For Student Affairs, year focused on alcohol, partying

Cal Poly’s administration has been hands-on in student life this year, for better or for worse.

Restrictive marijuana law stalled at SLO council meeting

The proposed ordinance resulted from complaints about noxious odors from outdoor medical marijuana cultivation in a residential area.

City Council member comes out against VP Humphrey, Mayor Marx on pre-commencement drinking

Dan Carpenter said that he thinks it is “a bad idea” to recommend when businesses should and should not operate.

City Council vets call for cooperation between Cal Poly and City Council

A petition signed by 28 past city council members arrived at City Hall on April 16 with the message: the San Luis Obispo City Council and Cal Poly need to collaborate more on the consideration of the future 1430-bed student residence hall.

With more national exposure, tourism increasing in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo has been receiving more national media coverage and, as a result, tourism has significantly increased within the last year.

San Luis Obispo parking fees to increase this fall

Charges for residential parking permits and downtown parking on Sundays will begin this fall.

San Luis Obispo City Council approves city budget

SLO City Council finalized 2011-2013 budget on June 21, leaving council members in disagreement over cuts to employee salaries and benefit packages, as well as water and sewer rate increases.

SLO curfew close, but no cigar

The San Luis Obispo City Council has yet to pass the proposed curfew ordinance, which would keep minors off the streets from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnight to 5 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights.