Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo’




Protesters rally over torture death at the SLO County Jail

Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Luis Obispo courthouse seeking the resignation of Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow. The rally follows the release of a video that confirmed earlier CalCoastNews reports regarding the death... (Continue reading)

Fire destroys commercial building in SLO

A fire destroyed a commercial building in San Luis Obispo early Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] At about 3:30 a.m., a fire broke out in a building on Johnson Avenue and Southwood Drive. Firefighters arrived at the scene within four... (Continue reading)

The impending demise of the new Progressives

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE The stunning rise of the local new Progressive movement looks like it may be matched only by its pending rapid decline. Its cause? An emerging public perception of the movement’s hypocrisy, it’s single-minded ideology, and its... (Continue reading)

Court provides tools to thwart a run-away city council

OPINION of STEW JENKINS The day after the San Luis Obispo City Council gave Broad and Chorro Street residents the middle finger replacing their parking and auto access with a “bicycle boulevard,” the First District Court of Appeal gave voters... (Continue reading)

SLO considering three recreation pot shops

San Luis Obispo’s city staff is recommending that SLO allow up to three brick and mortar marijuana dispensaries under new pot regulations that are currently being drafted. [Cal Coast Times] If the regulations are passed, the city of SLO could... (Continue reading)

Best-selling SLO author accused of sexual harassment

  Jay Asher Amid a wave of swirling sexual harassment controversies gaining attention as part of the Me Too movement, best-selling author Jay Asher, a resident of San Luis Obispo, was ousted from a prominent writers’ organization. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly Democrats join in on allegations of racism

After student activists and local media teed off on a conservative political commentator invited to participate in a panel discussion on fake news, Cal Poly’s College Democrats announced they are pulling out of the event. A couple of the panelists... (Continue reading)

Large mixed-use development proposed for SLO

With two major housing developments currently in the works in San Luis Obispo, plans for a new high-density residential development with compact living quarters are expected to go before the city’s Architectural Review Commission next week. Initial plans call for... (Continue reading)

SLO City Council should put residents before the bike riding minority

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Open letter to Mayor Heidi Harmon and members of the San Luis Obispo City Council: As long-time residents of what has been one of the nicest neighborhoods in our community—the Anholm neighborhood—we are beseeching you... (Continue reading)

3 illegal immigrants arrested in San Luis Obispo

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested three illegal immigrants on various charges in San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning. [Cal Coast Times] The suspects were reportedly living on Johnson Avenue near French Medical Center. ICE agents conducted a series of... (Continue reading)