Local firefighters fired up about city council decision

The San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 3523, challenged a city council decision to remove the right of unions to have a third party arbiter make the final decision on labor disputes — called binding arbitration — Feb.…

SLOw count down to Marx’s reign

Jan Marx is allegedly the new mayor of San Luis Obispo after ten days of counting votes. She edged out running mate Paul Brown by a narrow margin which required the careful counting of votes.

San Luis Obispo Transit seeks fare raise

Due to low ridership, San Luis Obispo Transit now seeks to raise bus fares. The proposed rates will affect non-student and faculty adult riders.

BLOG: Feeding the ducks banned in SLO

By late May, families will no longer be able to feed the ducks at Laguna Lake or share their left-over bread crumbs with the swans due to a new ordinance passed by the San Luis Obispo City Council.

City council sets new goals for 2010-11

Sales and hotel taxes were determined to be the leading cause of the $1.5 million budget deficit.

SLO City Council unanimously approves noise ordinance modifications

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of Police Chief Deborah Linden’s proposal that would allow for stricter enforcement and administration of noise violations in the city.

City council to consider changes to noise ordinance

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deb Linden is proposing amendments to the city’s noise regulations at a special city council meeting at 4:30 p.m. at San Luis Obispo City Hall, 990 Palm Street.

Effectiveness of increased fines for partying questioned

Increased fines are supposed to deter people from hosting large, noisy events, but some question their effectiveness in a college town.

City council delays decision on party policies

More than 130 people attended the SLO City Council meeting Tuesday night, where San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deb Linden presented five strategies to deal with the noise and partying in the community.

Politicians hear the noise

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deborah Linden will propose strategies to reduce the number of noise and party-related disturbances at a city council session at 7 p.m. tonight.