Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




Parent company puts KSBY on the market

Local NBC affiliate KSBY is up for sale following a decision by its parent company to place all of its stations on the market. [TV News Check] Cordillera Communications, a subsidiary of Evening Post Industries, has a portfolio of more... (Continue reading)

What are they doing to our town?

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE What San Luis Obispo’s current mayor and city council are doing to our city is deeply disturbing, but it is the speed and joy with which they’re doing it is even more so. Let’s just... (Continue reading)

Old Mission School accused of concealing child abuse

By KAREN VELIE A former guidance counselor at Old Mission School in San Luis Obispo has accused administrators of concealing child abuse, retaliation against a whistleblower and wrongful termination in a lawsuit filed Monday. [Cal Coast Times] Jannelle Craig-Difronzo alleges... (Continue reading)

Police searching for driver who hit fire hydrant in SLO

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a driver who slammed into a fire hydrant Thursday morning and then fled the scene as the hydrant burst. [Cal Coast Times] At about 6 a.m., he driver hit a fire hydrant on... (Continue reading)

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)