, not both sides of the street. In the staff report, the city stated option C, which the city council voted for, included both sides of... (Continue reading)

Bicycle advocate, leader or hypocrite?

San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon appears to want everyone to bike – except her. [Cal Coast Times] While Harmon attempts to push city residents towards a “driver-less future,” she does not regularly ride her bicycle to city meetings. On... (Continue reading)

Harmon and Christianson’s poorly made plans for SLO

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Mayor Heidi Harmon and Council Member Carlyn Christianson are campaigning on the premise that they have made significant strides in addressing San Luis Obispo’s “climate action plan” by adopting the Community Choice Energy program, by forcing... (Continue reading)

Man found dead after being hit by train in SLO

A man who was said to be lying on the railroad tracks was struck and possibly killed by a train in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10:25 a.m., a train struck a white man in... (Continue reading)

SLO resident assaults and robs man of laptop and backpack

A San Luis Obispo man got into a fight with another male on Tuesday and allegedly stole the individual’s backpack and laptop before getting caught by police. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6:50 p.m., an alert citizen witnessed two males... (Continue reading)