Highway

Highway One may be closed just south of Big Sur until next year. Jim Shivers of Cal Trans saying that it’s going to take 9-12 months to replace the Pfeiffer bridge which went out just south of Big Sur. The roadway is closed north of Ragged Point because of a dozen rock and mudslides which…

Loud Booms

If you thought you heard some loud booms Tuesday night, those were coming from Camp Roberts. The California National Guard’s 217th EOD Company was removing unexploded ordnance to create a safer training environment for the troops. There were eight controlled detonations of the explosives between 5:15 and 6:15 Tuesday evening. Incidentally, if you are young…

Women’s Day

Several hundred women turned out for “A Day without Woman” in San Luis Obispo today. They marched from Meadow Park on the south side of town into Mission Plaza where they held a rally. The women held a moment of silence at the Mission. The event was held in conjunction with the United Nations International…

Morro Bay State Park

Morro Bay State Park reopens to campers today. The camp has been closed since storms knocked down trees and power poles back on February 17th. The loss of business at the campground estimated at about $36,000. The Morro State Park opening their doors to campers and visitors today.

SLO Rental Inspection Program

San Luis Obispo City Council votes unanimously to repeal the controversial long-debated Rental Housing Inspection Program. The Council voting Tuesday night to repeal the ordinance. 40% of housing in San Luis is rental housing, most of it for Cal Poly students. The owners often rent the bedrooms at $500-700 per student. Former Mayor Jan Marx…

New Buses in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo is showcasing three new buses which are environmentally friendly. The buses to go on display this afternoon from 4:30 to 5:30 at Mission Plaza. They were purchased as part of a one million dollar air quality-related grant. The buses have a modern look. Inside, there is Wi-Fi, sunroofs and hand sanitizers. But…

Chicago

The band Chicago is returning to Paso Robles. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will play at Vina Robles Amphitheater. The band played at the intimate amphitheater in June of last year. They also played several years ago in the rodeo arena at the California Mid-State Fair. They will play September 2nd at…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is today. In san luis, a march is held in solidarity with “A Day without a Woman” The goal is to recognize the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socio economic system. The march began at 10:30 this morning at Meadow Park in San Luis and proceeded from…

Supervisors

More heated debate yesterday before supervisor Debbie Arnold ultimately succeeded in changing the way water districts are funded during the transition to state mandated regulation. Supervisor John Peschong questioned staff about the county’s role in meeting the state mandate to create groundwater management districts. The discussion got heated when Supervisor Bruce Gibson attacked supervisor Supervisor…