Lee Johnson to lead City’s economic development

After conducting a national search, the City of San Luis Obispo has selected its next economic development manager. Lee Johnson, who most recently served as the president/CEO of Mainstream Energy,…

City Council to form Measure Y committee

Last night the SLO City Council agreed, in a 4-1 vote  (Carpenter dissenting), to establish a Local Revenue Measure Advisory Committee – tasked with recommending alternatives to the Council for…

Family Care Network’s new digs

After a decade in their current South Higuera Street home, The Family Care Network is set to move into a new facility on October 17. With an additional 10,000 square…

SLO goes first-class

US Airways announced today that it will be the first airline in SLO County to offer first-class seating on select flights in and out of the San Luis Obispo County…

Eric Meyer, top pick for planning commissioner

Eric Meyer, an entrepreneur and a SLO city planning commissioner, is understood to be District 3 Supervisor Adam Hill’s pick as county planning commissioner and is expected to be seated…

New neighborhood moves into construction

Serra Meadows, the highly anticipated new housing development on Prado Road just east of Higuera Street – and the first significant neighborhood in the city in 13 years – is…

Padilla to fill City director of finance role

Wayne Padilla, who helped lead the City through its most recent budget process as interim director of Finance and Information Technology, has joined the City in a permanent role. Padilla,…

Marsh Street Commons takes shape

The mixed-use project under construction at the corner of Marsh and Nipomo streets – across from Foster’s Freeze—is nearing its final leg. All of the eight single-family homes have sold,…

SLO’s economic development role attracts applicants

The City’s four-week process to seek applicants for the economic development manager role attracted more than 90 applicants, according to insiders. The process unfolds this week as the top nine…

iCracked‘s power pitch

A recent Cal Poly alum – who wowed the Good Morning SLO audience in June 2011 – is now impressing Silicon Valley.  AJ Forsythe, CEO and co-founder of iCracked, was…