SLO City Council Race Heats Up

The race for the open SLO City Council seat is heating up as voters prepare to receive their mail-in ballots in the coming weeks. John Spatafore recently bowed out of…

New businesses setting up shop

Several new businesses are getting ready to open their doors in downtown San Luis Obispo. Fromagerie Sophie, a cheese shop specializing in international and regional cheeses, specialty cured meats and…

Embassy Suites’ GM takes position in La Jolla

Tim Billing, general manager of the Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo, has been selected as the new general manager for the Embassy Suites in La Jolla, an upscale neighborhood…

Lincoln Market and Deli changes hands

SLO neighborhood market, Lincoln Market and Deli, has new local owners. Becky Reese and Michael Hicks recently purchased the neighborhood market and deli and reopened it on April 2. According…

Local coffee shop expands again

Insiders are reporting that local coffee shop, BlackHorse Espresso & Bakery, is expanding to include a fourth location. The newest store will be at 12300 Los Osos Valley Road in…

Input needed on key city role

One of the most important city staff roles to the business community – the economic development manager – is about to be filled by someone new. The city wants to…

Copelands sell prime downtown properties

Copeland Properties has sold a collection of stores with 195,000 sq. feet of retail space and 28,000 sq. ft. of office space to an Atlanta-based real estate investment firm, Jamestown,…

Craft beer and music fest takes shape in SLO

San Luis Obispo County’s growing craft beer scene will be getting a little more exposure this summer. Half Moon Inc., a marketing and event management company out of Morro Bay…

SLO bachelor heads to Hollywood

Insiders are reporting a little Hollywood gossip this week.  San Luis Obispo’s Kasey Stewart, senior art director at Rosetta, is one of the 25 bachelors that will be featured in…

Council race continues to take shape

The landscape of the race for the open City Council seat continues to shift. Jeff Aranguena, the teacher who ran in last year’s City Council election and whose supporters and…