The Businessman who’s running for mayor

James Corbett Upon entering mayoral candidate Steve Barasch’s office, it’s difficult to miss the large stuffed life-size doll bearing a resemblance to Robin Williams in the film “Mrs. Doubtfire.” According to Barasch, the doll serves as a token of…

Getting to know the SLO mayoral candidates

Victoria Billings San Luis Obispo voters face three choices for mayor this election season: current mayor Jan Marx, local architect Steve Barasch and modern-day Don Quixote rebel Don Hedrick. The Incumbent The most well known of this year’s mayoral…

New path open for SLO bicyclists

After three years of fundraising, construction and waiting, San Luis Obispo bikers finally have their “missing link.” Officially titled the Rotary Conner-Cletsoway Link of the Railroad Safety Trail, the 500-foot stretch of paved trail along California Boulevard now connects the…

SLO named bike-friendly community

The League of American Bicyclists awarded San Luis Obispo the Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community status for its efforts to welcome bicycle traffic. San Luis Obispo was one of 190 cities in the country to receive the Bicycle Friendly status…

City Council trims curfew

The San Luis Obispo City Council lowered the age group affected by the proposed nighttime curfew to 15-years-old and under.

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.

Mothers protest for nuclear peace

Protestors congregated in Avila beach April 16 to aim to inspire the shutting down of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. Some protestors’ signs read, “Fukushima Dai-ich is Japanese for Diablo” and “Children Not Chernobyl.”

SLO City Council makes game plan for future goals

The San Luis Obispo City Council met Tuesday to discuss future city goals and budget needs.

ASI president explains the SCLC

Sarah Storelli is the ASI President. Storelli, along with Kostas McDade and Nick Dindio, write the State of the Students column. Due to community relations being one of my main platform points, we, your student representatives, felt the need to…

Bridging the gap between SLOcals and Mustangs

It’s been more than a year since the City of San Luis Obispo passed new unruly gathering and noise ordinances aimed at reducing the number of rowdy college parties. The ordinances fine hosts of “unruly gatherings,” parties of 20 or…

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.