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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BLMCA hosted a Juneteenth event so the San Luis Obispo community could celebrate
Saturday, June 19, Black Live Matter Community Action (BLMCA) San Luis Obispo hosted a Juneteenth celebration in Mitchell Park. The event was hosted to “celebrate Black joy with food, music and activities in the park,” according to an Instagram post on the organization’s account. “This is a space for Black folx to be themselves, embrace […]
BLMCA hosts Juneteenth event in Mitchell Park tomorrow
Black Lives Matter Community Action (BLMCA) is celebrating Juneteenth and Black joy with performances, food and activities tomorrow in Mitchell Park. Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when the Union army’s Major Gen. Gordon Granger ordered the freeing of more than 250,000 Black people that were still enslaved in Texas, despite the implementations of the Emancipation […]
City approves Mitchell Park development after hearing concerns from residents
The San Luis Obispo City Council received an overwhelming wave of community concerns for the installation of pickleball courts at Mitchell Park, though ultimately deciding to still move forward with the development.
More than 8,000 SLO residents stand in solidarity at Women’s March
While the name of the gathering focuses on women, the event welcomed anyone interested in advocating for human and civil rights.
How the smoking age will affect San Luis Obispo
The smoking age has changed from 18 to 21 in California.
CultureFest brings diversity to SLO
The 13th annual CultureFest featured a variety of clubs to promote cultural awareness, diversity and respect.
Flavor of SLO holds second annual event in Mitchell Park Sunday
A showcase and tasting of different wineries, breweries and restaurants in San Luis Obispo County, the event aims to bring the community together for a relaxed, affordable afternoon among local tastes.
Local students hope to blur lines of homelessness with potluck dinners
The student members of Finer Things Thursday enjoy potluck dinners and friendly conversation with the homeless every Thursday at Mitchell Park.