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San Luis Obispo City Council reverses decision to install pickleball courts in Mitchell Park

In February, City Council decided to move forward with installing pickleball courts at Mitchell Park despite concerns from the community.  Now, the City is reversing this decision, instead voting to install “chess/checker tables, bocce ball courts, shade structures and stage installation at the social gathering area, additional benches, interactive educational signage, and pathway lighting,” according […]

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San Luis Obispo approves financial plan after a week of local campaigns to decrease police funding

After a week-long campaign advocating for San Luis Obispo to decrease its future police budget, Cal Poly Students for Quality Education (SQE), along with 25 other local organizations, were unsuccessful as the city council unanimously voted June 1 to approve their 2021-2023 financial plan. The two year financial plan allocates approximately 25% of the city’s […]

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“A place to call home”: City approves 12 initiatives for diversity, equity and inclusion

At a San Luis Obispo City Council meeting on Jan. 12, public commenter Marshall James recalled Martin Luther King Jr.’s words that a beloved community is where dignity, respect and equal opportunity are provided. When the city’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force leaders urged the council to accept 12 recommendations, James said, “I’m […]